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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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 2018 My Zoe (pre-production)
James
 2018 Ocean's Eight (post-production)
Claude Becker
 2017/II Pilgrimage (post-production)
Raymond De Merville
 2017/II Sleepwalker (completed)
Dr. Scott White
 2016 Brain on Fire
Tom Cahalan
 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass
King Oleron
 2015 Urban & the Shed Crew
Chop
 2014 The Crucible (TV Movie)
John Proctor
 2011 North & South: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
John Thornton (uncredited)
 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
- Episode #1.6 (2003) ... Paul Andrews
- Episode #1.5 (2003) ... Paul Andrews
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Paul Andrews
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... Paul Andrews
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... 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 Mini-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 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Naboo Fighter Pilot (uncredited)
 1999 This Year's Love
Smug Man at Party
 1999 Cleopatra (TV Mini-Series)
Epiphanes
- Part 1 (1999) ... Epiphanes
- Part 2 (1999) ... Epiphanes
 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: Sylvester, written by Georgette Heyer 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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I don't think actors need to go on pedestals. I don't buy it. I think it's a weird thing. It's like you become someone else, like stepping into another universe. See more »

Trivia:

Shot the BBC comedy, The Vicar of Dibley Christmas Special 2006 as Harry, Geraldine's love interest. These were the last two episodes of this popular series. See more »

Trademark:

Blue-grey eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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