Richard Armitage's biography
Richard Crispin Armitage is 51 years old actor born at Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK. Richard was born on Sunday 22nd of August 1971. Richard is often nicknamed as Ra, Rca, Richard Crispin Armitage, Richard Armitage. According to year of birth 1971 Richard Armitage belongs to Generation X. Birthday on 22nd of August means Richard Armitage is Leo. As sign in itself indicates “Lion” or “King”, hence people born under Leo sign are considered to be leaders in every aspects of life. They are royal in nature.
Richard is white british. Richard Armitage is christian.
Detailed informations about Richard´s schools
Richard Armitage studied high school - Comprehensive school, Brockington College in Enderby.
Richard studied university - Pattison College in Coventry, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Richard Armitage's career
Richard Armitage's main focus is to be actor. Richard Armitage is famous thanks to North & South, The Hobbit.
Is Richard Armitage gay ?
Richard is known to be straight.
Awards and competitions
Richard Armitage's Awards
- Nominated for WhatsOnStage Best Actor in a Play Award - for his role in The Crucible.
- Nominated for an Olivier Best Actor Award for his role in The Crucible.
- He won the Saturn Award 2016 for his role as Francis Dolarhyde in 'Hannibal'.
What else you don't know about Richard Armitage ?
Richard´s middle name is Crispin.
What Richard Armitage has done for a first time
- Completed filming the first episode of _"Inspector George Gently" (2007)_ qv. In "Gently Go Man" he played the character of Ricky, a Geordie biker. [December 2006]
- Shot "Marie Lloyd" in the role of her first husband Percy Courtenay. [February 2007]
Richard Armitage's quotes
- I try to be quite a detailed actor. People were really picking up on that. Even if it was just a flicker of the eye or something, they got it.
- You can spend a bit of yourself when you give yourself to a character. At the end of a job, you have to remind yourself who and what you are.
- Live acting is a kind of adventure sport. I don't go abseiling or snowboarding, but I sometimes think that stepping out on stage can have the same kind of adrenaline rush.
- I don't think actors need to go on pedestals. I don't buy it. I think it's a weird thing. It's like you become someone else, like stepping into another universe.
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Richard Armitage's height, weight, body shape, eye color, hair color
Lets describe how Richard Armitage looks. We will focus on Richard´s height, weight, body shape, eye color, hair color and shoe size. Richard is tall as 6' 2½" (189 cm). Richard weights 205lbs (93 kg). Body build is athletic. Richard Armitage's eyes are tinted blue. Richard´s hair is shade of brown - dark. If you are really curious, you may find interesting Richard Armitage's shoe size is 46.