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Tony Richardson

Tony Richardson

Tony Richardson (June 5, 1928 - November 14, 1991) was a British director.

Representative of the British New Wave of directors. In 1964 he received two Academy Awards (Best Director and Best Picture) for Tom Jones (1963). He was married to the actress Vanessa Redgrave and had two daughters, Natasha Richardson and Joely Redgrave. He was bisexual and died from AIDS.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Tony Richardson Facts

Birth NameCecil Antonio Richardson
OccupationDirector
BirthdayJune 5, 1928
SignGemini
BirthplaceUnited Kingdom
Date of deathNovember 4, 1991 (age 63)
Awards1964 Academy Awards: Best Director (for Tom Jones)

Selected Filmography

The Loved One
Taste of Honey
Tom Jones
Mademoiselle
Blue Sky
The Border
A Taste of Honey
Dead Cert
The Charge of the Light Brigade
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