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Ryan Gage
Ryan James Gage

(1983-01-17) 17 January 1983 (age 41)
Coventry, England
Alma materDrama Centre London
Occupation(s)Actor, voice actor
Years active1995–present
AgentUnited Agents[1]

Ryan Gage (born 17 January 1983)[2] is an English actor who has worked in theatre, television, films, and video games.

On television, he is best known for his roles as King Louis XIII in the BBC series The Musketeers and Ted Bundy in the TV film Serial Thriller: Angel of Decay. In the cinema, he played the Master of Laketown's deputy Alfrid Lickspittle in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and Ted Bundy again (identified as him in the cast list) in the film Angel of Decay, which earned him a Best Actor Award at the British Independent Film Festival in 2016.[1] In video games, Gage has portrayed Charibert in the Final Fantasy XIV expansion pack Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward. In theatre, he has worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company on plays such as Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Macbeth.[1]

Early life[edit]

Gage was born in Coventry. He attended BRIT School and went on to train at the Drama Centre London.[3][4]


Year Title Role Director Company Source
2017 The Miser Cléante Sean Foley Mark Goucher Productions/Garrick Theatre [1] 
2013 American Justice Fenton Lisa Forrell Playground Studios/Arts Theatre [1]
Ghost Stories Simon Rifkind "Andy Nyman", "Jeremy Dyson", and Sean Holmes Duke of York, "Lyric Hammersmith", and "Liverpool Everyman" [1]
The Laws of War Soldier Jeremy Herrin Royal Court Theatre [1]  
Wages of Thin Inspector One Prasanna Puwanarajah, Trevor Griffith Old Red Lion [1]  
Quadrophenia Ace Face Tom Critchley, Che Walker [1]  
Artist Descending a Staircase Martello Micheal Gieleta, Tom Stoppard Old Red Lion [1]  
Hamlet Osric and Player Queen Gregory Doran Royal Shakespeare Company [1]  
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Albert Cressida Brown Royal Shakespeare Company [1]  
A Midsummer Night's Dream Flute Gregory Doran Royal Shakespeare Company [1]  
God in Ruins Brian Junior and The Homeless Soldier Anthony Neilson Royal Shakespeare Company [1]  
Love's Labour's Lost Lord Gregory Doran Royal Shakespeare Company [1]  
Macbeth Soldier Conal Morrison Royal Shakespeare Company [1]  
Macbeth Donalbain and Young Steward Silvio Pucuretti Royal Shakespeare Company [1]  
Indian Boy Sparks Rebecca Gatewood Royal Shakespeare Company [1]  
Promises and Lies Cuddles Jonathan Church The Birmingham Repertory Theatre [1]  
2006 Spring Awakening Melchoir Gabor Aoifie Smyth The Union Theatre [1][5]  
Wolves and Sheep Apollonius and Goretsky Caroline Lynch Pleasence Theatre [1]  

TV and filmography[edit]

Feature films and shorts[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes Source
1995 Judge Dredd Young Thief Danny Cannon Uncredited role
2007 Outlaw Manning's Lawyer Nick Love [1] 
2007 Brixton 85 Drunk Man Tom Greene Short Movie [1] 
Alone Together Oscar Daniel Gage Credited as co-director with Daniel Gage and the film as a "Gage Family" short [1][6]  
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Alfrid Lickspittle Peter Jackson [1]  
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Alfrid Lickspittle Peter Jackson [7]
2015 Scottish Mussel Ramsey Talulah Riley [1] 
2016 Angel of Decay Ted Bundy (identified as "Him" in the cast list) Jamie Crawford 112 minutes Movie version
2016 100 Streets Vincent Jim O'Hanlon [1] 
Days in Between Sean Tom Greene [1] 
Headphones Barry Tom Shkolnik [1] 

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Episode(s) Source
1999 The Bill Carl Buxton Ep.:"Love and War: Part 1" (Season 15, episode 64)
2006 Hustle Billy Ep.: "Price for Fame" (Season 3, episode 1)
2009 Holby City Russell Cobden Ep.: "The Honeymoon's Over" (Season 11, episode 35)
2010 Doctors Nathan Hadler Ep.: "A Taste of Freedom" (Season 11, episode 183)
2011 Hollyoaks Johnny Eps.: 1.3073 and 1.3075
2014–2016 The Musketeers King Louis XIII All episodes except "The Return" (Season 2, episode 5) and "We Are the Garrison" (Season 3, episode 10) [8]
2017 Red Dwarf Adolf Hitler Ep.: Cured (Season 12, episode 1)
2019 Endeavour Ludo Talenti Ep.: "Oracle" (Season 7, episode 1), Ep.: "Raga" (Season 7, episode 2), Ep.: "Zenana" (Season 7, episode 3)
2022 Father Brown Finbar Finch Ep.: "The Enigma of Antigonish" (Season 9, episode 9")
2023 Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story George, Prince of Wales Eps.: 1, 5 & 6

Direct-to-video and television films[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes Source
2009 Hamlet Osric and Player Queen Gregory Doran
2013 Murder on the Home Front Danny Hastings [1] 
2015 Serial Thriller: Angel of Decay Ted Bundy (identified as "Him" in the cast list) Jamie Crawford TV miniseries of 3 episodes [1] 
2015 The Gamechangers Journalist / Presenter / Crowd (voice) Owen Harris [1] 

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Voice Director Notes Source
2014 Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Charibert Matt Delamere [9] 
2015 Bloodborne Micolash – Host of the Nightmare / Mob A
2019 Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Wedge, Irvithe, Eulmoran Adjutant, Aenc Thon [10]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af "Ryan Gage: United Agents (Page Profile)". Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  2. ^ Rose, Mike (17 January 2023). "Today's famous birthdays list for January 17, 2023 includes celebrities James Earl Jones, Jim Carrey". Cleveland.com. Retrieved 17 January 2023.
  3. ^ Bowman, Evie (17 January 2014). "Happy Birthday, Ryan Gage!". Middle Earth News. Retrieved 22 May 2024.
  4. ^ Flavia, Hermione (15 October 2017). "We Talk to Actor Ryan Gage about Fulfilling His Dream of Being in Red Dwarf and Playing a Wrong'un in The Hobbit". Screen Mayhem. Retrieved 22 May 2024.
  5. ^ Mary Couzens (8 July 2006). "Spring Awakening at the Union Theatre". London SE1 Community Website. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Duran Darkins CV (pdf)". p. 1. Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  7. ^ "'The Hobbit's' Ryan Gage Does His Best to Survive 'The Battle of the Five Armies'". CBR. 19 December 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2024.
  8. ^ "Interview with Ryan Gage". BBC Media Centre. Retrieved 22 May 2024.
  9. ^ "Spotlight: ADAM HOWDEN (Page Profile)". Retrieved 19 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Ryan Gage". behindthevoiceactors.com. Retrieved 1 July 2019.