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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Richardson

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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Richardson. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Richardson on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Richardson as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Richardson along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Richardson, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Richardsons include Jason Richardson, Cameron Richardson, and Salli Richardson, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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  • Jason Anthoney Richardson (born January 20, 1981) is an American former professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Richardson was taken by the...  more
  • Cameron Richardson (born September 11, 1979) is an American producer, actress and model, who portrayed Chloe Carter on the CBS television series Harper's Island....  more
  • Salli Elise Richardson-Whitfield (née Richardson; born November 23, 1967) is an American television and film actress and director. Richardson is known for her role as Angela in the film A Low Down...  more
  • Trenton Jamond Richardson (born July 10, 1990) is an American football running back who last played for the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football (AAF) where he led the league with 12...  more
  • Joely Kim Richardson (born 9 January 1965) is an English actress, known for her role as Julia McNamara in the FX drama series Nip/Tuck (2003–10), and Queen Catherine Parr in the Showtime series The...  more
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    Natasha Jane Richardson (11 May 1963 – 18 March 2009) was an English-American actress of stage and screen. Richardson was a member of the Redgrave family, being the daughter of actress Vanessa...  more
  • Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an English actress. She made her film debut playing Ruth Ellis in Dance with a Stranger (1985) and went on to receive Academy Award nominations for...  more
  • Kevin Michael Richardson (born October 25, 1964) is an American actor and voice actor, who has played a multitude of characters in animated series and video games. He is known for his distinctively...  more
  • Ashley C. Richardson (born June 27, 1965), sometimes credited as Ashley Montana, is an American former model. She appeared on the cover of Elle a total of seven times and on the cover of Cosmopolitan...  more
  • Micheal "Sugar" Ray Richardson (born April 11, 1955) is an American former professional basketball player and head coach. He most recently was head coach of London Lightning of the National...  more
  • Robert Clinton Richardson (born August 19, 1935) is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees from 1955 through 1966. Batting and throwing right-handed, he...  more
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    Sir Ralph David Richardson (19 December 1902 – 10 October 1983) was an English actor who, along with his contemporaries Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, and Laurence Olivier, dominated the British stage...  more
  • Terrence Richardson (born August 14, 1965) is an American fashion and portrait photographer. He has shot advertising campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Aldo, Supreme, Sisley, Tom Ford, and Yves Saint Laurent...  more
  • William Blaine Richardson III (born November 15, 1947) is an American politician, author, and diplomat, who served as the 30th governor of New Mexico from 2003 to 2011. He was also U.S. Ambassador to...  more
  • Sheldon Adam Richardson is an American football defensive end for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jets in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played...  more
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    Ian William Richardson, (7 April 1934 – 9 February 2007) was a Scottish actor of film, stage and television. He portrayed the Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of...  more
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    Cecil Antonio "Tony" Richardson (5 June 1928 – 14 November 1991) was an English filmmaker. He was best known for directing the films Tom Jones (1963), which won him the Academy Award for Best...  more
  • Jerome "Pooh" Richardson (born May 14, 1966) is an American former basketball player who played 10 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected in the first round of the 1989...  more
  • Jerome Johnson Richardson Sr. (born July 18, 1936) is an American businessman, former NFL player and former owner in the National Football League (NFL). He established the Carolina Panthers...  more
  • Patricia Castle Richardson is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Jill Taylor on the sitcom Home Improvement, for which she was nominated four times for the Primetime Emmy Award for...  more
  • Kevin Scott Richardson (born October 3, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and model, best known as a member of the Backstreet Boys. Richardson was inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall...  more
  • Christopher Michael Richardson (born February 19, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter who was the fifth-place finalist on the sixth season of American Idol....  more
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    Abram Harding "Hardy" Richardson (April 21, 1855 – January 14, 1931), also known as "Hardie" and "Old True Blue", was an American professional baseball player whose career spanned from 1875 to 1892...  more
  • Jon Richardson may refer to: Jon Richardson (comedian), British comedian Jon Richardson (footballer), English footballer...  more
  • Kieron Mark Richardson (born 12 January 1986; Eccles, Greater Manchester) is an English actor and presenter. He plays the role of Ste Hay in Hollyoaks and is also known for his role in Heartbeat as...  more
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