- Category : Entertainment-Actor-Actress
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 1
He is best known for his portrayal of the Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of Cards trilogy.
Richardson was also a leading Shakespearean stage actor. He was married with actress Maroussia Frank, had two sons.
Ian Richardson died in his sleep of a heart attack on the morning of 9 February 2007, aged 72.