Richard Wisker

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Richard Wisker
Born (1995-02-01) 1 February 1995 (age 23)
Dagenham, London, England
Occupation Actor, Presenter, Musician, Singer
Years active 2008-Present

Richard Wisker (born 1 February 1995)[1][not in citation given] is an English actor, presenter, singer and musician best known for his role as Liam O'Donovan in Tracy Beaker Returns. From 2013 to 2015 he portrayed Rich in the CBBC series Dani's Castle. Wisker also played the role Declan in Millie Inbetween.


Wisker made his television debut in 2008 as a guest star on the British police drama The Bill, playing Mason Kemble in a two-episode story called "Hold Me Tight". He later returned to television as Jono Blake in an episode of Law & Order: UK. He also guest-starred in The Sarah Jane Adventures in 2010, in two episodes titled "Lost in Time", featuring a character named George Woods, from the year 1941. His most notable role is Liam O'Donovan in the CBBC drama Tracy Beaker Returns.

In May 2011, Wisker began presenting Friday Download on the CBBC Channel, a children's entertainment series alongside Georgia Lock, Dionne Bromfield, Ceallach Spellman, Tyger Drew-Honey and Aidan Davis. It has so far spanned nine series.

In 2010, Wisker was nominated for a children's BAFTA for Best Actor.[2]

In March 2012, Wisker released his debut single and held a signing at Stratford Centre.[3]

From 2013 to 2015, Wisker portrayed Rich in CBBC comedy Dani's Castle.

He has a starring role in the film Up All Night based on the CBBC show Friday Download.


Year Title Role Note
2008 The Bill Mason Kemble Two episodes
2009 COI Cyber Bullying Bully
2009 Law and Order: UK Jono Blake One episode
2010 The Sarah Jane Adventures George Woods Lost in Time
2010–12 Tracy Beaker Returns Liam O'Donovan Regular role.
2011–12 Tracy Beaker Survival Files
2011–15 Friday Download Himself Presenter
2012–2013 All Over The Place Co-Presenter
2012 12 Again Guest Appearance
2012 Jedward's Big Adventure Guest Appearance
2012 Stepping Up Luca Wilby II One episode.
2013–15 Dani's Castle Rich Main Role
2014 Diego Guest Role
The Dumping Ground: Liam's Story Liam O'Donovan Online webisodes, reprising role from Tracy Beaker Returns
The Dumping Ground Episode: Face the Music, reprising role from Tracy Beaker Returns
Casualty Daniel Pemberley One episode
2015 Up All Night Himself
Rise of the Footsoldier Part II Nicky
2017-Present Millie Inbetween[4] Declan Regular Role
2018 Supernova[5] Dean Harding


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