Jan. 1st, 1962
Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Richard Roxburgh's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
2006 - Like Minds
2005 - Frágiles
2005 - Stealth
2004 - Van Helsing
2003 - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
2002 - The Touch
2001 - Moulin Rouge!
2000 - Mission: Impossible II
1997 - Oscar and Lucinda
Guest TV Roles[none found]
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- Is the youngest of his six siblings.
- Has a flat in Notting Hill, London.
- Appears in two films where Victorian British characters are altered in an action packed fantasy setting - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003) and Van Helsing (2004).
- The mouth piece he wore as the Fantom in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" (2003) distorted his voice so much that he had to redub his dialogue for the film's release.
- Like Christopher Lee and Frank Langella he has portrayed Dracula and Sherlock Holmes, unlike them he played Sherlock Holmes before playing Dracula.
- His directorial debut, 'Romulus, my father', received a record-breaking 16 nominations in the prestigious 2007 Australian Film Institute Awards (AFI), including best film and best director.
- Met Italian actress Silvia Colloca during the filming of Van Helsing. He played Dracula and she played his wife. They got married a year later in Tuscany, Italy.
- One of six children of an accountant.
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