Richard Briers

Name:
Richard Briers
Age:
79
Date of Birth:
Jan 14, 1934
Occupation:
Actor
Spouse:
<a Href='https://www.female.com.au/celebrities/ann-davies.htm'>Ann Davies</a>,(m. 1956-2013; His Death)
Children:
<a Href='https://www.female.com.au/celebrities/lucy-briers.htm'>Lucy Briers</a>, Katie Briers
Years active:
1958-2013
Died:
Feb 17, 2013 (Emphysema)

Richard Briers - Biography Summary


Richard David Briers, (14 January 1934 – 17 February 2013) was an English actor. His fifty-year career encompassed television, stage, film and radio.

Briers first came to prominence as George Starling in Marriage Lines (1961–66), but it was a decade later, when he narrated Roobarb and Noah and Nelly in... SkylArk (1974–76) and when he played Tom Good in the BBC sitcom The Good Life (1975–78), that he became a household name. Later, he starred as Martin in Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–89), and he had a leading role as Hector in Monarch of the Glen (2000–05). From the late 1980s, with Kenneth Branagh as director, he performed Shakespearean roles in Henry V (1989), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Hamlet (1996), and As You Like It (2006).



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