Richard Vernon

Richard Vernon

Highest Rated: 98% A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Lowest Rated: 56% Lady Jane (1986)

Birthday: Mar 7, 1925

Birthplace: Reading, Berkshire, England, UK

British actor Richard Vernon captivated audiences with his incredible performances on the big screen. He performed on stage, radio and screen throughout the 1960s. Vernon's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the Cary Grant comedic adaptation "Indiscreet" (1958), the Peter Cushing dramatic adaptation "Cash on Demand" (1961) and the Kenneth More adaptation sequel "We Joined the Navy" (1962). He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "The Servant" (1963) with Dirk Bogarde and "A Hard Day's Night" (1964). His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like "One Brief Summer" (1970) with Felicity Gibson, "The Pink Panther Strikes Again" (1976) with Peter Sellers and the adventure "Sammy's Super T-Shirt" (1978) with Reggie Winch. He also appeared in "Count Dracula and His Vampire Bride" (1978) with Christopher Lee. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Helena Bonham Carter historical romance "Lady Jane" (1986), the drama "A Month in the Country" (1988) with Colin Firth and the drama "Loch Ness" (1996) with Kirsty Graham. Vernon was most recently credited in the Melanie Papalia horror feature "The Den" (2014). Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Lohengrin" (PBS, 1985-86). Vernon passed away in December 1997 at the age of 72.

Highest rated movies

A Hard Day's Night
Village of the Damned
Evil Under the Sun
The Tomb of Ligeia
A Month in the Country
Lady Jane

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Longest Swim Matt's Father (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Return of the Borrowers Mr. Pott (Character) - 1996
83% 72% A Month in the Country Colonel Hebron (Character) - 1987
56% 76% Lady Jane The Marquess of Winchester (Character) $132.0K 1986
90% 72% Evil Under the Sun Flewitt (Character) - 1982
No Score Yet 44% Oh, Heavenly Dog! Quimby Charles (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sammy's Super T-Shirt Unknown (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Passion Potion Andrew Coombes (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet She'll Follow You Anywhere Andrew Coombes (Character) - 1971
86% 61% The Tomb of Ligeia Dr. Vivian (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Secret of My Success Lord Hetherby (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet 83% The Early Bird Sir Roger Wedgewood (Character) - 1965
98% 89% A Hard Day's Night Man on Train (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet 37% Agent 8 3/4 Roddinghead (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Accidental Death John Paxton (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Just for Fun Prime Minister (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 75% Cash on Demand Pearson (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Foxhole in Cairo General (Character) - 1960
93% 77% Village of the Damned Sir Edgar Hargraves (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadow Man Director - 1953
No Score Yet 53% Kiss the Blood Off My Hands Producer - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Courageous Mr. Penn Producer - 1941

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lovejoy Unknown (Character) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Camomile Lawn Unknown (Character) 1992
No Score Yet 100% Yes, Prime Minister Unknown (Guest Star) 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last of the Summer Wine Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet 100% Yes, Minister Sir Desmond Glazebrook (Character) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ripping Yarns Unknown (Character) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Duchess of Duke Street Major Smith-Baron (Character) 1976-1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1974
No Score Yet 100% Upstairs, Downstairs Unknown (Character) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Special Branch Unknown (Character) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet Armchair Theatre Unknown (Character) 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Saint Sir John Ripwell (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet 100% The Avengers Unknown (Guest Star) 1962