Quine, Richard “Dick”

Richard "Dick" Quine
Richard “Dick” Quine

Born: 12 November 1920, Detroit, Michigan
Died: 10 June 1989, Los Angeles, California (suicide)

Child and adult actor, writer, producer and director. He attended Lawlor Professional School 1935-36.

From the 1936 Lawlor Professional School Yearbook
Dick Quine was a junior in 1936.

From a 1936 Lawlor Journal article, “In the High School”:
Dick Quine, the “Elmer” of “Elmer Goes Hollywood,” was heard in a sketch on Marion Talley’s program last Sunday.

From the November 19, 1936 Lawlor Journal:
•Dick Quine was on the Lawlor football team when they challenged Hollywood Professional School on November 19, 1936.
•Hats off to  – – Dick Quine, for carrying on like the Trouper he is, while his mother was in the hospital. Dick kept up his radio work and football practice and kept that good old “stiff upper lip” all the while.
•”Elmer Goes Hollywood”, starring our own Dick Quine, is developing into a very nice program.

From the May 24, 1937 Lawlor Journal:
•Dick Quine is Drama Editor for this issue of the school newspaper, The Lawlor Journal.
•Dick Quine is a senior. A senior party was planned for June at his home where the guests can “paddle in his pool.”

Links to other resources about Richard Quine:

Pictures from Classic Movie Kids website.
Internet Movie Database listing.
Obituary from US Coast Guard.