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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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Batman Begins Thomas Wayne
(2005)
Non-Stop David McMillan
(2014)
Priest Father Greg Pilkington
(1994)

Filmography

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 2019 The Last Full Measure (post-production)
Whit Peters
 2017-2018 Homeland (TV Series)
David Wellington
- Paean to the People (2018) ... David Wellington
- All In (2018) ... David Wellington
- Clarity (2018) ... David Wellington
- Useful Idiot (2018) ... David Wellington
- Lies, Amplifiers, F**king Twitter (2018) ... David Wellington
 2018/I Mandy
Jeremiah Sand
 2017 Bancroft (TV Series)
Tim Fraser
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Tim Fraser
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Tim Fraser
 2014-2017 Vikings (TV Series)
King Ecbert
- The Departed, Part 1 (2017) ... King Ecbert
- The Reckoning (2017) ... King Ecbert
- On the Eve (2017) ... King Ecbert
- Revenge (2017) ... King Ecbert
- The Great Army (2017) ... King Ecbert
 2017 Hochelaga, Terre des Âmes
Colonel Philip Thomas
 2017 Division 19
Charles Lynden
 2016/II Barry
Bill Baughman
 2016 ID2: Shadwell Army
Vinnie
 2015 Vikings: Athelstan's Journal (TV Series)
King Ecbert
- Vows (2015) ... King Ecbert
 2014 The Blacklist (TV Series)
The Kingmaker
- The Kingmaker (No. 42) (2014) ... The Kingmaker
 2014 Non-Stop
David McMillan
 2013/I Innocence
Miles Warner
 2012 Dark Horse (TV Movie)
Senator Ethan Teras
 2012 The Making of a Lady (TV Movie)
Lord James Walderhurst.
 2012 Supercapitalist
Mark Patterson
 2012 Titanic (TV Mini-Series)
Hugh, Earl of Manton
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Hugh, Earl of Manton
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... Hugh, Earl of Manton
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Hugh, Earl of Manton
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Hugh, Earl of Manton
 2011-2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Michael Cutter
- Father's Shadow (2012) ... Michael Cutter
- Lost Traveller (2011) ... Michael Cutter
- True Believers (2011) ... Michael Cutter
- Scorched Earth (2011) ... Michael Cutter
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie)
Scott Vance
 1973-2010 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Lawrence Cunningham / Peter Barlow
- Episode #1.7421 (2010) ... Lawrence Cunningham
- Episode #1.7420 (2010) ... Lawrence Cunningham
- Episode #1.7419 (2010) ... Lawrence Cunningham
- Episode #1.7417 (2010) ... Lawrence Cunningham
- Episode #1.1485 (1975) ... Peter Barlow
 2008-2010 Law & Order (TV Series)
Michael Cutter
- Rubber Room (2010) ... Michael Cutter
- Love Eternal (2010) ... Michael Cutter
- Immortal (2010) ... Michael Cutter
- The Taxman Cometh (2010) ... Michael Cutter
- Crashers (2010) ... Michael Cutter
 2010 Mean to Me (Short)
 2008 Yonkers Joe
Teddy
 2007 Broken Thread
Ram
 2007 Before the Rains
Henry Moores
 2006-2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Andy Archer
- Resolution (2007) ... Andy Archer
- Acknowledgement (2007) ... Andy Archer
- Mutiny (2007) ... Andy Archer
- Impasse (2007) ... Andy Archer
- Do Unto Others (2007) ... Andy Archer
 2006 The Namesake
Mr. Lawson
 2006 The Ten Commandments (TV Mini-Series)
Aaron
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Aaron
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Aaron
 2006 A Through M (Short)
The Voice of the Party
 2006 Find Me Guilty
Sean Kierney
 2005 12 and Holding
Jim Carges
 2005 Batman Begins
Thomas Wayne
 2004 The Forgotten
A Friendly Man
 2004 The Chronicles of Riddick
Purifier
 2003 Blind Flight
John McCarthy
 2003 Beyond Borders
Henry Bauford
 2002 RFK (TV Movie)
Robert F. Kennedy
 2002 The Gathering Storm (TV Movie)
Ralph Wigram
 2002 Hart's War
Capt. Peter A. Ross
 2000 Pandaemonium
Samuel Coleridge
 2000 Best
Denis Law
 1999 Siam Sunset
Perry Roberts
 1999 The Venice Project
Count Jacko / Count Giaccomo
 1998 Shot Through the Heart (TV Movie)
Vlado
 1997 The Wings of the Dove
Merton
 1994 Seaforth (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Longman
- An Ill Wind (1994) ... Bob Longman
- Love's Little Messenger (1994) ... Bob Longman
- The Life of Riley (1994) ... Bob Longman
- Sod's Law (1994) ... Bob Longman
- Under the Counter (1994) ... Bob Longman
 1994 Priest
Father Greg Pilkington
 1992 Seiden RG Veda (Video)
Yasha (1993) (English version, voice, as Linus Roach)
 1992 Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Romeo
- 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)
Tom
- Keeping Tom Nice (1990) ... Tom
 1990 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Vincent
- 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)
Boy
- Quarantine (1976) ... Boy
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Other Works:

He acted in John Berger and Nella Bielski's play, "A Question of Geography," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Harriet Walter, Clive Russell, Peter Polycarpou, John Carlisle for Mark Dignam, and John Berger for John Carlisle in the cast. John Caird was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

Fan site about LINUS ROACHE

Alternate Names:

Linus Roach

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Trying to act cold is a challenge when your makeup's running and sweat is pouring down your neck. See more »

Trivia:

Son of actors William Roache and the late Anna Cropper (who divorced in 1974); stepson of the late Sara Roache. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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