Richard Leech

Richard Leech

Highest Rated: 100% Curse of the Demon (1957)

Lowest Rated: 50% Young Winston (1972)

Birthday: Nov 24, 1922

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Richard Leech was an accomplished actor who led an impressive career, primarily on the big screen. Leech kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Robert Donat drama "Lease of Life" (1954), the Alec Guinness dramatic adaptation "The Prisoner" (1955) and "It's Never Too Late" (1956) with Phyllis Calvert. He also appeared in the Michael Redgrave dramatic adaptation "Time Without Pity" (1957), "The Wind Cannot Read" (1958) with Dirk Bogarde and the Dana Andrews horror flick "Curse of the Demon" (1958). He kept working in film throughout the sixties and the seventies, starring in "The Wild and the Willing" (1964), the Laurence Harvey adaptation sequel "Life at the Top" (1965) and "The Fighting Prince of Donegal" (1966). He also appeared in the Simon Ward biopic "Young Winston" (1972). He also was featured in the TV movie "Florence Nightingale" (NBC, 1984-85). Leech most recently appeared in "The Richard Tucker Opera Gala Hosted By Placido Domingo" (PBS, 1999-2000).

Highest rated movies

Curse of the Demon
Young Winston

Filmography

Movies

Credit
50% 53% Young Winston Mr. Moore (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet 17% The Fighting Prince of Donegal Phelim O'Toole (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet No Score Yet Walk a Tightrope Doug Randle (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ricochet Alan Phipps (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 46% The War Lover Maj. Murika (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Terror of the Tongs Insp. Bob Dean (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Lady Mislaid George (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Moonraker Henry Strangeways (Character) - 1958
100% 85% Curse of the Demon Inspector Mottrarn (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Long Arm Gilson (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 83% Battle Hell Lt Strain RN (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Children Galore Harry Bunnion (Character) - 1954

TV

Credit
68% 79% Doctor Who Unknown (Character) 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Special Branch Commander Knight (Character) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Avengers Unknown (Guest Star) 1967 1962-1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Saint Stewart (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Interpol Calling Garetta (Character) 1960

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