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Julian Richings


B: September 8, 1956 in Oxford, England

Julian Richings trained in drama at the University of Exeter and worked as an actor for several years in the United Kingdom before moving to Toronto in 1984. In the popular series Todd and the Book of Pure Evil he played the dual characters of the Hooded Leader and Atticus Murphy Senior. When not on screen, Julian Richings is a busy stage actor. In February of 2016 he appeared in a play titled Mustard by rising star Kat Sandler at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre. He played the role of Peter Icabod in 15 episodes of Patriot between 2015 and 2018.

Also see: Thom Ernst reviews Vicious Fun and Anything for Jackson.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Love at Stake (1988)
The Top of His Head (1989)

Clarence (TV-1990)
Naked Lunch (1991)
Giant Steps (1992)
Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale (1994)
The Shamrock Conspiracy (TV-1995)
Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
The Song Spinner (TV-1995)
Straus: The King of 3/4 Time (TV-1995)
Love Child (1995)
Hard Core Logo (1996)
The Boys Club (1997)
Mimic (1997)
Cube (1997)
Ms. Scrooge (TV-1997)
The Cellar (1997)
The Red Violin (1998)
Urban Legend (1998)
Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms (TV-1998)
Detroit Rock City (1999)
The Time Shifters (TV-1999)

The Crossing (TV-2000)
Washed Up (2000)
A Sordid Affair (TV-2000)
Two Thousand and None (2000)
The Claim (2000)
Century Hotel (2001)
On Their Knees (2001)
Treed Murray (2001)
I Shout Love (2001)
Prince Charming (TV-2001)
The Pretender: Island of the Haunted (TV-2001)
Drive Time Murders (TV-2001)
Between Strangers (2002)
My Life Without Me (2003)
Wrong Turn (2003)
The Truth About the Head (2003)
Open Range (2003)
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2003)
Eloise at Christmastime (TV-2003)
Bar Life (2003)
The Last Casino (TV-2004)
Safe (2004)
Being Julia (2004)
The Limb Salesman (2004)
Mr. Jones: Drive (2004)
Some Things That Stay (2004)
Black Widow (2005)
X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
Screening (2006)
A Lobster Tale (2006)
The Tracey Fragments (2007)
The Third Eye (2007)
Shoot ’em Up (2007)
The Canadian Shield (2007)
Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost (TV-2007)
Saw IV (2007)
The Timekeeper (2008)
Jack and Jill vs. the World (2007)
Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (TV-2008)
Toronto Stories (2008)
You Might as Well Live (2009)
Curious Stories, Crooked Symbols (2009)
Survival of the Dead (2009)

Trigger (2010)
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Animal Control (2010)
Longfellow (2010)
Hard Core Logo 2 (2010)
Up in Cottage Country (2011, short)
Furstenau Mysteries (2011, short)
Business Ethics (2011, short)
Animal Control (2011, short)
Collaborator (2011)
Dave vs Death (2011, short)
Patch Town (2011, short)
Three Inches (TV-2011)
Artist: Unknown (2012, short)
The Tape (2012, short)
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh (2012)
Victims (2013)
The Colony (2013)
Man of Steel (2013)
Patch Town (2013)
Septic Man (2013)
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2014)
Hellmouth (2014)
Ejecta (2014)
Prisoner X (2015)
Reign (2015)
The Witch (2015)
A Christmas Horror Story (2015)
The Rainbow Kid (2015)
She Stoops to Conquer (2015)
Regression (2015)
Friends Like Us (2015, short)
Business Ethics (2015, short)
Black Tea in Bardo (2015, short)
One Drop (2016)
The Big Push (2016, short)
The Space Between (2017)
Todd and the Book of Pure Evil: The End of the End (voice, 2017)
Midnight Confession (voice, 2017, short)
The Listener (2017, short)
Polar (2019)
True Fiction (2019)
Business Ethics (2019)
Sailor (2019, short)
The Christmas Temp (TV-2019)

Road Kill Renegade (2020, short)
Anything for Jackson (2020)
Spare Parts (2020)
Hall (2020)
Vicious Fun (2020)
Stanleyville (2021)
Salvation (2021)
Oldtimers (2022, short)
Melanie (2022, short)
Wickensburg (2022)
Time Traveling Through Time (2023, short)
Relax, I’m From the Future (2023)
Beau is Afraid (2023)
T-Bone (2023, short)
Compton Manor (2023)

TV Series – Cast:
War of the Worlds (1989-1990)
Once a Thief (1997)
I Was a Sixth Grade Alien (1999)
Amazon (1999)

Salem Witch Trials (2002, mini-series)
Kingdom Hospital (voice, 2004, mini-series)
The Trojan Horse (2007, mini-series)

Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (2010-2012)
Bag of Bones (2011, mini-series)
Patriot (2015-2018)
Chapelwaite (2021)
The Umbrella Academy (2022)

Naked Lunch, movie, poster,
Scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.

Anything for Jackson, movie, poster,

Vicious Fun, movie, poster,