Richard Rust

Richard Rust (July 14, 1938—November 9, 1994) was an American actor of stage, television], and film born in Boston, probably best remembered for his role as a young lawyer in NBC's Sam Benedict series. Rust's mother died when he was five, and his father was an officer in the United States Navy. Therefore, Rust lived with an aunt in New York City, where he studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse at 340 East 54th Street in Manhattan.