Richard Madden, Actor

2019-06-13
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Richard Madden, a Scottish actor, was born in 1986 and raised in Elderslie, Renfrewshire, not far from Glasgow.  He began his  professional acting career in the late 1990s, before going on to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, having completed high school. 
   
On TV, Richard is renowned for his portrayal of the ill-fated Robb Stark in Game of Thrones (2011 to 2013), and war veteran David  Budd in the BBC’s Bodyguard drama series (2018), being awarded a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama, for the latter role.  Also winning the National Television Award for Best Drama Performance and receiving a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series.  
 
Amongst Richard’s other television credits are the 2014 miniseries Klondike, playing Oliver Mellors in Jed Mercurio's 2015 TV film adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Medici: Masters of Florence (2016), alongside Dustin Hoffman. 
 
Notable film roles include playing the Prince in the Kenneth Branagh-directed live action production of Cinderella (2015) opposite Lily James, and portraying John Reid in the Elton John biopic Rocketman (2019) directed by Dexter Fletcher.   
Richard’s stage credits include Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare’s Globe theatre (2007) and reprising this role in Sir Kenneth Branagh's production in the West End in 2016, also opposite Lily James.
 
Richard enjoys walking and being able to escape into the countryside, especially the Scottish Highlands, so perhaps during a quieter spell, he may find time to visit his Grove to enjoy it and the habitat it provides for native wildlife.
Finally, to show our love, respect, and appreciation of Richard and his work, this is a heartfelt dedication to a very talented actor, who is also a beautiful person both inside and out.  In the lyrics of Bernie Taupin from Elton John's 'Your Song': 
"How wonderful life is while you're in the world".
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Donations

A donation to mark the World Premiere and Royal Film Performance of 1917; a much deserved accolade for an amazing film, from a very talented team and cast.
Donated by Jane Wilson
06/12/2019
Congratulations on your Doctorate Richard. July 2019
Donated by Mary Hayward
06/12/2019
Donated by Ruth Letch
25/11/2019
Donated by Ruth Letch
25/10/2019
Donated by Ruth Letch
25/09/2019
Donated by Ruth Letch
26/08/2019
Donated by Ruth Letch
26/07/2019
It's an amazing thought to be alive in a word that we live in now.
Donated by Nyah Butler
04/07/2019
Happy to be able to participate in this project!!
You're such a talented and inspiring man for me.
I feel very proud to be your fan
and this gift is a beautiful opportunity!
Greetings from Argentina!
Donated by Laura Montiel
04/07/2019
I truly hope you'll always find happiness & freedom in creating,
exploring and expressing everything you're passionate about.
The forest reminds us to cherish our own inner wilderness,our wild courage
Donated by Magdalena
03/07/2019
Towards a great honest person, endearing, affectionate,
kind and delivered to his fans.
Thanks for being the way you are.
Keep it up, I'm sure you'll continue to achieve many successes.
Donated by Pilar
03/07/2019
Thank you Richard for being a positive influence on the world.
You have such intelligence, kindness and talent.
I hope this shows that we
respect and appreciate who you are.
Donated by Lauren
03/07/2019
I'm so proud to be part of this project dedicated to you Richard.
You're an incredible actor.
Thanks for every moment of happiness you give us.
Do not ever change.
Love and all the best for you.
Donated by Inma @richardmaddenspain
02/07/2019
For the Highlands 🙌🏼💙
Donated by Patricia Olmos
02/07/2019
A small gift to you Richard in exchange for the joy
you bring your admiring fans.
You are remarkable.
Donated by Julie Caponigro
02/07/2019
That's a wonderful idea.
It is so important to preserve the beauty of nature.
Thank you! I like to photograph and the
beauty of nature is the best model ever.
Donated by Katrin Wasielewski
02/07/2019
Such an inspirational young man
who deserves all the recognition
he’s worked hard to achieve.
Follow your dreams. X
Donated by Lorraine Barnes
02/07/2019
Thank you Richard for your dedication to the amazing characters
you bring to life for our enjoyment!
Your fans love, respect, and admire you
and we can’t wait to see what the future brings.
Donated by Jessica Parodi
28/06/2019
I am pleased to make a donation in honour of a very special man,
who is full of beauty and possesses so much talent.
Thank you for bringing joy and happiness to your many admirers.
Donated by Jane Wilson
20/06/2019
WHENEVER YOU SEE YOURSELF WITH NEGATIVE EYES,
FOCUS ON THE PRESCENCE WITHIN (LOVE YOURSELF)
As these trees grow and flourish it is a reminder
that growth and magnificence comes from within
Donated by Ruth Letch
17/06/2019
A gift for you Richard, with thanks for your hard work and dedication which give enjoyment to so many who support and admire you.
Donated by Mary Hayward
13/06/2019