Companion at the time of his death was Jeanne Moreau.
Directed 7 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Laurence Olivier, Albert Finney, Hugh Griffith, Diane Cilento, Edith Evans, Joyce Redman and Jessica Lange. Lange won for Blue Sky (1994).
Ex-wife Vanessa Redgrave named Jeanne Moreau as co-respondent in their 1967 divorce on grounds of adultery.
Father of Joely Richardson who was born on 09 January 1965 in London, England, UK. Natasha Richardson who was born on 11 May 1963 in London, England, UK and has passed away on 18 March 2009 in New York City.
Father of Katherine Grimond, with ex-partner Grizelda Jane Grimond.
In 1970 he planned to make a film about the dancer Nijinskij, with Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev and French actress Claude Jade, but it was never released.
One of the British "New Wave" directors.
Son of Clarence Albert Richardson, a chemist, and Elsie Evans.