Mel Novak Biography

Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Wiki Biography: Richard Duane Kelton was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was the only child of Fred and Glenna Kelton. While growing up in Miami, Oklahoma, he remembered watching James Dean and cites him as his main influence on becoming an actor. After studying drama at The University of Kansas, he made his way to California where he made his debut playing "Bud" in an episode of "Gunsmoke" (1955). Soon after that he made his TV movie debut as "Lieutenant Charring" in Wild Women (1970) (TV). He continued in numerous other guest starring roles and a movie roles. He also played the role of "Nick" in the Broadway revival of "Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf" in 1976. He made his starring role as "Ficus" in the short-lived science fiction series "Quark" (1978). Later that year he was invited back to The University of Kansas to give a short seminar on films. He continued his career until his death in 1978.

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Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Black Belt Jones 1974 0
The Ultimate Warrior 1975
An Eye for an Eye 1981 Adventure, Action, Crime
Sword of Heaven Dirk 1985 Action, Crime, Fantasy
Family Reunion Tom Andrews 1989 Horror
Capital Punishment Mason Dover 1992 Action
Moonbase Guard 1997 Action
Power Elite President Jonathan Caine 2002 Action, Adventure
Vampire Assassin 2005 Action, Horror
Hard Way Heroes Super Fly 2010 Action
Family Property 2: More Blood FBI Agent Norman Anderson 2015 Horror
Runaway Killer Police Chief Gregory 2015 Action
Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance Cutter 2015 Action
Dunkan the Dark One Dr 2016 Horror
The Blackest Yellow Moses 2016
Syndicate Smasher Milan 2018