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Richard Briers
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Born in Merton, London
Born on 14th of January 1934
British hero of the week February 27th 2013

Born 1934 - English actor.


Studied at RADA. Stage work included roles in plays by Shakespeare, Chekhov and Stoppard. Films include Hamlet (1996) and Unconditional Love (2000). Well known for roles in television sitcoms The Good Life, Ever Decreasing Circles and Monarch of the Glen. Awarded OBE in 1989.

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