Ian Richardson



Place of birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK:


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.

Film Credits

Hogfather (2007)
as Death
Becoming Jane (2007)
as Richter Langlois
Désaccord Parfait (2006)
as Lord Evelyn Gaylord
The Booze Cruise III: The Scattering (2006)
as Marcus
The Booze Cruise II: The Treasure Hunt (2005)
as Marcus Foster
Joyeux Noël (2005)
as The Bishop
The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby (2005)
as Judge
Imperium: Nero (2004)
as Septimus
Dæmos Rising (2004)
as Narrator
From Hell (2001)
as Sir Charles Warren
3-D Halloween (2000)
as Narrator
The King and I (1999)
as The Kralahome (voice)
Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998)
as Wasp
A Knight in Camelot (1998)
as Merlin
Dark City (1998)
as Mr. Book
Incognito (1997)
as Turley (prosecutor)
The Canterville Ghost (1997)
as Simon de Canterville
A Royal Scandal (1997)
as Narrator
B.A.P.S. (1997)
as Manley
The Woman In White (1997)
as Mr. Fairlie
Catherine the Great (1996)
as Vorontzov
The Treasure Seekers (1996)
as Haig
A Change of Place (1994)
as Henri Chambertin
Words Upon the Window Pane (1994)
as Dr. Trench
Dirty Weekend (1993)
as Nimrod
M. Butterfly (1993)
as Ambassador Toulon
Year of the Comet (1992)
as Sir Mason Harwood
An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)
as His Excellency, Governor Rex Hunt
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1991)
as Polonius
King of the Wind (1990)
as Bey of Tunis
The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990)
as Ludwig Beck
The Winslow Boy (1989)
as Sir Robert Morton, KC
Burning Secret (1988)
as Edmund's Father
Cry Freedom (1987)
as State Prosecutor
The Devil's Disciple (1987)
as General Burgoyne
The Fourth Protocol (1987)
as Sir Nigel Irvine
Monsignor Quixote (1987)
as Bishop of Motopo
Blunt (1987)
as Anthony Blunt
Whoops Apocalypse (1986)
as Rear Admiral Bendish
Star Quality (1985)
as Ray Malcolm
Brazil (1985)
as Mr. Warrenn
The Master of Ballantrae (1984)
as Mr. MacKellar
The Sign of Four (1983)
as Sherlock Holmes
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983)
as Sherlock Holmes
Churchill and the Generals (1981)
as Gen. Bernard L. Montgomery
Gauguin the Savage (1980)
as Degas
Charlie Muffin (1979)
as Cuthbertson
Sorry... (1978)
as Michael - 'Private View'
Danton's Death (1978)
as Robespierre
Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)
as Narrator (voice)
Man of La Mancha (1972)
as The Padre
The Darwin Adventure (1972)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)
as Oberon
All's Well That Ends Well (1968)
as Bertram
Marat/Sade (1967)
as Jean-Paul Marat
As You Like It (1963)
as Le Beau
Murder Rooms Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes ()