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Richard Dormer

Richard Dormer is a Northern Irish actor, playwright and screenwriter. He was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. After to being accepted to the Royal College of Art Richard accepted a scholarship at the RADA school of acting in London. After living and working in London, he returned to Northern Ireland. He lives in Belfast and is married to director Rachel O'Riordan. Dormer is perhaps best known for his performance as Northern Irish Snooker star, Alex Higgins in Hurricane, which he wrote and starred in. The production received praise from critics and even from Higgins himself and saw Richard win The Stage award for best actor in 2003. He is currently the bookie's third favourite to play Higgins in the scheduled film of his life behind Cillian Murphy and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. In 2004 Richard won the Irish Times Best Actor Award for his performance in Frank McGuinness's Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme and in 2005 completed a season with Sir Peter Hall at the Theatre Royal and performed Bath in the George Bernard Shaw play, You Can Never Tell, William Shakespeare's,Much Ado About Nothing, Noël Coward's play, Private Lives, and in a production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. Since, Dormer has written a number of plays including The Half and Gentleman's Tea Drinking Society which were produced through Belfast's Ransom theatre company. He has also provided the voices for over twenty BBC Radio 4 plays, documentaries and advertising campaigns. Following a run of film castings playing secondary characters, he was cast as the lead in the 2012 Good Vibrations which tells the story of Northern Ireland personality and punk rock visionary Terri Hooley. The film premièred at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and was awarded 'best film' at the Galway film awards. 2012 also saw Dormer taking over the role of Lord Beric Dondarrion, known as the "Lightning Lord", the leader of the "Brotherhood Without Banners" for Season 3 of HBO series Game of Thrones.


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出生:
Nov 11, 1969 In Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK
影視聲望:
21
首次出現:
In the movie Holy Cross 2003-10-10
最新作品:
電影 We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story 2015-12-22
代表作品
Poster of Fortitude
Poster of Hyena
Poster of The Musketeers
Poster of 權力的遊戲
影視作品
電影 We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story 2015-12-22
Series Fortitude Dan Anderssen 2015-01-29
電影 11 Minut Reżyser Richard Martin 2015-09-02
Series The Musketeers Unknown 2014-01-19
電影 Hyena Nick Taylor 2014-06-18
電影 迷失1971 Eamon 2014-10-10
電影 Shooting for Socrates Arthur 2014-07-11
電影 Wodehouse In Exile Werner Plack 2013-03-25
電影 Dark Touch Henry 2013-09-27
電影 SLR Mr. Verma 2013-07-13
電影 美妙共振 Terri Hooley 2012-05-31
電影 Jump Johnny 2012-06-08
Series 權力的遊戲 Beric Dondarrion 2011-04-17
電影 幽靈戰隊 Taggert 2009-02-01
電影 天堂五分鐘 Michael - 2008 2009-01-19
電影 Best: His Mother's Son Ad Director 2009-04-29
電影 Pumpgirl Hammy 2009-04-02
電影 Middletown 2006-04-28
電影 Mrs Henderson Presents COmic 2005-09-09
電影 The Mighty Celt Ronan 2005-02-11
電影 Holy Cross Seamus 2003-10-10