is a Canadian actor. He has become a familiar figure to Canadian cinema and televison audiences, appearing in over 50 films and 20 separate television series.
After training in drama at the University of Exeter and touring North America with a British stage production, Mr. Richings moved to Toronto, Canada in 1984. Within five years, he had become a regular on the second season of the Canadian War of the Worlds TV series. Other roles followed, and he gained critical acclaim as the bitter, aging punk rock legend Bucky Haight in Bruce McDonald's 1996 release Hard Core Logo. His appearance in Vincenzo Natali's 1997 Cube (film) was brief, but definitely memorable. In 2000, Mr. Richings appeared as Bellanger in The Claim, and earned a Genie Award nomination for best supporting actor. A busy stage actor as well, Mr. Richings was presented with two Dora Awards in the late 1980s, and continues to perform professionally in the Toronto area.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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