Birth Date: March 18, 1960
Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio
Date of Death: May 22, 2004 / Age: 44
Location of Death: Los Angeles, California
Biography: Richard (Rick) Biggs (March 18, 1960 - May 22, 2004) was an American television and stage actor, best known for his roles on the television series Days of Our Lives and Babylon 5.
Born in Columbus, Ohio, Biggs attended the University of Southern California on scholarship, studying theatre. He briefly taught at a Los Angeles high school before landing his first major television role, that of Dr. Marcus Hunter on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. Biggs played Hunter from 1987 to 1992.
Biggs then landed the role of Dr. Stephen Franklin on the science fiction series Babylon 5, from 1993 to 1998. After Babylon 5, he played roles on Any Day Now and Strong Medicine, as well as a recurring role as Clayton Boudreaux on the soap opera Guiding Light.
Biggs' stage credits include The Tempest, Cymbeline and The Taming of the Shrew.
Biggs died suddenly in his home in Los Angeles of a tear in his aorta on May 22, 2004.