Richard Paul Yarmy was born in New York City on February 14, 1933. He was an engineering graduate of New York University and he told people he began attending acting classes “to meet girls.” After meeting his future wife, the actress Alice Borden, he drifted into acting with his first big break coming when he was cast in a road company production of The Odd Couple.

His first TV roles were on the series Get Smart, which starred his brother, Don Adams, Donald Yarmy. Dick went on to guest on dozens of series including That Girl, Partners, The Partridge Family, Arnie, The Don Rickles Show, Me and the Chimp, The New Dick Van Dyke Show, McMillan & Wife, Love American Style, Police Story, Emergency!, The Bureau, Holmes & Yoyo, Quincy M.E., Friends, Laverne & Shirley, B.J. and the Bear, You Again?, Tenspeed and Brown Shoe, Mork & Mindy, Taxi, Bosom Buddies, Happy Days, E/R, Down to Earth, The Jeffersons, Amazing Stories and The Wizard.

He was also seen in many TV-Movies including It Couldn’t Happen to a Nicer Guy, A Guide for the Married Woman, Carpool, and Handle With Care. His theatrical film credits include Bone, The Take, The Swinging Barmaids, The Kentucky Fried Movie, Rabbit Test, The One Man Jury, Racquet, Pray TV and Movers & Shakers. He appeared in dozens of commercials but was probably most recognized for a series of ads he did for Union Oil as the character George of George and Marge.

Dick Yarmy died on May 5, 1992 in Studio City from lung cancer.  He was dearly loved by the friends who rallied around him in his final years.  After he passed, they decided to keep rallying…in his honor and memory.