Richard Dormer Biography

Updated On Jul 11, 2018 Published On Jul 11, 2018
Facts of Richard Dormer
Date of Birth: 1969 , November-11
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Richard Dormer
Birth Name Richard Dormer
Nationality Northern Irish
Birth Place/City Lisburn
Ethnicity White
Profession Acting
Net Worth $1.5 Million.
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color White
Affair with Rachel O’Riordan
Girlfriend Rachel O’Riordan
Married yes
Married to Rachel O’Riordan
Divorce No
TV Show Game of Thrones
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Richard Dormer is a Northern Irish actor, screenwriter, and playwright. He is popular for portraying his role as Beric Dondarrion in an American fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones that airs on HBO, an American premium cable and satellite television network.

Richard Dormer's Early Life and Education

Richard Dormer was born on November 11, 1969, in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. He was raised in his hometown along with his family. During childhood, he was interested in acting. He holds Northern Irish nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. 

He attended the Royal College of Art, however, he couldn't continue his study there and enrolled at the RADA school of acting in London, in a scholarship. Later, he returned back to his hometown, Northern Ireland.

Richard Dormer's professional career

Richard Dormer made his screen debut in a British medical drama series Casualty that airs weekly on BBC One. This series has been created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin. After a couple of years, he featured in an American television series The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, which was created by George Lucas.

Later in 2009, he appeared in a British and Irish film Five Minutes of Heaven, which was directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel. The co-stars of this movie are Liam Neeson and James Nesbitt. The movie grossed $87,906 at the box office.

In 2014, he appeared in a British historical thriller film '71, which was directed by Yann Demange. Jack O'Connell, Sean Harris, Charlie Murphy, and Paul Anderson also starred in this movie. The movie grossed $3.2 million at the box office against the budget of £8.1 million.

Likewise, he has also appeared in numerous movies that include Hyena, Shooting for Socrates, Dark Touch, Good Vibrations, Pumpgirl, Best: His Mother's Son, The Mighty Celt, The Escapist, and A Further Gesture.

Similarly, he has also starred in numerous hit television series such as Rellik, The Musketeers, Lily's Driftwood Bay, Hunted, Hidden, Justice, Brendan Smyth: Betrayal of Trust, the Last Man Hanging, My Boy Jack, and Soldier Soldier.

Richard Dormer's personal life

Richard is a married man. He is in a tie with his longtime girlfriend Rachel O’Riordan. His wife Rachel is a theatre director. The couple has not shared any information regarding their marriage date and children. Hopefully, the couple may soon start their journey of parentship and share a prosperous life with each other.

Since their marriage, they have maintained a sound relationship. Besides, Richard has no any past affair and relationship. He might be busy in developing his career instead of being busy in a relationship. Currently, he lives a blissful life with his spouse and has no any sign of divorce between the couple.

Richard Dormer's Net worth and Salary

As a popular actor, Richard Dormer has been able to list his name among the massive earners. He has also appeared in one of the popular American television series from which he must have collected a big chunk of money.

The average salary of Game of Throne stars is $500,000 per episode. Numerous stars from this show have been able to grow $3.5 million within a year. One of the renowned hosts of HBO television network Ellen DeGeneres makes an estimated $50 million per year.

As per some online sources, Richard Dormer's net worth as in 2018 is estimated to be $1.5 million. He also collects a big sum of money through endorsements and advertisements.

Richard Dormer

Richard Dormer facts on timeline

Married to Rachel O'Riordan

2010

Richard Dormer married a play director Rachel O Riodarn. The couple dated each other for sometimes before getting married. The duo met each other during the production of Hurricane. 

Born in Northern Island

November 11 , 1969

Richard Dormer was born on in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. He was raised in his hometown along with his family. During childhood, he was interested in acting. He holds Northern Irish nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. 

Appeared In movie Hurrricane

2003

Richard gained the notice for his performance as northern Irish snooker star Alex Higgins. Critics and even Higgins himself praised the production. Dormer won the Stage award for best actor in 2003.

Appeared in Hurrricane

2003

Richard gained the notice for his performance as northern Irish snooker star Alex Higgins. Dormer won the Stage award for best actor in 2003. It became a stepping stone in his career.

 

Appeared in Cinemax drama Hunted and BBC Ones's Hidden

2012

Dormer became a well-known television actor, more recently playing key roles in the Cinemax drama series hunted and BBC One's hidden. He has started to venture into other television roles, "Lightning Lord", the leader of the " Brotherhood without Banners'.

Produced The Dad's Army Story

2015

Richard became Tv producer, The comedy-drama retells the creation of the popular BBC sitcom Dads' Army as well as the relationship between Croft and Jimmy Perry who became successful Tv comedy writers.

Produced The Dad's Army Story

2015

Richard became TV producer; the comedy-drama retells the creation of the popular BBC sitcom Dads’ Army as well as the relationship between Croft and Jimmy Perry who became successful TV comedy writers.

Nominated for Irish Film and Television

2013

Terri Hooley, film which was premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, was awarded best Film at the Galway awards, best screenplay, Dinard and nominated for the outstanding Debut award. He received consistent review which was Dormer's performance as his strength.

 

Started shooting Fortitude on Sky Atlantic

2014

Richard began filming for the Atlantic Fortitude, described as their most ambitious project to date". He takes the role of Sheriff  Dan Anderssen and Stars alongside Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Christopher Eccleston and The Killing 's Sofie Grabow.

Appeared in Game of Thrones

2013

Richard played as a lord Beric in Game of Thrones. Beric Dondarrion is a gallant Knight with great fighting skill. In A Game of Thrones, Eddard Stark sends him to arrest Gregor Clegane and bring peace to the Riverlands.

Appeared in Mr Henderson present

2005

Mrs. Henderson Present is a 2005 British Comedy film written by American playwright Martin Sherman and directed by Stephen Frears. The film is based on the true story of the Windmill Theatre in London. He has a wonderful timing as a comedian.

Appeared in The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles

1993

Richard appeared in Indiana Jones. He played the movie in the early days of his career. The series explores the childhood and youth of the fictional character Indiana Jones and primarily stars Sean Patrick Flanery.