Ian Richardson (I) (1934–2007)

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KNOWN FOR 
Dark City (1998) | From Hell (2001) | Brazil (1985)
AWARDS 
4 wins & 4 nominations More »
BORN 
Apr 7, 1934 (died Feb 9, 2007)
HEIGHT 
5' 9" (1.75m)

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Past Film & Video (29 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (73 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for ChuckChuck (TV Series) Writer ("Feed My Frankenstein") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Terry Pratchett's HogfatherTerry Pratchett's Hogfather (TV Movie) Death / Narrator (voice)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Booze Cruise III: The ScatteringThe Booze Cruise III: The Scattering (TV Movie) Marcus  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Bleak HouseBleak House (TV Mini-series) Chancellor ( 5 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005 5
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  • Primary photo for The Booze Cruise II: The Treasure HuntThe Booze Cruise II: The Treasure Hunt (TV Movie) Marcus Foster  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Imperium: NeroImperium: Nero (TV Movie) Septimus  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Agatha Christie's MarpleAgatha Christie's Marple (TV Series) Conway Jefferson ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for StrangeStrange (TV Series) Canon Adolphus Black ( 7 episodes, 2002–2003 )  Less 2002–2003 7
    • Asmoth (Jul 5, 2003) Canon Adolphus Black  Less
    • Dubik (Jun 28, 2003) Canon Adolphus Black  Less
    • Incubus (Jun 21, 2003) Canon Adolphus Black  Less
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  • Primary photo for JLB: The Man Who Saw the FutureJLB: The Man Who Saw the Future (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock HolmesMurder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) Dr. Joseph Bell ( 5 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001 5
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  • Primary photo for GormenghastGormenghast (TV Mini-series) Lord Groan ( 2 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000 2
  • Primary photo for The Magician's House IIThe Magician's House II (TV Series) Stephen Tyler / The Magician  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for The Magician's HouseThe Magician's House (TV Series) Stephen Tyler / The Magician  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Alice Through the Looking GlassAlice Through the Looking Glass (TV Movie) Wasp  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Wonderful World of DisneyThe Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) Merlin ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The Treasure SeekersThe Treasure Seekers (TV Movie) Haig  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Woman in WhiteThe Woman in White (TV Movie) Mr. Fairlie  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for HighlanderHighlander (TV Series) Max Leiner ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for A Royal ScandalA Royal Scandal (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Canterville GhostThe Canterville Ghost (TV Movie) Simon de Canterville  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Catherine the GreatCatherine the Great (TV Movie) Vorontzov  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th CenturyThe Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century (TV Mini-series) General Sir Ian Hamilton / David Lloyd George / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ( 4 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1996 4
    • War Without End (1996) General Sir Ian Hamilton / David Lloyd George / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (voice)  Less
    • Hatred and Hunger (1996) General Sir Ian Hamilton / David Lloyd George / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (voice)  Less
    • Total War (1996) General Sir Ian Hamilton / David Lloyd George / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (voice)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Final CutThe Final Cut (TV Mini-series) Francis Urquhart ( 4 episodes, 1995 )  Less 1995 4
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  • Primary photo for A Change of PlaceA Change of Place (TV Movie) Henri Chambertin  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for To Play the KingTo Play the King (TV Mini-series) Francis Urquhart ( 4 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993 4
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  • Primary photo for RememberRemember (TV Movie) Philip Rawlings  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Foreign AffairsForeign Affairs (TV Movie) Edwin  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for ChillersChillers (TV Series) Lee Mandeville ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for An Ungentlemanly ActAn Ungentlemanly Act (TV Movie) Governor Rex Hunt  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Gravy Train Goes EastThe Gravy Train Goes East (TV Mini-series) Michael Spearpoint ( 4 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 4
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  • Primary photo for House of CardsHouse of Cards (TV Mini-series) Francis Urquhart ( 4 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 4
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  • Primary photo for The Gravy TrainThe Gravy Train (TV Mini-series) Michael Spearpoint ( 4 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 4
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  • Primary photo for The Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom of the Opera (TV Mini-series) Cholet ( 2 episodes, 1990 )  Less 1990 2
  • Primary photo for The Plot to Kill HitlerThe Plot to Kill Hitler (TV Movie) Gen. Beck  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) Sir Robert Morton, KC / General Burgoyne ( 2 episodes, 1987–1989 )  Less 1987–1989 2
  • Primary photo for PursuitPursuit (TV Mini-series) SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Doctor Schlossberg ( 2 episodes, 1989 )  Less 1989 2
    • Part II (Jan 9, 1989) SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Doctor Schlossberg  Less
    • Part I (Jan 8, 1989) SS-Sturmbannfuhrer Doctor Schlossberg  Less
  • Primary photo for TroublesTroubles (TV Mini-series) Edward Spencer ( 2 episodes, 1988 )  Less 1988 2
  • Primary photo for Porterhouse BluePorterhouse Blue (TV Mini-series) Sir Godber Evans ( 4 episodes, 1987 )  Less 1987 4
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  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Bishop of Motopo ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Screen TwoScreen Two (TV Series) Anthony Blunt ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
    • Blunt (Jan 11, 1987) Anthony Blunt  Less
  • Primary photo for Lord Mountbatten: The Last ViceroyLord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy (TV Mini-series) Nehru ( 6 episodes, 1986 )  Less 1986 6
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  • Primary photo for Mozart - His Life with MusicMozart - His Life with Music (TV Series) Mozart's father ( 6 episodes, 1985 )  Less 1985 6
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  • Primary photo for Star QualityStar Quality (TV Movie) Ray Malcolm  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Six Centuries of VerseSix Centuries of Verse (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for Mistral's DaughterMistral's Daughter (TV Mini-series) Adrien Avigdor ( 4 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 4
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  • Primary photo for BrassBrass (TV Series) Marshall Snelgrove QC ( 2 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984 2
  • Primary photo for The Master of BallantraeThe Master of Ballantrae (TV Movie) Mr. MacKellar  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Sign of FourThe Sign of Four (TV Movie) Sherlock Holmes  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Hound of the BaskervillesThe Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie) Sherlock Holmes  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Kisch KischKisch Kisch (TV Movie) David  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Number 10Number 10 (TV Mini-series) James Ramsay MacDonald ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
    • Underdog (Feb 20, 1983) James Ramsay MacDonald  Less
  • Primary photo for Salad DaysSalad Days (TV Movie) Uncle Zed  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Russian Night... 1941Russian Night... 1941 (TV Movie) Tveritinov  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Woman in WhiteThe Woman in White (TV Mini-series) Frederick Fairlie ( 5 episodes, 1982 )  Less 1982 5
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  • Primary photo for BBC2 PlayhouseBBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) Richard ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Inspector Anthony Arrowsmith / Michael ('Private View') ( 2 episodes, 1978–1982 )  Less 1978–1982 2
    • A Cotswold Death (Jan 12, 1982) Inspector Anthony Arrowsmith  Less
    • Sorry (Nov 21, 1978) Michael ('Private View')  Less
  • Primary photo for Private SchulzPrivate Schulz (TV Series) Stanley Kemp / Major Neuheim / Gerald Melfort ( 6 episodes, 1981 )  Less 1981 6
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  • Primary photo for Gauguin the SavageGauguin the Savage (TV Movie) Degas  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for A Deadly GameA Deadly Game (TV Movie) Cuthbertson  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Churchill and the GeneralsChurchill and the Generals (TV Movie) General Bernard L. Montgomery  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Tinker Tailor Soldier SpyTinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV Mini-series) Bill Haydon ( 5 episodes, 1979 )  Less 1979 5
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  • Primary photo for IkeIke (TV Mini-series) Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery ( 2 episodes, 1979 )  Less 1979 2
    • Episode #1.2 (1979) Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (1979) Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery  Less
  • Primary photo for BBC Play of the MonthBBC Play of the Month (TV Series) Robespierre ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado About Nothing (TV Movie) Don John  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Camera ThreeCamera Three (TV Series) King Richard II / Bolingbroke ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
    • Richard II (Jan 13, 1974) King Richard II / Bolingbroke  Less
  • Primary photo for Eyeless in GazaEyeless in Gaza (TV Series) Anthony Beavis ( 5 episodes, 1971 )  Less 1971 5
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  • Primary photo for Canterbury TalesCanterbury Tales (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Plays of TodayPlays of Today (TV Series) The Son ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for All's Well That Ends WellAll's Well That Ends Well (TV Movie) Bertram  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Revenue MenThe Revenue Men (TV Series) Second Constable ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for HorizonHorizon (TV Series) Michael Faraday ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for FestivalFestival (TV Series) Antipholus of Ephesus ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for As You Like ItAs You Like It (TV Movie) Le Beau  Less 1963
Self (16 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Best of Masterpiece TheatreThe Best of Masterpiece Theatre (TV Special) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Whole Hog: Making Terry Pratchett's 'Hogfather'The Whole Hog: Making Terry Pratchett's 'Hogfather' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sunday AMSunday AM (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Drama ConnectionsDrama Connections (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday BBC TwoHappy Birthday BBC Two (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for 3-D Halloween3-D Halloween (TV Movie) Narrator  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Six Centuries of VerseSix Centuries of Verse (TV Series) Himself - Reader ( 5 episodes, 1984 )  Less 1984
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  • Primary photo for The British Academy AwardsThe British Academy Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter: Best Actor  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself - Actor ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Annual Theatre World AwardsThe Annual Theatre World Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The 30th Annual Tony AwardsThe 30th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Playing the Environment GamePlaying the Environment Game (Short) Narrator  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare's IslandShakespeare's Island (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for CivilisationCivilisation (TV Series) Hamlet ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The ImpresariosThe Impresarios (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
Archive Footage (6 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for TV's Nastiest VillainsTV's Nastiest Villains (TV Movie) Francis Urquhart (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: Season 26BDoctor Who: Season 26B (TV Series) Canon Black ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Becoming Jane: Hair, Make-Up & Costume Design FeaturetteBecoming Jane: Hair, Make-Up & Costume Design Featurette (Video) Judge Langlois (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Tory! Tory! Tory!Tory! Tory! Tory! (TV Mini-series) Francis Urquhart ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • The Exercise of Power (Mar 22, 2006) Francis Urquhart (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Francis Urquhart ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
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