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Richard Todd

Richard Todd's biography

Richard Todd is 90 years old film actor born at Dublin. He was born on Wednesday 11th of June 1919. According to year of birth 1919 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 11th of June means he is Gemini. Gemini is a dual sign of Zodiac Belt. One born with this rising sign is very dual and creative in nature with lots of verbosity. They are the most expressive people as they love talking.He was married 2 times.

Richard Todd's spouse

He is married to Virginia Mailer

He is citizen of United Kingdom. His primary profession is to be film actor. You can know him also as stage actor. He is recently known as television actor.

Richard Todd's dad

Richard Todd's father's name is Andrew Todd.

Richard Todd's family

Richard Todd's spouse

Richard Todd's ex spouses

Catherine Stewart Crawford Grant-Bogle

Richard Todd and Catherine Stewart Crawford Grant-Bogle have been together.

Richard Todd's schools

We found 2 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Shrewsbury School, Royal Military College, Sandhurst.

Detailed informations about his schools

  • Attended the drama school, "The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts" - other actors that have attended Italia Conti include Kelly Brook, Noël Coward, Stephen Manwaring & Martine McCutcheon.

Richard Todd's career

His main focus is to be film actor.

How did Richard Todd die

He died on on Thursday 3rd of December 2009 when he was 90 years old at Grantham. Richard Todds death was caused by cancer. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Richard Todd's Awards

  • He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1993 Queen's New Year Honours List for his services to drama.

Richard Todd's Nominations

  • Was the first Oscar nominee to act in the Doctor Who Series.

What Richard Todd has done for a first time

  • In 1997 Seamus Palethorpe-Todd, his son from his second marriage, shot himself in the head. Then on 21 September 2005, Todd's eldest son from his first marriage, Peter, killed himself with a shotgun.
  • First had ambitions to become a playwright but discovered his love for performing on the stage after helping found the Dundee Repertory Company in Scotland in 1939.
  • Has four children: Peter and Flora from his first marriage, and Seamus and Andrew from his second.
  • He is survived by his daughter, Fiona Todd, from his first marriage and his son, Andrew Todd, from his second marriage.
  • Has played a number of TV and Film roles first intended for Trevor Howard.
  • Was the first Oscar nominee to act in the Doctor Who Series.

Richard Todd's quotes

  • I let myself become a willing workhorse. The roles were good, bad and indifferent, but I always gave a part my best shot and tried to enjoy it.
  • I have no idea why but acting was in my blood. God knows how I managed it, but none of it was spilled in the war.
  • I wish I had half the courage of some of those chaps I've played on the screen.
  • I am not going around saying, 'Why me? Why me?' What helps me is accepting it, getting on with things. You can't let yourself go on wallowing. -- in a 2006 interview regarding the suicide deaths of two of his sons.
  • You don't consciously set out to do something gallant. You just do it because that is what you are there for. -- referring to his heroism during WWII
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Richard Todd's body shape

Lets describe how Richard Todd looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.