Rasmus Hardiker

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Rasmus Hardiker
Born (1985-01-31) 31 January 1985 (age 32)
Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present
Notable credit(s) Thomas & Friends as Philip

Rasmus Hardiker (born 31 January 1985) is an English actor. 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. He joined voice cast of Thomas & Friends, voicing Philip in the UK and the USA.

Personal life[edit]

Hardiker was born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England.[1] He left Arthur Terry School in Sutton Coldfield with an A level in drama.[2] The first name Rasmus is a common first name in Denmark,[3] the native country of his mother.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Rotters' Club Philip Chase
2005 Afterlife James Episode: "More Than Meets the Eye"
2005 ShakespeaRe-Told: Much Ado About Nothing Vince
2005 Funland Hitman 4 episodes
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"
2006–2007 Saxondale Raymond
2006–2011 Lead Balloon Ben
2007 The Lift Rocco
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
2012-2013 Groove High Various Characters
2013 Dude, That's My Ghost! Spencer Wright (voice) Main character
2014 Boyster Rafik (voice) Main cast
2014 Black Mirror Harry Feature-length special
"White Christmas"
2015–present Thunderbirds Are Go Scott Tracy / Alan Tracy (voice) Main characters
Danger Mouse Count Duckula/Various (voice)[5]
2015 Scream Street Resus Negative/Various[6] Main character
2015–present Thomas & Friends Philip (UK/US voice) / Monty (UK voice) Recurring characters
2016-present Bob the Builder Shifter (UK voice) Recurring character


Year Title Role
2006 Starter for 10 University Challenge competitor
2007 Magicians Dwight
2007 I Want Candy Christi
2008 Lezione 21 Broderip
2008 Faintheart Comic Book Fan 1
2009 Huge Josh
2011 Your Highness Courtney
2012 Cockneys vs Zombies Terry Macguire
2015 Capture the Flag Marty Farr (English dub voice)
2015 Peter & Wendy Mr. Smee/Smith
2016 Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Philip (UK/US voice)


  1. ^ Birmingham news, features, information and sport from the Birmingham Mail
  2. ^ Laws, Roz. "Birmingham actor Rasmus Hardiker reveals how filming Your Highness was a knockout"
    Birmingham Mail, 25 April 2011
  3. ^ At the time of Hardinger's birth Rasmus was the 9th most popular name for newborn boys in Denmark. On 1/1 2016 it was the 20th most common name of male Danes.
    Statistics Denmark: "Names of the total population"
  4. ^ Laws, Roz. "Brum's new rock god; Rasmus Hardiker the big interview"
    Sunday Mercury (Birmingham), 23 Nov 2008
  5. ^ Jimmy Kimmel Gets Cartoon Treatment as "Jimmy Camel" in 'Danger Mouse' Reboot | Hollywood Reporter
  6. ^ "Scream Street" (Adobe Flash). (subscription required (help)). 

External links[edit]