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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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Apr 7, 1934 In Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Fifth Province 2022
Known For
Poster of Becoming Jane
Poster of From Hell
Poster of The Final Cut
Poster of Brazil
Movie The Fifth Province Dr. Drudy 2022
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
Movie Twice Upon a Time Lord Evelyn Gaylord 2006-11-08
Series Bleak House Unknown 2005-10-27
Movie The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby Judge 2005-10-29
Movie Joyeux Noel The Bishop 2005-11-09
Movie The Booze Cruise II: The Treasure Hunt Marcus Foster 2005-12-25
Movie Dæmos Rising Narrator 2004-03-31
Series Imperium: Nero Settimio 2004-05-23
Movie Nero Septimus 2004-05-23
Series Agatha Christie's Marple Conway Jefferson 2004-12-12
Movie The Life of Shakespeare self 2002-01-01
Series Strange Unknown 2002-03-09
Movie From Hell Sir Charles Warren 2001-02-08
Movie Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes Dr Joseph Bell 2000-01-04
Series Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes Dr. Joseph Bell 2000-01-04
Movie 102 Dalmatians Mr. Torte 2000-10-07
Series Gormenghast Lord Groan 2000-01-17
Movie 3-D Halloween Narrator 2000-10-15
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 The Woman In White Mr. Fairlie 1997-01-01
Movie A Royal Scandal Narrator 1997-10-10
Movie B.A.P.S. Manley 1997-03-28
Movie The Canterville Ghost Simon de Canterville 1997-10-31
Movie Incognito Turley (prosecutor) 1997-11-14
Movie The Treasure Seekers Haig 1996-01-01
Movie Catherine the Great Vorontzov 1996-04-28
Series The Final Cut Francis Urquhart 1995-11-05
Movie Words Upon the Window Pane Dr. Trench 1994-06-10
Movie A Change of Place Henri Chambertin 1994-10-09
Movie M. Butterfly Ambassador Toulon 1993-09-09
Movie Dirty Weekend Nimrod 1993-10-29
Series To Play the King Francis Urquhart 1993-11-21
Movie An Ungentlemanly Act His Excellency, Governor Rex Hunt 1992-01-01
Movie Year of the Comet Sir Mason Harwood 1992-04-24
Series Highlander: The Series Max Leiner 1992-10-03
Movie Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Polonius 1991-02-08
Series The Gravy Train Goes East Michael Spearpoint 1991-10-28
Series The Phantom of the Opera Cholet 1990-03-18
Series Chillers Unknown 1990-04-14
Movie The Plot to Kill Hitler Ludwig Beck 1990-01-30
Series House of Cards Francis Urquhart 1990-11-18
Movie King of the Wind Bey of Tunis 1990-05-25
Series The Gravy Train Michael Spearpoint 1990-06-27
Movie The Winslow Boy Sir Robert Morton, KC 1989-04-30
Series Troubles Edward Spencer 1988-05-01
Movie Burning Secret Edmund's Father 1988-12-23
Movie Blunt Anthony Blunt 1987-01-11
Movie The Fourth Protocol Sir Nigel Irvine 1987-02-24
Movie Monsignor Quixote Bishop of Motopo 1987-02-13
Movie The Devil's Disciple General Burgoyne 1987-05-17
Series Porterhouse Blue Unknown 1987-06-03
Movie Cry Freedom State Prosecutor 1987-11-06
Series Lord Mountbatten: The Last Viceroy Nehru 1986-01-26
Movie Whoops Apocalypse Rear Admiral Bendish 1986-05-06
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
Movie The Hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes 1983-11-03
Series Number 10 Unknown 1983-02-13
Movie The Sign of Four Sherlock Holmes 1983-12-06
Movie A Cotswold Death Inspector Anthony Arrowsmith 1982-01-12
Series The Woman in White Frederick Fairlie 1982-04-14
Movie Churchill and the Generals Gen. Bernard L. Montgomery 1981-03-05
Series Private Schulz 1981-05-06
Movie Gauguin the Savage Degas 1980-04-29
Series Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Bill Haydon 1979-09-10
Movie Charlie Muffin Cuthbertson 1979-12-11
Movie Danton's Death Robespierre 1978-04-23
Movie Sorry... Michael - 'Private View' 1978-11-21
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 Unknown 1972-09-27
Series Great Performances Bishop of Motopo 1971-01-28
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie All's Well That Ends Well Bertram 1968-03-06
Movie A Midsummer Night's Dream Oberon 1968-09-30
Movie Marat/Sade Jean-Paul Marat 1967-02-22
Series Play of the Month Unknown 1965-10-19
Movie As You Like It Le Beau 1963-03-21
Series The Merv Griffin Show Self 1962-10-01
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24