Liam Garrigan

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Liam Garrigan
Born
Liam Thomas Garrigan

(1981-10-17) 17 October 1981 (age 39)
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)
(m. 2017)

Liam Thomas Garrigan (born 17 October 1981) is an English actor. As a youth he attended classes at Kingston upon Hull's Northern Stage Company and was a student at Wyke College, Kingston upon Hull. His first television role was as Nic Yorke in the BBC continuing drama series Holby City . He is best known for his roles as Ian Al-Harazi on the Fox series 24: Live Another Day and King Arthur in the ABC series Once Upon a Time and Transformers: The Last Knight . He also provides the voice for Captain Kurt in the role-playing game GreedFall.

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Career

Liam was sent to musical theater classes by his mother at an early age, he was five years old when he played a munchkin in Northern Theatre's production of The Wizard of Oz, and he later began, at age seven, to have one-on-one acting lessons with Northern Theatre's founder Richard Green. After attending Endsleigh Primary School and St Mary's, Liam studied at Wyke Sixth Form College, where he focused on theater studies, history and English literature, while continuing acting classes at Northern Theatre, as well as giving performances at the National Theatre and the Edinburgh Festival. During his time at Wyke, he began working on audition pieces for drama school, with his eventual admission into the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he trained to be a professional actor.

He has appeared in BBC TV dramas Holby City , [1] Doctors , The Chase and ITV1's Agatha Christie's Marple . He also portrayed Alfred in the Starz TV miniseries The Pillars of the Earth . He appeared in Ultimate Force as Corporal Edward Dwyer during the third series. [2] He also starred in the 2008 and 2010 seasons of Irish drama series, RTÉ's Raw . [3] In January 2011, Garrigan starred in the second series of BBC One's wartime drama serial Land Girls . From 2012 to 2013, Liam starred as Sgt. Liam Baxter in Strike Back , before being cast as Ian Al-Harazi in 2014's 24: Live Another Day . The same year, he appeared in the American 3D action fantasy film, The Legend of Hercules . In January 2014, Garrigan appeared in Silent Witness . In 2015, Garrigan played the recurring role of King Arthur on Once Upon a Time [4] and later reprised this role in 2017's Transformers: The Last Knight .

Personal life

Garrigan was born in Kingston upon Hull, Humberside, England to Liz and Brian Garrigan, and he is the eldest of three siblings. In September 2016, Garrigan became engaged to singer-songwriter Beth Rowley. [5] The two were married on 1 July 2017. [6]

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2010New BloodSteveShort film
2014 The Legend of Hercules Iphicles
2017 Transformers: The Last Knight King Arthur
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
2003 Holby City Nic YorkeMain role, 25 episodes
2005 Ultimate Force Edward DwyerMain role, 4 episodes
2005 Silent Witness Nathan ArcherEpisodes: "Ghosts: Part 1 & Part 2"
2005 Totally Frank DanEpisode: "Bad Girl"
2006-07 The Chase Matt LoweMain role, 20 episodes
2008 He Kills Coppers Jonathan YoungTV movie
2008-11 Raw Bobby BreenMain role, 16 episodes
2009 Agatha Christie's Marple Stephen RestarickEpisode: "They Do It with Mirrors"
2009 Blue Murder Billy RadfieldEpisode: "This Charming Man"
2010Inn MatesPeteTV movie
2010 The Pillars of the Earth AlfredMain role, 9 episodes
2011 Land Girls Reverend Henry JamesonRecurring role, 4 episodes
2011 The Night Watch Reggie NigriTV movie
2012-13 Strike Back Sgt. Liam BaxterMain role, 11 episodes
2014 Silent Witness Dr. Christy NashEpisodes: "Fraternity: Part 1 & Part 2"
2014 24: Live Another Day Ian Al-HaraziRecurring role, 7 episodes
2015 Spotless Victor ClayRecurring role
2015-16 Once Upon a Time King ArthurRecurring role, 11 episodes
2018 The Terror Thomas JopsonRecurring role, 10 episodes
2020 Alex Rider Martin WilbyMain role, 4 episodes

Video Games

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2018ThronebreakerGascon
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2019GreedfallCaptain KurtFirst video-game voice role

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References

  1. BBC.co.uk Holby City Characters: Nic Yorke
  2. "After the acting bug hits..." this is hull and east yorkshire.co.uk. Mail News & Media Ltd. 30 January 2009. Archived from the original on 5 May 2013. Retrieved 26 June 2010.
  3. "Interview with Liam Garrigan". RTE1. Retrieved 26 June 2010.
  4. Iannucci, Rebecca (1 July 2015). "TVLine Items: Once Crowns King, HBO Casts MLK Jr., Rick and Morty and More". TVLine. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  5. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ795Rngsjh/
  6. "Warham's Church of England - July Monthly News" (PDF).[ dead link ]