About RA US
Richard Armitage US is a respectful blog with a sense of humor (and a point of view) for fans of British-born actor Richard Crispin Armitage.
Armitage is star of – among other productions – North & South, The Vicar of Dibley two-part series finale, Robin Hood, Spooks (MI-5 in the US) and Chris Ryan’s Strike Back.
His film appearances include starring roles in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, as Thorin Oakenshield; Into the Storm, as tornado-beleaguered Gary Fuller; and the upcoming films Urban and the Shed Crew*, Sleepwalker* and Pilgrimage* . Most recently, he completed filming Brain on Fire*, based on Susannah Cahalan’s best-selling memoir. (*Release TBA).
He was nominated for a Best Actor Olivier Award for his portrayal of John Proctor in Arthur Miller’s classic play The Crucible, directed by Yael Farber at The Old Vic/London in-the-round.
Most recently, Armitage completed his critically acclaimed performance as Francis Dolarhyde, aka The Red Dragon – based on Thomas Harris’ iconic 1981 novel – on Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal, which aired internationally.