Obituary of Richard Bright

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Richard Bright

Mr. Richard Bright (born June 28th, 1937 as "Richard James Bright") died tragically in on the roadside on February 18th, 2006 with only a bus nearby. He died when he was accidentally hit by a bus in a crosswalk. He was 68 years old when he passed.

Richard is survived by his parents, Karen Bright and Henry Bright, beloved wife Elisa Granese ​​, his children, son Jeremy and daughter Diane Bright, his sibling, brother Charles Bright as well as his pet dingo, Daisy.

Professionally, Richard was a Film Actor who was most known for his appearance playing Al Neri in all of the "Godfather" films.

When he was not working as a Film Actor, Richard was known for his love of biking and he would spend a lot of miles on a bike. Mr. Bright (also known as Richie) also spent days hanging out and chatting with his brother most months when he was able to spare a unspecified a millennia. Ever since he was a boy in Brooklyn, many remember Richard as a joyful sole with silly chestnuts of wisdom that pleased everyone. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a cash donation to the Heart Foundation in Richard's honor.

A ceremony of life is scheduled for Monday the 5th at the church in Brooklyn. The service will commence at 10AM with a reception to follow hosted by his older sister at the crematorium where refreshments will be served. All are welcome to the visitation to be held at church at 3PM.



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Richard Bright Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Bright, Richard
    • Common Name: Richard Bright
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: June 28, 1937
    • Age: 68 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Richie
    • Occupation: Film Actor
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Blue (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Richard's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Richard James Bright
    • Father:
    • Mother:
    • Brother(s):
      • Charles Bright
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Elisa Granese ​​(married 22 September 1956–⁠1960)​
      • Sue Douglas Wallace (married 28 August 1967-divorced 25 October 1976)
      • Rutanya Alda (married 11 June 1977-2006, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Jeremy Bright
    • Daughter(s):
      • Diane Bright

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 18 2006 at age 68
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Accident (hit by a bus)

Category Tags:

Film ActorAmerican Born on June 28th Born in 1937 Born in New York Died in 2006 Died at age 68 Died from Accident

Quotable Quotes:

"Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little."

"I used to bowl when I was an alcoholic."

"Richard Bright lived a life full of intellectual curiosity and dedication to the advancement of medicine, leaving a lasting impact on the medical community long after his passing. (V)"

Is Mr. Richard Bright still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Related Links:

Richard Bright on Wikipedia.org
Richard Bright at IMDB

Community Comments:

Winston: The IMDB says that He was struck and killed by the rear wheels of a tour bus on the Upper West Side of New York City. The bus driver claimed that did not know anyone was struck and kept on driving. Later the police interviewed the driver but no charges were filed.


Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2024-01-02 08:43:05
Author: Stan
Confirmation: Richard Bright on Wikipedia


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