Richard Todd

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Todd OBE (11 June 1919 – 3 December 2009) was an Irish-born British stage and film actor and soldier. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Todd, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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House of the Long Shadows (1983)

An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet that he can write a classic novel like 'Wuthering Heights' in 24 hours. However, upon his arrival he discovers that the apparently empty manor has several rather odd inhabitants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Walker
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Christopher Lee  •  Peter Cushing  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.

An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a $20,000 bet that he can write a classic novel like 'Wuthering Heights' in 24 hours. However, upon his arrival he discovers that the apparently empty manor has several rather odd inhabitants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Walker
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Christopher Lee  •  Peter Cushing  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.

Stage Fright (1950)

A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high-society entertainer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Jane Wyman  •  Michael Wilding  •  Richard Todd

A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high-society entertainer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Jane Wyman  •  Michael Wilding  •  Richard Todd

The Longest Day (1962)

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

The Virgin Queen (1955)

Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Bette Davis  •  Joan Collins  •  Jay Robinson

Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Bette Davis  •  Joan Collins  •  Jay Robinson

The Hasty Heart (1949)

It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home. But not for everyone. A Scottish soldier, Corporal Lachlan "Lachie" MacLachlan is the victim of a wound to the lower back on this day. He's moved to a M.A.S.H. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Ronald Reagan  •  Patricia Neal  •  Richard Todd  •  Anthony Nicholls

It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home. But not for everyone. A Scottish soldier, Corporal Lachlan "Lachie" MacLachlan is the victim of a wound to the lower back on this day. He's moved to a M.A.S.H. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vincent Sherman
CAST:  Ronald Reagan  •  Patricia Neal  •  Richard Todd  •  Anthony Nicholls

The Dam Busters (1955)

The story of the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron 'The Dam Busters'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Ursula Jeans  •  Robert Shaw

The story of the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron 'The Dam Busters'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Ursula Jeans  •  Robert Shaw

The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)

Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by henchmen of Prince John. Robin takes up the life of an outlaw, gathering together his band of merry men with him in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Joan Rice  •  Peter Finch  •  James Hayter

Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by henchmen of Prince John. Robin takes up the life of an outlaw, gathering together his band of merry men with him in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Joan Rice  •  Peter Finch  •  James Hayter

The Sword and the Rose (1953)

Tells the story of Mary Tudor and her troubled path to true love. Henry VIII, for political reasons, determines to wed her to the King of France. She tries to flee to America with her love but is captured when she is "un-hatted" on board ship. In return for her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Michael Gough  •  Peter Copley

Tells the story of Mary Tudor and her troubled path to true love. Henry VIII, for political reasons, determines to wed her to the King of France. She tries to flee to America with her love but is captured when she is "un-hatted" on board ship. In return for her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Michael Gough  •  Peter Copley

The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961)

Based on a play by Willis Hall. A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to their whereabouts. As they progress to what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Norman
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Richard Todd  •  Richard Harris  •  David McCallum

Based on a play by Willis Hall. A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to their whereabouts. As they progress to what ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Norman
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Richard Todd  •  Richard Harris  •  David McCallum

Saint Joan (1957)

Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon she is thought of as a witch.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Todd  •  Adolf Wohlbrück

Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon she is thought of as a witch.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Todd  •  Adolf Wohlbrück

The Big Sleep (1978)

Private eye Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) investigates a case of blackmail involving the two wild daughters of a rich general, a pornographer and a gangster. This neo-noir remake of the iconic 1946 Bogart film transfers the setting of Raymond Chandler's novel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Sarah Miles  •  Candy Clark  •  Richard Boone

Private eye Philip Marlowe (Robert Mitchum) investigates a case of blackmail involving the two wild daughters of a rich general, a pornographer and a gangster. This neo-noir remake of the iconic 1946 Bogart film transfers the setting of Raymond Chandler's novel ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Sarah Miles  •  Candy Clark  •  Richard Boone

Rob Roy, The Highland Rogue (1954)

After the 1715 defeat of the clans, one of the highland leaders, Rob Roy MacGregor escapes, has lots of adventures, gets married, and eventually becomes enough of a nuisance to George I to be outlawed, and hunted by the English  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Glynis Johns  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Michael Gough

After the 1715 defeat of the clans, one of the highland leaders, Rob Roy MacGregor escapes, has lots of adventures, gets married, and eventually becomes enough of a nuisance to George I to be outlawed, and hunted by the English  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Glynis Johns  •  James Robertson Justice  •  Michael Gough

Good Morning, Boys! (1937)

Dr. Benjamin Twist (Hay) and his pupils become involved with art thieves on a trip to Paris. Hay’s seamy schoolmaster act is supported by a fine cast including Charles Hawtrey and Lilli Palmer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Will Hay  •  Martita Hunt  •  Fewlass Llewellyn  •  Mark Daly

Dr. Benjamin Twist (Hay) and his pupils become involved with art thieves on a trip to Paris. Hay’s seamy schoolmaster act is supported by a fine cast including Charles Hawtrey and Lilli Palmer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Will Hay  •  Martita Hunt  •  Fewlass Llewellyn  •  Mark Daly

The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (1965)

Two British children travel to Italy in an attempt to break up their runaway mother's affair with an Italian concert pianist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Richard Todd  •  Phyllis Calvert

Two British children travel to Italy in an attempt to break up their runaway mother's affair with an Italian concert pianist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delmer Daves
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Richard Todd  •  Phyllis Calvert

The Very Edge (1963)

Tracey Lawrence is assautled in her home and is so affected by the traumatic event she now finds all men totally repulsive, including her husband. Her attitude does not change with time, and to make matters worse her husband has got romantically involved with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cyril Frankel
CAST:  Anne Heywood  •  Richard Todd  •  Nicole Maurey  •  Jack Hedley

Tracey Lawrence is assautled in her home and is so affected by the traumatic event she now finds all men totally repulsive, including her husband. Her attitude does not change with time, and to make matters worse her husband has got romantically involved with his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cyril Frankel
CAST:  Anne Heywood  •  Richard Todd  •  Nicole Maurey  •  Jack Hedley

Dorian Gray (1970)

London, England. Dorian Gray is a young man who somehow keeps his beauty eternally, while a mysterious portrait of himself gradually reveals his moral decay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Massimo Dallamano
CAST:  Helmut Berger  •  Richard Todd  •  Herbert Lom  •  Marie Liljedahl

London, England. Dorian Gray is a young man who somehow keeps his beauty eternally, while a mysterious portrait of himself gradually reveals his moral decay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Massimo Dallamano
CAST:  Helmut Berger  •  Richard Todd  •  Herbert Lom  •  Marie Liljedahl

24 Hours of a Woman's Life (1952)

A compulsive gambler stumbles towards losing everything when Merle Oberon decides to save him from himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Richard Todd  •  Leo Genn  •  Stephen Murray

A compulsive gambler stumbles towards losing everything when Merle Oberon decides to save him from himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Merle Oberon  •  Richard Todd  •  Leo Genn  •  Stephen Murray

Flesh and Blood (1951)

Based upon the play A Sleeping Clergyman by James Bridie, it tells the story of three generations of the Scottish Cameron family, with its various conflicts and romances.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Kimmins
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  André Morell  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Glynis Johns

Based upon the play A Sleeping Clergyman by James Bridie, it tells the story of three generations of the Scottish Cameron family, with its various conflicts and romances.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Kimmins
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  André Morell  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Glynis Johns

No. 1 of the Secret Service (1978)

No. 1 is fearless, irrestible, and licensed to kill. No. 1 is assigned to capture a madman killing international financiers. Before getting the bad guy, No. 1 encounters mercenaries from the evil organization K.R.A.S.H. (Killing, Rape, Arson, Slaughter, and Hit).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Shonteff
CAST:  Nicky Henson  •  Richard Todd  •  Aimi MacDonald  •  Geoffrey Keen

No. 1 is fearless, irrestible, and licensed to kill. No. 1 is assigned to capture a madman killing international financiers. Before getting the bad guy, No. 1 encounters mercenaries from the evil organization K.R.A.S.H. (Killing, Rape, Arson, Slaughter, and Hit).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lindsay Shonteff
CAST:  Nicky Henson  •  Richard Todd  •  Aimi MacDonald  •  Geoffrey Keen

Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker (1991)

This documentary, hosted by actor Burgess Meredith, explores the life and career of movie director Otto Preminger, whose body of work includes such memorable films as Anatomy of a Murder, Exodus, Laura, Forever Amber, Advise and Consent, In Harm's Way, The Moon Is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valerie A. Robins
CAST:  Otto Preminger  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Saul Bass  •  Peter Bogdanovich

This documentary, hosted by actor Burgess Meredith, explores the life and career of movie director Otto Preminger, whose body of work includes such memorable films as Anatomy of a Murder, Exodus, Laura, Forever Amber, Advise and Consent, In Harm's Way, The Moon Is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Valerie A. Robins
CAST:  Otto Preminger  •  Burgess Meredith  •  Saul Bass  •  Peter Bogdanovich
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