Richard Moore (actor)

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Richard Moore
Born 1942 (age 74–75)
Burnley, Lancashire, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1960s–present

Richard Moore (born 1942) is an English actor known for playing Jarvis Skelton on ITV's Emmerdale from 2002–05.

Early and personal life[edit]

Moore was born in 1942, and lived in Burnley, Lancashire during his early life, attending Burnley Grammar School.[1] He initially worked as a photographer for the Burnley Express, while being involved with amateur dramatics groups, one of which included Malcolm Hebden, called The Highcliffe Players.[2] He went on to train at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Early TV appearances were in the first series of The Likely Lads, with James Bolam and Rodney Bewes. Moore is a keen Burnley F.C. supporter, even sneaking club paraphernalia onto the Emmerdale set.[3]

Acting career[edit]

After drama school, Moore spent more than 10 years with the Royal Shakespeare Company.[2]





  1. ^ "Emmerdale star sneaks his Clarets scarf into show scenes". This is Lancashire (news archive). 15 May 2004. Retrieved July 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Preview: Comedians in Bolton". Lancashire Telegraph. 13 April 2010. Retrieved July 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Emmerdale Star Jarvis Says 'Back The Trust!'". Pendle Today. 17 November 2005. Retrieved July 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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