Linus Roache

Law & Order Star & Fantastic British Actor

Linus Roache is an English actor. He is known for playing Executive ADA Michael Cutter in the NBC dramas Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for playing Robert F. Kennedy in RFK (2002) and won a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor (TV) for his role as Ralph Wigram in The Gathering Storm (2002). His other television roles include King Ecbert in the History Channel series Vikings (2014–17). His film appearances include Priest (1994), The Wings of the Dove (1997), Pandaemonium (2000), Batman Begins (2005) and Non-Stop (2014).

In 1975, Roache appeared in Coronation Street playing Peter Barlow, the son of his father’s character Ken Barlow. Roache is also a past member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Beginning in the 1990s, Roache began a career in film while remaining active in television and stage.

In 1994, he received acclaim for his leading role in Antonia Bird’s Priest. He 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 (2005). On television, he played Executive Assistant District Attorney, Michael Cutter in the American TV series Law & Order (2008–2010) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011–2012).

In June 2010, it was announced that he would return to play Laurence Cunningham, alongside his father William Roache, in Coronation Street. In July 2010, he was cast in the HBO pilot The Miraculous Year. In April 2011, Roache was cast as the lead in the ITV mini-series Titanic, airing March–April 2012 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ship.

To book Linus Roache to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

Get to know Linus a little bit better with CNBC‘s interview , below: