RIP Vikki Richards

Vikki Richards actress

Art & Hue wishes to extend heartfelt condolences to the family of Vikki Richards following the shocking news of her untimely passing at the age of 79.

Suspected to be caused by robbers in her home in Trinidad & Tobago, hopefully those responsible will be promptly brought to justice.

Using the stage name of Vikki Richards, Viscella was a trailblazing actress who added glamour to every project she appeared in, through subtle performances as well as a powerful screen presence.

One of the few Black actresses to appear in a British saucy comedy in the 1970s, Vikki Richards also appeared in “Black Snake” with Anouska Hempel & David Prowse, “Curse of the Crimson Altar” with Christopher Lee, “Zeta One” with Valerie Leon, James Robertson-Justice, Charles Hawtrey, & Carol Hawkins, “Ghost in the Noonday Sun” with Peter Sellers, “Voyage of the Damned” with Faye Dunaway, “Marty” with Marty Feldman, Michael Palin, & Terry Jones, the TV series “Up Pompeii!” with Frankie Howerd & Valerie Leon, “Return of The Saint”, “The Gentle Touch”, & “Howard’s Way”.

R.I.P. Viscella Richards
29th December 1949 – March 2024

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