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|Known for:||Inherit the Wind, Cowboy, Twilight Zone: A Penny for Your Thoughts|
|Birth name:||Richard Allen York|
|Birthday:||4 September 1928, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA|
|Height:||6' 1" (1.85 m)|
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TriviaYork first injured his back while working on the 1959 film They Came to Cordura (1959). Buried at Plainfield Cemetery, Rockford, Kent County, Michigan. Was left impoverished in 1976 after a real estate investment failed, and was on welfare for a time. He and his family suffered during the depression from starvation and loss of money. York said that what had inspired him to start his charity Acting for Life which helped the homeless. Played jailed teacher Bertram T. Cates in both the cinematic release Inherit the Wind (1960) and and the television movie Inherit the Wind (1965) (TV).