Richard Quine was an American stage, film, and radio actor and film director.
Quine was born in Detroit. He made his Broadway debut in the Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II musical Very Warm for May in 1939 and appeared in My Sister Eileen the following year. His screen acting credits include The World Moves On, Jane Eyre, Little Men, Babes on Broadway, My Sister Eileen, Command Decision and Words and Music, among others. At MGM he became friends with Mickey Rooney and later directed several of Rooney's films.
During World War II, Quine served in the United States Coast Guard, He married actress Susan Peters in November 1943. After the war, he tried directing, first as co-producer and co-director on Leather Gloves, with William Asher, before his first solo effort on the musical The Sunny Side of the Street. His directing credits include Pushover, Operation Mad Ball, Bell, Book and Candle, Strangers When We Meet, and The World of Suzie Wong. He made several films in collaboration with Blake Edwards including My Sister Eileen and The Notorious Landlady.