All Things Richard Madden

Supporting the work of the Scottish Actor in Theatre, TV and Film

All Things Richard Madden

"I just think of myself as an upstart who is trying to get better at what I do."
About Richard
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Full Name
 Richard Anthony Madden
Born In
 Elderslie, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Nationality
 British, Scottish
Date of Birth
 18 June 1986
Star Sign
Gemini
Age
 32
Eyes
An amazing blue!
Height
1.77m (5'10")
Parents
Richard (Dick) & Patricia (Pat).  Father is a retired Fire Officer, Mother is a Teaching Assistant.
Siblings
2 Sisters - Cara, born in 1983, married with 2 children,  6 year old Eilidh & 2 year old Callum, youngest sister Lauren, born in 1988, married with 1 son.
Likes
Fast cars, Clothes, Fashion, Reading, Running.
Dislikes
Spicey Food
Acting Break
Aged 11 when he appeared in the film adaptation of Iain Bank's hit novel Complicity.  Then a lead role in kids TV series My Barmy Aunt Boomerang, before he quit acting for a while.
He returned to the profession with a vengeance when he was 17.
"I got to the point when I was being asked to choose what I wanted to do for the rest of my life, and I knew there was nothing I wanted to do more .... than act".
"I went back to PACE Youth Theatre and spent a year being one of the oldest ones, which wasn't the easiest things to do, but I had to get back in to acting"

Screen Actor's Guild
Richard first obtained his Screen Actors Guild (SAG) card for the 2014 miniseries Klondike, in which he plays Bill Haskell.
Most Stylish Male
He won Most Stylish Male at the Scottish Style Awards in October 2009 and was also named in Esquire’s Hottest Stars for 2010.
Golden Globe Winner
6th January 2019 - Best Actor in a TV Drama for Bodyguard
National TV Award Winner
22nd January 2019 - Best Actor in a Drama

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