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Overview (2)

Born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Richard Winsor is a British actor from Nottinghamshire but trained and lives in London. Most recently Richard has been starring as doctor 'Cal Knight' in the hit prime time medical drama Casualty on the BBC. His performances as Cal have earned him critical acclaim and cemented him as one of the most popular characters in the shows recent history. He also starred as 'Tomas' in the hit British film Streetdance 3D which opened #1 in the UK and many other countries. Also a popular theatre actor, Richard has appeared in many theater productions also to critical acclaim. Not satisfied as a teenager with just acting and sport, Richard embarked on a career as a dancer along side his acting and is highly trained in many forms of dance. This later led him to meet his mentor Sir Matthew Bourne. Their working relationship flourished and Richard went on to be Bourne's principle performer for ten years. Most recently, Richard played 'Dorian' in the sell out Edinburgh festival and London runs of Matthew Bourne's Dorian Gray. He previously played 'Edward' in Bourne's wildly successful Edward Scissorhands which played to packed houses in London, LA, New York , Japan and Moscow . From the heat off of these great roles, Richard was voted the "sexiest dancer in the world" by Elle magazine. Richard also performed the iconic role of 'The Swan' in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake on Broadway and London stages, later reprising the role for the hit feature film 'Swan Lake 3D' which was a massive art house success on movie screens around the world and Sky Arts channels in the UK.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Luber Roklin

Trivia (6)

Voted "Sexiest Dancer in the World" by Elle magazine.
Attended Ranby House and Worksop College in Nottinghamshire.
Brother of Thomas Winsor.
Frequent collaborator of Matthew Bourne. He has starred in Bourne's Car Man, Play Without Words, Dorian Gray, Edward Scissorhands and Swan Lake.
Trained at the Central School of Ballet and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Made his stage acting debut in 2008 as the Monster in a production of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at The Royal Playhouse Northampton.

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