The Good Life. Tom Good (Richard Briers). Copyright: BBC.

Richard Briers

Richard Briers CBE was an English actor who specialised in comic roles. He attained stardom within 3 years of beginning work as an actor, alongside Prunella Scales in the hit domestic sitcom Marriage Lines. Briers is best remembered for his starring roles in 1970s sitcom smash-hit The Good Life, and 1980s comedy Ever Decreasing Circles.

Title
Richard Briers CBE
Full name
Richard David Briers
Gender
Male
Nationality
England
Born
Sunday 14th January 1934
Died
Sunday 17th February 2013 (aged 79)

Family

Cousin
Terry-Thomas

Known for

Credits

 
Year Production Role
2014 Morecambe & Wise In Pieces
  1. E4 - Leading Men
Self (Archive Material)
2013 Richard Briers: A Tribute Self (Archive Material)
2013 Run For Your Wife Elderly Man
2012 Michael Grade's History Of The Pantomime Dame Self
2012 Two Pipe Problems - Series 6 William Parnes
2012 A Month Of June
  1. E4 - Shangri-La
Actor
2012 Cockneys Vs Zombies Hamish
2011 Two Pipe Problems - Series 5 William Parnes
2010 All About The Good Life Self
2010 Two Pipe Problems - Series 4 William Parnes
2009 The Moment You Feel It Old Alf
2009 Beyond A Joke Self
2009 Two Pipe Problems - Series 3 William Parnes
2008 Two Pipe Problems - Series 2 William Parnes
2007 Peacefully In Their Sleeps Ensemble Actor
2007 Two Pipe Problems - Series 1 William Parnes
2006 The Ultimate Sitcom Self
2004 Ronnie Barker: A BAFTA Tribute Self
2004 Britain's Best Sitcom
  1. E4 - The Good Life
  2. E1 - The Launch
Guest
2003 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 5
  1. E13 - Bob Geldof, Richard Briers, Avid Merrion, Tim Burgess
Guest
2000 The Pitch Howard Richard
1999 Laughter In The House: The Story Of British Sitcom
  1. E2 - The Sensational Seventies
  2. E1 - The Early Days
Self
1997 Ronnie Barker - A Life In Comedy Self
1995 Down To Earth Tony Fairfax
1992 Peter's Friends Peter's Father
1990 Mr. Bean
  1. E1 - Mr. Bean
Mr. Sprout
1989 Ever Decreasing Circles - Christmas Special Martin Bryce
1988 Hancock's Last Half Hour Tony Hancock
1987 Ever Decreasing Circles - Series 4 Martin Bryce
1986 Ever Decreasing Circles - Series 3 Martin Bryce
1985 All In Good Faith - Series 1 The Reverend Philip Lambe
1984 Ever Decreasing Circles - Series 2 Martin Bryce
1984 Ever Decreasing Circles - Series 1 Martin Bryce
1982 It's Your Move Husband
1982 Goodbye Mr. Kent Travis Kent
1980 What Ho, Jeeves! - What Ho! Jeeves: Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves Bertie Wooster
1979 What Ho, Jeeves! - What Ho! Jeeves: Jeeves And The Feudal Spirit Bertie Wooster
1979 The Other One - Series 2 Ralph Tanner
1978 The Good Life - When I'm 65 Tom Good
1978 What Ho, Jeeves! - What Ho! Jeeves: Joy In The Morning Bertie Wooster
1977 The Good Life - Silly, But It's Fun.... Tom Good
1977 The Other One - Series 1 Ralph Tanner
1977 The Good Life - Series 4 Tom Good
1977 Swap You One Of These For One Of Those Henry Fairlane
1976 The Good Life - Series 3 Tom Good
1975 The Good Life - Series 2 Tom Good
1975 What Ho, Jeeves! - Series 3 Bertie Wooster
1975 What Ho, Jeeves! - Series 2 Bertie Wooster
1975 The Good Life - Series 1 Tom Good
One-Upmanship Actor
1973 What Ho, Jeeves! - Series 1 Bertie Wooster
1972 Brothers In Law - Series 3 Roger Thursby
1971 Brothers In Law - Series 2 Roger Thursby
1970 Brothers In Law - Series 1 Roger Thursby
1970 Tommy Cooper
  1. E2 - Episode Two
Guest
1970 All The Way Up Nigel Hadfield
1969 Doctor At Large Simon Sparrow
1968 Doctor In The House Simon Sparrow
1967 Marriage Lines - Series 2 George Starling
1966 Marriage Lines - Series 5 George Starling
1965 Marriage Lines - Series 4 George Starling
1965 Marriage Lines - Series 1 George Starling
1965 Marriage Lines - Series 3 George Starling
1964 Marriage Lines - Series 2 George Starling
1964 The Bargee Tomkins
1964 A Home Of Your Own Husband
1963 Marriage Lines - Series 1 George Starling
1962 Brothers In Law Roger Thursby
1962 The Girl On The Boat Eustace Hignett
1960 Bottoms Up Colbourne
1958 Girls At Sea Popeye

Non-comedy TV and film credits might be found here:
Richard Briers on IMDb

Add to this page or make a correction