Suzanne Somers remembers Peter Mark Richman, who has died aged 93

Suzanne Somers has remembered her Three’s Company costar Peter Mark Richman after his death at age 93.

The blonde beauty told DailyMail.com on Friday that she loved working with the veteran who also popped on the classic shows The Love Boat, Charlie’s Angels, Hart To Hart, Bionic Woman, Six Million Dollar Man and Fantasy Island.

‘Comedy is musical. Peter Mark Richman and I understood the music from the very first time we appeared together on Three’s Company. He knew his “stuff,”‘ said the 74-year-old health enthusiast. ‘We lost a good one. Rest In Peace Peter Mark Richman.’ 

They worked well together: Suzanne Somers remembered her Three's Company costar Peter Mark Richman after his death at 93; seen together on the show in 1978

They worked well together: Suzanne Somers remembered her Three’s Company costar Peter Mark Richman after his death at 93; seen together on the show in 1978

RIP: The blonde beauty told DailyMail.com on Friday that she loved working with the veteran who also popped on the classic shows The Love Boat, Charlie's Angels, Hart To Hart, Bionic Woman, Six Million Dollar Man and Fantasy Island

RIP: The blonde beauty told DailyMail.com on Friday that she loved working with the veteran who also popped on the classic shows The Love Boat, Charlie’s Angels, Hart To Hart, Bionic Woman, Six Million Dollar Man and Fantasy Island

The show aired from 1976 to 1984 and starred Suzanne with John Ritter and Joyce DeWitt. 

Richman guest starred on three episodes as Reverend Snow.  

The actor, whose over 150 acting credits includes the hit shows Beverly Hills 90210 and Dynasty, passed in his Woodland Hills, California home, via Variety. 

He was also well known for his charitable work off the screen, awarded with the Motion Picture and Television Fund Silver Medallion for his charity work, along with the Sybil Brand Humanitarian Award from the Jeffrey Foundation.

He made his mark: Richman guest starred on three episodes as Reverend Snow

He made his mark: Richman guest starred on three episodes as Reverend Snow

A hit series: The show aired from 1976 to 1984 and starred Suzanne with John Ritter and Joyce DeWitt; seen in 1976

A hit series: The show aired from 1976 to 1984 and starred Suzanne with John Ritter and Joyce DeWitt; seen in 1976

She has bombshell status: Somers has gone from actress to health guru; seen in 1982

She has bombshell status: Somers has gone from actress to health guru; seen in 1982

Richman was born in Philadelphia, the son of a a painting and paper-hanger contractor, who started off pursuing athletics.

He played football for Pennsylvania’s Eastern Pro Conference for two years, before his career ended with a serious knee injury. 

He then worked as a pharmacist, getting licensed in both Pennsylvania and New York, before starting his acting career in earnest.

Richman then enrolled in the Actor’s Studio in New York City, starting his performing career on stage with performances in End as a Man, A Hatful of Rain, Masquerade and The Zoo Story.

He ultimately moved to Hollywood where he got to work quickly in television, landing guest-starring spots in Suspense, Studio One Hollywood and The Philco Television Playhouse. 

The actor made his feature film debut in director William Wyler’s The Friendly Persuasion in 1956, as he started working in both film and TV.

TV: He ultimately moved to Hollywood where he got to work quickly in television, landing guest-starring spots in Suspense, Studio One Hollywood and The Philco Television Playhouse

TV: He ultimately moved to Hollywood where he got to work quickly in television, landing guest-starring spots in Suspense, Studio One Hollywood and The Philco Television Playhouse

He continued to work steadily throughout the late 1950s when he landed the title role of Nicholas Cain in Cain’s Hundred.

The series followed Richman’s title character as a former underworld lawyer who teams up with the federal government to bring 100 top criminals to justice.

While the show only lasted one season, it lead to a slew of other roles on the small screen including The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., Hawaii Five-0, Longstreet and many more. 

Working man: He continued to work steadily throughout the late 1950s when he landed the title role of Nicholas Cain in Cain's Hundred

Working man: He continued to work steadily throughout the late 1950s when he landed the title role of Nicholas Cain in Cain’s Hundred

He had a significant role in Dynasty as Andrew Laird, and Lawrence Carson in Beverly Hills 90210.

And Richman also starred in several film roles including Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear and Poolhall Junkies.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Helen Richman, and their five children, including film composer Lucas Richman.

Roles: He also had a significant role in Dynasty as Andrew Laird, he played Reverend Snow in Three's Company and Lawrence Carson in Beverly Hills 90210

Roles: He also had a significant role in Dynasty as Andrew Laird, he played Reverend Snow in Three’s Company and Lawrence Carson in Beverly Hills 90210

Family: He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Helen Richman, and their five children, including film composer Lucas Richman

Family: He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Helen Richman, and their five children, including film composer Lucas Richman

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