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Tony Richardson (June 5, 1928November 14, 1991) was an English theatre and Academy Award-winning film director and producer.

Representative of the British "New Wave" of directors, he developed the ideas that led to the formation of the English Stage Company.

He was married to the actress Vanessa Redgrave between 1962 and 1967 (he left her for actress Jeanne Moreau).

Richardson was bisexual (which he had carefully hidden for as long as possible), and died of complications from AIDS at 63 in 1991.

Richardson was born Cecil Antonio Richardson in Shipley, Yorkshire in 1928, and attended Ashville College, Harrogate.

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