Julian Richings Biography

Birthday: 1955-09-08
Place of Birth: Hampstead, London
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Wiki Biography: Julian Richings was born in Oxford, England, and has become a familiar figure to Canadian cinema and television audiences, appearing in over 50 films and 20 separate television series. After training in drama at the University of Exeter and touring North America with a British stage production, Mr. Richings moved to Toronto, Canada in 1984. Within five years, he had become a regular on the second season of the Canadian "War of the Worlds" (1988) TV series. Other roles followed, and he gained critical acclaim as the bitter, aging punk rock legend Bucky Haight in Bruce McDonald's mock-documentary Hard Core Logo (1996). His appearance in Vincenzo Natali's Cube (1997) was brief, but definitely memorable. In 2000, Mr. Richings appeared as Francis Bellanger, an itinerant railroad worker who falls in love with a prostitute (played by Shirley Henderson), in The Claim (2000), and the role earned him a Genie Award nomination for best supporting actor. His performance as the nearly-blind security guard Otto in Stephen King's "Kingdom Hospital" (2004) was considered especially impressive by many critics. A busy stage actor as well, Mr. Richings was presented with two Dora Awards in the late 1980s and continues to perform professionally in the Toronto area. He tends to appear in small, experimental theaters and has been known to work for free if he thinks the material is interesting enough. In addition to acting, Mr. Richings has taught seminars and classes on acting and on movement for actors in the Toronto area for nearly twenty years. Mr. Richings is married and has two children. He resides with his family in Toronto.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Peter Benchley's Amazon Elder Malakai 1999 - 2000
Todd the Metal God Hooded Leader / Atticus Murphy Sr. 2011
Bag of Bones Elmer Durgin 2011 Drama
Three Inches Ethan 2011 Drama
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil Hooded Leader 2011 - 2012 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Hard Core Logo Bucky Haight 1996 Comedy, Drama, Music
Cube Alderson 1997 Game Show, Sport, Reality Tv, 0
The Boys Club Officer Cole 1997 Drama, Thriller, Crime
Pale Saints Einstein 1997 Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Urban Legend Weird Janitor 1998 Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Motel Tenant 1998 Drama
Washed Up Reginald 2000 Comedy
The Claim 2001 Drama, Romance
Two Thousand and None Curator 2001 Comedy, Drama
On Their Knees Pappy 2001 Comedy
Treed Murray Homeless Man 2001 Drama, Thriller
Between Strangers Nigel 2002 Drama
The Pretender: Island of the Haunted 2002 Action, Crime, Mystery
Wrong Turn Three Finger 2003 Reality Tv
My Life Without Me 2003 Drama, Romance
Open Range 2003 Action, Romance
Eloise at Christmastime Patrice 2003 Family, Comedy, Drama
Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill William Cattermole 2004
The Last Casino 2004 Comedy, Drama
Re-Generation Contact 2004 Drama
Black Widow Dr. Deadman 2005 Crime, Musical, Mystery
The Last Sect Karpov 2006 Horror, Thriller
22 Hands Albert 2006 Crime
The Third Eye Charlie Rabbit 2007 Horror, Thriller
Some Things That Stay Minister 2007 Drama, Romance
The Tracey Fragments 2008 Drama
You Might as Well Live Dr. Pooseby 2009 Comedy
The Timekeeper Grease 2009 Adventure
Survival of the Dead James 2010 Horror
Hard Core Logo 2 Bucky Haight 2010 Comedy, Drama, Music
Collaborator Maurice LeFont 2012 Comedy, Drama
Patch Town Child Catcher 2013 Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet Ricky 2013 0, 0
Victims Gatling 2013 0
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh Rahn Brothers 2013 Horror, Thriller
The Colony Leland 2013 Action, Thriller
Septic Man Phil Prosser 2013 Horror
Ejecta William Cassidy 2014
Reign Mr. Ian 2015 Drama
White Night Kind Man 2015 Drama
Hellmouth Freddy T Neville 2015 Horror
The Rainbow Kid Steve 2015 Adventure
The Witch Governor 2016 Game Show