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Richard Wordsworth (1915–1993)

Richard Wordsworth was born on January 19, 1915 in Halesowen, Worcestershire, England as Richard Curwen Wordsworth. He was an actor, known for The Curse of the Werewolf (1961), The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) and The Quatermass Xperiment (1955). He died on November 21, 1993 in Kendal, Cumbria, England. See full bio »

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 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Professor Farrington
- The Case of the Late Pig: Part 2 (1989) ... Professor Farrington
 1984 King John (TV Movie)
Cardinal Pandulph
 1980 The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (TV Series)
The Storyteller
- The Minds of Men (1980) ... The Storyteller
- Heroes and Men (1980) ... The Storyteller
 1980 Escape (TV Series)
 1977 Crown Court (TV Series)
Kenneth James Hoistpetard
- An Upward Fall: Part 1 (1977) ... Kenneth James Hoistpetard
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Anthony Millington-Chope
- Murder: The Colonel and the Naturalist (1969) ... Anthony Millington-Chope
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Fr. Demitry Hermogen
- These Men Are Dangerous: Stalin (1969) ... Fr. Demitry Hermogen
 1966 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Dr. Aitken
- A Settled Man (1966) ... Dr. Aitken
 1964 Detective (TV Series)
Professor Gervase Fenn
- The Moving Toyshop (1964) ... Professor Gervase Fenn
 1961 The Curse of the Werewolf
The Beggar
 1961 Doctor Knock (TV Series)
Dr. Knock
- Act 3 (1961) ... Dr. Knock
- Act 2 (1961) ... Dr. Knock
- Act 1 (1961) ... Dr. Knock
 1961 The Cheaters (TV Series)
Lester
- The Man with the Ticking Head (1961) ... Lester
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Charles Fearne
- Admiral Byng (1960) ... Charles Fearne
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Water / Curator
- Panic Button (1959) ... Water
- National Treasure (1959) ... Curator
 1958 The Revenge of Frankenstein
Up Patient
 1958 The Camp on Blood Island
Dr. Robert Keiller
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series)
Sir Charles Jasper
- A Murder Has Been Arranged (1957) ... Sir Charles Jasper
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Tybalt
- Romeo and Juliet (1957) ... Tybalt
 1957 Time Without Pity
Maxwell - the MP
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Coppa
- Angelica's Past (1957) ... Coppa
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Ambrose Chappell Jr (uncredited)
 1954-1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Tybalt / Thersites
- Romeo and Juliet (1955) ... Tybalt
- Troilus and Cressida (1954) ... Thersites
 1952 Madame Pepita (TV Movie)
Augusto
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Other Works:

She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard II," in a Shakespeare Memorial Theatre production at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Paul Scofield, Eric Porter, Herbert Lomas, Veronica Turleigh, Paul Daneman, Brewster Mason, John Bennett, Joy Parker, and John Whiting in the cast. John Gielgud was ... See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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In the early 1980s he was a guest professor in the English department at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he directed a production of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" with himself in the role of Shylock. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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