Sir Ralph David Richardson(1902-1983), Actor
Sitter in 40 portraits
Actor whose career expanded from Shakespearean roles during the 1930s to include a wide modern repertoire; his notable post-war performances included Cherry in Robert Bolt's Flowering Cherry (1957) and the Author, a part specially written for him, in William Douglas Homes's The Kingfisher (1977).
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by Unknown photographer
bromide press print, circa 1933
by Central Press
bromide press print, 25 March 1952