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Richard E. Grant was born on May 5, 1957 in Mbabane, Swaziland as Richard Grant Esterhuysen. He is an actor, known for Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Corpse Bride (2005) and Penelope (2006). He has been married to Joan Washington since November 1, 1986. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

Bram Stoker's Dracula
Bram Stoker's Dracula Dr. Jack Seward
(1992)
Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride Barkis Bittern
(2005)
Penelope
Penelope Franklin Wilhern
(2006)
Withnail & I
Withnail & I Withnail
(1987)

Filmography

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 2016 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Izembaro
- No One (2016) ... Izembaro (voice)
- The Door (2016) ... Izembaro
 2015/I Teeth (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 Psychobitches (TV Series)
Matthew Hopkins
 2014 Queen & Country
Major Cross
 2014 The Wishing Horse (Short)
Lily's Father
 2014 Girls (TV Series)
Jasper
- Role-Play (2014) ... Jasper
- Incidentals (2014) ... Jasper
- Truth or Dare (2014) ... Jasper
- Females Only (2014) ... Jasper
 2013 Khumba
Bradley (voice)
 2013/I About Time
Lawyer in play (uncredited)
 2013 The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Narrator
- Shop 'til You Drop (2013) ... Narrator (voice)
 2012 Cherrywood Cannon (Short) (voice)
 2012 The Fear (TV Mini-Series)
Seb Whiting
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Seb Whiting
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Seb Whiting
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Seb Whiting
 2012 Kath & Kimderella
Alain the Page
 2012 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Stephen / Tony
- The Other Woman (2012) ... Stephen / Tony
 2012 Zambezia
Cecil (voice)
 2011 The Iron Lady
Michael Heseltine (as Richard E Grant)
 2011 Rev. (TV Series)
Marcus
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... Marcus
 2011 Rab C. Nesbitt (TV Series)
Chingford Steel
- Broke (2011) ... Chingford Steel
 2011 Horrid Henry: The Movie
Vic Van Wrinkle
 2011 Foster
Mr. Potts
 2011 Madrigal the Secret Witch (TV Series)
Narrator
 2010 The Nutcracker in 3D
Father
 2010 The Man Who Married Himself (Short)
Oliver
 2010/I 1st Night
Adam
 2009 Freezing (TV Series)
Richard
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... Richard
 2009 Cuckoo
Professor Julius Greengrass
 2008 Mumbai Calling (TV Series)
Benedict Harlow
- Good Sellers (2008) ... Benedict Harlow
 2008 The Garden of Eden
Col. Philip Boyle
 2008 Filth and Wisdom
Professor Flynn
 2007 Always Crashing in the Same Car (Short)
James Booth
 2007 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Lee Knight
- Demons on Our Shoulders: Part 2 (2007) ... Lee Knight
- Demons on Our Shoulders: Part 1 (2007) ... Lee Knight
 2007 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Raymond West
- Miss Marple: Nemesis (2007) ... Raymond West (as Richard E Grant)
 2006 Above and Beyond (TV Mini-Series)
Don Bennett
- Part 2 (2006) ... Don Bennett
 2006 Garfield 2
Preston (voice)
 2005 Color Me Kubrick
Jasper
 2005 Corpse Bride
Barkis Bittern (voice)
 2005 Patrick Hamilton: Words, Whisky and Women (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 The Story of an African Farm
Bonaparte Blenkins
 2004 Frasier (TV Series)
Stephen Moon
- Goodnight, Seattle: Part 1 (2004) ... Stephen Moon
 2004 Tooth
Jarvis Jarvis
 2003 Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka (TV Mini-Series)
The Doctor
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... The Doctor (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... The Doctor (voice)
 2003 Bright Young Things
Fr Rothschild
 2002 Sherlock (TV Movie)
Mycroft
 2002 Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
George
 2001 Hildegarde
Wolf
 2000 The Little Vampire
Frederick Sackville-Bagg
 1999 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Bob Cratchit
 1999 Let Them Eat Cake (TV Series)
Monsieur Vigée-Lebrun
- The Portrait (1999) ... Monsieur Vigée-Lebrun
 1999 The Match
Gorgeous Gus
 1999 Home Farm Twins (TV Series)
Paul Baker (2005)
 1998 Cash in Hand
Sir Harry Parkins
 1997 Treasure Island (Video)
Long John Silver (voice)
 1997 Food of Love
Alex Salmon
 1997 A Royal Scandal (TV Movie)
George, prince of Wales
 1997 The Serpent's Kiss
James Fitzmaurice
 1997 Captain Star (TV Series)
Captain Jim Star
- The Worm Turns (1997) ... Captain Jim Star (voice)
- Day of the Zooties (1997) ... Captain Jim Star (voice)
 1996 Cold Lazarus (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Balmer
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Nick Balmer
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Nick Balmer
 1996 Karaoke (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Balmer
- Friday (1996) ... Nick Balmer
- Thursday (1996) ... Nick Balmer
- Wednesday (1996) ... Nick Balmer
- Tuesday (1996) ... Nick Balmer
 1996 The Cold Light of Day
Viktor Marek
 1995 Performance (TV Series)
Nurse / Bedhead
- Bed (1995) ... Nurse / Bedhead
 1995 Jack & Sarah
Jack (as Richard E Grant)
 1994 Butter (TV Short)
Gerrard
 1994 Ready to Wear
Cort Romney
 1994 Hard Times (TV Mini-Series)
James Harthouse
 1994 Calliope (Short)
The Producer
 1994 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Dream Justin
- Hospital (1994) ... Dream Justin
 1992 Pallas (TV Series)
Narrator
- Pallas 2 (1992) ... Narrator (voice)
 1992 The Other Side (TV Movie)
Sherlock Holmes
 1992 The Player
Tom Oakley
 1990 Henry & June
Hugo Guiler
 1990 Mountains of the Moon
Larry Oliphant
 1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising
Denis Dimbleby Bagley
 1986-1989 Screen Two (TV Series)
David Dunhill / Moonee Livingstone
- Here Is the News (1989) ... David Dunhill
- Honest, Decent and True (1986) ... Moonee Livingstone
 1988 Thieves in the Night (TV Movie)
Joseph
 1988 Codename: Kyril (TV Mini-Series)
Sculby
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Sculby
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Sculby
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Sculby
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Sculby
 1987 Hidden City
Brewster
 1987 Lizzie's Pictures (TV Mini-Series)
Vernon
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Vernon
 1983 Sweet Sixteen (TV Series)
Anton
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Anton
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Alternate Names:

Richard E Grant

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

Hollywood is on what they call a shit tide, meaning a tide where stuff comes in and goes out very quickly. People come in, get a part in something, get in a magazine, then they go away and you never hear of them again. The sun shines, the level of paranoia is bottomless, and everybody you meet has an agenda. And that's it. Show business, 24 hours a day. If you're doing well, you're a target, ... See more »

Trivia:

He has two roles in common with his Corpse Bride (2005) co-star Christopher Lee: (1) Lee played Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962), Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991) and Incident at Victoria Falls (1992) while Grant played him in The Other Side (1992) and (2) Lee played Holmes' brother Mycroft Holmes in The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) while ... See more »

Nickname:

Reg

Star Sign:

Taurus

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