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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 30 November 1964Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales, UK
Birth NameRichard Colin Brake
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Richard Brake was born on November 30, 1964 in Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales as Richard Colin Brake. He is an actor, known for Batman Begins (2005), Spy (2015) and Hannibal Rising (2007).

Spouse (1)

Rachel (? - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trade Mark (3)

Slicked-back hair
Frequently appears in science fiction, fantasy and horror
Often plays a sinister character

Trivia (10)

Grew up in North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.
Graduated from Duke University.
Is one of three actors from the Batman films to also appear in the Hannibal Lecter films. Tracey Walter appeared in Batman (1989) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Gary Oldman appeared in Hannibal (2001) and Batman Begins (2005), and Brake appeared in Batman Begins (2005) and Hannibal Rising (2007).
Attended Western Reserve Academy (Class of 1983) in Hudson, Ohio.
His family emigrated to Atlanta, Georgia from South Wales in 1967.
His first ever acting role was as Judge Danforth in Arthur Miller's The Crucible while a student at W.R.A. in 1982.
Studied acting in New York at the Michael Chekhov Studio under Jim Boerlin and Beatrice Straight and in London at The Mountview Theatre School and the School for the Science of Acting under esteemed acting teacher Sam Kogan.
appearing in the music video for Knights of Cydonia by Muse [November 2006]
Editing his first film he wrote and directed, entitled "Adam". [June 2008]
Garnered his role as coroner's assistant Gary Scott in Rob Zombie's Halloween 2 based on a personal recommendation to Zombie from Sid Haig.

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