Is Jeff Richards Living or Dead?

Has American baseball player and actor in the mid-20th century Jeff Richards died? Or is he still alive?

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American baseball player and actor in the mid-20th century

Jeff Richards is ...

Dead
Born 1 Nov 1924 in Portland
Died 28 Jul 1989 in San Bernardino
Age64 years, 8 months
Correction?
Jeff Richards
Jeff Richards
Cropped screenshot of Jeff Richards from the trailer for the film The Opposite Sex.

About Jeff Richards

Jeff Richards (November 1, 1924 – July 28, 1989) was an American minor league baseball player with the Portland Beavers, who later became an actor. He was sometimes credited as Dick Taylor and Richard Taylor. He is best known for his role as Benjamin Pontipee in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). Following this performance, he tied with George Nader and Joe Adams for the Golden Globe for Most Promising Newcomer. Despite this, his acting career soon floundered.