Richard Briers

Biography

Richard David Briers, CBE (born 14 January 1934) is an English actor whose career has encompassed theatre, television, film and radio. He first came to prominence as George Starling in Marriage Lines in the 1960s, but it was in the following decade when he played Tom Good in the BBC sitcom The Good Life that he became a household name. In the 1980s he starred in Ever Decreasing Circles, and from 2000 to 2002 came back to the spotlight with a leading role in Monarch of the Glen.

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Birth Name

Richard David Briers

Birth Place

Raynes Park, Londres, Reino Unido

Birth Date

1/14/1934

Death Date

2/17/2013
Known For
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Grandfather

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Much Ado About Nothing

Leonato

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Watership Down

Fiver (voice)

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Watership Down: Escape To Watership Down

Captain Broom (15 episodes, 1999-2001)

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Fathom

Flight Lt. Timothy Webb

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The Best Bits of Mr. Bean

Man in Church (archive footage)

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A Midwinter's Tale

Henry Wakefield (Claudius, the Ghost, and the Player King)

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A Home of Your Own

The Husband

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A Chorus of Disapproval

Ted Washbrook

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Ever Decreasing Cricles - The Complete Series

Martin Bryce (27 episodes, 1984-1989)

Starring In
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Cockneys vs Zombies

Hamish

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Christmas in Canaan

Wilson 1 episode, 2009

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As You Like It

Adam

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The Funny Blokes of British Comedy

Himself

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Bob the Builder: When Bob Became a Builder

Robert (UK) (voice)

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Peter Pan

Smee

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Unconditional Love

Barry Moore

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Victoria & Albert

Joseph Paxton

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Love's Labour's Lost

Sir Nathaniel

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Watership Down: Escape To Watership Down

Captain Broom (15 episodes, 1999-2001)

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Since You've Been Gone

Louis XIII (voice) (uncredited)

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Spice World

Bishop

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To Be on Camera: A History with Hamlet

Self

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The Best Bits of Mr. Bean

Man in Church (archive footage)

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Hamlet

Polonius

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A Midwinter's Tale

Henry Wakefield (Claudius, the Ghost, and the Player King)

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Heavy Weather

The Hon. Galahad Threepwood

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Grandfather

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Mole's Christmas

Rat (voice)

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Much Ado About Nothing

Leonato

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Peter's Friends

Lord Morton

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Henry V

Lieutenant Bardolph

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A Chorus of Disapproval

Ted Washbrook

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Twelfth Night

Malvolio

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Ever Decreasing Cricles - The Complete Series

Martin Bryce (27 episodes, 1984-1989)

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Watership Down

Fiver (voice)

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The Four Musketeers

Louis XIII (voice) (uncredited)

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Rentadick

Miles Gannet

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Fathom

Flight Lt. Timothy Webb

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A Home of Your Own

The Husband

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The Bargee

Tomkins

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Doctor in Distress

Medical Student (uncredited)

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The V.I.P.s

Met. Official (uncredited)

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Murder, She Said

Mrs. Binster

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A Matter of WHO

Jamieson

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Bottoms Up

Colbourne

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