Aubrey Richards

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Aubrey Richards
Aubrey Richards.jpg
in Gideon's Way, 1964
Born John Aubrey Richards
(1920-06-06)6 June 1920
Swansea, Wales
Died 29 May 2000(2000-05-29) (aged 79)
Barnet, London, England
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Diana Boddington

Aubrey Richards (6 June 1920 - 29 May 2000) 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 film roles included Dr. Radcliffe in The Ipcress File (1966), The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970) as a research scientist and Savage Messiah (1972) as the mayor.[1] 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.[2]


  1. ^ Aubrey Richards at Film4. retrieved 23 August 2012
  2. ^ Diana Boddington obituary in The Guardian. Retrieved 23 August 2012

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