Richard Leech


Biography

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 "Ti...

Biography

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).

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

A Handful of Dust (1988)
Florence Nightingale (1985)
Champions (1983)
Beck
Gandhi (1982)
Sweet Virgin (1974)
Dr Allen
The Gathering Storm (1974)
Young Winston (1972)
Moore
The Fighting Prince of Donegal (1966)
Phelim O'Toole
Ricochet (1966)
Alan Phipps
Life at the Top (1965)
Doctor
Walk a Tightrope (1964)
Doug
Young and Willing (1964)
Police inspector
I Thank a Fool (1962)
Irish doctor
The War Lover (1962)
Murika
The Terror of the Tongs (1961)
Inspector Dean
Tunes of Glory (1960)
Captain Alec Rafferty
The Horse's Mouth (1958)
Hodges
A Night to Remember (1958)
The Wind Cannot Read (1958)
Hobson
The Moonraker (1958)
Curse of the Demon (1957)
Inspector Mottram
Time Without Pity (1957)
Proprietor Of Espresso Bar
The Iron Petticoat (1956)
It's Never Too Late (1956)
The Feminine Touch (1955)
Lease of Life (1954)
The Temptress (1949)

Cast (Special)

The Richard Tucker Opera Gala Hosted By Placido Domingo (1999)
THE RICHARD TUCKER NEW YORK CITY GALA (1998)
James Levine 25th Anniversary Gala (1996)
Madama Butterfly (1995)
Lieutenant B F Pinkerton
Pablo Casals Festival (1995)
THE RICHARD TUCKER OPERA GALA (1994)
The 1990 Richard Tucker Gala (1990)
The Richard Tucker Opera Gala (1989)
Richard Tucker: The American Caruso (1988)
Rigoletto (1988)

Music (Special)

THE RICHARD TUCKER NEW YORK CITY GALA (1998)
Song Performer
THE RICHARD TUCKER OPERA GALA (1994)
Song Performer
The 1990 Richard Tucker Gala (1990)
Song Performer
Richard Tucker: The American Caruso (1988)
Song Performer

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Smiley's People (1982)

Life Events

Bibliography