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Richard Armitage : Film career

"Film and television is a relatively new medium for me, because my first acting experience was on the stage. I never considered that I would ever be a film actor, but I'm fascinated by it now." [1]

  1999, Star Wars Episode 1, First Droid
Information about Richard Armitage in This Year's Love

1999, This Year's Love, Smug Man at Party

This was a brief role in a British film set and filmed in Camden Town, London.


1999, Cleopatra, Epiphanes

Information about Richard Armitage in Frozen
2004, Frozen, Steven

Richard Armitage was a security guard in this award-winning film starring Shirley Henderson.

2011, Captain America: The First Avenger, Heinz Kruger

Richard Armitage plays a Nazi spy in a major Hollywood film based on the comic strip superhero, Captain America.


2012, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,
2013, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,
2014, The Hobbit: There And Back Again,
Thorin Oakenshield

Richard plays the leader of the dwarves in Peter Jackson's three-part adapation of JRR Tolkien's novel, The Hobbit, filmed in New Zealand.


2014, Into the Storm, Gary Morris

Richard plays a widowed father who tries to rescue his son from the aftermath of a string of tornadoes.




[1] ‘vivid’ magazine, Spring 2005


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