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Overview (3)

Born in Monmouth, Gwent, Wales, UK
Died in Northwood, Hillingdon, London, England, UK  (myocardial degeneration)
Birth NameRichard de Pearsall Pearson

Mini Bio (1)

Richard Pearson was born on August 1, 1918 in Monmouth, Gwent, Wales as Richard de Pearsall Pearson. He was an actor, known for A Christmas Carol (1951), Our Mutual Friend (1958) and Middlemarch (1968). He was married to Patricia Dickson. He died on August 2, 2011 in Northwood, Hillingdon, London, England.

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Patricia Dickson (1949 - 2 August 2011) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

The voice of Mole in several adaptations of The Wind in the Willows

Trivia (7)

Made his stage debut at age 18 at London's Collins's Music Hall.
Father of Patrick Pearson.
Dependable, latterly white-haired British character actor. On stage much at home in drawing room comedy. On screen particularly convincing as dignified men-of-the-cloth, police officers and doctors, played sometimes with an air of frailty or vulnerability.
Served in World War II with the 52nd Lowland Division. Was mentioned in dispatches and left the army with the rank of lieutenant-colonel.
Attended Aymestrey Court, Worcester, and Monmmouth School.
Father was a French teacher.
Considered for the role of Sir Percy Heseltine in Lifeforce (1985).

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