Aubrey Richards

Last updated 09 January 2020

Aubrey Richards (1920-2000)
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John Aubrey Richards

Born: Sunday 6th June 1920
Died: Monday 29th May 2000 (age: 79)


Aubrey Richards was a Welsh born actor who appeared in many film and television productions over a 40-year period, often portraying professors.

He started acting in repertory theatre. His films included The Ipcress File (1965), It! (1967), The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970), Under Milk Wood (1972), Endless Night (1972) and Savage Messiah (1972) as the mayor. On television he had a major role as Samuel Evans in Carrie's War (1974) and recurring roles in Emergency-Ward 10, the Doctor Who adventure The Tomb of the Cybermen (1967) as Professor Parry and How Green Was My Valley (1975–76) as Mr. Elias.

He was married to the distinguished stage manager Diana Boddington and they had two children, Claudia and David.

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