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{{quote|"Richard is one of the most exciting and dynamic actors working on screen today and we know he is going to make an amazing [[Thorin Oakenshield]]. We cannot wait to start this adventure with him and feel very lucky that one of the most beloved characters in [[Middle-earth]] is in such good hands."|[[Peter Jackson]]{{ref|1}}}}
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{{quote|Richard is one of the most exciting and dynamic actors working on screen today and we know he is going to make an amazing [[Thorin]]. We cannot wait to start this adventure with him and feel very lucky that one of the most beloved characters in [[Middle-earth]] is in such good hands.|[[Peter Jackson]]<ref name="Announcement">[http://www.deadline.com Deadline], "[http://www.deadline.com/2010/10/peter-jackson-sets-first-names-for-the-hobbit/ Peter Jackson Sets First Names For 'The Hobbit']", 21 October 2010 (accessed 23 October 2010)</ref>}}
'''Richard Armitage''' will be portraying [[Thorin Oakenshield]] in the [[2012]] film adaptation of [[The Hobbit (2012 film)|The Hobbit]].{{ref|1}}
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'''Richard Armitage''' portrayed [[Thorin]] in the [[2012]]-[[2013|3]] [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' (film series)]].<ref name="Announcement"/>
  
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Richard was born in  22 August 1971 at Leicester,  England. He attended Huncote Primary School in Huncote Leicester. Later he attended at Brockintron Collage in  Enderby where he studied music, playing the cello in school and in local orchestras as well as learning to play the flute. Then he went to Pattison College in Coventry where he learned to dance and act.<ref>Collins, Gemma. "Our Very Own All-Action Hero", ''Leicestershire and Rutland Life'', November 2009, p. 54</ref>
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Revision as of 19:32, 29 January 2014

Richard Armitage.jpg
Richard Armitage
LifetimeAugust 22, 1971
PortrayedThorin
InThe Hobbit (film series)
IMDbProfile
"Richard is one of the most exciting and dynamic actors working on screen today and we know he is going to make an amazing Thorin. We cannot wait to start this adventure with him and feel very lucky that one of the most beloved characters in Middle-earth is in such good hands."
Peter Jackson[1]

Richard Armitage portrayed Thorin in the 2012-3 The Hobbit (film series).[1]

History

Richard was born in 22 August 1971 at Leicester, England. He attended Huncote Primary School in Huncote Leicester. Later he attended at Brockintron Collage in Enderby where he studied music, playing the cello in school and in local orchestras as well as learning to play the flute. Then he went to Pattison College in Coventry where he learned to dance and act.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Deadline, "Peter Jackson Sets First Names For 'The Hobbit'", 21 October 2010 (accessed 23 October 2010)
  2. Collins, Gemma. "Our Very Own All-Action Hero", Leicestershire and Rutland Life, November 2009, p. 54