An instantly recognisable British actor that is not only a household name within the film and television industry but also a Golden Globe Award nominee, Linus Roache who is perhaps best known for his exceptional roles in Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as well as playing Robert F. Kennedy in RFK. A Satellite Award winner for Best Supporting Actor in a television production for his role as Ralph Wigram in The Gathering Storm, Roache has also appeared in numerous other films and television series making him an immensely respected and sought after actor and figure that is available to hire for events, dinners and functions around the world through the Champions Speakers agency.
An actor in hit films such as Batman Begins, Non-Stop and Pandaemonium, Roache first burst onto the scene when he appeared in Coronation Street playing Peter Barlow, the son of his father's character Ken Barlow. A former member of The Royal Shakespeare Company, in the 1990s, Linus began a career in film while remaining active in television and stage. Going on to receive global acclaim for the leading role he played in Antonia Bird's Priest, Roache went on to star opposite Helena Bonham Carter in the 1997 film, The Wings of the Dove and to play the role of Thomas Wayne, father of Batman, in Batman Begins.
On television, Linus Roache became notorious for his role as Executive Assistant District Attorney, Michael Cutter in the American TV series Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Announcing that he would return to play Laurence Cunningham, alongside his father William Roache, in Coronation Street, Roache was also cast in the HBO pilot, The Miraculous Year in 2010 before being cast as the lead in the ITV mini-series Titanic which coincided with the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ship.
More recently excelling in hit television shows such as Homeland, Blacklist and the Vikings, Linus Roache has held incredibly prominent roles within these award-winning shows where he has not only showed his versatility, but also expertly showcased his acting expertise and prowess within his field. A film star, recent appearances in compelling movies such as Non-Stop and Barry have most certainly cemented Linus' impeccable reputation within the industry making him a must for your next event.