Richard Brake is an American actor best known for appearing in the American fantasy drama television series, Game Of Thrones where he played the role of The Night King during season four and five. His slicked-back hair has been his trademark, which gained the recognition in the media. Richard also appears frequently in Sci-Fi and horror movies where he often plays a sinister character.
Richard Towards The Stardom
Richard debuted his acting career in the year 1993 by appearing in an episode of the comedy series Jeeves and Wooster. He played some supporting roles in a few low-budget films. In the year 2003, he landed his first role on a major civil war film Cold Mountain. From 2004 to 2017, he appeared in numerous TV series and movies including Batman Begins, Doom, Good Day for It, Bitter Harvest, Transporter: The Series and Supernatural.
Richard's notable character is of The Night King in Games Of Thrones in 2014 and 2015. In 2018, he played in the TV series, The Royals. He is currently engaged in the filming of Feedback and Payne & Redemption. He is also in the pre-production of the 2019 movie Hit where he will portray Wrath.
How Much Is Richard's Net Worth?
The actor has played in several American movies and TV series including the blockbuster show Game Of Thrones. He has won Best Supporting Actor in Fright Meter Awards in 2016 and has got nominated for four awards including Fangoria Chainsaw Awards and BloodGuts UK Horror Awards.
Currently, he is working on the movie Feedback and Payne & Redemption. He is also in the post-production of the film The Dare and The Sisters Brothers. Featuring in various movies and being engaged in different roles, the actor is earning a handsome salary by which he may have accumulated the net worth in great figures.
Insight Of His Personal Life
The Game of Thrones' actor was married to Rachel, and the duo is blessed with two kids. Their first son, Ryan Brake was born in the year 1999. Three years after the birth of their first kid, they welcomed their second son, Henry Blake, on 20 August 2002. Well, the actor is not so often spotted with Rachel in the public events.
Richard Brake with his two sons Ryan Brake and Henry Brake (Photo: Instagram)
However, he used to mention about his wife in some of the social media posts and interviews. Back in May of 2009, Richard mentioned about his wife on Twitter telling that his wife just told him to go to bed.
As per wiki sources, the pair has already parted their ways, and the actor hasn't opened up about the reasons behind his divorce with estranged wife, Rachel.
Is Richard Gay?
Richard is one of the close friends of the English actor Eddie Marsan. They met back in 1988 in a drama school at Academy of the Science of Acting and Directing situated in London. Richard and Eddie were in different classes, and despite that, they created their friendship. Eventually, their closeness led people to suspect their sexuality.
Richard and Eddie frequently talked about their relationship on social media. Back on 25 June 2013, Eddie posted on Twitter saying that they would have already got married if they were gay. Prior that, when Eddie marked his 11th wedding anniversary on 1 June 2013 on Twitter, Richard jokingly commented stating that he thought Eddie was married to him. Though the duo has been bantering all over social media, they aren't gay.
Richard was born on 30 November 1964 as Richard Colin Brake in Great Britain. He is a native of Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales, and carries Welsh American nationality. As per wiki, he grew up in North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee. In 1967, his family emigrated from South Wales to Atlanta, Georgia. The actor has a height of 1.88 m (6' 2"). He graduated from Duke University in North Carolina.