Ian Richardson

Actor, Award Winner

1934 – 2007

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Who was Ian Richardson?

Ian William Richardson, CBE was a Scottish actor. He is best known for his portrayal of the Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of Cards trilogy. Richardson was also a leading Shakespearean stage actor.

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Born
Apr 7, 1934
Edinburgh
Also known as
  • Ian William Richardson
  • Ian William Richardson CBE
  • Ian William Richardson, CBE
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Scottish people
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Lived in
  • Edinburgh
Died
Feb 9, 2007
London
Resting place
Stratford-upon-Avon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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