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Richard Armitage

 
Bio:
Richard Armitage is a multi-award winning stage and screen actor. Armitage is best known for his role of Thorin in Peter Jackson’s trilogy of The Hobbit and more recently as Daniel Miller in Epix Berlin Station, as well as Claude Becker in Oceans 8. Armitage also voices Trevor Belmont in the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Richard Armitage is a multi-award winning stage and screen actor. Armitage is best known for his role of Thorin in Peter Jackson’s trilogy of The Hobbit and more recently as Daniel Miller in Epix Berlin Station, as well as Claude Becker in Oceans 8. Armitage also voices Trevor Belmont in the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2020
Astrov
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Kenneth

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1986]
Producer

Photos

Toby Jones and Richard Armitage Photo

Toby Jones and Richard Armitage

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01/17/2020
Toby Jones and Richard Armitage Photo

Toby Jones and Richard Armitage

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01/17/2020
Richard Armitage and Anna Calder Marshall Photo

Richard Armitage and Anna Calder Marshall

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01/17/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2020
Astrov

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Kenneth

Productions

Producer

Richard Armitage Biography

Richard Armitage is a multi-award winning stage and screen actor. Armitage is best known for his role of Thorin in Peter Jackson’s trilogy of The Hobbit and more recently as Daniel Miller in Epix Berlin Station, as well as Claude Becker in Oceans 8. Armitage also voices Trevor Belmont in the NETFLIX series Castlevania & Logan in Marvel’s Wolverine podcast. Richard recently shot independent The Lodge, directed by Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz which premiered at Sundance, and was just in Toronto where he was promoting independent feature My Zoe, written and directed by Julie Delpy. Armitage has just wrapped shooting the lead in serialized thriller The Stranger for NETFLIX/Red Productions. Written by Harlan Coben, based on Coben’s #1 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. In theatre, Richard is well known for his critically acclaimed performance as John Proctor in The Crucible at the Old Vic Theatre. He was nominated for an Olivier Award for his performance. Richard’s leading role in the Off Broadway play, Love Love Love directed by Michael Mayer also garnered critical acclaim.

Richard Armitage Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actor
Richard ArmitageThe Crucible
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Musical
Richard Armitage, Me and My Girl

Richard Armitage News

Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards Photo Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

WhatsOnStage today announced that Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson will host the 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. They are joined by presenters Chris Bush, Graziano Di Prima, Omari Douglas, James Graham, David Harewood, Frances Mayli McCann, Stephanie McKeon, Drew McOnie, Daniel Monks, Tracy Ann Oberman, Johannes Radebe, and more.

Filmed Version of UNCLE VANYA  Wins The Theatre Award at The South Bank Sky Arts Awar Photo Filmed Version of UNCLE VANYA Wins The Theatre Award at The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2021
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2021

Uncle Vanya was filmed on stage under strict covid protocols at the Harold Pinter Theatre in the middle of 2020. The new film version of the production had a cinematic release ahead of being broadcast on BBC Four, making it the first UK stage production closed by the Coronavirus pandemic to have been filmed and produced for the screen.

PBS Launches #PBSForTheArts Programming That Celebrates the Arts' Resiliency Amidst t Photo PBS Launches #PBSForTheArts Programming That Celebrates the Arts' Resiliency Amidst the Pandemic
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021

PBS launches an expanded slate of multiplatform arts programming beginning April 23. Today, PBS and The WNET Group announced #PBSForTheArts, a multiplatform campaign that celebrates the resiliency of the arts in America during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown and reopening.

UNCLE VANYA to Premiere as Part of PBS Great Performances in May Photo UNCLE VANYA to Premiere as Part of PBS Great Performances in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021

The U.S. premiere of Conor McPherson’s adaptation of Uncle Vanya will premiere as part of PBS Great Performances on Friday, May 7.

BWW Blog: I Have a Seri(es)ous Problem Photo BWW Blog: I Have a Seri(es)ous Problem
by Student Blogger: Caiti Ho - Feb 15, 2021

I think we can all agree that we have probably watched more series in the past year than we have in our lifetimes. Well, I have at least. Since the one-year anniversary of being home is approaching I thought I would look back on all the shows I have discovered and rediscovered during these troublesome times.

BWW Feature: WE SAW THEM FIRST/THE MUSICAL ACTORS - Five Musicals Whose Male Performe Photo BWW Feature: WE SAW THEM FIRST/THE MUSICAL ACTORS - Five Musicals Whose Male Performers Later Became Stars
by Matt Wolf - Feb 15, 2021

We've looked across successive weeks at a range of plays over time that offered crucial opportunities to an array of then little-known men and women who have since shot to varying degrees of renown. Now, it's time to cast a glance at those stage musicals in London that brought to the attention of keen-eyed playgoers various names whom the world would get to know later.

BWW Feature: We Saw Them First/The Actresses - Five Plays Whose Female Players Later  Photo BWW Feature: We Saw Them First/The Actresses - Five Plays Whose Female Players Later Became Stars
by Matt Wolf - Feb 8, 2021

Last week, we looked at the early stage work of a quintet of actors who have gone on to celebrated work, and a wider public, onscreen. But the same trajectory is every bit as true of Britain's dazzling array of actresses, five of whom are here remembered from their early stage work before one celluloid assignment or another cemented their fame.

Royal Society Of Literature Celebrates 200th Birthday With 60 Appointments and Five-Y Photo Royal Society Of Literature Celebrates 200th Birthday With 60 Appointments and Five-Year Festival
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2020

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the charity that represents the voice of literature in the UK, has today in celebration of its 200th birthday announced RSL 200, a five-year festival launched with a series of major new initiatives and 60 new appointments championing the great diversity of writing and writers in the UK.

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Harold Pinter Theatre, Cinema Broadcast Photo BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Harold Pinter Theatre, Cinema Broadcast
by Eleni Cashell - Oct 28, 2020

Uncle Vanya was one of many West End shows that saw their run abruptly cut short when COVID-19 hit. But, with their set still up at the Harold Pinter Theatre, back in August the show was performed once again, this time to cameras instead of an audience, allowing Uncle Vanya to have a nationwide cinema release.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas Thi Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas This Month
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

Uncle Vanya is coming soon to select cinemas in the UK.

Richard Armitage Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas Thi VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For UNCLE VANYA, the Filmed Production Coming to Cinemas This Month
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

Uncle Vanya is coming soon to select cinemas in the UK.

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For Horror Film, THE LODGE VideoVIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For Horror Film, THE LODGE
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2020

The second trailer has been released for the upcoming film, The Lodge.

VIDEO: EPIX Releases Trailer for BERLIN STATION Season 2 VideoVIDEO: EPIX Releases Trailer for BERLIN STATION Season 2
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 7, 2017

EPIX has released the trailer for Season Two of BERLIN STATION. The series returns Sunday, October 15 @ 9pm. Get a first look below! 

BWW TV: Travel Back in Time with the Cast of LOVE, LOVE LOVE on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 20, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the new play Love, Love Love, directed byMichael Mayer, which opened officially last night, October 19, 2016 at theLaura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. This is a limited engagement Off-Broadway through December 18, 2016.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Richard Armitage, Amy Ryan & More in LOVE, LOVE LOVE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Mike Bartlett's (King Charles III) new play, Love, Love Love, directed by Michael Mayer. The cast includes Richard Armitage (The Hobbit), Alex Hurt (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Zoe Kazan (The Seagull), Ben Rosenfield ('Boardwalk Empire') and two-time Tony nominee Amy Ryan ('The Office,' A Streetcar Named Desire). The production is part of Roundabout's 50th Anniversary Season. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW Audio Exclusive: Emma Thompson Reads from Audible's THE TURN OF THE SCREW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2016

Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Emmy winner Emma Thompson lends her immense talent and experienced voice to Henry James' Gothic ghost tale, The Turn of the Screw, which Audible Studios released today.

VIDEO: Billy Boyd Performs THE HOBBIT's 'Last Goodbye' in New Music Video
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

The music video of Billy Boyd performing THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES' end title song, 'The Last Goodbye' has just been released, and you can check it out below!

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes - Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Bring DESOLATION OF SMAUG to Life!
by - Oct 23, 2014

Below, check an all new behind-the-scenes video from THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG which shows how actor Benedict Cumberbatch brought the menacing dragon Smaug to life through the use of modern technology!

STAGE TUBE: Inside Benedict Cumberbatch's Motion Capture Sessions for 'THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG'
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2014

A new behind-the-scenes look at Benedict Cumberbatch's motion capture sessions for THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG have been released as part of the bonus features on the DVD/Blu-ray set. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Actress Sarah Wayne Talks New Thriller 'Into the Storm' on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 6, 2014

In an interview on today's GOOD MORNING AMERICA, former "Walking Dead" actress Sarah Wayne revealed that her new film, "Into the Storm" taught her that humans "do not control the world."


Richard Armitage Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Armitage been in?
Richard Armitage has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Richard Armitage been in?
Richard Armitage has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Richard Armitage's first West End show?
Richard Armitage's first West End show was Uncle Vanya which opened in 2020

What awards has Richard Armitage been nominated for?
Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for The Crucible and Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Me and My Girl .