He is one of the hottest young acting talents in the business but making it on to the Eligibles list is not the only accolade Richard has got recently.
He won Most Stylish Male at the Scottish Style Awards in October and has also been named in Esquire’s Hottest Stars for 2010 list. The young actor, who starred in Hope Springs as well as the National Theatre of Scotland’s Be Near Me, is tipped for mainstream glory this year, and will be starring in the new film Chatroom and TV series Game of Thrones.
Dream date? Get some front-row seats for the theatre, and remind him of where his passions lie.
Greatest achievement in life? Overcoming playground bullying at school in Renfrewshire to become a successful actor.
Dream job? Madden says he knew in his heart that he wanted to become an actor. But the careers adviser had him down for a career in computer science.
Turn-on? Someone that supports his dreams and who is independent.
Single and celebrating? Yes, but you’re going to have to be quick for this hotshot.