Welcome to Richard Madden Fan at www.richard-madden.com, your first and original fansource for the talented scottish actor Richard Madden. He's best known for playing Robb Stark in HBO's Game of Thrones and Prince Kit in Disney's Cinderella. His recent projects have been Netflix's Medici: Masters of Florence where he playes Cosimo deMedici, two Amazon Prime's series. Oasis and Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, and Netflix's original movie, Ibiza. Later this year, he has a BBC series Bodyguard coming up.

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Nicole   /   11.29.2012   /   0 Comments

One of Britain’s finest actors features in a new exhibition of photography at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

Rising star Richard Madden, 26, from Elderslie, began his acting career at Paisley’s famous PACE youth theatre, and has gone on to take lead roles on stage, in television and film.

And now a portrait of him by K K Dundas is among a number of famous names that can be seen in the photographer’s show “Leading Lights”.

Hanging alongside him at the prestigious gallery are portraits of Bill Paterson, Billy Boyd, Elaine C Smith and Ruby Wax – all, like Richard, graduates of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

In 2010, to celebrate its 60th anniversary, the Conservatoire commissioned Glasgow-based Dundas, who specialises in theatre and portrait photography, to take portraits of past and present students from the school of drama.

These images, presented in collaboration with the Conservatoire, features some of the institution’s most illustrious alumni, from old hands to more recent graduates.

Richard got his acting break at the age of 11 when he appeared in a film adaptation of Iain Banks’s hit novel Complicity. Then came a lead role in kids’ TV series My Barmy Aunt Boomerang, before he quit acting for a while.

But he returned to the profession with a vengeance when he was 17.

Richard said: “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 else I wanted to do more. I went back to PACE and spent a year being one of the oldest ones, which wasn’t the easiest thing to do, but I had to get back into acting.”

Richard then earned a place at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and jobs with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Globe Theatre, in London, followed.

He later gained the lead role of Dean McKenzie in the 2009 BBC series Hope Springs, followed by his roles as Ripley in the 2010 film Chatroom, and as Theatre of Hate singer Kirk Brandon in the 2010 film Worried About The Boy.

Since 2011, he has been starring as Robb Stark in the HBO series Game of Thrones, the Channel 4 series Sirens and in the BBC series Birdsong.

Leading Lights runs until Sunday, March 3, 2013.

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Nicole   /   09.29.2012   /   0 Comments
Nicole   /   09.29.2012   /   0 Comments

Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, “Game of Thrones” star Richard Madden and rising British actress Shannon Tarbet are set to star in romantic drama “A Promise”, according to Britain’s The Daily Mail. French director Patrice Leconte is set to make his English-language debut on the film, which is an adaptation of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig’s novella “Journey into the past.”

Seth in the early 20th century, the story follows a young man Ludwig (Madden), who goes to work for a wealthy older man (Rickman) and ends up falling for his wife (Hall). The two are separated by circumstance and the First World War, and their relationship is tested when they meet again nine years later. No word on who British stage actress Tarbet will play, but filming will begin soon.

Hall first caught audiences’ attention when she starred in Woody Allen’s “Vicky Christina Barcelona”, in which she played Vicky to Scarlett Johansson’s Christina, and then opposite Michael Sheen in Ron Howard’s Oscar nominated “Frost/Nixon.” The prolific British actress is currently shooting “Iron Man 3″ opposite Robert Downey, Jr.

Madden, who plays Robb Stark on hit HBO series “Game of Thrones”, began showing up on shortlists for high profile roles in recent months along with his similarly-aged co-stars, and was last seen in miniseries “Birdsong” opposite Eddie Redmayne. He’s attached to indie drama “Long Nighs Short Mornings.”

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Nicole   /   09.26.2012   /   0 Comments

Game of Thrones was majorly snubbed at the 2012 Emmy Awards, but at least Richard Madden (Robb Stark) could share an exciting season 3 teaser!

Madden was in attendance at the Emmy Awards Ceremony on behalf of Game of Thrones, and speaking to E! Online at Sunday’s awards ceremony, the actor expressed his enthusiasm for the third season of the series, which is currently filming.

He said that season 3, “Makes season 1 and 2 like a warmup.” Further, fans can expect even more excitement, as “every episode is like a finale episode.”

Considering the events of the third book in the saga, A Storm of Swords, we’re sure there is a lot of material to make for 10 action-packed episodes!

Game of Thrones was nominated for several Emmys, including Outstanding Drama and Outstanding Supporting Actor (Peter Dinklage). Homeland picked up the former award, while the latter went to Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul. However, Thrones did clean up in the Creative Emmy categories, including Outstanding Costumes (for “The Prince of Winterfell”) and Outstanding Sound Editing (for “Blackwater”).

Game of Thrones will return to HBO for season 3 on March 31, 2013.

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Nicole   /   09.07.2012   /   0 Comments

After several fakes, finally the real Richard has joined twitter! It’s been announced by Joe Dempsie so I assume this is really him :)

But you know I wouldn’t drop bad news without hitting you with some good. @_richardmadden IS YOUR MAN. He’s new, be nice. @GameofThrones

Together with twitter we also have a new image of him, that I added to the gallery!


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