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Ralph Richardson

Ralph Richardson's biography

Sir Ralph David Richardson is 81 years old stage actor born at Cheltenham. Ralph was born on Friday 19th of December 1902. According to year of birth 1902 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 19th of December means Ralph is Sagittarius. Sagittarius is a Fiery sign of Zodiac Belt. These people are highly learned and love to gain knowledge throughout their life.He was married 2 times.

Sir Ralph David Richardson's spouse

Ralph is married to Muriel Hewitt

He is white british. Ralph is citizen of United Kingdom. Ralph´s primary profession is to be stage actor. You can know Ralph also as film actor, television actor. Ralph is recently known as film director.

Ralph Richardson's dad

Ralph Richardson's father's name is Arthur Richardson.

Ralph Richardson's mom

Ralph Richardson's mother's name is Lydia Russell.

Ralph Richardson's family

Ralph Richardson's wife

Ralph Richardson's ex wifes

Meriel Forbes

Ralph Richardson and Meriel Forbes have been together since 1944 for 39 years. She is known as actor. Ralph´s ex wife was born on Saturday 13th of September 1913 in Fulham. Ralph´s ex wife died on Friday 7th of April 2000. Meriel Forbes was 98 years old, when this happened.

Ralph Richardson's career

His main focus is to be stage actor. Ralph is famous thanks to Tales from the Crypt.

Is Ralph Richardson gay ?

He is known to be straight.

How did Ralph Richardson die

He died on on Monday 10th of October 1983 when he was 81 years old at London. Ralph Richardsons death was caused by stroke. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Ralph Richardson's Awards

  • He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Special Award in 1982 (1981 season) for his lifetime achievement in the theatre.
  • Was nominated three times for Broadway's Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic): in 1957, for "The Waltz of the Toreadors"; in 1971, for "Home"; and in 1977, for "No Man's Land" -- but never won.

Ralph Richardson's Nominations

  • Ralph was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for work The Heiress in 1949
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor

Ralph Richardson's quotes

  • Acting on the screen is like acting under a microscope. The slightest movement becomes a gesture and therefore the discipline has to be very severe.
  • I don't like my face at all. It's always been a great drawback to me.
  • I've never been one of those stage chaps who scoff at films. I think they're a marvellous medium, and are to the stage what engravings are to paintings.
  • My idea of a director is a chap who puts me in the middle of a stage and shines a bright light on me.
  • The art of acting lies in keeping people from coughing.
  • Actors never retire; they just get offered fewer parts.
  • Film is a wonderful medium and I love it, but I find that I cannot increase my talent by working in pictures, any more than a painter can do so by increasing the size of his brush.
  • I have put on so many make-ups that sometimes I have feared that when I go to wipe it off there will be nobody left underneath.
  • You've got to perform in a role hundreds of times. In keeping it fresh one can become a large, madly humming, demented refrigerator.
  • Acting is the ability to dream on cue.
  • Did you ever have a vision of the place we came from before we were born? I did, when I was about three years old. I used to dream about it. I even drew pictures of it. It looked rather like Mexico.
  • [Alexander] Korda was the nearest thing to a magician that I ever met. He could make the impossible seem possible.
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Ralph Richardson's height, body shape

Lets describe how Ralph Richardson looks. We will focus on his height, body shape and hair color. Ralph is tall as 6' 0" (183 cm). Body build is average. Ralph´s hair is shade of brown - light.