Richard Roxburgh, director
Richard Roxburgh has an esteemed career as both screen and stage actor
and stage director with success in both classic and contemporary work.
Richards stage directing experience includes an adaptation of Tim
Wintons THAT EYE THE SKY, which played at the Sydney and Melbourne
Festivals and earned him a Sydney Theatre Critics Circle Award (STCCA)
in 1994. His latest play, RAYS TEMPEST, which is based on his own
original idea, opened in May 2005 to critical acclaim. His numerous stage
roles include Hamlet in Neil Armfields 1994 production for which
he received a STCCA and Lenny in Pinters THE HOMECOMING for which
he received the 1992 STCCA.
His Australian film credits include MOULIN ROUGE, OSCAR & LUCINDA, THANK GOD HE MET LIZZIE, CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION and for his role in DOING TIME FOR PATSY CLINE, Richard received the 1997 Film Critics Circle of Australia and AFI awards for Best Actor. Richards international film credits include FRAGILE, VAN HELSING & MISSION IMPOSSIBLE II.
Richards television credits include BBC TVs THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES and the Australian miniseries THE ROAD FROM COORAIN, which won an impressive four Australian Film Institute awards in 2002. He played the notorious Roger Rogerson in ABC TVs highly controversial 1995 miniseries BLUE MURDER, for which he received a Silver Logie Television Award.