Richard Armitage

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Richard Armitage
Photo Credit: Cyprus4Ever
Age: 45
Nationality: British
Claim to Fame: North & South, Robin Hood, Berlin Station

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. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 301 photos, 4 photo albums, 16 quotes, 12 trivia items, 4 magazines, 74 lists, 142 songs, 3 awards, 3 on-screen matchups, 75 film credits, 368 news stories, 3 relationships, and key facts about Richard Armitage!

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Richard Armitage is a member of the following lists: Living people, 1971 births, English film actors, English television actors, English stage actors, Alumni of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, English actors, People from Leicester, British people of English descent and People educated at Pattison College.

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


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Nominated for 3 Awards | Won 1

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Richard Armitage is engaged to Samantha Colley.
Samantha Colley
  • Commenced Dating: November 2014
  • Date Engaged: 16 June 2016
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