Tony Richardson

1928 - 1991

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Cecil Antonio "Tony" Richardson (5 June 1928 – 14 November 1991) was an English theatre and film director and producer whose career spanned five decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Richardson has received more than 2,042,207 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Tony Richardson is the 187th most popular film director (down from 179th in 2019), the 836th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 817th in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Film Director.

Tony Richardson was an English theatre and film director, producer, actor and theatre manager. He is most famous for directing the films Tom Jones, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, and The Entertainer.

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Among film directors, Tony Richardson ranks 187 out of 1,580Before him are Shohei Imamura, Guillermo del Toro, Jean Negulesco, Richard Donner, Max Ophüls, and G. W. Pabst. After him are Kim Ki-duk, Yılmaz Güney, Roland Emmerich, Lina Wertmüller, Spike Lee, and Gojko Mitić.

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Among people born in 1928, Tony Richardson ranks 71Before him are Joe Jackson, Colin Chapman, Carl Woese, Hardy Krüger, Herbert Kroemer, and James Randi. After him are Robert Sheckley, James Garner, Lina Wertmüller, Vera Rubin, Fats Domino, and Zhu Rongji. Among people deceased in 1991, Tony Richardson ranks 42Before him are Don Siegel, Wilhelm Kempff, Natalia Ginzburg, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, Tom of Finland, and W. Arthur Lewis. After him are Ivan Kozhedub, Richard Stone, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, George Stigler, Gene Tierney, and Jerzy Kosiński.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tony Richardson ranks 836 out of 6,924Before him are James Hadley Chase (1906), Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902), Duncan I of Scotland (1001), Richard of Cornwall (1209), Alexander III of Scotland (1241), and Louise of Great Britain (1724). After him are Ronnie Wood (1947), Emperor Norton (1818), Arthur Hailey (1920), John Kendrew (1917), Tom Simpson (1937), and Charlotte Cooper (1870).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United Kingdom

Among film directors born in United Kingdom, Tony Richardson ranks 13Before him are Peter Brook (1925), Christopher Nolan (1970), Tony Scott (1944), Peter Greenaway (1942), Guy Ritchie (1968), and Danny Boyle (1956). After him are John Schlesinger (1926), Stephen Frears (1941), David Hamilton (1933), Mike Newell (1942), Sam Mendes (1965), and Frank Lloyd (1886).