Richard Ridings


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Richard Ridings was born on September 19, 1958 in Henley-on-Thames, England as Richard John Ridings. He is an actor and composer, known for Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), The Pianist (2002) and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). He has been married to Catherine Jensen since 1984. They have two children. See full bio »

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 2004-2019 Peppa Pig (TV Series)
Daddy Pig
- The Panda Twins (2019) ... Daddy Pig
- Pumpkin Competition (2016) ... Daddy Pig (voice)
- Playing Pretend (2016) ... Daddy Pig (voice)
- The Olden Days (2012) ... Daddy Pig (voice)
- The Fish Pond (2012) ... Daddy Pig
 2018 Thunderbirds Are Go (TV Series)
Bob Gray
- Night and Day (2018) ... Bob Gray (voice)
 2018 Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (Video Game)
King Leonhard (English version, voice)
 2017 Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience
Daddy Pig (voice)
 2016 Six Wives with Lucy Worsley (TV Mini-Series documentary)
King Henry, VIII
- Divorced, Beheaded, Survived (2016) ... King Henry, VIII
 2016 Highlander: Dark Places (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2016 Dragon Quest Heroes II (Video Game)
King of Harba (English version, voice)
 2016 Total War: Warhammer (Video Game) (voice)
 2015-2016 Dickensian (TV Series)
Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.20 (2016) ... Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.19 (2016) ... Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.15 (2016) ... Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.14 (2016) ... Mr. Bumble
- Episode #1.13 (2016) ... Mr. Bumble
 2016 Jericho (TV Series)
Thornhill
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Thornhill
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Thornhill
 2016/I The Carer
Pub Landlord
 2015 Tearaway Unfolded (Video Game)
The Green Man (voice)
 2015 The James & Terry Show (TV Series)
Simon the Big-Fat Man
- Simon the Big-Fat Man: Part 1 (2015) ... Simon the Big-Fat Man
- James Eats Poison (2015) ... Simon the Big-Fat Man
- Terry Gets Along (2015) ... Simon the Big-Fat Man
 2015 Chuggington (TV Series)
Hamish (UK)
- Fletch Shines (2015) ... Hamish (UK) (voice)
- Chug Patrol Chief (2015) ... Hamish (UK) (voice)
- Skipper Stu and the Steam Crane (2015) ... Hamish (UK) (voice)
- Koko Express (2015) ... Hamish (UK) (voice)
 2015 War for the Overworld (Video Game)
The Mentor (voice)
 2015 Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below (Video Game)
Additional Voices (English version, voice)
 2015 Peppa Pig: The Golden Boots (Short)
Daddy Pig (voice)
 2014 Borgia (TV Series)
Adriano Castellesi
- 1503, Part One (2014) ... Adriano Castellesi
 2014 Q Pootle 5: Pootle All the Way! (TV Movie)
Groobie / Planet Dave (voice)
 2014 Assassin's Creed: Unity (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice, as Richard Riding)
 2014 Our Zoo (TV Mini-Series)
Henning
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Henning
 2014 GRID Autosport (Video Game) (voice)
 2014 Lego the Hobbit: The Video Game (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2013-2014 Q Pootle 5 (TV Series)
Groobie / Planet Dave
- A Very Special Place (2014) ... Groobie / Planet Dave (voice)
- Rocket Remote (2014) ... Groobie / Planet Dave (voice)
- Waiting for Gordo (2014) ... Groobie / Planet Dave (voice)
- Bud-D Gets a Rocket (2014) ... Groobie / Planet Dave (voice)
- The Bubble Craters (2014) ... Groobie / Planet Dave (voice)
 2014 Dungeon Keeper Mobile (Video Game)
Horned Reaper (voice)
 2013 The Physician
Tough Guy
 2013 Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart
Arthur (English version, voice)
 2013 Puppeteer (Video Game)
General Pig (voice)
 2013 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate (Video Game)
Daemon Lord (voice)
 2013 DmC: Devil May Cry (Video Game)
Hunter (voice)
 2009-2012 Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom (TV Series)
Father Christmas / Big Bad Barry / Dwarf Boss / ...
- Ben & Holly's Christmas (2012) ... Dwarf Boss
- Mrs Witch's Spring Clean (2012) ... Dwarf Mine Door / Father Christmas / Big Bad Barry / ...
- The New Wand (2012) ... Dwarf Boss
- Miss Cookie's Nature Trail (2012) ... Dwarf Boss
- The Lost City (2012) ... Dwarf Boss
 2012 The Horsemen (Short)
Gary
 2012 The Scapegoat
Landlord
 2012 Holby City (TV Series)
Roy Benson
- Fresh Blood (2012) ... Roy Benson
 2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic (Video Game)
Duke Kendoh (voice)
 2011 Isle of Spagg (Short)
Bob / Mel (voice)
 2011 Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine (Video Game)
Space Marine / Chaos Space Marine (voice)
 2011 Doctors (TV Series)
Jeff Hollins
- Sunday Sunday (2011) ... Jeff Hollins
 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Buck - Ape
 2011 Killzone 3 (Video Game)
Helghast Soldiers (voice)
 2010 Fable III (Video Game) (voice)
 2010 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow (Video Game)
Cornell (English version, voice)
 2010 Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (Video Game)
Pigsy (voice)
 2010 Xenoblade Chronicles (Video Game)
Miqol (English version, voice)
 2009 Merlin (TV Series)
Halig
- The Lady of the Lake (2009) ... Halig
 2009 Risen (Video Game)
Karakos / Drok / Ukkos (English version, voice)
 2009/I Creation
Thatcher
 2009 Killzone 2 (Video Game)
Additional Helghast Voices (voice)
 1988-2008 Casualty (TV Series)
Vince / Robbie Beresford / Ted Stokes / ...
- This Will Be Our Year (2008) ... Vince
- The Good Father (2004) ... Robbie Beresford
- Love Me Tender (1998) ... Ted Stokes
- Riders on the Storm (1993) ... Jack
- Desperate Odds (1988) ... Kevin
 2008 Fable II (Video Game)
Farmer Giles (voice)
 2008 Faintheart
Collin
 2008 Viking: Battle for Asgard (Video Game) (voice)
 2007 Heavenly Sword (Video Game)
Roach (voice)
 2007 Roman Mysteries (TV Series)
Venalicius
- The Dolphins of Laurentum: Part II (2007) ... Venalicius
- The Dolphins of Laurentum (2007) ... Venalicius
- The Assassins of Rome (2007) ... Venalicius
- The Pirates of Pompeii: Part II (2007) ... Venalicius
- The Secrets of Vesuvius (2007) ... Venalicius
 2006 Amazing Grace
Speaker of the House
 2006 The Royal (TV Series)
Malcolm Hogg
- Keep on Running (2006) ... Malcolm Hogg
 2006 The Gil Mayo Mysteries (TV Mini-Series)
Mark Castello
- Requiem for a Dove (2006) ... Mark Castello
 2005 The Worst Week of My Life (TV Series)
PC Tait
- Wednesday (2005) ... PC Tait
- Tuesday (2005) ... PC Tait
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini-Series)
Maurice
- Macbeth (2005) ... Maurice
 2005 Shinobido (Video Game)
Kabuto (English version, voice)
 2005 Kameo: Elements of Power (Video Game)
Thorn (voice)
 2005 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Barry
- Episode #1.6116 (2005) ... Barry
- Episode #1.6113 (2005) ... Barry
- Episode #1.6114 (2005) ... Barry
 2005 Oliver Twist
Warder
 2005 The Brothers Grimm
Bunst
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Robbie
- Fluke of Luck (2005) ... Robbie
 2005 Drakengard 2 (Video Game)
Additional Voices (English version, voice, uncredited)
 2005/I Frozen
Lorry Driver
 2005 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
Elder Sextus
- Murder in Rome (2005) ... Elder Sextus
 2004 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series)
Trevor Nesbitt
- Great Escapes (2004) ... Trevor Nesbitt
 2000-2004 Fat Friends (TV Series)
Alan Ashburn / Allan Ashburn / Alan
- Eat Your Heart Out (2004) ... Allan Ashburn
- Hunger Pangs (2002) ... Alan Ashburn
- In Full Bloom (2002) ... Alan Ashburn
- Sticky Fingers (2002) ... Alan Ashburn
- Sweet and Sour (2002) ... Alan Ashburn
 2003 Margery and Gladys (TV Movie)
Terry Mason
 2002 Peppa Pig: My Birthday Party (Video)
Daddy Pig
 2002 The Princess and the Pea
King Windham / Button (voice)
 2002 Puckoon
Alex Walker
 2002 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (TV Series)
D.I. Andy Hateley
- An Inspector Calls (2002) ... D.I. Andy Hateley
 2002 The Pianist
Mr. Lipa
 2002 Born and Bred (TV Series)
Horace Trubshaw
- The Inspector Calls (2002) ... Horace Trubshaw
 2001 Merseybeat (TV Series)
Ben Ormerod
- Crying Out Loud (2001) ... Ben Ormerod
 2001 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Paul Foster
- Declaration (2001) ... Paul Foster
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
DCI Quarry
- Teacher (2001) ... DCI Quarry
 2000 Relic Hunter (TV Series)
Johnny the Jackhammer
- Nothing But the Truth (2000) ... Johnny the Jackhammer
 2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
PC Buns
- A Man of Substance (2000) ... PC Buns
 2000 Imperium Galactica II: Alliances (Video Game) (English version, voice)
 2000 Nature Boy (TV Mini-Series)
Ted
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Ted
 2000 This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (TV Mini-Series)
Det. Supt. Dick Holland
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Det. Supt. Dick Holland
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... Det. Supt. Dick Holland
 1999 Dungeon Keeper 2 (Video Game)
The Mentor (voice)
 1999 Quake III: Arena (Video Game)
Sarge (voice)
 1999 Silver (Video Game)
Fuge (voice)
 1998 Up 'n' Under
Frank
 1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (TV Mini-Series)
Reverend Thwackum
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Reverend Thwackum
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Reverend Thwackum
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Reverend Thwackum
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Reverend Thwackum
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Reverend Thwackum
 1997 Virus: The Game (Video Game)
 1997 Dungeon Keeper (Video Game)
The Mentor (voice)
 1994-1997 Common As Muck (TV Series)
Bernard Green
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Bernard Green
- Episode #2.5 (1997) ... Bernard Green
- Episode #2.4 (1997) ... Bernard Green
- Episode #2.3 (1997) ... Bernard Green
- Episode #2.2 (1997) ... Bernard Green
 1997 Highlander (TV Series)
Silas
- Revelation 6:8 (1997) ... Silas
- Comes a Horseman (1997) ... Silas
 1997 Fierce Creatures
Hugh Primates
 1996 Mr. Toad's Wild Ride
The Guard
 1996 On Dangerous Ground (TV Movie)
Thomas Borga
 1996 Different for Girls (uncredited)
 1995 Cruel Train (TV Movie)
Percy Cotton
 1995 Sorry About Last Night (TV Movie)
Greg
 1995 The All New Alexei Sayle Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.3 (1995)
 1994 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Thorpe
- A Bird in the Hand (1994) ... Thorpe
 1994 The Ink Thief (TV Series)
Aloysius
- Can This Really Be the End? (1994) ... Aloysius
- Cheese and Balloony (1994) ... Aloysius
- Earth + Water = Muddle (1994) ... Aloysius
- Earth, Water, Cheese and Air (1994) ... Aloysius
- Nasty and the OOB (1994) ... Aloysius
 1994 Wild Justice (TV Movie)
Carl
 1994 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Gary Bourne
- Who Only Stand and Wait (1994) ... Gary Bourne
 1994 A Pinch of Snuff (TV Mini-Series)
Brian Burkill
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Brian Burkill
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Brian Burkill
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Brian Burkill
 1993 Screen One (TV Series)
Kevin
- Money for Nothing (1993) ... Kevin
 1991-1993 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Crazed Astro / D.N.A. Ship Computer
- Psirens (1993) ... Crazed Astro
- D.N.A. (1991) ... D.N.A. Ship Computer (voice)
 1993 Comics (TV Series)
Tommy Karr
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Tommy Karr
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Tommy Karr
 1993 Minder (TV Series)
Warren
- No Way to Treat a Daley (1993) ... Warren
 1992 Boon (TV Series)
Keith
- The Sharp End (1992) ... Keith
 1992 Liquid Television (TV Series)
Diner Cook #1 (segment "Dog Boy")
- Episode #2.5 (1992) ... Diner Cook #1 (segment "Dog Boy")
- Episode #2.4 (1992) ... Diner Cook #1 (segment "Dog Boy")
- Episode #2.3 (1992) ... Diner Cook #1 (segment "Dog Boy")
- Episode #2.2 (1992) ... Diner Cook #1 (segment "Dog Boy")
- Episode #2.1 (1992) ... Diner Cook #1 (segment "Dog Boy")
 1992 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Andre
- Somme, Early August 1916 (1992) ... Andre
 1992 Sean's Show (TV Series)
Steve
- Blind Date (1992) ... Steve
 1992 The Piglet Files (TV Series)
Knott
- Under New Mangement (1992) ... Knott
 1990 The Castle of Adventure (TV Series)
Nico
- Episode #1.8 (1990) ... Nico
- Episode #1.7 (1990) ... Nico
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... Nico
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Nico
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Nico
 1990 King of the Wind
Jailer
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Bulmer
- Three Blind Mice (1989) ... Bulmer
 1989 Erik the Viking
Thorfinn Skullsplitter
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Campbell
- A Quiet Life (1989) ... Campbell
 1989 Out of Town (Short)
Labourer
 1988 Watching (TV Series)
Alistair
- Twitching (1988) ... Alistair
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Angelo
 1988 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
Yob 1
- The Yob (1988) ... Yob 1
 1987 The Continental (TV Movie)
Mad Mick
 1987 Home to Roost (TV Series)
Millwall
- Crime Watch (1987) ... Millwall
 1987 Matlock (TV Series)
Nicky
- The Billionaire (1987) ... Nicky
 1987 The Ritz (TV Series)
Mad Mick
- Saturday (1987) ... Mad Mick
- Friday (1987) ... Mad Mick
- Thursday (1987) ... Mad Mick
- Wednesday (1987) ... Mad Mick
- Tuesday (1987) ... Mad Mick
 1987 The Fourth Protocol
Skinhead
 1986 Dempsey and Makepeace (TV Series)
Tulley's Sidekick
- The Cortez Connection (1986) ... Tulley's Sidekick
 1984-1986 Fairly Secret Army (TV Series)
Ron Boat
- Treacherous Chaps, Causes (1986) ... Ron Boat
- You're Going to Be a Hero, Harry (1986) ... Ron Boat
- Ever Tried Making Love to a Marxist? (1986) ... Ron Boat
- One Mistake, Whole Caboosh Plughole (1986) ... Ron Boat
 1986 Clockwise
Policeman at Crash
 1984 Lassiter
German Guard
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series)
Vanderberg
- Prelude to War (1983) ... Vanderberg
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Troilus and Cressida", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, Amanda Root, Norman Rodway, Alfred Burke, Paul Jesson, Ciarán Hinds, Simon Russell Beale, Sally Dexter, Griffith Jones and David Troughton in the cast. Sam Mendes ... See more »

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Richard Riding

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6' (1.83 m)
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