Ian Richardson

Biography: Ian Richardson was born to John and Margaret in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1934.

Ian's father, John worked for McVitie and Price, a biscuit company, and in Edinburgh in the 1930s, John was loading biscuits on to a horse and cart.

John was a strict Scottish Presbyterian with very fixed views on life, and his wife encouraged Ian to join a local amateur dramatic group while he was serving abroad at the outset of World War II.

Ian went to the Tynecastle school in Edinburgh and then studied acting at Glasgow's College of Dramatic Art.

Ian married Maroussia Frank in 1961, and they had two children, Jeremy and Miles (also an actor). He also had three granddaughters and two grandsons

Ian was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1989.

Ian Richardson passed away unexpectedly 9 February 2007.

Ian Richardson's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 88 Brazil
Lowest Metascore: 29 The King and I
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 2 out of 8
8 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
55 Becoming Jane Aug 3, 2007 Judge Langlois 7.2
70 Merry Christmas Mar 3, 2006 L'évêque 8.1
54 From Hell Oct 19, 2001 Sir Charles Warren 5.1
35 102 Dalmatians Nov 22, 2000 Mr. Torte 5.2
29 The King and I Mar 19, 1999 The Kralahome 4.5
66 Dark City Feb 20, 1998 Mr. Book 8.5
43 M. Butterfly Oct 1, 1993 Ambassador Toulon 6.5
88 Brazil Dec 18, 1985 Mr. Warrenn 8.9