How old was Richard Farnsworth in the movie Papillon?

Richard Farnsworth was 52 in Papillon when he played the character 'Manhunter (uncredited)'.

That was over 50 years ago in 1973.

In 2000 he died aged 80, starring in 62 films in his career, 37 of those after Papillon was first released. If he were alive today he would be 103.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Papillon, I think Richard Farnsworth looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Franklin J. Schaffner has worked with Richard Farnsworth just once in his career.
  • Richard Farnsworth's first movie was as 'Mongol Warrior (uncredited)' in The Adventures of Marco Polo, released in 1938 when he was 16
  • Papillon scores 7.86 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Papillon

Richard Farnsworth's other movies