Richard Braine

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Richard Braine
Born 1956
Portishead, Somerset, England, UK

Richard Braine (born 1956) is a British television actor.

One of his most recognisable roles was that of Augustus "Gussie" Fink-Nottle in the ITV television third and fourth series Jeeves and Wooster based on the P.G. Wodehouse novels. In an earlier episode of the first series, he played the character Rupert Steggles.

His varied television career includes parts in: EastEnders, Only Fools and Horses, The Brittas Empire and So What Now?.

Film roles include: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (film) (2004), Finding Neverland (2004) and Calendar Girls (2003).

He also played the character of XP, a space alien that loves prawn crisps who comes down to earth in the BBC Two schools programme The Experimenter to find out about things from Sarah, a schoolgirl friend played by Nadia Williams.

In 2016 he appears as Henry Kirkov in the BBC series Father Brown episode 4.4 "The Crackpot of the Empire"

Theatre roles include: Ratty in Wind in the Willows at the Bristol Old Vic. Also played a part of a vicar in As Time Goes By

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