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Tony Richardson (I) (1928–1991)


Tony Richardson was born on June 5, 1928 in Shipley, Yorkshire, England as Cecil Antonio Richardson. He was a director and producer, known for A Taste of Honey (1961), Tom Jones (1963) and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962). He was married to Vanessa Redgrave. He died on November 14, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Taste of Honey
A Taste of Honey Director
(1961)
Tom Jones
Tom Jones Director
(1963)
The Hotel New Hampshire
(1984)

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 1994 Blue Sky
 1990 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (TV Movie) (segment "Hills Like White Elephants")
 1990 The Phantom of the Opera (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1990)
- Episode #1.1 (1990)
 1986 The Penalty Phase (TV Movie)
 1982 The Border
 1978 A Death in Canaan (TV Movie)
 1975 Mahogany (uncredited)
 1974 Dead Cert
 1970 Ned Kelly
 1969 Hamlet
 1967 Red and Blue (Short)
 1966 Mademoiselle
 1965 The Loved One
 1963 Tom Jones
 1961 Sanctuary
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1957 Theatre Night (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 The Gambler (TV Movie)
 1956 Momma Don't Allow (Documentary short)
 1955 Othello (TV Movie)
 1955 Mr. Kettle and Mrs. Moon (TV Movie)
 1955 Appointment with Drama (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Rivals (1955)
 1955 It Should Happen to a Dog (TV Movie)
 1955 You Know What People Are (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1955)
- Episode #1.5 (1955)
- Episode #1.4 (1955)
- Episode #1.3 (1955)
- Episode #1.2 (1955)
 1954 Parliament of Science (TV Movie documentary)
 1953 Wednesday Theatre (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Box for One (1953) ... (uncredited)
- Curtain Down (1953)
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Other Works:

Directed William Shakespeare's play, "Pericles," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Richard Johnson, Zoe Caldwell, Edward Hardwicke, Geraldine McEwan and Eileen Atkins in the cast. See more »

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It's no exaggeration to say that the "sequence" group changed the whole way of feeling and thinking about film in England--at any rate for a few inspiring years, before the British sank once again into complacency and philistinism.

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Father of Katherine Grimond, with ex-partner Grizelda Jane Grimond. See more »

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