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Richard Todd

Actor | * 06/11/1919 († 90, 12/03/2009) | Dublin (Ireland)
Richard Andrew Palethorpe-Todd (11 June 1919 – 3 December 2009) was an Irish-British actor known for his leading man roles of the 1950s. He received a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Male, and an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor nomination for his performance as Corporal Lachlan MacLachlan in the 1949 film The Hasty Heart. His other notable roles include Jonathan Cooper in Stage Fright (1950), Wing Commander Guy Gibson in The Dam Busters (1955), Sir Walter Raleigh in The Virgin Queen (1955), and Major John Howard in The Longest Day (1962). He was previously a Captain in the British Army during World War II, fighting in the D-Day landings as a member of the 7th (Light Infantry) Parachute Battalion. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Richard Todd

Officer of The Order of The British Empire Disney Legends Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Richard Todd as Actor(52)

as Gen. Benjamin Cutler1985 Jenny's War
as Sam Allyson1983 House of the Long Shadows
as Terence1979 Bloodbath
as Geoffrey Steele1979 Home Before Midnight
as Commander Barker1978 The Big Sleep
as Arthur Loveday1978 No. 1 of the Secret Service
as Himself (archive footage)1976 Um Homem e o Cinema
as Walter1972 Asylum
as Basil Hallward1970 Dorian Gray
as Col. Victor Redmayne1968 Subterfuge
as Dr. Jonathan Barnett1967 The Love-Ins
as Wing Cmdr. Kendall1965 Operation Crossbow
as Inspector Harry Sanders1964 Coast of Skeletons
as Inspector Harry Sanders1963 Death Drums Along the River
as Geoffrey Lawrence1963 The Very Edge
as Victor Webster1962 The Boys
as Maj. John Howard1962 The Longest Day
as Bill Ferguson1961 Don't Bother to Knock
as Sgt. 'Mitch' Mitchem1961 The Long and the Short and the Tall
as Sam Hargis1961 The Hellions
as John Cummings1960 Never Let Go
as Lieutenant Colonel David Baird1959 Danger Within
as Dr. Bob McLaurin1958 Intent to Kill
as Williams, alias Ward McKenzie Prescott Jr.1958 Chase a Crooked Shadow
as Lieutenant-Commander John Simon Kerans1957 Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst
as Dunois, Bastard of Orleans1957 Saint Joan
as Lt. Col. John Wynter1956 D-Day the Sixth of June
as Comte Axel von Fersen1956 Marie-Antoinette Queen of France
as The Rev. Peter Marshall1955 A Man Called Peter
as Sir Walter Raleigh1955 The Virgin Queen
as Wing Commander Guy Gibson, V.C., D.S.O., D.F.C.1955 The Dam Busters
as Rob Roy MacGregor1954 Rob Roy, The Highland Rogue
as Charles Brandon1953 The Sword and the Rose
as himself1952 Elstree Story
as the young man1952 24 Hours of a Woman's Life
as Edward Mercer1952 Venetian Bird
as Charles Cameron/Charles Cameron Sutherland1951 Flesh and Blood
as Richard Trevelyan1951 Lightning Strikes Twice
as Jonathan Cooper1950 Stage Fright
as Robert Hart1950 Portrait of Clare
as John North1949 The Interrupted Journey
as Herbert Edward Logan1949 For Them That Trespass
as Cpl. Lachlan 'Lachie' MacLachlan - the Scot1949 The Hasty Heart
as Extra in Sporting Event (uncredited)1938 A Yank at Oxford
as Extra in crowd scene (uncredited)1937 Good Morning, Boys!

TV Shows/Series with Richard Todd as Actor(8)

as Mr. Barnes1985 The Last Place on Earth
as George Tulliver1973 Thriller
as Sanders1963 Doctor Who

Full Name: Richard Todd
Born: Wednesday, 06/11 1919 (June) in Dublin (Ireland)
Died: Thursday, 12/03 2009 (December) in Grantham (aged: 90)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Shrewsbury School, Royal Military College, Sandhurst
Spouses (current/former): Catherine Stewart Crawford Grant-Bogle, Virginia Mailer
Children: Peter Palethorpe-Todd, Fiona Margaret Todd, Andrew Palethorpe-Todd, Seumas Palethorpe-Todd
Father: Andrew Todd
Other names for Richard Todd (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Richard Andrew Palethorpe-Todd"
Richard Todd frequently works together with these people:
Terry Walsh (39x, Actor)
Pat Gorman (16x, Actor)
Max Faulkner (13x, Actor)
Cy Town (11x, Actor)
John Scott Martin (11x, Actor)
Michael Wisher (10x, Actor)
Anthony Ainley (8x, Actor)
Dave Carter (8x, Cast)
Nicholas Courtney (7x, Actor)
Stuart Fell (7x, Actor)
Sonny Caldinez (6x, Actor)
Patrick Barr (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1322448, Added: 09/03/2019, Last updated: 06/22/2022