Acteur et réalisateur
Richard de Pearsall Pearson was a Welsh actor. Notable films of his career included Brian Desmond Hurst's Scrooge as well as a brief appearance in John Schlesinger's Sunday Bloody Sunday and cameo roles in three films by Roman Polanski: Macbeth, Tess and Pirates. Pearson made his stage debut at age 18 at London's Collins's Music Hall, but didn't make his film debut until 32 when he played a Sergeant in the motion picture The Girl is Mine which was followed a year later by his performance as Mr. Tupper in Scrooge.
In later years, he is perhaps best known for his role as Mole in Cosgrove Hall's The Wind in the Willows, its subsequent television series, The Wind in the Willows which led on from the original film and its spin-off programme Oh, Mr. Toad both of which he starred alongside David Jason, Peter Sallis and Michael Hordern. He has also has appeared in episodes of One Foot in the Grave as Victor Meldrew's absent-minded brother, Alfred and the Men Behaving Badly episode "Three Girlfriends" as Gary's father Mr Strang. He played Mr. Pye in the 1985 TV movie Marple: The Moving Finger. Pearson died on 2 August 2011, one day after his 93rd birthday.