Richard Beymer

Richard Beymer

American actor
George Richard Beymer Jr. is an American actor, filmmaker and artist who played the roles of Tony in the film version of West Side Story, Peter in The Diary of Anne Frank, and Ben Horne on the television series Twin Peaks .Wikipedia
BornFebruary 20, 1938
HometownAvoca, Iowa, United States
Height6'2" (1.88m)
ParentsGeorge Richard Beymer , Eunice Beymer

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  • When you think back at the most memorable on-screen couples in movie history, it’s natural to think of romantic dramas and sugary rom-coms first—something that stars Meg Ryan, Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Richard Gere, Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hanks or Kate Hudson, for example. It turns out that sexual chemistry is not limited by genre, and sparks fly between couples in action, sci-fi, and even horror movies as well. Consider Neo and Trinity in The Matrix, Han and Leia in The Empire


On This Day: 26 February 1962

In 1962, Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret attended the starry premiere of "West Side Story" in London. (Feb. 26)
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1962Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyWest Side Story (1961 film)Nominated