Richard Dormer

Active - 2006 - Present  |   Born - Nov 11, 1969 in Armagh, Northern Ireland  |   Genres - Drama

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  • Auditioned, and was accepted, to three different acting schools, but chose the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts because they offered him a scholarship.
  • Left RADA early when he was cast as the lead in Billy Budd with the Sheffield Crucible Company.
  • Gained critical attention for his performance as Northern Irish snooker player Alex Higgins in Hurricane, winning The Stage Best Actor award in 2003; he also wrote the play, winning the BBC Stewart Parker Award for New Writing.