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Linus Roache

Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line (1971). He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, including Link (1986). He was brought to attention in... See full bio »
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 2015 Division 19 (completed)
Charles Lynden
 2016 ID2: Shadwell Army
 2014-2015 Vikings (TV Series)
King Ecbert
- Paris (2015) ... King Ecbert
- Born Again (2015) ... King Ecbert
- The Usurper (2015) ... King Ecbert
- Scarred (2015) ... King Ecbert
 2014/V Innocence
Miles Warner
 2014 The Blacklist (TV Series)
The Kingmaker
- The Kingmaker (No. 42) (2014) ... The Kingmaker
 2012 The Making of a Lady (TV Movie)
Lord James Walderhurst.
 2012 Supercapitalist
Mark Patterson
 2012 Dark Horse (TV Movie)
Senator Ethan Teras
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
Scott Vance
 2010 Mean to Me (Short)
 2008 Yonkers Joe
 2007 Before the Rains
Henry Moores
 2006-2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Andy Archer
- Resolution (2007) ... Andy Archer
- Mutiny (2007) ... Andy Archer
- Impasse (2007) ... Andy Archer
 2006 The Namesake
Mr. Lawson
 2006 The Ten Commandments (TV Movie)
 2006 A Through M (Short)
The Voice of the Party
 2005 12 and Holding
Jim Carges
 2003 Beyond Borders
Henry Bauford
 2003 Blind Flight
John McCarthy
 2002 RFK (TV Movie)
Robert F. Kennedy
 2002 The Gathering Storm (TV Movie)
Ralph Wigram
 2000 Best
Denis Law
 1999 Siam Sunset
Perry Roberts
 1999 The Venice Project
Count Jacko / Count Giaccomo
 1998 Shot Through the Heart (TV Movie)
 1994 How High the Moon (TV Mini-Series)
 1992 Seiden RG Veda (Video)
Yasha (1993) (English version, voice, as Linus Roach)
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
- Romeo and Juliet (1992) ... Romeo (voice)
 1992 Screen One (TV Series)
DS Brian Tait
- Black and Blue (1992) ... DS Brian Tait
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
- Keeping Tom Nice (1990) ... Tom
 1990 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Van Gogh (1990) ... Vincent
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Daniel McAvaddy
- Starcross (1989) ... Daniel McAvaddy
 1987 A Sort of Innocence (TV Series)
Richard Davison
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Richard Davison
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Richard Davison
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Richard Davison
 1986 Link (uncredited)
 1985 No Surrender
Ulster Boy
 1976 The Onedin Line (TV Series)
- Quarantine (1976) ... Boy
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He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Richard II," and "Coriolanus," at the Gainsborough Studios Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, David Burke, Oliver Ford Davies, Emilia Fox, Barbara Jefford, Angela Down, Stephen Campbell Moore, Roger Swaine, Bernard Gallagher, Alan David, Robert Swann, John Bennett, and Ian ... See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Brother of Vanya (born 1967). half-brother of Verity Elizabeth (born 1981), Edwina (born 1982, died 1984), William James (born 1986). See more »

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