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Richard Briers

Highest Rated:   100% Henry V (1989)
Lowest Rated:   14% Unconditional Love (2002)
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Birthplace:   Merton, Surrey, England, UK
British leading man Richard Briers appeared in several TV adaptations of venerable stage plays in the 1960s. His interpretation of cross-dressing Lord Fancourt Babberly in Charley's Aunt managed to find a berth on American public television in 1968. The warm gust of applause greeting the actor's appearance indicated that he was already an audience favorite - as indeed he was, having appeared in such films as Girls at Sea (1962) and Fathom (1967). When American viewers next saw Briers, he was starring with Felicity Kendall on an agreeable BBC sitcom, Good Neighbors (Briers' second starring series). The series was a light, easy-going account of two city dwellers trying to make a go at country living; Richard Briers and his superb supporting cast made the slender material seem far funnier than it really was.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
74% Cockneys vs Zombies
  • Actor
2013
36% As You Like It
  • Adam
2006
77% Peter Pan
  • Smee
$48.5M 2003
14% Unconditional Love
  • Barry Moore
2002
No Score Yet Victoria & Albert
  • Actor
2001
50% Love's Labour's Lost
  • Nathaniel
2000
No Score Yet Winter In Watership Down
  • Actor
1999
No Score Yet Escape to Watership Down
  • Actor
1999
No Score Yet Journey to Watership Down
  • Actor
1999
No Score Yet The Student Prince
  • Dr. Corbitt
1998
36% Spice World
  • Bishop
1998
95% Hamlet
  • Polonius
1996
81% In the Bleak Midwinter (A Midwinter's Tale)
  • Henry Wakefield (Claudius the Ghost and the Player
1996
No Score Yet Wind in the Willows
  • Actor
1996
39% Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
  • Grandfather
1994
91% Much Ado About Nothing
  • Leonato
1993
71% Peter's Friends
  • Peter's Father
1992
100% Henry V
  • Lt. Bardolph
1989
No Score Yet A Chorus of Disapproval
  • Ted Washbrook
1988
No Score Yet It's Your Move
  • Actor
1982
82% Watership Down
  • Fiver
1978
No Score Yet Rat: Meet the Neighbors
  • Actor
1978
No Score Yet All The Way Up
  • Actor
1970
40% Fathom
  • Timothy
1967
No Score Yet The V.I.P.s
  • Meteorological Official
1963
No Score Yet A Matter of Who
  • Jamieson
1961
83% Murder She Said
  • Mrs. Binster
1961
No Score Yet The Girl on the Boat
  • Eustace Hignett
1961
No Score Yet Bottoms Up
  • Colbourne
1960

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2015
  • Wilson
  • 2009
No Score Yet Extras
2005-2007
  • Himself
  • 2007
No Score Yet Monarch of the Glen
2000-2005
  • Hector MacDonald Hector
  • 2006
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet New Tricks
2003-2013
  • James Farlow

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