Richard Chamberlain is an American actor born March 31, 1934 in Beverly Hills. He began his career by training as a classical actor. In 1959, he participated in an episode of the series Alfred Hichkoch Presents. He quickly becomes an idol of the female public. Richard Chamberlain is also a singer. He released an album in 1963 which contains the title Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo.
In the 60s and 70s he played in several films including The Infernal Tower or The Three Musketeers. The 80s mark a new dimension for Richard Chamberlain by crowning him an actor in major television productions. We see him in Shogun but especially in one of the most famous television series in the world The birds hide to die in which he plays the role of father Ralph de Bricassart alongside Sydney Penny then Rachel Ward.
In the mid-1980s he played Casanova for the small screen, a role that allowed him to consolidate his status as a sex symbol with the fairer sex. His partners are Faye Dunaway, Sylvia Kristel or Hanna Schygulla…
33 years of relationship with a man he wanted to keep secret
Homosexual relationships were not necessarily well seen in the youth of Richard Chamberlain. This is how he then decided to keep everything about his love life secret. He absolutely did not want the public to know that he was gay.
In 1989, the magazine Nous deux revealed that the famous actor was gay. This information was only confirmed by the main interested party in 2003, in his autobiography entitled “Shattered Love: A Memoir”.
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