Ian Richardson

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Birthday
7, 1934
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Feb 9, 2007 (72)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1934
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Feb 9, 2007 (72)

About

Scottish actor who starred as Professor Henry Higgins in the 1976 Broadway revival of "My Fair Lady." He is perhaps best known for his television role of Francis Urquhart in the BBC trilogy "House of Cards."

Before Fame

He attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Early in his theatrical career, he performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Trivia

He received a BAFTA Award, a Drama Desk Award, and a Tony Award nomination.

Family Life

He married Maroussia Frank in 1961; the couple raised two children.

Associated With

He appeared with Helen Mirren in the 1968 film version of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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