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Tony Richardson

Film Director
Male
Born Jun 5, 1928
Hometown Shipley
Died Nov 14, 1991
Death Place Los Angeles
Other Names Richardson, Cecil...

Cecil Antonio "Tony" Richardson was an English theatre and film director and producer.

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CHILDHOOD

1928 Birth Richardson was born in Shipley, Yorkshire in 1928, the son of Elsie Evans (Campion) and Clarence Albert Richardson, a chemist. … Read More

TWENTIES

1955 27 Years Old In 1955, in his directing début, Richardson produced Jean Giraudoux's The Apollo of Bellac for Television with Denholm Elliott and Natasha Parry in the main roles. … Read More
1957 29 Years Old Then in 1957 he directed Laurence Olivier as Archie Rice in Osborne's next play The Entertainer, again for the Royal Court.

THIRTIES

1959 31 Years Old In 1959, Richardson co-founded Woodfall Film Productions with John Osborne and producer Harry Saltzman, and, as Woodfall's debut, directed the film version of Look Back in Anger, his first feature film. … Read More
1962 34 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He was married form 1962 to 1967 to Vanessa Redgrave, fathering actresses Natasha and Joely Richardson. … Read More

FORTIES

1972 44 Years Old In 1972 he also had a relationship with Grizelda Grimond, the daughter of British politician Jo Grimond, who was working as secretary to Richardson's partner (actually ex-partner by that time) Oscar Lewenstein. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1991 63 Years Old 1 More Event
Richardson was bisexual, but never acknowledged it publicly until after he contracted HIV. He died of complications from AIDS in 1991.
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