The talented Richard Crispin Armitage is an English actor noted for his character Thorin Oakenshield in the movie The Hobbit.Richard is also known mostly for his role as John Thornton on the British television program North & South, and John Porter in the TV drama Strike Back.Richard is a famous British actor known for his movies such as Captain America, Robin Hood and the last one that was known and expected all over the world Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.People know him and his acting carrier, but what about Richard Armitage girlfriend? Richard was born in 1971 in England and when he was younger he studied music and was perfect at his studies, also he was great in English, and he has played flute and cello.
Armitage formerly also was involved in various theatrical performances.
During his time at LAMDA, Richard gained a one line part in the new Star Wars film After graduating in 1998 and a short stint in theatre, he landed a small part in the film This Year's Love starring Douglas Henshall and Jennifer Ehle, and then in the film Cleopatra starring Timothy Dalton and Billy Zane.
Various theatre roles followed, including an 18 month tour with the Royal Shakespeare Company during which he played Angus in Greg Doran's . It was critcially acclaimed and starred Antony Sher and Harriet Walter.
To add fuel to the flames, Sir Ian Mc Kellen has outed Lee Pace in an interview about his fellow co-stars in The Hobbit franchise.
Just look only how many openly gay actors in the “Hobbit” there were: two of the dwarves, to Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Lee Pace.