Definition of Ralph Richardson from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Ralph Richardson

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(1902-83) an English actor on stage, in films and on television. His early career was spent in the theatre, playing leading parts in plays by Chekhov, Ibsen and Shakespeare, and he was made a knight in 1947. Later he appeared in works by modern writers, including J B Priestley and Harold Pinter. His many films included Richard III (1956), The Bed Sitting Room (1969) and O Lucky Man!(1973).