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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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Known For

The Curse of the Werewolf
(1961)
The Revenge of Frankenstein
(1958)
The Quatermass Xperiment
The Quatermass Xperiment Victor Carroon
(1955)
Time Without Pity
Time Without Pity Maxwell - the MP
(1957)

Filmography

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 1989 Mystery!: Campion (TV Series)
Professor Farrington
- The Case of the Late Pig: Part 2 (1989) ... Professor Farrington
 1986 Chocky's Challenge (TV Series)
Professor Ferris
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Professor Ferris
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Professor Ferris
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Professor Ferris
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Professor Ferris
 1984-1985 The Tripods (TV Series)
Julius
- The White Mountains: 2090 AD (1985) ... Julius
 1984 The Life and Death of King John (TV Movie)
Cardinal Pandulph
 1983 The Old Men at the Zoo (TV Series)
Matthew Price
- Armageddon (1983) ... Matthew Price
- Exodus (1983) ... Matthew Price
- Godmanchester's Plan (1983) ... Matthew Price
- A Tall Story (1983) ... Matthew Price
 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)
Maihofer
- Hijack to Mogadishu (1980) ... Maihofer
 1977 Crown Court (TV Series)
Kenneth James Hoistpetard
- An Upward Fall: Part 1 (1977) ... Kenneth James Hoistpetard
 1972 The Regiment (TV Series)
Lt Col Gaunt-Seymour
- The Recruit (1972) ... Lt Col Gaunt-Seymour
- Days of Betrayal (1972) ... Lt Col Gaunt-Seymour
- The Fortunes of Peace (1972) ... Lt Col Gaunt-Seymour
- The Father of the Regiment (1972) ... Lt Col Gaunt-Seymour
 1970 Song of Norway
Hans Christian Andersen
 1970 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Edgar Gaveston
- A Family and a Fortune (1970) ... Edgar Gaveston
 1969 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Anthony Millington-Chope
- Murder: The Colonel and the Naturalist (1969) ... Anthony Millington-Chope
 1969 Lock Up Your Daughters!
Coupler
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Fr. Demitry Hermogen
- These Men Are Dangerous: Stalin (1969) ... Fr. Demitry Hermogen
 1968 Contrasts (TV Series)
Poet
- Living on the Box (1968) ... Poet
 1966 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Dr. Aitken
- A Settled Man (1966) ... Dr. Aitken
 1964-1965 R3 (TV Series)
Dr. Peter Travers
- A Whole Lot of Reasons (1965) ... Dr. Peter Travers
- The Astronaut (1965) ... Dr. Peter Travers
- The Critical Moment (1965) ... Dr. Peter Travers
- The Fratton Experiment (1965) ... Dr. Peter Travers
- Patterns of Behaviour (1965) ... Dr. Peter Travers
 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 Barnaby Rudge (TV Series)
Mr. Gashford
- Episode #1.13 (1960) ... Mr. Gashford
- Episode #1.12 (1960) ... Mr. Gashford
- Episode #1.11 (1960) ... Mr. Gashford
- Episode #1.10 (1960) ... Mr. Gashford
- Episode #1.9 (1960) ... Mr. Gashford
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Charles Fearne
- Admiral Byng (1960) ... Charles Fearne
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Ichneumon fly / Commander-in-chief of the Yellows
- Twentieth Century Theatre: The Insect Play (1960) ... Ichneumon fly / Commander-in-chief of the Yellows
 1959 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Water / Curator
- Panic Button (1959) ... Water
- National Treasure (1959) ... Curator
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Ghost of Hamlet's Father
- Hamlet (1959) ... Ghost of Hamlet's Father
 1958 The Revenge of Frankenstein
Up Patient
 1958 The Camp on Blood Island
Dr. Robert Keiller
 1958 More Than Robbery (TV Series)
Tredford
- The Nearest Man (1958) ... Tredford
- The Taste of Truth (1958) ... Tredford
- Sydney Harbour Bridge (1958) ... Tredford
- Shut the Door, Whisper (1958) ... Tredford
- The Only Difference (1958) ... Tredford
 1957 Nicholas Nickleby (TV Series)
Newman Noggs
- Episode #1.10 (1957) ... Newman Noggs
- Episode #1.9 (1957) ... Newman Noggs
- Episode #1.8 (1957) ... Newman Noggs
- Episode #1.7 (1957) ... Newman Noggs
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... Newman Noggs
 1957 Hour of Mystery (TV Series)
Sir Charles Jasper
- A Murder Has Been Arranged (1957) ... Sir Charles Jasper
 1957 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie)
Tench
 1957 Huntingtower (TV Series)
John Heritage
- Episode #1.6 (1957) ... John Heritage
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... John Heritage
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... John Heritage
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... John Heritage
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... John Heritage
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Tybalt
- Romeo and Juliet (1957) ... Tybalt
 1957 Time Without Pity
Maxwell - the MP
 1957 Sword of Freedom (TV Series)
Procelli / Coppa
- The Suspects (1957) ... Procelli
- Angelica's Past (1957) ... Coppa
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Ambrose Chappell Jr (uncredited)
 1955 The Sleeping Beauty (TV Movie)
The King
 1955 The Storm Bell (TV Movie)
Mr. Fenner
 1955 The Quatermass Xperiment
Victor Carroon
 1955 The Gordon Honour (TV Series)
King Arthur
- King Arthur's Candlestick (1955) ... King Arthur
 1954-1955 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Thersites / Tybalt
- Romeo and Juliet (1955) ... Tybalt
- Troilus and Cressida/II (1954) ... Thersites
- Troilus and Cressida (1954) ... Thersites
 1954 Stage by Stage (TV Series)
Colonel Briton
- The Wonder: A Woman Keeps a Secret (1954) ... Colonel Briton
 1952 Madame Pepita (TV Movie)
Augusto
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Personal Details

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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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Trivia:

Great-great-grandson of the poet William Wordsworth, Richard lived his later life in a cottage in Grassmere in the Lake District England. He was known to regularily walk the 'Horseshoe' even into his late 70s. (The 'Horseshoe' is a high altitude walk around the Fairfield Heights, connecting Grassmere, Rydal and Ambleside) See more »

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Capricorn

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