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Richard Crispin Armitage was born and raised in Leicester, England, to Margaret (Hendey), a secretary, and John Armitage, an engineer. 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 ... See full bio »
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 2016 Brain on Fire (post-production)
Tom Cahalan
 2015/I Sleepwalker (post-production)
Dr. Scott White
 2015 Pilgrimage (post-production)
Raymond De Merville
 2002-2010 MI-5 (TV Series)
Lucas North / Armed Police Officer
- Episode #9.8 (2010) ... Lucas North
- Episode #9.7 (2010) ... Lucas North
- Episode #9.6 (2010) ... Lucas North
- Episode #9.5 (2010) ... Lucas North
- Episode #9.4 (2010) ... Lucas North
 2009 Moving On (TV Series)
John Mulligan
- Drowning Not Waving (2009) ... John Mulligan
 2007 Miss Marie Lloyd (TV Movie)
Percy Courtney
 2007 Inspector George Gently (TV Series)
Ricky Deeming
- Gently Go Man (2007) ... Ricky Deeming
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Macduff
- Macbeth (2005) ... Peter Macduff
 2005 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Philip Turner
- In Divine Proportion (2005) ... Philip Turner
 2005/I Frozen
Steven
 2004 North & South (TV Mini-Series)
John Thornton
 2003 Between the Sheets (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Andrews
 2003 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Lee
- Episode #5.4 (2003) ... Lee
- Episode #5.3 (2003) ... Lee
- Episode #5.2 (2003) ... Lee
- Episode #5.1 (2003) ... Lee
 2002 Sparkhouse (TV Series)
John Standring
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... John Standring
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... John Standring
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... John Standring
 2001 Macbeth (TV Movie)
Angus
 2001 Casualty (TV Series)
Craig Parker
- Playing with Fire (2001) ... Craig Parker
 1999 Cleopatra (TV Mini-Series)
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 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Naboo Fighter Pilot (uncredited)
 1999 This Year's Love
Smug Man at Party
 1999 Staged (Short)
Daryl
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Man in Pub
- Message in a Bottle (1992) ... Man in Pub (uncredited)
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Audiobook: Robin Hood, The Siege, written by Simon Guerrier See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on suffering an injury on the set of Spooks before his first audition for Thorin Oakenshield] I had taken so many painkillers that I hobbled into the room, sat on my hands and the whole meeting passed in a bit of a blur. If nothing else, I think, with my audition I may have succeeded in showing my ability to convey pain! See more »

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His parents are John, an engineer, and Margaret, a secretary. Coincidentally, he played the character John Thornton in 'North & South', and his love interest was Margaret Hale. See more »

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Blue-grey eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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