Tony Richardson

    June 5, 1928 November 14, 1991 • 63 y.o. (96)

    Full Name Cecil Antonio Richardson
    Place of Birth Shipley, Yorkshire, England, UK
    Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
    Citizenship United Kingdom
    Career 1952 — 1991
    Genres Drama, Romance, Comedy
    Zodiac sign gemini

    Facts

    Richardson was born in Shipley, West Riding of Yorkshire in 1928 to Clarence Albert Richardson, a chemist, and his wife, Elsie Evans (née Campion). Lived on the edge of Saltaire as a young child and kept grass snakes with his childhood friend Joan Naylor. He was Head Boy at Ashville College, Harrogate and attended Wadham College, University of Oxford. His Oxford contemporaries included Rupert Murdoch, Margaret Thatcher, Kenneth Tynan, Lindsay Anderson and Gavin Lambert. He had the unprecedented distinction of being the President of both the Oxford University Dramatic Society and the Experimental Theatre Club (the ETC), in addition to being the theatre critic for the university magazine Isis. Those he cast in his student productions included Shirley Williams (as Cordelia), John Schlesinger, Nigel Davenport and Robert Robinson.

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    Title Ratings: 6.58
    My Ratings:
    • Drama 41%
    • Romance 11%
    • Comedy 11%
    • History 8%
    • Crime 5%
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                                  Director — 41

                                  1991
                                  1
                                  1991

                                  Drama, Romance, 1 hr 41 min
                                  United States • Tony Richardson

                                    1990
                                    2
                                    1990 — (segment "Hills Like White Elephants")

                                    Romance, Drama, 1 hr 25 min
                                    United States • Frederic Raphael...

                                      3
                                      1990

                                      Drama, Music, Mystery, 2 hr 48 min
                                      United States, France, Italy • Tony Richardson

                                        1988
                                        4
                                        1988

                                        Drama, 3 hr 12 min
                                        United Kingdom, United States • Tony Richardson

                                          1986
                                          5
                                          1986

                                          Drama, Thriller, 1 hr 36 min
                                          United States • Tony Richardson

                                            1984
                                            6
                                            1984

                                            Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 43 min
                                            United Kingdom, Canada, United States • Tony Richardson

                                              1981
                                              7
                                              1981

                                              Crime, Drama, 1 hr 48 min
                                              United States • Tony Richardson

                                                1978
                                                8
                                                1978

                                                Drama, 2 hr 5 min
                                                United States • Tony Richardson

                                                  1977
                                                  9
                                                  1977

                                                  Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 44 min
                                                  United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                    1975
                                                    10
                                                    1975 — uncredited

                                                    Drama, Romance, 1 hr 49 min
                                                    United States • Berry Gordy...

                                                      1974
                                                      11
                                                      1974

                                                      Drama, Thriller, 1 hr 39 min
                                                      United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                        1973
                                                        12
                                                        1973

                                                        Drama, 2 hr 13 min
                                                        United Kingdom, Canada, United States • Tony Richardson

                                                          1970
                                                          13
                                                          1970

                                                          Biography, Drama
                                                          United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                            1970

                                                            Biography, Crime, Drama, 1 hr 46 min
                                                            United Kingdom, Australia • Tony Richardson

                                                              1969
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                                                              1969

                                                              Drama, 1 hr 57 min
                                                              United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                1969

                                                                Drama, 1 hr 44 min
                                                                United Kingdom, France • Tony Richardson

                                                                  1968
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                                                                  1968

                                                                  Drama, History, War, 2 hr 5 min
                                                                  United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                    1967
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                                                                    1967

                                                                    Short, 36 min
                                                                    United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                      1967

                                                                      Drama, Romance, 1 hr 31 min
                                                                      United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                        1966
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                                                                        1966

                                                                        Drama, 1 hr 45 min
                                                                        France, United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                          1965
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                                                                          1965

                                                                          Comedy, 2 hr 2 min
                                                                          United States • Tony Richardson

                                                                            1963
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                                                                            1963

                                                                            Adventure, Comedy, History, 2 hr 9 min
                                                                            United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                              1962
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                                                                              1962

                                                                              Drama, Sport, 1 hr 44 min
                                                                              United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                1961
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                                                                                1961

                                                                                Drama, 1 hr 41 min
                                                                                United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                                  1961

                                                                                  Drama, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                  United States • Tony Richardson

                                                                                    1960
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                                                                                    1960

                                                                                    Drama, 1 hr 36 min
                                                                                    United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                                      1960 — 1963

                                                                                      Drama, 1 hour
                                                                                      United Kingdom • Naomi Capon...

                                                                                        1958
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                                                                                        1958

                                                                                        Drama, 1 hr 38 min
                                                                                        United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                          1957
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                                                                                          1957 — 1961

                                                                                          Drama, 45 min
                                                                                          United Kingdom • Wallace Douglas...

                                                                                            1956
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                                                                                            1956

                                                                                            Drama, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                            United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                                              1956

                                                                                              Short, Documentary, 22 min
                                                                                              United Kingdom • Karel Reisz...

                                                                                                1955
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                                                                                                1955

                                                                                                Drama, Romance, 1 hr 48 min
                                                                                                United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                                                  1955

                                                                                                  Comedy, Drama, 45 min
                                                                                                  United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                                                    1955 — 1974

                                                                                                    Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                                    United Kingdom • John Llewellyn Moxey...

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                                                                                                      1955

                                                                                                      Drama, 1 hr 15 min
                                                                                                      United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                                                        1955

                                                                                                        Drama
                                                                                                        United Kingdom • Tony Richardson...

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                                                                                                          1955

                                                                                                          Drama, Talk Show, 30 min
                                                                                                          United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                            1954
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                                                                                                            1954

                                                                                                            Short, Documentary, 30 min
                                                                                                            United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                              1952
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                                                                                                              1952 — 1953

                                                                                                              Drama
                                                                                                              United Kingdom • Tony Richardson...

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                                                                                                                1952

                                                                                                                Drama, 50 min
                                                                                                                United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                  1950
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                                                                                                                  1950 — 1959

                                                                                                                  Drama, 43 min
                                                                                                                  United Kingdom • Rudolph Cartier...

                                                                                                                    Producer — 17

                                                                                                                    1964
                                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                                    1964 — executive producer

                                                                                                                    Drama, Romance, 1 hr 31 min
                                                                                                                    United Kingdom • Desmond Davis

                                                                                                                      1963
                                                                                                                      2
                                                                                                                      1963

                                                                                                                      Adventure, Comedy, History, 2 hr 9 min
                                                                                                                      United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                        1962
                                                                                                                        3
                                                                                                                        1962

                                                                                                                        Drama, Sport, 1 hr 44 min
                                                                                                                        United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                          1961
                                                                                                                          4
                                                                                                                          1961

                                                                                                                          Drama, 1 hr 41 min
                                                                                                                          United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                            1960
                                                                                                                            5
                                                                                                                            1960

                                                                                                                            Drama, Romance, 1 hr 29 min
                                                                                                                            United Kingdom • Karel Reisz

                                                                                                                              6
                                                                                                                              1960 — 1963

                                                                                                                              Drama, 1 hour
                                                                                                                              United Kingdom • Naomi Capon...

                                                                                                                                1956
                                                                                                                                7
                                                                                                                                1956

                                                                                                                                Drama, 1 hr 30 min
                                                                                                                                United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                  8
                                                                                                                                  1956

                                                                                                                                  Drama, 30 min
                                                                                                                                  United Kingdom • Peter Lambert...

                                                                                                                                    1955
                                                                                                                                    9
                                                                                                                                    1955

                                                                                                                                    Drama, Romance, 1 hr 48 min
                                                                                                                                    United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                      10
                                                                                                                                      1955

                                                                                                                                      Drama, 1 hr 15 min
                                                                                                                                      United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                                                                                        1955

                                                                                                                                        Drama
                                                                                                                                        United Kingdom • Tony Richardson...

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                                                                                                                                          1955

                                                                                                                                          Drama, Talk Show, 30 min
                                                                                                                                          United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                            1954
                                                                                                                                            13
                                                                                                                                            1954

                                                                                                                                            Short, Documentary, 30 min
                                                                                                                                            United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                              1952
                                                                                                                                              14
                                                                                                                                              1952 — 1953

                                                                                                                                              Drama
                                                                                                                                              United Kingdom • Tony Richardson...

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                                                                                                                                                1952 — assistant producer

                                                                                                                                                Drama, 30 min
                                                                                                                                                United Kingdom • Desmond Davis

                                                                                                                                                  16
                                                                                                                                                  1952 — television presentation

                                                                                                                                                  Drama, 50 min
                                                                                                                                                  United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                    1950
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                                                                                                                                                    1950 — 1959

                                                                                                                                                    Drama, 43 min
                                                                                                                                                    United Kingdom • Rudolph Cartier...

                                                                                                                                                      Writer — 9

                                                                                                                                                      1984
                                                                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                                                                      1984

                                                                                                                                                      Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 43 min
                                                                                                                                                      United Kingdom, Canada, United States • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                        1974
                                                                                                                                                        2
                                                                                                                                                        1974

                                                                                                                                                        Drama, Thriller, 1 hr 39 min
                                                                                                                                                        United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                          1970
                                                                                                                                                          3
                                                                                                                                                          1970

                                                                                                                                                          Biography, Crime, Drama, 1 hr 46 min
                                                                                                                                                          United Kingdom, Australia • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                            1969
                                                                                                                                                            4
                                                                                                                                                            1969

                                                                                                                                                            Drama, 1 hr 57 min
                                                                                                                                                            United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                              1967
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                                                                                                                                                              1967

                                                                                                                                                              Short, 36 min
                                                                                                                                                              United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

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                                                                                                                                                                1967

                                                                                                                                                                Drama, Romance, 1 hr 31 min
                                                                                                                                                                United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                                  1961
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                                                                                                                                                                  1961

                                                                                                                                                                  Drama, 1 hr 41 min
                                                                                                                                                                  United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                                    1956
                                                                                                                                                                    8
                                                                                                                                                                    1956

                                                                                                                                                                    Short, Documentary, 22 min
                                                                                                                                                                    United Kingdom • Karel Reisz...

                                                                                                                                                                      1954
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                                                                                                                                                                      1954 — (deviser)

                                                                                                                                                                      Short, Documentary, 30 min
                                                                                                                                                                      United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                                        Actor — 1

                                                                                                                                                                        1972
                                                                                                                                                                        1
                                                                                                                                                                        1972 — Contributor

                                                                                                                                                                        Family, 42 min
                                                                                                                                                                        United Kingdom

                                                                                                                                                                          Author — 1

                                                                                                                                                                          1977
                                                                                                                                                                          1
                                                                                                                                                                          1977 — (screen story)

                                                                                                                                                                          Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 1 hr 44 min
                                                                                                                                                                          United Kingdom • Tony Richardson

                                                                                                                                                                            Other — 8

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