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Richard Todd

Wednesday, 11th June 1919 - Thursday, 3rd December 2009
Dublin
Ireland


Irish actor who reenacted his own wartime exploits in the 1962 film The Longest Day and was author Ian Fleming’s first choice to play James Bond. A scheduling conflict gave the role to Sean Connery. Todd was nominated for an Oscar for the 1949 film The Hasty Heart (costarring Ronald Reagan) but lost to Broderick Crawford for Todd also starred as US Senate chaplain Peter Marshall in A Man Called Peter (1954). He died of cancer in Lincolnshire, in central England, on December 3, 2009.
~Life in Legacy


Good Morning, Boys!
Extra (uncredited)
1937
Hasty Heart
Lachie
1949
Interrupted Journey
John North
1949
Stage Fright
Jonathan Cooper
1950
Flesh & Blood
Charles Cameron / Sutherland
1951
Portrait of Clare
Robert Hart
1951
Lightning Strikes Twice
Richard Trevelyan
1951
Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men
Robin Hood
1952
24 Hours of a Woman's Life
The Young Man
1952
Venetian Bird
Edward Mercer
1953
Sword and the Rose
Charles Brandon
1953
Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue
Rob Roy MacGregor
1954
Man Called Peter
Peter Marshall
1955
Marie Antoinette
1955
Dam Busters
Wing Cmdr. Guy Gibson
1955
Virgin Queen
Sir Walter Raleigh
1955
D-Day, the Sixth of June
1956
Saint Joan
Dunois
1957
Yangtse Incident
Lt. Cmdr. Kerans
1957
Intent to Kill
1958
Naked Earth
Danny
1958
Chase a Crooked Shadow
1958
Danger Within
Lt. Col. David Baird, M.C.
1959
Never Let Go
John Cummings
1960
Long and the Short and the Tall
Sergeant Mitchem
1961
Why Bother to Knock
Bill
1961
Hellions
Sam Hargis
1961
Crime Does Not Pay
1962
Boys
1962
Longest Day
Major John Howard
1962
Sanders
Inspector Harry Sanders
1963
Very Edge
Geoffrey Lawrence
1963
Coast of Skeletons
1964
Affair at Villa Fiorita
1965
Battle of the Villa Fiorita
Darrell
1965
Operation Crossbow
Wing Commander Kendall
1965
Love-Ins
1967
Subterfuge
Redmayne
1968
Dorian Gray
Basil
1970
No. 1 of the Secret Service
Loveday
1970
Asylum
Walter
1972
Big Sleep
Commander Stephen Barker
1978
House of the Long Shadows
Sam Allyson
1983
Jenny's War
General Benjamin Cutler
1985
Sherlock Holmes: Incident at Victoria Falls
Lord Roberts
1991

BBC Plays
Edmund Gurney And The
67
ITV Television Playhouse
The Man Who Could Find Things
Stephen Mason
01/08/1960
ITV Play of the Week
Carrington V.C.
Major Charles "Copper" Carrington
01/26/1960
This is Your Life
Richard Todd
Subject
03/07/1960
Movie Quiz
Episode
06/25/1973
Thriller
The Next Scream You Hear
George Tulliver
07/06/1974
Doctor Who
Kinda
Sanders
02/01/1982
Movie Memories
Episode #2.3
03/10/1982
Murder, She Wrote
Appointment in Athens
Col Alec Scofield
09/24/1989
Silent Witness
The World Cruise
Professor Newman
12/11/2000
Midsomer Murders
Birds of Prey
Charles Edmonton
01/31/2003




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