Richard Biggs

Actor

Richard Biggs, who played Dr. Stephen Franklin on the TV sci-fi series “Babylon 5,” died of what was believed to be a stroke after collapsing in his Los Angeles home on May 22. He was 44.

Biggs, a graduate of the USC theater program, also appeared as Dr. Marcus Hunter in NBC’s “Days of Our Lives,” for which he won a Soap Opera Digest Award. He also had a recurring role on CBS’ “Guiding Light” and appeared in three “Babylon 5” telefilms.

TV guest appearances included “Crossing Jordan,” “ER” and “NYPD Blue,” as well as a number of other television shows and movies.

He also taught acting classes in Los Angeles.

Biggs is survived by his wife, Lori Gerber, and two children, Richard and Hunter..

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