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Born in Upminster, Essex, England in 1927, Richard Johnson attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and then performed in John Gielgud's repertory company until joining the navy during World War II. After the war, he appeared successfully in the West End and made his film debut in the early 1950s. The debonair and handsome Johnson was ... See full bio »
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 2013 The Man on the Moor (Short)
Joe Adams
 2013 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Sir William Embleton
- The Legacy: Part 2 (2013) ... Sir William Embleton
- The Legacy: Part 1 (2013) ... Sir William Embleton
 2013 The Other Child (TV Movie)
Chad Beckett
 2011 The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (TV Series)
Uncle Writes Prompt Thank You Cards
- Christmas Special (2011) ... Uncle Writes Prompt Thank You Cards
 2008 Jump!
Judge Larcher
 2007 The Raven (TV Movie)
Narrator / The Raven (voice)
 2007 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Dr. Raymond Parke
- Double Bind: Part 2 (2007) ... Dr. Raymond Parke
- Double Bind: Part 1 (2007) ... Dr. Raymond Parke
 1999-2007 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Rex Masters / James Fitzroy
- The Animal Within (2007) ... Rex Masters
- Death of a Stranger (1999) ... James Fitzroy
 2007 Two Families
Don Cataldo
 2006 Scoop
Mr. Quincy
 2006 Rebus (TV Series)
Sir James Hogarth
- The Falls (2006) ... Sir James Hogarth
 2005 Wallis & Edward (TV Movie)
Stanley Baldwin
 2005 The Royal (TV Series)
Johnny Lomax
 2002/I The Birthday (Short)
Cliff
 2001 The Dark (Video short)
Old Bogeyman (voice)
 2001 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Distinguished Gentleman
 2001 The Whistle-Blower (TV Movie)
Sir Alastair Montgomery
 2000 Happy Days (TV Movie)
Willie
 2000 Rederiet (TV Series)
Norman
- Svart guld (2000) ... Norman
 1999/I Milk
John
 1998 The Echo (TV Movie)
Lawrence
 1998 I.K. - Ivar Kreuger (TV Mini-Series)
J.P. Morgan
 1998 Supply & Demand (TV Mini-Series)
Roger Redfield
- Blood Ties: Part 2 (1998) ... Roger Redfield
- Blood Ties: Part 1 (1998) ... Roger Redfield
 1997 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Arnold Cottle
- Front Seat (1997) ... Arnold Cottle
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Malcolm Lawson
- Ear Today... Gone Tomorrow (1996) ... Malcolm Lawson
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Rev. Charles Quentin
- The Body Politic (1996) ... Rev. Charles Quentin
 1996 Kavanagh QC (TV Series)
Lord Justice Fenwick
- Job Satisfaction (1996) ... Lord Justice Fenwick
 1995 Heavy Weather (TV Movie)
Lord Tilbury
 1991 The Crucifer of Blood (TV Movie)
Dr. Watson
 1991 Duel of Hearts (TV Movie)
Lord Belgrave
 1990 Diving In
Richard Anthony
 1990 Made in Heaven (TV Series)
Magnus
- A Fair Mix Up (1990) ... Magnus
 1990 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Squire Trelawney
 1989 Voice of the Heart (TV Movie)
David Cunningham
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Lord Geoffrey Constable
- It Runs in the Family (1987) ... Lord Geoffrey Constable
 1986 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Daish
- Guardian Angel (1986) ... Daish
 1986 Lady Jane
The Earl of Arundel
 1985 What Waits Below
Ben Gannon
 1985 Turtle Diary
Mr. Johnson (Neaera's neighbor)
 1984 The Biko Inquest (TV Movie)
Dr. Hersch, consultant
 1984 Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (TV Series)
Air Vice-Marshal Conyers
- The Honeypot and the Bees (1984) ... Air Vice-Marshal Conyers
 1983 The Aerodrome (TV Movie)
Air Commander
 1982 Cymbeline (TV Movie)
Cymbeline
 1980-1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Parnell / Tanner / James
- Who's Got the Lady? (1982) ... Parnell
- Would You Believe It? (1981) ... Tanner
- Back for Christmas (1980) ... James
 1981-1982 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Various
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Various
- Episode #1.0 (1981) ... Various (uncredited)
 1981 The Monster Club
Busotsky's Father
 1980 The Marquise (TV Movie)
Raoul De Vriac (the Count)
 1980 Haywire (TV Movie)
Kenneth Wagg
 1980 Portrait of a Rebel: The Remarkable Mrs. Sanger (TV Movie)
Havelock Ellis
 1980 Spy! (TV Series)
Richard Sorge
- The Tokyo Ring (1980) ... Richard Sorge
 1979 A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Inspector Watford
 1979 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Alex Constantine
- With This Gun, I Thee Wed (1979) ... Alex Constantine
 1979 The Great Alligator
Prophet Jameson
 1979 The Flame Is Love (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1978 The Comeback
Macauley
 1978 Across a Crowded Room (TV Movie)
 1978 The Four Feathers (TV Movie)
Abou Fatma
 1977 The Message
Narrator
 1976 Origins of the Mafia (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Omertà (1976) ... Narrator (voice)
- La speranza (1976) ... Narrator (voice)
- Gli sciacalli (1976) ... Narrator (voice)
- La legge (1976) ... Narrator (voice)
- Gli antenati (1976) ... Narrator (voice)
 1976 Take All of Me
Richard Lasky
 1976 Aces High
Lyle
 1975 The Lost Island (TV Movie)
 1975 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Lee Russell
- Matter of Life and Death (1975) ... Lee Russell
 1975 Quiller (TV Series)
Carson
- Assault on the Ritz (1975) ... Carson
 1975 Hennessy
Insp. Hollis
 1975 The Night Child
Michael Williams
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Claudius
- The Lost Island (1975) ... Claudius
 1974 Moses the Lawgiver (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1974 Beyond the Door
Dimitri
 1974 Antony and Cleopatra (TV Movie)
Marc Antony
 1974 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Bruce Sexton
- Where There Is a Will (1974) ... Bruce Sexton
 1973 The Movie Quiz (TV Series)
Syms-Team Member
- Episode dated 2 July 1973 (1973) ... Syms-Team Member
 1973 Thriller (TV Series)
George Drew
- Murder in Mind (1973) ... George Drew
 1972 A Man About a Dog (TV Movie)
Dr. Clive Riordan
 1970-1972 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Richard / Dr. Clive Riordan / Claudius, King of Denmark
- A Marriage (1972) ... Richard
- A Man About a Dog (1972) ... Dr. Clive Riordan
 1972 Antony and Cleopatra
Lepidus / Alexas / Ventidias (voice, uncredited)
 1971 Rembrandt (TV Movie)
Rembrandt
 1971 The Beloved
Orestes
 1970 The Fifth Day of Peace
Cap. John Miller
 1968 A Twist of Sand
Geoffrey Peace
 1967 Danger Route
Jonas Wilde
 1967 The Rover
Real
 1966 La strega in amore
Sergio Logan
 1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Jarvis Smith
- Power of Attorney (1965) ... Jarvis Smith
 1964 The Human Jungle (TV Series)
Jimbo Harris
- The Quick and the Dead (1964) ... Jimbo Harris
 1964 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Cainfield
- You Must Be Virginia? (1964) ... Cainfield
 1964 The Other Woman
Daniel
 1964 The Pumpkin Eater
Giles
 1956-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Rodney Haynes / Norman / John Fleming / ...
- Heaven and Earth (1957) ... John Fleming
- Hamlet (1956) ... Laertes
 1963 80,000 Suspects
Dr. Steven Monks
 1963 Cairo
Ali
 1959 Never So Few
Capt. Danny De Mortimer
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Captain Bannion
- The Deserter (1959) ... Captain Bannion
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- Love and Money (1959)
 1957 The Buccaneers (TV Series)
Pegleg
- Spy Aboard (1957) ... Pegleg
 1957 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Lt. Guillaume
- Mixed Blood (1957) ... Lt. Guillaume
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Capt. Seddon
- The Orderly (1955) ... Capt. Seddon
 1955 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Patkin
- The Rescue (1955) ... Patkin
 1955 The Queen Came By (TV Movie)
Albert Betterby
 1953 Saadia
Lt. Girard
 1952 Scotland Yard Inspector
Danny McMara - hit-and-run victim
 1952 Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Wickham
- Episode #1.5 (1952) ... Mr. Wickham
- Episode #1.4 (1952) ... Mr. Wickham
- Episode #1.2 (1952) ... Mr. Wickham
 1951 Calling Bulldog Drummond
Control Tower Operator (uncredited)
 1951 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
Macrae (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (14 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Theatre Royla Haymarket in London, England with John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Max Adrian, Leon Quartermaine, Miles Malleson, Leslie Banks, John Blatchley, Rosalie Crutchley, Isabel Dean, and Marian Spencer in the cast. Nevill Coghill was director. See more »

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Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Attended Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, UK. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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