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Richard Armitage
Richard Armitage
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August 22, 1971
Birth Name:
Richard Crispin Armitage
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Awards:
1 win & 4 nominations.
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Some Facts
Filmed the BBC Drama, Robin Hood, in Hungary, where he played Guy of Gisborne, the Sheriff of Nottingham's evil henchman. [May 2006]
To get into character as Lee, his role in Cold Feet (1997), he took up aqua aerobics.
At age 14, he persuaded his parents to send him to a vocational school in Coventry where he could develop his musical talents.
Started acting career in musical theatre.
Joined the Royal Shakespeare Company at age 28 for 18 months.
Personal Quotes
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.
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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.
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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.
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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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[on his professional quandary, as a six-foot-two actor, in playing Thorin, the Dwarf King] I think the biggest challenge for me is that when I walk into a room they think the wrong guy has come to the audition. It's a compliment, but on a business level it's difficult because it's hard to convince people it was really me playing the role.
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