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Tony Richardson (June 5, 1928 - November 14, 1991) was a British theatre and film director and producer. June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... A film producer oversees the making of movies. ...


Richardson was born Cecil Antonio Richardson in Shipley, Yorkshire in 1928, and attended Ashville College, Harrogate. Shipley is the name of several places in the United Kingdom: Shipley, Derbyshire Shipley, Northumberland Shipley, Shropshire Shipley, West Sussex Shipley, West Yorkshire Shipley is also the name of these people: Jenny Shipley, ex-Prime Minister of New Zealand Jonathan Shipley, 18th century clergyman Tom Shipley, musician Debra Shipley, British... The White Yorkshire rose. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Representative of the British "New Wave" of directors, he got his start in the British theatre with the New English Stage Company, and co-founded Woodfall Films with the dramatist John Osborne. The British New Wave is the name given to a trend in filmmaking among directors in Britain in the late fifties and early sixties. ... A dramatist is an author of dramatic compositions, usually plays. ... John James Osborne (December 12, 1929 – December 24, 1994) was an English playwright, the first of the Angry Young Men of the 1950s. ...


In 1964 Richardson received two Academy Awards (Best Director and Best Picture) for Tom Jones (1963). For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... Academy Awards The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States. ... Tom Jones is a 1963 comedy film which tells the story of a young 18th century man who is taken into the household of a rich gentleman and grows up living a bawdy life with many women. ...


He was married to the actress Vanessa Redgrave between 1962 and 1967 (he left her for actress Jeanne Moreau), and had two daughters, Natasha Richardson (born 1963) and Joely Richardson (born 1965), both of whom are actresses. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Vanessa Redgrave during the 2004 season of Nip/Tuck. ...


Richardson was bisexual (which he had carefully hidden for as long as possible), and died of complications from AIDS at 63 in 1991. Bisexuality in human sexual behavior refers to the aesthetic, romantic, and sexual desire for people of both genders and/or for people of both sexes. ... Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (or acronym AIDS or Aids), is a collection of symptoms and infections resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). ...


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Tony Richardson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (190 words)
Tony Richardson (June 5, 1928 - November 14, 1991) was a British theatre and film director and producer.
Richardson was born Cecil Antonio Richardson in Shipley, Yorkshire in 1928, and attended Ashville College, Harrogate.
Richardson was bisexual (which he had carefully hidden for as long as possible), and died of complications from AIDS at 63 in 1991.
Tony Richardson (NFL) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (340 words)
Antonio Richardson (born December 12, 1971 in Frankfurt, Germany), is a fullback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League.
His father, Sergeant Major Ben Richardson, was stationed in Germany when Tony was born, and he grew up the first eight years of his life in Germany.
Richardson was not drafted by any team, and entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent signed to the Dallas Cowboys in 1994.
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