Lee Richardson
Date of Birth
Sep 11, 1926
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL


Chicago-born Lee Richardson was a nondescript but extremely busy character actor. His stock-in-trade was well-heeled authority, in such films as Brubaker (1980), Prizzi's Honor (1985; as Dominic Prizzi) and Amazing Grace and Chuck (1987). The longest lasting of his many TV assignments was the role of Captain Jim Swanson on the CBS daytime drama The Guiding Light. One of Lee Richardson's most widely seen films was one in which he was seen not once: Richardson was the offscreen narrator of the 1976 media satire Network. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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