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Richard Armitage
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Age 45
Birthday 22 August, 1971
Birthplace Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
Height 6' 2½" (189 cm)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Hobbit
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Richard Crispin Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English film, television, theatre and voice actor. He became an overnight sensation in his native England with his first leading role as John Thornton in the British television programme North & South (2004). But it was his role as dwarf prince and leader Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson's film trilogy adaptation of The Hobbit that first brought him international recognition. Other notable roles include John Proctor in Yaël Farber’s stage production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible, Francis Dolarhyde in the American TV series Hannibal, Lucas North in the British TV drama Spooks, John Porter in the British TV drama Strike Back, and Guy of Gisborne in the British TV drama Robin Hood.

Dating History

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Filmography

80 Credits »
2018 Ocean's Eight Claude Becker
2018 My Zoe James
2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass King Oleron
2016 Brain on Fire Tom Cahalan
2016 Berlin Station Daniel Miller
2015 Urban & the Shed Crew Chop
2015 Sleepwalker Dr. Scott White
2015 Pilgrimage Raymond De Merville
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Thorin
2014 Into the Storm Gary
2014 The Crucible John Proctor

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"I come from a very conservative family, and we weren't particularly wealthy, but we were comfortable."

Awards

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Nominated for 4 Awards | Won 2

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