Richard Ainley
Date of Birth
Oct 22, 1910
Birth Place:
Stanmore, Middlesex, England, UK


The son of British stage star Henry Ainley, Richard Ainley made his own theatrical debut in 1928. At first he billed himself as Richard Riddle, presumably to avoid accusations of nepotism. He made his first film appearance in 1936, playing Sylvius in Paul Czinner's production of As You Like It (his father also appeared in the film as the Grand Duke). Signed to a Hollywood contract by Warner Bros....