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Richard Ainley (1910–1967)

Richard Ainley was born on December 22, 1910 in Stanmore, Middlesex, England as Richard Charles Hugh Ignatius Hinchcliffe Ainley. He was an actor, known for Above Suspicion (1943), I Dood It (1943) and Lady with Red Hair (1940). He was married to Rowena Woolf, Betzi Beaton and Ethel Glendinning. He died on May 18, 1967 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 56) in London, England, UK

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Known For

Above Suspicion
Above Suspicion Peter Galt
I Dood It
I Dood It Larry West
Lady with Red Hair
Lady with Red Hair Lou Payne
Here Comes Happiness
Here Comes Happiness Jelliffe Blaine


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 1947 Tobias and the Angel (TV Movie)
The Archangel Rafael
 1943 I Dood It
Larry West
 1943 The Man from Down Under
Military Doctor (uncredited)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Marching Rebel Behind King Louis (uncredited)
 1943 Three Hearts for Julia
Philip Barrows
 1943 Above Suspicion
Peter Galt
 1942 White Cargo
Mr. Worthing
 1941 The Smiling Ghost
Cousin Tennant Bentley
 1941 Passage from Hong Kong
Lt. Norman MacNeil-Fraser
 1941 Bullets for O'Hara
McKay Standish
 1941 Shining Victory
Dr. Hale
 1941 Singapore Woman
John Wetherby
 1941 Knockout
 1941 Here Comes Happiness
Jelliffe Blaine
 1940 Mad Men of Europe
Geoffrey Brown
 1939 There Ain't No Justice
Billy Frist
 1939 The Tempest/II (TV Movie)
 1939 The Tempest (TV Movie)
 1939 Stolen Life
 1938 Lily of Laguna
Roger Fielding
 1938 The Gang
 1938 Old Iron
Harry Woodstock
 1937 Torpedoed
Lieutenant (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Gordon Daviot's play, "Richard of Bordeaux," at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland with John Gielgud, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, George Howe, Ben Webster, Eric Portman and Clement McCallin in the cast. John Gielgud was also director. See more »

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3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Riddle

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Gaunt British leading actor of stage and screen, at one time head of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Retired from acting due to wounds sustained during military service. See more »

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