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|Born||Rasmus Kip Hardiker
31 January 1985
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England, UK
Rasmus Kip Hardiker (born 31 January 1985) is an English actor from Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. He played Raymond in Steve Coogan's sitcom Saxondale and Ben in the Jack Dee comedy Lead Balloon. Hardiker was also in the BBC3 sketch series The Wrong Door.
Hardiker was born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England. He attended Mere Green Combined School as a young child and performed in the school's production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as Willy Wonka. He also attended the Arthur Terry School where he played main parts in several productions. He is a former member of the National Youth Theatre.
He began his professional career as Philip Chase in the BBC's adaptation of The Rotters' Club, playing the son of Mark Williams and Sarah Lancashire, the latter then paying for his entry in Spotlight actor's directory. After a series of minor roles in popular UK TV series such as ITV1's The Bill and Afterlife as well as the BBC's Funland and Doctors.
Hardiker also appeared in the David Mitchell and Robert Webb comedy film Magicians and in I Want Candy, both in 2007. In 2008 he appeared opposite Charity Wakefield in the short film Beachcombers, and Lecture 21, an Italian-made English language film.
|2005||The Rotters' Club||Philip Chase|
|2005||Afterlife||James||Episode: "More Than Meets the Eye"|
|2005||ShakespeaRe-Told: Much Ado About Nothing||Vince|
|2005||A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets||Ned Bounty|
|2005||The Bill||Martin||1 episode|
|2006||Doctors||Josh Parrish||Episode: "Fiddler on the Roof"|
|2007||The Good Samaritan||Phil|
|2007||New Tricks||Sean||Episode: "Father's Pride"|
|2007||Christmas at the Riviera||Luke|
|2007||The Wrong Door||Various characters|
|2008||Micro Men||Shop assistant|
|2013||Dude, That's My Ghost!||Spencer Wright (voice)||Main character|
|2006||Starter for 10||University Challenge competitor|
|2007||I Want Candy||Christi|
|2012||Cockneys vs Zombies||Terry Macguire|
- Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916-2005.; at ancestry.com