Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. Where can I obtain copies of Richard Chamberlain's films?
  2. Where can I obtain a copy of the 1970 "Hamlet"?
  3. How old is Richard Chamberlain. Some sources say he was born in 1935, others 1934?
  4. Is Richard Chamberlain married? and does he have any children?
  5. Who was Richard's co-star in "The Thorn Birds"?
  6. Where can I write to Richard Chamberlain?
  7. Does Richard Chamberlain have a fan email address?
  8. Does Richard Chamberlain sing on the cast recording CD of "The Sound Of Music" on Broadway?
  9. Is this Richard Chamberlain web site associated with Richard himself?
  10. May I use some of the information/pictures on another web site or publication?
  11. Have the films "The Pavilion" and "River Made To Drown In" been released?
  12. What project is Richard currently doing?
  13. Richard was wearing a ring on his finger when he collected his "Star" on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Is he married?
  14. I have some interviews and photographs of Richard, would you like me to send them to you?
  15. Has Richard ever written an autobiography?
  16. How much has this web site cost to produce and run?
  17. Could you give me more details about Richard's new book?
  18. Where can I obtain copies of Richard Chamberlain's films/tv shows that haven't been released on video or DVD?
  19. Have any of Richard Chamberlain's theatre shows been released on CD or DVD?

Where can I obtain copies of Richard Chamerlain's films?

The Richard Chamberlain Online web site has associated itself with two of the leading top Internet e-commerce businesses to offer visitors the opportunity to purchase Richard Chamberlain merchandise. Click here to access the Shops or via the Merchandise option in the CONTENTS Menu.

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Where can I obtain a copy of the 1970 "Hamlet"?

"Hamlet" is not commercially available on video or DVD. However, I keep a list of sources where copies of "Hamlet" may be available. Email me with "Hamlet" in the subject line for the details.

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How old is Richard Chamberlain. Most sources say he was born in 1935, whereas you give 1934?

Richard was born on 31 March 1934. All the other sources gave 1935 until Richard announced how old he was on a tv chat show in 2003.

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Is Richard Chamberlain married? and does he have any children?

Richard has been living with his partner, Martin, for over 25 years. They consider themselves married, having taken part in a commitment ceremony some 20 years ago. Richard does not have any children.

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Who was Richard's co-star in "The Thorn Birds"?

Rachel Ward (pictured below).

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Where can I write to Richard Chamberlain?

For security reasons I will not publish Richard Chamberlain's home address on this web site. However, if you wish to write to Richard, I have an address you can use so your mail will reach him. Send me an email together with your name requesting the address. Be sure to include the words "RC Address" in the subject line, and I will then send you the address.

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Does Richard Chamberlain have a fan email address?

No.

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Does Richard Chamberlain sing on the cast recording CD of "The Sound Of Music" on Broadway?

No, the recording was made in 1998 before Richard joined the cast. If you are looking for a recording with Richard please Email me for the details.

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Is this Richard Chamberlain web site associated with Richard himself?

No, this web site is not connected to Richard Chamberlain in anyway. I am NOT Richard. However, I have been in contact with Richard's Manager/Agent/Assitant since 1998.

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May I use some of the information/pictures on another other web site or publication?

All images, sounds and trademarks featured within this site belong to their respective copyright holders. All other information is 1998-2012 Darren Smith. All rights reserved. The Richard Chamberlain Online Web Site is protected by copyright and any reproduction and other unauthorized copying are expressly prohibited.
I own the copyright to some of the material contained in this site, or have obtained permission to use it, and have spent time and money obtaining, scanning and editing photographs etc. However, if you wish to use any of the material on other sites or publications please have the courtesy to ask my permission first, and credit where you obtained the material from.

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Have the films "The Pavilion" and "River Made To Drown In" been released?

"The Pavilion" co-starring Patsy Kensit was released in the U.S.A. in April 2001. It was produced by Graden Floe Production and Quantum Entertainment. It is a psychological thriller set during the American civil war. Filming took place on an island just off Cape Fear in the Atlantic Ocean.
"The Pavilion" is currently only available on Region 2 DVD in the U.K. & Europe.
The film "River Made To Drown In" has been exhibited in film festivals and shown on TV in Europe, but it has only had a limited distribution.
"River Made To Drown In" was finally released in the U.S.A. & Canada on July 01, 2003 on both DVD and Video.

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What project is Richard currently doing?

Check the 'News' section for forthcoming projects.

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Richard was wearing a ring on his finger when he collected his "Star" on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Is he married?

Richard has been living with his partner, Martin, for over 25 years. They consider themselves married, having taken part in a commitment ceremony some 20 years ago.

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I have some interviews and photographs of Richard, would you like me to send them to you?

Yes, if you have any material that you would like me to include on my web site or if you have typed a transcript from one on the articles please email it to me. It is greatly appreciated and I will credit you with an entry in the "Thank You" part of the Miscellaneous section on my site. Could you please send pictures in the .jpeg format and interviews/transcripts in the .txt format and not the .doc Word format.

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Has Richard ever written an autobiography?

Yes, Richard recently had his own autobiography published. However, there has been an unofficial autobiography already written.

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How much has this web site cost to produce and keep online?

I have been running the Richard Chamberlain web sites since early 1998, the costs involved run into the thousands of dollars ($) / pounds ().
You can help support the Richard Chamberlain web sites when you purchase goods from Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk, if you access these sites via any of the Links from within this website first, or from the Merchadise pages.
I have now added the facility for people to make donations towards the maintenance costs of Richard Chamberlain Online. For details click here.

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Could you give me more details about Richard's book?

Richard's book "Shattered Love" is available from Amazon.com (Amazon U.S.A.), Amazon.co.uk (Amazon U.K.)and Amazon.ca (Amazon Canada).
Richard describes the book as "a philosophical memoir, about life, love, and living one's life with complete honesty." Richard says he questioned his own self-worth, was haunted by insecurity, "began the painful process of reconciling his deepest self with his public persona" via spiritual guru J. Krishnamurti. He tells of a lifelong struggle to find happiness, come to terms with his imperfections, and develop a relationship with his father. The book was released in June 2003.

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Where can I obtain copies of Richard Chamberlain's films/tv shows that haven't been released on video or DVD?

There are tape trading communities on the internet that are willing to trade copies of films/shows that are not available commercially. You can post requests on the Message Board. I have obtained some of Richard's productions myself via tape trading and I have list of contacts that have access to material such as: "Island Son", "Wallenberg", "Dream West", Richard's early film and television work, interviews and music. Email me for the details.

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Have any of Richard Chamberlain's theatre shows been released on CD or DVD?

No. But there are tape trading communities on the internet that are willing to trade copies of a couple of his theatre shows that are not available commercially. Email me for the details.

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Revised: 27 August 2012.