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Lloyd Richards (II) (1919–2006)

Lloyd Richards was born on June 29, 1919 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Lloyd George Richards. He was a director and actor, known for The Piano Lesson (1995), Paul Robeson (1979) and Freeman (1977). He was married to Barbara Davenport. He died on June 29, 2006 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Piano Lesson
The Piano Lesson Director
(1995)
Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson Director
(1979)
Freeman
Freeman Director
(1977)
The 45th Annual Tony Awards
The 45th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Winner: Regional Theatre Award
(1991)

Filmography

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 1995 The Piano Lesson (TV Movie)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1979 Paul Robeson (TV Movie)
 1979 Roots: The Next Generations (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (1979)
 1977 Freeman (TV Movie)
 1977 Visions (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Freeman (1977)
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1956 The Little Foxes (TV Movie)
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 1998 Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist (Documentary) (academic advisor)
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 2006 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film (2006) ... Himself
 2005 Character Studies (TV Series)
Himself
- Ruth (2005) ... Himself
 1987-2003 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Moderator
- Playwright, Director & Choreographer (2003) ... Himself - Moderator
- New Play Development (1994) ... Himself
- Playwright & Director (1987) ... Himself
 1996 The 50th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Direction of a Play
 1995 The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries or a Special
 1991 The 45th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Regional Theatre Award
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 2017 Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age (Documentary) (post-production)
Himself
 2003 The 57th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(January 16 to March 29, 1992) He directed August Wilson's play, "Two Trains Running," in the 25th Anniversary Season presented by Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle Theatre (University of California) in Los Angeles, California with Roscoe Lee Browne, Anthony Chisholm, Laurence Fishburne, Cynthia Martells, ... See more »

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Trivia:

He was nominated for a 1990 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Director of a Play for "The Piano Lesson" on Broadway in New York City. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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