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Viv Richards


Viv Richards was born on March 7, 1952 in St. John's, Antigua, British West Indies [now Antigua and Barbuda] as Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards. He is known for his work on 1979 Cricket World Cup (1979), Wisden Trophy (1963) and 1975 Cricket World Cup (1975). He is married to Miriam Richards. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

(1976-1988)
BBC TV Cricket Self / Self - West Indies Captain
(1975-1986)

Filmography

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 2020 Cricket: Today at the Test (TV Series)
Self - Guest Expert
 2019 2019 Cricket World Cup (TV Mini Series)
Self
- Opening Ceremony (2019) ... Self
 2017 The man who changed Cricket (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2016 Jazzie B's 1980s: From Dole to Soul (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2015 Cricket's Greatest (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Garfield Sobers: West Indies ... Self (as Sir Viv Richards)
 2014 CNN Newsroom (TV Series)
Self - West Indies captain
- Episode dated 27 November 2014 (2014) ... Self - West Indies captain (as Sir Viv Richards)
 2011 Botham: The Legend of '81 (TV Movie documentary)
Self
 2011 Campbell Live (TV Series)
Self - Cricket Legend
- After-Hours Costs/What to Do/Second Round (2011) ... Self - Cricket Legend (as Vivian Richards)
 2010 Fire in Babylon (Documentary)
Self
 2009 Captains Courageous (Cricket) (Video documentary)
Self (as Vivian Richards)
 2009 Empire of Cricket (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self
- West Indies (2009) ... Self
 2008 Legends of Cricket: West Indies (Video)
Self
 2006 A Question of Sport (TV Series)
Self - Mystery Guest
- Episode #36.2 (2006) ... Self - Mystery Guest
 2005 Out of Africa: Heroes and Icons (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Sir Viv Richards)
 2004 Caribbean Calypso: West Indies 0, England 3 (Video)
Self - Commentator
 2004 400 Not Out! - Brian Lara's World Record Innings (Video)
Self - Commentator (as Sir Viv Richards)
 1995 African Footsteps (TV Series documentary)
Self - Interviewee
 1995 Who's the Greatest Cricketer? (Video)
Self
 1994 Lara's Innings (Video)
Self
 1994 MCC Cricket Masterclass: Vol.1 (Video)
Self
 1993 Grandstand (TV Series)
Self - Cricket Player
- AXA Equity & Law League: Kent v Glamorgan (1993) ... Self - Cricket Player
 1984-1992 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
Self
- Dickie Bird (1992) ... Self
- Trevor McDonald (1990) ... Self
- Viv Richards (1984) ... Self
 1991 Cricketing Legends: Viv Richards (Video)
Self
 1991 Hitting Across the Line (Video)
Self
 1990 Victory! West Indies Vs England (Video)
Self
 1988 That Man Botham (Video documentary)
Self
 1988 The World's Greatest Cricketers (TV Mini Series)
Self
 1987 On Top Down Under (Video)
Self
 1987 Viv Richards - King of Cricket (Video documentary)
Self
 1987 Wogan (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #7.53 (1987) ... Self
 1979 1979 Cricket World Cup (TV Series)
Self
- 1979 Cricket World Cup Final: West Indies vs England (1979) ... Self (as Sir Vivian Richards)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio commentary for BBC Test match special on 5 Live (2007) See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Vivian Richards | Sir Viv Richards | Vivian Richards

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Miriam Richards  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

During his prime years in the 1980s, he modelled for India's then premier suitings brand Only Vimal. See more »

Trademark:

Near dead pan facial expressions when hitting fast bowlers for a boundary. See more »

Nickname:

Master Blaster See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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