Richard Croft (Movie)

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Lord Richard Croft
Died around 15 May 1985
Nationality British
Occupation Archaeologist
Height 6 ft 2 (188 cm)
Children Lara Croft
Movie(s) Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Actor Jon Voight

Lord Richard Croft is the father of Lara Croft.


Life as a Family Man

Flashbacks establish that Lara and her father were close when she was a child, and imply that his wife is dead.

Illuminati Membership

Richard Croft was an archaeologist and unbeknownst to his daughter Lara, a member of the Illuminati. He was the right hand of the leader of the order. Within the order, Richard Croft was the mentor of Manfred Powell.


In 1985 Manfred Powell murdered his former mentor. The exact date is not known. Lord Croft was proclaimed missing in the field on the 15th of May 1985.


Lara finds an old letter from her father hidden in the library of Croft Manor telling her about the Illuminati's agenda.


In the first Tomb Raider movie, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Lara's father was played by Angelina Jolie's real-life father Jon Voight