Ian Richardson

Birthday: April 7th, 1934 Date of Death: February 9th, 2007 Place of Birth: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Ian William Richardson CBE (7 April 1934 – 9 February 2007) was a Scottish actor best known for his portrayal of the Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of Cards trilogy. He was also a leading Shakespearean stage actor.

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