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Tony Richardson

Tony Richardson (1928 - 1991), was a British director.

Representative of the British "New Wave" of directors. In 1964 he received two Academy Awards (Best Director and Best Picture) for Tom Jones (1963). He was married to the actress Vanessa Redgrave and had two daughters, Natasha Richardson[?] and Joely Redgrave[?]. He was bisexual and died from AIDS.

Filmography (selected)

  • Look Back in Anger (1958)
  • The Entertainer (1960)
  • Sanctuary (1961)
  • A Taste of Honey (1961)
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (aka Rebel with a Cause) (1962)
  • Tom Jones (1963)
  • Hamlet[?] (1969)



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