Richard Hamilton (December 31, 1920 – December 21, 2004) was an American film, television, theater, and radio actor. He was raised in California, where he worked at the Pasadena Playhouse, before moving to Broadway. There, he performed in award-winning productions of Buried Child and Mornings at Seven. He acted in over 50 radio, movie and TV roles, including various roles in X Minus One, playing Tommy Lee Jones's first partner in Men in Black, and a recurring role in the Bret Maverick 1981 television series. He appeared in Clint Eastwood's Pale Rider (1985) and in 1996 played Big Willy in Frasier.