Roxburgh, Richard 1962–

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Roxburgh, Richard 1962–


Born January 1, 1962, in Albury, New South Wales, Australia; married Silvia Colloca (an actress), September 25, 2004. Education: Graduated from National Institute of Dramatic Arts (Australia), 1986; studied economics at the Australian National University.


Agent—Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Peters Fraser & Dunlop, Drury House, 34–43 Russell St., London WC2B 5HA United Kingdom; International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager—Management 360, 9111 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.


Actor. Directed plays in Australia.

Awards, Honors:

Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Award, best performance in a supporting role, 1992, for The Homecoming; John Tasker Award, Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle, best freelance director, 1992, for That Eye, The Sky; Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Award, best performance by a lead actor, 1994, for Hamlet; Silver Logie Award, most outstanding actor in a drama series, 1996, for Blue Murder; Australian Film Institute Award, best performance by an actor in a leading role, 1997, Film Critics Circle of Australia Award, best actor—male, 1998, both for Doing Time for Patsy Cline; Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a leading role, 1999, for Passion; Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best actor in a supporting role, 2001, Screen Actors Guild Award nomination (with others), outstanding performance by the cast of a theatrical motion picture, 2002, both for Moulin Rouge!.


Film Appearances:

Johnny Tremain, Dead to the World, 1991.

Harrison, Crimebroker, A–pix Entertainment, 1993.

Jack/Harry, Talk, 1994.

Harry, Lessons in the Language of Love, Australian Film Institute, 1995.

George Weygate, Hayride to Hell, 1995.

Rob McSpedden, Billy's Holiday, Miramax, 1995.

Joe Welch, Children of the Revolution, Miramax, 1996.

Boyd, Doing Time for Patsy Cline, 1997.

Guy Jamieson, Thank God He Met Lizzie (also known as The Wedding Party), Beyond, 1997.

Mr. Jeffries, Oscar and Lucinda, Fox Searchlight, 1997.

Voice of Sir Samuel Michael, A Little Bit of Soul, Columbia TriStar, 1998.

Murray Jacob, In the Winter Dark, 1998.

The Pitch, 1998.

Captain Daventry, The Last September, Trimark, 1999.

Percy Grainger, Passion (also known as "Passion" : The Story of Percy Grainger), Motion International, 1999.

Hugh Stamp, Mission: Impossible II (also known as M:I–2), Paramount, 2000.

Duke of Worcester, Moulin Rouge!, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2001.

Karl, The Touch (also known as Tian mai chuan qi), Miramax, 2002.

Neil, The One and Only, 2002.

M, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (also known as LXG, Die liger der auBergewohnlichen gentleman, and The League), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2003.

Count Vladislaus Dracula, Van Helsing, Universal, 2004.

Himself, "Van Helsing" : Behind the Screams (documentary short), Universal Studios Home Video, 2004.

Himself, Blood Brothers: The Making of "Blue Murder" (documentary short), Subversive Cinema, 2005.

Dr. Keith Orbit, Stealth, Columbia, 2005.

Robert Marcus, Fragiles (also known as Fragile), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2005.

Detective Martin McKenzie, Like Minds, Weinstein Company, 2006.

Film Work:

Director, Romulus, My Father, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

"Gracie" Fields, The Paper Man, ABC (Australia), 1990.

Hugh McIntosh, Tracks of Glory (also known as Tracks of Glory: The Major Taylor Story), The Disney Channel, 1992.

Gluttony, Seven Deadly Sins, ABC (Australia), 1993.

Roger Rogerson, Blue Murder, ABC (Australia), 1995.

Superintendent William Hobbs, Frontier, PBS and ABC (Australia), 1997.

Mr. R, Blonde (also known as Marilyn Monroe), CBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Proud, The Riddle of the Stinson, 1987.

Justin Harewood, "The Saint" : Fear in Fun Park (also known as The Saint in Australia), syndicated, 1989.

Harrison, CrimeBroker (also known as Corrupt Justice), Ten Network, 1993.

Sergeant Paul Santos, Halifax f.p.: Lies of the Mind, 1994.

Ronald Ryan, The Last of the Ryans, Nine Network, 1997.

Bill, The Road from Coorain, PBS, 2002.

Sherlock Holmes, The Hound of Baskervilles, PBS and BBC, 2002.

Richard Treloar, The Silence, ABC (Australia), 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself and "The Duke," The Night Club of Your Dreams: The Making of "Moulin Rouge" (documentary), HBO, 2001.

Presenter, The 2003 Australian Film Institute Awards, ABC (Australia), 2003.

Himself, Van Helsing: The Man and the Monsters, Sci–Fi Channel, 2004.

Himself, The World of Van Helsing, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tim Warne, "On a Roll," Police Rescue, ABC (Australia), 1993.

Ben, "One Way Ticket," Twisted Tales (also known as Twisted), Nine Network, 1996.

Himself, "Moulin Rouge!," HBO First Look, HBO, 2001.

Enough Rope with Andrew Denton, ABC (Australia), 2003.

Stage Appearances:

That Eye, The Sky, 1994.

Hamlet, Hamlet, Sydney, Australia, 1995.

Dan, Closer, Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney, Australia, 2000.

Appeared as Archer, The Beaux Stratagem, Royal Queensland Theatre Company, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; Picasso, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Playbox Theatre, Melbourne, Australia; La Musica, La Mama Theatre Company, Melbourne, Australia; as Lenny, The Homecoming, Pale, Burn This, George Lewis, Once in a Lifetime, Mercutio, Romeo and Juliet, Tomazo, The Mortal Falcon, Dorante, The Game of Love and Chance, Lord Goring, An Ideal Husband, Mr. Harcourt, The Country Wife, Lysimachus, Pericles, all Sydney Theatre Company; Grimes/Billy Norman, Serious Money, and King Louis/Fenton, The Three Musketeers, both Melbourne Theatre Company; Trigorin, The Seagull, Hamlet, Hamlet, The Wolf, The Wolf's Banquet, Hippo, On Parliament Hill, all Belvoir Street Theatre Company, Sydney, Australia.

Stage Director:

That Eye, The Sky, 1994.

Twelfth Night, Sydney, Australia, 2000.


Video Games:

Voice of Dracula, Van Helsing, Vivendi Universal Games, 2004.

Music Videos:

Appeared in "Come What May."


Stage Plays:

(With Justin Monjo) That Eye, The Sky, 1994.



Variety, April 27, 1998, p. 76.