Richard Todd Overview:

Actor, Richard Todd, was born Richard Andrew Palethorpe Todd on Jun 11, 1919 in Dublin, Ireland. Todd died at the age of 90 on Dec 3, 2009 in Little Humby, England .



Although Todd was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1949Best ActorThe Hasty Heart (1949)LachieNominated

On 2002, Todd received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

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Owns "The Hasty Heart"

By Rick29 on Jan 6, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

As World War II comes to an end in Burma in 1945, Lachlan McLachlan (), a Scottish corporal, steps on a land mine. Amazingly, except for the loss of one kidney, his injuries appear to be superficial. The reality, though, is that McLachlan's other kidney is "defective" and that he will di... Read full article

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Richard Todd Quotes:

Charles Brandon: O Mary mine, wert thou a burgher's daughter, and with thy fair self in every other way, I'd take thee with me o'er the perilous water to the New World, where none could say us nay. O Mary mine - fair jewel, star set in the heaven above - thou art a Princess in a world apart... of castles, diadems, and of courtly love beyond my dreams. For kings will give thee gold, and princes bring thee gems from distant lands. The only wealth that I may ever hold are these fair flowers for thy maiden hands - yet fragrant they'll remain, and richly green, if they are remembered by a golden Queen.

Dr. Jonathan Barnett: LSD opens up new vistas and experiences to those who take it. And I believe that every healthy person should try it!

The Rev. Peter Marshall: Catherine, I'm afraid you'll have to ask the blessing. The Lord knows I'm not grateful for turkey hash and I can't fool him.

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