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Richard Armitage

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Richard Armitage
LifetimeAugust 22, 1971
PortrayedThorin Oakenshield
InThe Hobbit films
"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[1]

Richard Armitage will be portraying Thorin Oakenshield in the 2012 film The Hobbit.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Deadline, "Peter Jackson Sets First Names For 'The Hobbit'", 21 October 2010 (accessed 23 October 2010)