Friday, 4 December 2009

Irish actor Richard Todd, star of "The Longest Day" and "A Man Called Peter," dies at 90

I heard today that one of our local celebrities here in Lincolnshire has sadly died of cancer aged 90.
Richard had some very traumatic times in his life, especially the loss of both of his sons. His son Seamus from the second marriage took his own life in 1997, and his eldest son also killed himself in 2005 following the breakdown of his marriage.

Richard said that dealing with those tragedies was like his experience of war.

"You don't consciously set out to do something gallant. You just do it because that is what you are there for,".

To read the full story of Richard's amazing and varied life please click HERE.

Condoloences to his family at this sad time.

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