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Ian Richardson

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.


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Born:
Apr 7, 1934 In Edinburgh, Scotland
Movie/TV Credits:
73
First Appeared:
In the movie Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes
Latest Project:
Series An Ungentlemanly Act 2017
Known For
Poster of Becoming Jane
Poster of The Gravy Train
Poster of The Woman in White
Poster of The Darwin Adventure
Filmography
Movie Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes 2019
Series An Ungentlemanly Act Unknown 2017
Movie Becoming Jane Richter Langlois 2007-03-02
Movie Hogfather Death 2007-10-12
Movie The Booze Cruise III: The Scattering Marcus 2006-05-21
Series Hogfather Unknown 2006-12-17
Movie Twice Upon a Time Lord Evelyn Gaylord 2006-11-08
Movie The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby Judge 2005-10-29
Series Bleak House Unknown 2005-10-27
Movie The Booze Cruise II: The Treasure Hunt Marcus Foster 2005-12-25
Movie Joyeux Noël The Bishop 2005-11-09
Movie Dæmos Rising Narrator 2004-03-31
Movie Imperium: Nero Septimus 2004-05-23
Series Strange 2002-03-09
Movie From Hell Sir Charles Warren 2001-10-19
Series Gormenghast Lord Groan 2000-01-17
Series Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes Dr. Joseph Bell 2000-01-04
Movie The King and I The Kralahome (voice) 1999-03-19
Series The Magician's House Stephen Tyler 1999-10-31
Movie Dark City Mr. Book 1998-02-27
Movie Alice Through the Looking Glass Wasp 1998-12-26
Movie A Knight in Camelot Merlin 1998-11-08
Movie B.A.P.S. Manley 1997-03-28
Movie A Royal Scandal Narrator 1997-10-10
Movie The Canterville Ghost Simon de Canterville 1997-10-31
Movie Incognito Turley (prosecutor) 1997-11-14
Movie Catherine The Great Vorontzov 1996-04-27
Movie The Treasure Seekers Haig 1996-01-01
Movie A Change of Place Henri Chambertin 1994-10-09
Movie M. Butterfly Ambassador Toulon 1993-09-09
Series To Play the King Francis Urquhart 1993-11-21
Movie Dirty Weekend Nimrod 1993-10-29
Movie Year of the Comet Sir Mason Harwood 1992-04-24
Movie An Ungentlemanly Act His Excellency, Governor Rex Hunt 1992-01-01
Movie Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Polonius 1991-02-08
Series The Phantom of the Opera Cholet 1990-03-18
Movie The Plot to Kill Hitler Ludwig Beck 1990-01-30
Movie King of the Wind Bey of Tunis 1990-05-25
Series Chillers Unknown 1990-04-14
Series The Gravy Train Michael Spearpoint 1990-06-27
Series House of Cards Francis Urquhart 1990-11-18
Movie The Winslow Boy Sir Robert Morton, KC 1989-04-30
Movie Burning Secret Edmund's Father 1988-12-23
Movie Whoops Apocalypse Rear Admiral Bendish 1988-05-06
Movie Monsignor Quixote Bishop of Motopo 1987-02-13
Series Porterhouse Blue 1987-06-03
Movie The Fourth Protocol Sir Nigel Irvine 1987-08-28
Movie Cry Freedom State Prosecutor 1987-11-05
Series Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy Nehru 1986-01-26
Movie Brazil Mr. Warrenn 1985-02-20
Movie Star Quality Ray Malcolm 1985-11-10
Movie The Master of Ballantrae Mr. MacKellar 1984-01-31
Series Six Centuries of Verse Himself - Reader 1984-05-02
Series Mistral's Daughter Adrien Avigdor 1984-09-24
Series Number 10 Unknown 1983-02-13
Movie The Sign of Four Sherlock Holmes 1983-12-06
Movie The Hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes 1983-11-03
Series The Woman in White Frederick Fairlie 1982-04-14
Series Private Schulz 1981-05-06
Movie Gauguin the Savage Degas 1980-04-29
Movie Charlie Muffin Cuthbertson 1979-12-11
Series Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Bill Haydon 1979-09-10
Movie Danton's Death Robespierre 1978-04-23
Movie Gawain and the Green Knight Narrator (voice) 1973-06-01
Movie Man of La Mancha The Padre 1972-12-20
Movie The Darwin Adventure 1972-09-27
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie A Midsummer Night's Dream Oberon 1968-09-30
Movie All's Well That Ends Well Bertram 1968-03-06
Movie Marat/Sade Jean-Paul Marat 1967-01-01
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Movie As You Like It Le Beau 1963-03-21
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24