Person Details

Birthday: 1934-04-07 20:40:41

Death: 2007-02-09 20:40:41

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Movie Involvements: 38

TV Involvements: 16


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Dark City
Average
7

Dark City

(1998) Mr. Book
Highlander: The Series
Average
7

Highlander: The Series

(1992) Max Leiner
From Hell
Average
7

From Hell

(2001) Sir Charles Warren
Becoming Jane
Average
7

Becoming Jane

(2007) Richter Langlois
Joyeux Noël
Average
7

Joyeux Noël

(2006) The Bishop
Agatha Christie's Marple
Average
8

Agatha Christie's Marple

(2004) Conway Jefferson
House of Cards
Average
8

House of Cards

(1990) Francis Urquhart
The Fourth Protocol
Average
6

The Fourth Protocol

(1987) Sir Nigel Irvine

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2007 Death
Richter Langlois
2006 Lord Evelyn Gaylord
Marcus
2005 Marcus Foster
The Bishop
Judge
N/A
2004 Conway Jefferson
Septimus
Narrator
Settimio
2002 N/A
2001 Sir Charles Warren
2000 Narrator
Mr. Torte
Lord Groan
Dr. Joseph Bell
1999 Stephen Tyler
The Kralahome (voice)
1998 Wasp
Merlin
Mr. Book
1997 Turley (prosecutor)
Simon de Canterville
Narrator
Manley
Mr. Fairlie
1996 Vorontzov
Haig
1995 Francis Urquhart
1994 Henri Chambertin
Dr. Trench
1993 Francis Urquhart
Nimrod
Ambassador Toulon
1992 Max Leiner
Sir Mason Harwood
His Excellency, Governor Rex Hunt
1991 Michael Spearpoint
Polonius
1990 Francis Urquhart
Michael Spearpoint
Bey of Tunis
N/A
Cholet
Ludwig Beck
1989 Sir Robert Morton, KC
1988 Edmund's Father
Edward Spencer
1987 State Prosecutor
N/A
General Burgoyne
Sir Nigel Irvine
Bishop of Motopo
Anthony Blunt
1986 Rear Admiral Bendish
Nehru
1985 Ray Malcolm
Mr. Warrenn
1984 Adrien Avigdor
Himself - Reader
Mr. MacKellar
1983 Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
N/A
1982 Frederick Fairlie
N/A
1981 N/A
Gen. Bernard L. Montgomery
1980 Degas
1979 Cuthbertson
N/A
Bill Haydon
1978 Michael - 'Private View'
Robespierre
1973 Narrator (voice)
1972 The Padre
N/A
1970 N/A
1968 Oberon
Bertram
1967 Jean-Paul Marat
1965 N/A
1963 Le Beau
1951 N/A
- N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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