Jeremy Richard

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Jeremy Richard (19**-). Actor.


Jeremy is the son of Michael Richard and his wife Louise Saint Claire. He graduated from Wits in 2011.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Performed in The History Boys during 2011.

He played the role of the assistant of the American painter Mark Rothko in Red at the Grahamstown Festival an at Sandton’s Theatre on the Square and Cape Town's Theatre on the Bay in 2012, with his father Michael Richard in the role of the painter. This thrilling play explores the turbulent creative process of famous 20th Century American artist, Mark Rothko. Written by John Logan, screenwriter for the Oscar-winning films Gladiator, The Aviator, Rango and Hugo. Directed in South Africa by Steven Stead. Design by Greg King.

Awards, etc.

He was nominated for a Naledi Award as Best Supporting Actor for his role in Red (award year 2013).


Business Day, 12 August 2011.

The Star, 26 February 2013.

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