Richard Todd

Irish-British actor (1919-2009)

Richard Andrew Palethorpe-Todd OBE (11 June 1919 – 3 December 2009) was an Irish-British actor. He won a Golden Globe Award and had an Academy Award for Best Actor nomination for his role as Corporal Lachlan MacLachlan in the 1949 movie The Hasty Heart.[2]

Richard Todd

Publicity photo of Todd, c. 1959
Richard Andrew Palethorpe-Todd

(1919-06-11)11 June 1919
Died 3 December 2009(2009-12-03) (aged 90)
Burial placeSt. Guthlac's Church, Little Ponton, Lincolnshire, England
EducationShrewsbury School
Alma materItalia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Royal Military College, Sandhurst
Catherine Grant-Bogle
(m. 1949; div. 1970)
(died 1998)
Virginia Mailer
(m. 1970; div. 1992)
PartnerPatricia Nelson
Children5 (2 with Bogle, 2 with Mailer, and 1 with Nelson)
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service1941–1946
Service number180649
UnitKing's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Parachute Regiment
Battles/warsWorld War II

References change

  1. "He died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday at his home near Grantham in Lincolnshire.". See under 'Death' below
  2. "Lieutenant Richard Todd". Retrieved 2021-05-12.