Famously played the title role in the 1975 production of Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman". It is reported that during one of the performances, at the end of which his character dies on a bench, he didn't get up for the bow, and stayed on the bench. One of his co-stars went to check if he was all right. It turned out that ...
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Lt. Cmdr Ralph Richardson RNVR | Sir Ralph Richardson
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I don't like my face at all. It's always been a great drawback to me.
The son of a Quaker father and a Roman Catholic mother, Ralph Richardson lived with his mother after she deserted the family home in Gloucestershire, and was raised Catholic by her.
Often played proud patriarchs and authority figures