He also worked for a while as a telephone operator answering complaints for an LA waste disposal company. They had 2 children, Richard James and Hunter Lee. After Babylon 5, he played roles on Any Day Now and Strong Medicine, as well as the recurring role of Clayton Boudreaux on the soap opera Guiding Light.

Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Biggs, a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Theatre, gained his first major exposure as Dr. Marcus Hunter on "Days of Our Lives." He was 44, according to the actor's Web site. He was 44. For more info on this episode, go to http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0566044/. Richard played the humanly flawed, but mercurial character from 1994 to 1998 (also in three made-for-TV movies, and, briefly, in the short-lived spin-off series Crusade (1999), as part of a first-rate ensemble cast. Biggs died suddenly at age 44 of an aortic dissection on May 22, 2004.

Because of his itinerant lifestyle he made few friends and changed schools often. The character in his last series, Strong Medicine (2000), was killed off in the show because of the actor's tragic, untimely death at the age of 44.

Earned a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts.

Date of birth: 1961 Location: Columbus, Ohio Spouse: Lori Gerber (1 August 1998 - present) Work. document.write('Tuesday, May 25, 2004 Posted: 1:01 PM EDT (1701 GMT)');



"Richard was a consummate professional, but more than that he was an honorable, stand-up guy," Straczynski wrote in his posting. (CNN) -- Richard Biggs, who played Dr. Stephen Franklin on "Babylon 5" and also had a long run on the soap opera "Days of Our Lives," died Saturday.