Ian Richardson

Ian Richardson

  • Born on
    • April 7th, 1934
  • Died on
    • February 9th, 2007
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ian William Richardson CBE (7 April 1934 – 9 February 2007) was a Scottish actor best known for his portrayal of the Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of Cards trilogy. He was also a leading Shakespearean stage actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ian Richardson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (39 Credits)

2007Becoming Jane as Richter Langlois
2006Twice Upon a Time as Lord Evelyn Gaylord
2006Hogfather as Death
2005The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby as Judge
2005Joyeux Noel as The Bishop
2004Nero as Septimus
2004Imperium: Nero as Settimio
2001From Hell as Sir Charles Warren
2000102 Dalmatians as Mr. Torte
2000Gormenghast as Lord Groan
2000Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes as Dr. Joseph Bell
1999The King and I as The Kralahome (voice)
1998Dark City as Mr. Book
1998A Knight in Camelot as Merlin
1998Alice Through the Looking Glass as Wasp
1997B*A*P*S as Manley
1997Incognito as Turley (prosecutor)
1997The Woman in White as Mr. Fairlie
1995Catherine the Great as Vorontzov
1995The Final Cut as Francis Urquhart
1994A Change of Place as Henri Chambertin
1993M. Butterfly as Ambassador Toulon
1993Dirty Weekend as Nimrod
1993To Play the King as Francis Urquhart
1992Year of the Comet as Sir Mason Harwood
1990Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead as Polonius
1990House of Cards as Francis Urquhart
1990The Phantom of the Opera as Cholet
1987The Fourth Protocol as Sir Nigel Irvine
1987Cry Freedom as State Prosecutor
1986Whoops Apocalypse as Rear Admiral Bendish
1985Brazil as Mr. Warrenn
1984Mistral's Daughter as Adrien Avigdor
1983The Hound of the Baskervilles as Sherlock Holmes
1983The Sign of Four as Sherlock Holmes
1979Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy as Bill Haydon
1972Man of La Mancha as The Padre
1968A Midsummer Night's Dream as Oberon
1967Marat/Sade as Jean-Paul Marat

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