Richard Golden was a noted comedy actor of the stage whose most famous role was "Old Jed Prouty" in his play of the same name. The play helped to create and nationalize the genre of Down East humor, and helped make Golden one of more celebrated comedians of his generation. Wikipedia*
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Richard Golden has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2006 Forum.