79 (passed away Feb. 17th, 2013)
Jan. 14th, 1934
Merton, Surrey, England, UK
Guest TV Roles[none found]
Richard Briers was an actor, known for Much Ado About Nothing, Watership Down, Monarch of the Glen and Peter Pan.
- He attended RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts) between 1954-1956 and is a member of their Council.
- He was nominated for Broadway's 1998 Tony Award as best actor in a play for his performance of 'Eugène Ionesco' (qv)'s in "The Chairs.".
- Father of 'Lucy Briers' (qv).
- A second cousin of the late 'Terry-Thomas' (qv).
- He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 1989 for his services to drama.
- Grew up in a flat above a cinema.
- He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.
- Patron of the Net Curtains Theatre Company.
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