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Richard Armitage

Richard Armitage was born and raised in Leicester, England. He attended Pattison College in Binley Road, Coventry, and studied at LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). His first appearance on the screen was in a small role in This Year's Love (1999), but it was Sparkhouse (2002) (TV) that gave him a break-through role as the charming but a bit odd character of John Standring opposite Sarah Smart. After two guest-roles in "Cold Feet" (1997) in 2003 and "Between the Sheets" (2003), he landed a role as Steven in Frozen (2005/I), which eventually led him to play the lead role in the big hit BBC drama "North & South" (2004). Other than appearing on screen, he has also appeared on stage--in, for example, Macbeth and Hamlet.

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Aug 22, 1971 In Leicester, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Cleopatra 1999-05-23
Latest Project:
Series Berlin Station 2016-10-16
Known For
Movie Η Αλίκη Μέσα Από Τον Καθρέφτη King Oleron 2016-05-25
Series Berlin Station Daniel Miller 2016-10-16
Movie J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Thorin 2015-02-01
Movie The Hobbit - The Tolkien Edit Balin 2015-01-13
Movie The Hobbit: The Dwarves of Erebor Thorin 2015-01-01
Movie The Appendices Part 11: The Gathering Storm Himself/Thorin Oakenshield 2015-11-17
Movie The Hobbit: The Orc of Gundabad Thorin 2015-05-01
Movie The Appendices: Part Eleven - The Battle Of The Five Armies Thorin 2015-12-23
Movie J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Thorin 2015-12-01
Movie J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit Thorin Oakenshield 2015-12-01
Movie The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition Thorin Oakenshield 2015-11-26
Movie Μέσα Στον Κυκλώνα Gary Morris 2014-08-06
Movie The Crucible John Proctor 2014-12-04
Movie Χόμπιτ: Η Μάχη Των Πέντε Στρατών Thorin Oakenshield 2014-12-10
Movie Χόμπιτ: Η Ερημιά Του Νοσφιστή Thorin Oakenshield 2013-12-11
Movie The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 himself 2013-12-13
Movie Χόμπιτ: Ένα Αναπάντεχο Ταξίδι Thorin 2012-11-26
Movie The Appendices: Part Seven - A Long-Expected Journey: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 1 himself 2012-12-13
Movie Captain America: Ο Πρώτος Εκδικητής Heinz Kruger 2011-07-22
Movie The Great Sperm Race Narrator (Voice) 2009-02-22
Movie Miss Marie Lloyd: Queen of the Music Hall Percy Courtenay 2007-05-09
Series The Impressionists Claude Monet 2006-04-30
Series Robin Hood Sir Guy of Gisbourne 2006-10-07
Movie Frozen Steven 2005-03-12
Movie North & South John Thornton 2004-11-14
Series North & South John Thornton 2004-11-14
Series Spooks Lucas North 2002-05-13
Movie Macbeth Angus 2001-01-01
Movie Cleopatra Epiphanes 1999-05-23
Series Cleopatra Epiphanes 1999-05-25