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Derek Riddell


After completing a BA in business studies at the University of Strathclyde, in his home city of Glasgow, he went on to train at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and has worked extensively in theatre film and television in both the UK and the USA Having first come to prominence in Channel 4's cult hit "The Book Group" ,he has since had ... See full bio »
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The Missing
The Missing Adam Gettrick
(2016)
Undercover
Undercover Paul Brightman
(2016)
Happy Valley
Happy Valley Richard Cawood
(2014)
Ugly Betty
Ugly Betty Stuart
(2007-2009)

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 2018 Hard Sun (TV Series)
DCS Roland Bell
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... DCS Roland Bell
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... DCS Roland Bell
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... DCS Roland Bell
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... DCS Roland Bell
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... DCS Roland Bell
 2017 Gunpowder (TV Mini-Series)
King James I
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... King James I
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... King James I
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... King James I
 2017 W1A (TV Series)
Clive Cook
- Episode #3.2 (2017) ... Clive Cook
- Episode #3.1 (2017) ... Clive Cook
 2016 The Missing (TV Series)
Adam Gettrick
- The Mountain (2016) ... Adam Gettrick
- 1991 (2016) ... Adam Gettrick
- Saint John (2016) ... Adam Gettrick
- Das Vergessen (2016) ... Adam Gettrick
- Statice (2016) ... Adam Gettrick
 2016 Undercover (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Brightman
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Paul Brightman
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Paul Brightman
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Paul Brightman
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Paul Brightman
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Paul Brightman
 2016 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Des McCordell
- Breaking the Chain (2016) ... Des McCordell
 2013-2016 Ripper Street (TV Series)
Constantine
- The Strangers' Home (2016) ... Constantine
- Tournament of Shadows (2013) ... Constantine
 2015 New Tricks (TV Series)
Craig Bentham
- Lottery Curse (2015) ... Craig Bentham
 2015 Dragon Age: Inquisition - Trespasser (Video Game) (voice)
 2015 Inspector George Gently (TV Series)
Walter Nunn
- Breathe in the Air (2015) ... Walter Nunn
- Gently with the Women (2015) ... Walter Nunn
 2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition (Video Game)
Additional Voices - Jaws of Hakkon DLC (voice)
 2014 The Village (TV Series)
Bill Gibby
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... Bill Gibby
- Episode #2.5 (2014) ... Bill Gibby
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Bill Gibby
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... Bill Gibby
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... Bill Gibby
 2014 Happy Valley (TV Series)
Richard Cawood
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... Richard Cawood
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Richard Cawood
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Richard Cawood
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Richard Cawood
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Richard Cawood
 2013 Frankie (TV Series)
Andy / Andy Peat
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Andy
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Andy
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Andy
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Andy
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Andy Peat
 2013 Bob Servant Independent (TV Mini-Series)
Reverend Thomson
- Election Day (2013) ... Reverend Thomson
- Women and God (2013) ... Reverend Thomson
 2013 Waterloo Road (TV Series)
Joe Mulgrew
- Sins of the Father (2013) ... Joe Mulgrew
 2013 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Michael Trenter
- Change: Part 2 (2013) ... Michael Trenter
- Change: Part 1 (2013) ... Michael Trenter
 2012 Bad Sugar (TV Movie)
Father Rodrigo
 2012 Unoriginal (Short)
Dante
 2012 DCI Banks (TV Series)
Simon Harris
- Innocent Graves: Part 2 (2012) ... Simon Harris
- Innocent Graves: Part 1 (2012) ... Simon Harris
 2012 Fable: The Journey (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2012 Twenty8k
DI Mellis
 2012 Secrets and Words (TV Series)
John Jones
- Mightier Than the Sword (2012) ... John Jones
 2011 Garrow's Law (TV Series)
Matthew Bambridge
- Episode #3.2 (2011) ... Matthew Bambridge
 2011 Death in Paradise (TV Series)
Patrick Knight
- Missing a Body? (2011) ... Patrick Knight
 2011 The Field of Blood (TV Series)
DS Patterson
- The Field of Blood: Part 2 (2011) ... DS Patterson
 2011 M.I.High (TV Series)
Edward Dixon Halliday
- The Lost Hero (2011) ... Edward Dixon Halliday
 2011 The Last Story (Video Game)
Lowell (voice)
 2010/I Sunshine (Short)
Ken Roberts
 2010 Five Days (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Durden
- Day 102 (2010) ... Nick Durden
- Day 37 (2010) ... Nick Durden
- Day 8 (2010) ... Nick Durden
- Day 2 (2010) ... Nick Durden
- Day 1 (2010) ... Nick Durden
 2009 Micro Men (TV Movie)
Nigel Searle
 2007-2009 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
Stuart
- The Born Identity (2009) ... Stuart
- Rabbit Test (2009) ... Stuart
- Crimes of Fashion (2008) ... Stuart
- Filing for the Enemy (2008) ... Stuart
- Betty's Baby Bump (2008) ... Stuart
 2009 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Dr. Alec Merrick
- Alesha (2009) ... Dr. Alec Merrick
 2009 Trust Me (TV Series)
Dan
- But Wait, There's More (2009) ... Dan
 2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)
Lachlan Weaver
- The Tower Is Tall But the Fall Is Short (2008) ... Lachlan Weaver
 2008 A Previous Engagement
Hotel Desk Clerk
 2007 State of Mind (TV Series)
James Lecroix, PhD / James LeCroix, PhD
- Lost & Found (2007) ... James Lecroix, PhD
- O Rose, Thou Art Sick (2007) ... James Lecroix, PhD
- In Bocca Al Lupo (2007) ... James LeCroix, PhD
- Helpy Helperpants (2007) ... James LeCroix, PhD
- Passion Fishing (2007) ... James LeCroix, PhD
 2007 Forgiven (TV Movie)
Stephen
 2007 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Mark Croft
- Under Dark Stars: Part 2 (2007) ... Mark Croft
- Under Dark Stars: Part 1 (2007) ... Mark Croft
 2006 Vincent (TV Series)
Martin Downing
- Episode #2.1 (2006) ... Martin Downing
 2006 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Sir Robert
- Tooth and Claw (2006) ... Sir Robert
 2004-2006 No Angels (TV Series)
Dr. Jamie Patterson
- Episode #3.8 (2006) ... Dr. Jamie Patterson
- Episode #3.2 (2006) ... Dr. Jamie Patterson
- Episode #3.1 (2006) ... Dr. Jamie Patterson
- Episode #2.8 (2005) ... Dr. Jamie Patterson
- Episode #2.7 (2005) ... Dr. Jamie Patterson
 2006 The Virgin Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Walter Raleigh
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Sir Walter Raleigh
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Sir Walter Raleigh
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
Don
- Much Ado About Nothing (2005) ... Don
 2005 Meat the Campbells (Short)
Mr. Campbell
 2004 Tumshie McFadgen's Bid for Ultimate Bliss (Short)
Tumshie McFadgen
 2003 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Jamie Campbell
- Freda and Pat's Story (2003) ... Jamie Campbell
- Grace and Faz's Story (2003) ... Jamie Campbell
- Colin's Story (2003) ... Jamie Campbell
- Maya and Kev's Story (2003) ... Jamie Campbell
- Pat and Roy's Story (2003) ... Jamie Campbell
 2002-2003 The Book Group (TV Series)
Rab
- A'salaam Insha'lah (2003) ... Rab
- Research (2003) ... Rab
- Drowning (2003) ... Rab
- You Must Change Your Life (2003) ... Rab
- Hunger (2003) ... Rab
 2002 The Project (TV Movie)
Richard Loach
 2002 MI-5 (TV Series)
Steven
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Steven (uncredited)
 2002 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Ray Wilson
- Trust (2002) ... Ray Wilson
 1996-2002 Casualty (TV Series)
Lewis / Jeff Marriot
- Checking In, Checking Out (2002) ... Lewis
- Trapped (1996) ... Jeff Marriot
 2001 Urban Gothic (TV Series)
Billings
- Eater (2001) ... Billings
 2001 Making Astronauts (TV Movie)
Adam
 1995-2000 Taggart (TV Series)
Stevie / Dr Costello
- Wavelength (2000) ... Stevie
- Prayer for the Dead (1995) ... Dr Costello
 1997-1998 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Adam Newbould
- Episode #1.4338 (1998) ... Adam Newbould
- Episode #1.4186 (1997) ... Adam Newbould
- Episode #1.4185 (1997) ... Adam Newbould
 1997 The Bill (TV Series)
RSPCA Insp. Goodman
- Animals (1997) ... RSPCA Insp. Goodman
 1996 The Big Picnic (TV Movie)
Norrie Beaton
 1995 Strike Force (TV Movie)
Tonto
 1994 Broken Heart (Short)
 1992-1993 Strathblair (TV Series)
Alec Ritchie
- Episode #2.10 (1993) ... Alec Ritchie
- Episode #2.9 (1993) ... Alec Ritchie
- Episode #2.8 (1993) ... Alec Ritchie
- Episode #2.7 (1993) ... Alec Ritchie
- Episode #2.6 (1993) ... Alec Ritchie
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Other Works:

Stars as Roj Blake in the 2007 audio reboot of Terry Nation's "Blake's 7" produced by B7 Media in association with the Sci-Fi Channel (UK).

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Trivia:

Son of actress Hope Ross and former professional footballer Ian Riddell. Partner is actress Frances Carrigan.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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