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Richard Whiteside (I) (1968–2015)

Richard Whiteside was born on April 15, 1968 in Lower Hutt, New Zealand. He was an actor and producer, known for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013), Black Sheep (2006) and Players (2012). He died on August 11, 2015 in Lower Hutt. See full bio »

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Known For

Black Sheep Investor
Players Ramu Kaka
Realiti Hunter


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 2015/I Butterflies (Short) (completed)
 2014 Der Landleute (Short)
 2014 Irrevocable (Short)
 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Laketown Guard (uncredited)
 2014 Realiti
 2013 The Transmigration of Love (Short)
The Vet
 2013/I Shopping
 2012 Weekend Graffiti (Short)
Shop Keeper
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Erebor Dwarf Guard (uncredited)
 2012 Players
Ramu Kaka
 2011 Baby (Video short)
 2011/II Rage
C.O.S.T. Team
 2009 Avatar
Geologist (uncredited)
 2009 The Lovely Bones
Detective (uncredited)
 2008 The Rat Trap (Short)
Martin Cranfield
 2006 Black Sheep
 2006 The Insiders Guide to Love (TV Series)
Pakeha Wanker
- Fallen in Love Lately? (2006) ... Pakeha Wanker (uncredited)
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 2011 Baby (Video short) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for TV1

Official Sites:

Official Site


5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Did You Know?


Richard owned and operated a small boutique hotel named 'The Shepherds Arms' which was complete with sheep themed memorabilia including an old stuffed Rams head taking pride of place in the Restaurant. After selling his business he made the move into acting and went on to become a victim of zombie sheep by having his head eaten in the Kiwi cult classic film "Black Sheep"!. See more »

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