Ian Richardson

Ian Richardson

British actor
Ian William Richardson CBE was a Scottish actor. He portrayed the Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of Cards television trilogy. Richardson was also a leading Shakespearean stage actor.Wikipedia
BornApril 7, 1934
HometownEdinburgh, Scotland
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseMaroussia Frank (m 1961 - 2007)
ChildrenMiles Richardson
ParentsMargaret Drummond , John Richardson
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1996British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorThe Final CutNominated
1994British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorTo Play the KingNominated
1993British Academy of Film & Television ArtsActorAn Ungentlemanly ActNominated