Richard Lintern

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Richard Lintern in Alpbach, Austria
Richard Lintern
Born Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor
Children Frederick (1992), Timothy (1993) and Angus (1998)

Richard Lintern (born Taunton, Somerset) is an English stage, voice and screen actor.

Education[edit]

Richard studied English Literature at Durham University and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Career[edit]

Mainly based on stage, he spends most professional time in the West End and the Royal National Theatre. He has appeared all over the UK, including Life After Life at the Royal National Theatre, The Merchant of Venice at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and Hamlet at the Bristol Old Vic. As well as many TV shows, including Lead Balloon, Midsomer Murders, Lewis, The Bill, Casualty, Heartbeat and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries.[1] He played a young Muhammad Ali Jinnah in the 1998 film Jinnah, and an American cop in the TV film Lost Souls. In 2007, he starred in the gay drama film by Channel 4 Clapham Junction, where he plays Will who is entering a civil partnership with Gavin.[2] He was also in The Bank Job in 2008 playing an MI5 officer ordered to retrieve the embarrassing proceeds of a bank robbery in 1970s London. Lintern also had a major role in the third series of the television drama, The House of Eliott. In 2011 he had a supporting role in the BBC series The Shadow Line. In 2012 he appeared in Hunted for BBC One and HBO. He plays Hector Stokes.[3]

Richard is also a prominent voice-over artist, having voiced commercials for Gillette, Ferrero Rocher, Mercedes and Film4. He is the narrator of 2011 Discovery Channel series The Magic of The Big Blue.

Personal life[edit]

Richard is married and has three sons. The family lives in London and Somerset.

Filmography[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Richard Lintern". cft.org.uk. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "A violent reminder that homophobia hasn't gone away". gaycelluloid.com. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Radio Times Hunted Cast List