He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre and at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, England with Robert Harris, Leslie French, Robert Speaight, and George Zucco in the cast. Harcourt Williams was director.
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Lt. Cmdr Ralph Richardson RNVR | Sir Ralph Richardson
6' (1.83 m)
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I don't like my face at all. It's always been a great drawback to me.
Played two roles originally played by Basil Rathbone
. He played Karenin in Anna Karenina
(1948) (Rathbone was Karenin in the 1935 Anna Karenina
(1935) film version). Richardson also played Dr. Sloper in The Heiress
(1949) after Rathbone had played Sloper in the Broadway stage version.
Often played proud patriarchs and authority figures