- For Lara's fathers in other continuities, see Lord Croft disambiguation page.
Richard Croft, Earl of Abbington, was a British aristocrat, archaeologist, and the late father of Lara Croft.
Richard was the member of Illuminati, and sat on the right hand side of the the leader. He was friends with Wilson, who knew of his position in the Illuminati. When he found out about their plans to obtain the Triangle of Light he hid The Clock in his estate. In 1985, he was killed by Manfred Powell. His exact date of death is unknown, he was proclaimed missing in the field on May 15th.