Father of Natasha Richardson and director of Tom Jones.
He was president of both Oxford University Dramatic Society and the Experimental Theater Club.
He received two academy awards for a film adaption of Henry Fielding's Novel The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling.
He got married to Vanessa Redgrave on April 29, 1962 and they had two children together before their divorce on April 28, 1967.
The movie The Loved One was directed by Richardson and starred Robert Morse.