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Lee Richardson (September 11, 1926, Chicago, Illinois – October 2, 1999, New York City) was an American character actor who frequently appeared in the films of Sidney Lumet.[1]

Richardson appeared in such films as Brubaker, Prince of the City, Prizzi's Honor, Tiger Warsaw, The Fly II, Q&A, The Exorcist III, Daniel and A Stranger Among Us and such television series as Law & Order and Hearts and Minds. He also narrated Network and appeared in the television film Skylark. He appeared in an uncredited role as Franklin D. Roosevelt in Truman.

Richardson died of cardiac arrest on October 2, 1999 in New York City, aged 73.


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  1. ^ a b c "Lee Richardson, 73, an Actor Noted for His English Accents". The New York Times. October 10, 1999. Retrieved June 30, 2014.

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