Richard Todd

Richard Todd (born June 11, 1919) is a British actor.

Born Richard Andrew Palethorpe-Todd in Dublin, the son of a British officer, who also played international rugby for Ireland . He grew up in Devon and attended Shrewsbury School. He began acting in regional theatres as a dark haired leading man in the 1930's, before co-founding the Dundee Repertory Theatre in 1939. He served with distinction as an officer and paratrooper in the 7th Battalion (LI)The Parachute Regiment during World War II in the 6th Airborne Division, and gained fame in the London stage version of The Hasty Heart (as Lachlan MacLachlan), which took him to Broadway then Hollywood. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the role in 1949.

Todd was never able to repeat his success in the United States, appearing in several films which did not do as well as his first role.

He did appear in "Stage Fright" (1950), for Alfred Hitchcock, "The Dam Busters" (1955) (as Wing Commander Guy Gibson, VC), "The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men" (1952), "The Sword and the Rose" (1953), "Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue" (1954), "A Man Called Peter" (1955) (as Peter Marshall), "The Virgin Queen" (1955) (as Sir Walter Raleigh), "D-Day, the Sixth of June" (1956) and The Longest Day (1962). An interesting note about this role - during the war, Todd met with Major John Howard on the Orne Bridge (later renamed as 'The Pegasus Bridge') in Normandy. In the movie, he played Major Howard, and the scene in which Howard met up with Todd appears in the film. In D-Day the Sixth of June, he portrayed the commanding officer of the unit in which Todd and Howard served, and the scene was filmed again.

He has continued an active acting career into his eighties. He was married to the actresses Catherine Grant-Bogle, who he met in Dundee Rep (1949-1970, two children) and Virginia Mailer (1970-1992, two children).


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He was married to the actresses Catherine Grant-Bogle, who he met in Dundee Rep (1949-1970, two children) and Virginia Mailer (1970-1992, two children). Mary Jane is dating Harry Osborn, and Liz is dating Flash Thompson, but Flash has a crush on Mary Jane. He has continued an active acting career into his eighties. In the Marvel Age continuity, Liz Allan is Mary Jane Watson's best friend. In D-Day the Sixth of June, he portrayed the commanding officer of the unit in which Todd and Howard served, and the scene was filmed again. Otherwise, there is no instance of any relationship between Peter and Liz. An interesting note about this role - during the war, Todd met with Major John Howard on the Orne Bridge (later renamed as 'The Pegasus Bridge') in Normandy. In the movie, he played Major Howard, and the scene in which Howard met up with Todd appears in the film. In Ultimate Spider-Man #4 (February 2001), a drunk Liz attempts to make out with Peter, who refuses her advances when Mary Jane sees them.

He did appear in "Stage Fright" (1950), for Alfred Hitchcock, "The Dam Busters" (1955) (as Wing Commander Guy Gibson, VC), "The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men" (1952), "The Sword and the Rose" (1953), "Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue" (1954), "A Man Called Peter" (1955) (as Peter Marshall), "The Virgin Queen" (1955) (as Sir Walter Raleigh), "D-Day, the Sixth of June" (1956) and The Longest Day (1962). She is close friends with Mary Jane. Todd was never able to repeat his success in the United States, appearing in several films which did not do as well as his first role. In the Ultimate Marvel continuity, Liz Allan goes to the same high school with Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the role in 1949. The couple break up after Mysterio manipulates Foggy into cheating on her. He served with distinction as an officer and paratrooper in the 7th Battalion (LI)The Parachute Regiment during World War II in the 6th Airborne Division, and gained fame in the London stage version of The Hasty Heart (as Lachlan MacLachlan), which took him to Broadway then Hollywood. Later, Liz Allan dates Foggy Nelson for a period of time.

He began acting in regional theatres as a dark haired leading man in the 1930's, before co-founding the Dundee Repertory Theatre in 1939. In the graphic novel Spider-Man: Legacy of Evil, Harry's father, Norman Osborn, the original Green Goblin, attempts to pass the legacy of the Green Goblin down to Normie Osborn but fails thanks to the efforts of Spider-Man and Ben Urich. He grew up in Devon and attended Shrewsbury School. Their family turns to tragedy, however, after Harry Osborn becomes the Green Goblin and dies. Born Richard Andrew Palethorpe-Todd in Dublin, the son of a British officer, who also played international rugby for Ireland . The couple have a son, Normie Osborn. Richard Todd (born June 11, 1919) is a British actor. When Liz returns, she dates and marries Harry Osborn, becoming Liz Allan Osborn.

She does not reappear in the comics for a few years, during which time Peter develops relationships with Gwen Stacy and Mary Jane Watson. At the graduation ceremony, Liz admits her feelings to Peter, but tells him that they cannot be together and leaves shortly afterwards. In the same issue, Peter and Liz graduate from high school. In Amazing Spider-Man #28 (September 1965), it is revealed that her step-brother is Mark Raxton, the Molten Man, a supervillain whom Spider-Man is forced to battle.

Betty and Liz clash several times over Peter; Betty thinks of Liz as a blonde tramp. By this time, however, Peter is already seriously dating Betty. Over time, however, she begins to admire Peter's intelligence and develops a crush on him. Initially, Peter likes her; however, she is the girlfriend of Flash Thompson and considers Peter Parker to be too much of a geek and nerd for her to really associate with.

Liz is a high school classmate of Peter Parker. Liz Allan is first named in Amazing Spider-Man #4 (September 1963), the same issue in which Betty Brant first appears. An unnamed blonde female high school student appears in Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962) who is probably Liz Allan, though there is no proof of this. In most continuities in which she appears, Liz Allan is a high school classmate of Peter Parker, and a minor love interest.

She was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Elizabeth Allan, who usually goes by the name Liz Allan (commonly misspelled, even in the published comics themselves, as Liz Allen), is a fictional comic book character in the Marvel Comics universe, part of the supporting cast of Spider-Man (Peter Parker).

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