Tony Richardson Overview:

Director, Tony Richardson, was born Cecil Antonio Richardson on Jun 5, 1928 in Shipley, Yorkshire. Richardson died at the age of 63 on Nov 14, 1991 in Los Angeles, CA and was cremated and his ashes given to family or friend.



Tony Richardson was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Director for Tom Jones in 1963.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1963Best DirectorTom Jones (1963)N/AWon

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"Mademoiselle" (1966) starring Jeanne Moreau, directed by

By The Lady Eve on Oct 31, 2017 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

MADEMOISELLE NOT TO BE MISSED AT SAN FRANCISCO'S 4TH FRENCH FILM NOIR FESTIVAL In Francois Truffaut’s The Bride Wore Black (1968), Jeanne Moreau portrayed a woman driven to kill by the reckless accidental shooting of her new husband. In that film, one of Truffaut’s Hitchcockian exerc... Read full article

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962, )

on Oct 21, 2008 From The Stop Button

Despite its title, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner doesn’t really concern itself with loneliness and the only long distance running is secondary in the narrative. The film’s really something of a social piece, made rather conspicuous in the third act, with the comparison betwe... Read full article

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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.

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.

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).

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