Richard started his career by studying at Pattison College, followed by attending the LAMDA (The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts).
He began in a small role in the movie "This Year's Love" followed by a notable role in "Sparkhouse" which launced him into the public eye.
Since then he has had several roles, his most well known now being as John Thornton in the BBC adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's "North & South".
Richard is 6' 2", has blue-grey eyes and brown hair.
Richard Armitage's Scores
|My Country, My Country||Aug 4, 2006||Himself||7.2|
|Captain America: The First Avenger||Jul 22, 2011||Heinz Kruger||6.9|
|The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug||Dec 13, 2013||Thorin Oakenshield / Thorin / Thorin Oakenshield||7.8|
|The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies||Dec 17, 2014||Thorin Oakenshield / Thorin Oakenshield||7.0|
|The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey||Dec 14, 2012||Thorin Oakenshield / Thorin / Thorin Oakenshield||8.1|
|Into the Storm||Aug 8, 2014||Gary Morris / Gary / Gary Morris||5.3|