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Overview (1)

Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Ruaraidh grew up in Stockbridge, Edinburgh attending Stockbridge Primary School and Broughton High School. He still remains very close with his childhood friends and is very passionate about where he's from.

Ruaraidh studied acting at The Oxford School of Drama. He was a member of the Traverse Theatre and Royal Court Theatre young writers group's.

Ruaraidh's film and TV acting credits include: Richard Jobson's feature film New Town Killers, BBC's Sea of Souls, Dalziel and Pascoe, ITV's Lenny Blue, The Bill, C4's Sword of Honour and Brond directed by Michael Caton-Jones. After the success of Big Sean, Mikey and Me, Ruaraidh has just finished acting with Brian Cox and Jonathan Watson in the new BBC comedy Bob Servant Independent which is set in Broughty Ferry.

His stage credits include the 10 year stage revival of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting (No.1 UK Tour), Tom Kempinski's High Jumpers (New End Theatre) and Jimmy Barr's Disintergration and We're All Doing Time (Union Theatre).

As a writer/producer/actor Ruaraidh has made the short films The Doghouse (2011) and Russell (2012) which are being considered for film festivals worldwide. Ruaraidh is currently adapting the stage script of Big Sean, Mikey and Me and looks forward to working with director Paul Robinson once again having collaborated together on the one man stage version of Big Sean, Mikey and Me. This will be first feature film Ruaraidh's will make as writer/actor.

Ruaraidh wrote and developed Big Sean, Mikey and Me at the Actors Centre Writers Group in London. He has also received help with his research from his childhood friends back home in Edinburgh. Big Sean, Mikey and Me is the first stage play that Ruaraidh has written and he performed it for the first time at this years Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012 at the Gilded Balloon.

He had great success with a sellout run and five star/4 star reviews (See Press www.ruaraidhmurray.co.uk). The Gilded Balloon are touring Scotland with Big Sean, Mikey and me in spring 2013.

Bath Time is a new one man show written by Ruaraidh Murray which he will perform at the Gilded Balloon at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013. Set in gangland Edinburgh 1995, it is dark comedy story of three friends who take part in a high scale robbery that goes wrong. Their shared past reveals their hopes, dreams, laughs and loves. But with the police now in pursuit, betrayal and torture are all Spike, Billy and Joe Joe now have in common. Who can trust who and who's turn is it for Bath Time? From the writer of the critically acclaimed Big Sean, Mikey and Me.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ruaraidh Murray

Ruaraidh Andrew Murray was born and raised in Stockbridge, Edinburgh. He attended Stockbridge Primary School and Broughton High School and trained at The Oxford School of Drama. Ruaraidh's first screen role was in Brond, a political thriller which was one of the first Scottish-set series to be screened on the then new Channel 4. Directed by Michael Caton-Jones, 10 year old Ruaraidh starred along side Strafford Johns and a young John Hannah.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ruaraidh Murray

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