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Richard Dormer

Richard Dormer is a Northern Irish actor, playwright and screenwriter. He was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. After to being accepted to the Royal College of Art Richard accepted a scholarship at the RADA school of acting in London. After living and working in London, he returned to Northern Ireland. He lives in Belfast and is married to director Rachel O'Riordan. Dormer is perhaps best known for his performance as Northern Irish Snooker star, Alex Higgins in Hurricane, which he wrote and starred in. The production received praise from critics and even from Higgins himself and saw Richard win The Stage award for best actor in 2003. He is currently the bookie's third favourite to play Higgins in the scheduled film of his life behind Cillian Murphy and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. In 2004 Richard won the Irish Times Best Actor Award for his performance in Frank McGuinness's Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme and in 2005 completed a season with Sir Peter Hall at the Theatre Royal and performed Bath in the George Bernard Shaw play, You Can Never Tell, William Shakespeare's,Much Ado About Nothing, Noël Coward's play, Private Lives, and in a production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. Since, Dormer has written a number of plays including The Half and Gentleman's Tea Drinking Society which were produced through Belfast's Ransom theatre company. He has also provided the voices for over twenty BBC Radio 4 plays, documentaries and advertising campaigns. Following a run of film castings playing secondary characters, he was cast as the lead in the 2012 Good Vibrations which tells the story of Northern Ireland personality and punk rock visionary Terri Hooley. The film premièred at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and was awarded 'best film' at the Galway film awards. 2012 also saw Dormer taking over the role of Lord Beric Dondarrion, known as the "Lightning Lord", the leader of the "Brotherhood Without Banners" for Season 3 of HBO series Game of Thrones.


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Nacido:
11.11.1969 En Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, UK
Créditos en Cine/TV:
17
Primera aparición:
The Mighty Celt 11.02.2005
Última película:
Rellik 11.09.2017
Conocido por
Poster of Fortitude
Poster of '71
Poster of Dark Touch
Poster of Mrs. Henderson presenta
Filmografía
Series Rellik Gabriel Markham 11.09.2017
Película 11 Minut Reżyser Richard Martin 02.09.2015
Series Fortitude Dan Anderssen 29.01.2015
Película We're Doomed! The Dad's Army Story 22.12.2015
Película Hiena: El infierno del crimen Nick Taylor 18.06.2014
Película '71 Eamon 10.10.2014
Película Shooting for Socrates Arthur 11.07.2014
Película SLR Mr. Verma 13.07.2013
Película Dark Touch Henry 27.09.2013
Película Good Vibrations Terri Hooley 31.05.2012
Película Jump Johnny 08.06.2012
Película Cinco minutos de gloria Michael - 2008 19.01.2009
Película Ghost Machine Taggert 01.02.2009
Película Pumpgirl Hammy 02.04.2009
Película Middletown 28.04.2006
Película The Mighty Celt Ronan 11.02.2005
Película Mrs. Henderson presenta COmic 09.09.2005