Richard Anthony Marion, a TV and film actor who was a regular on “Operation Petticoat” and directed TV episodes of series including “Everybody Loves Raymond,” died July 19 of unknown causes at his home in Los Angeles. He was 50.
Besides his work on “Operation Petticoat,” Marion was also featured in Robert Altman’s “Three Women” and Alan Rudolph’s “Roadie.”
He also had an extensive stage career, performing Off Broadway as well as regional and repertory theaters around the country. In addition, he was a founding member of Berkeley’s Magic Theatre.
In recent years, Marion turned to directing, including episodes of “Anything But Love” and “Everybody Loves Raymond.” He also served as an acting coach on the latter.
He is survived by his wife, mother, stepfather and two daughters.