Loves new smells. Richard believes that smells evoke memories, so he loves to smell new books, cars, sofas, people.
Played the Doctor in a line of BBC animated Doctor Who (1963) adventures showcased on the Internet.
According to his Wah-Wah Diaries, he was offered a major role in the remake of Flight of the Phoenix (2004).
The initial E in his name came about because there was already someone registered with Equity as Richard Grant. Richard was born Richard Grant Esterhuysen. So with permission of the other Richard Grant and Equity, he added the E. to his name.
His father was the last minister of education in the British colony of Swaziland before independence in 1968.