Who Is Margaret Armitage? Late Mother Of Richard Armitage

by Pragya Thu Jan 04 2024 Updated On Fri Jan 05 2024
Who Is Margaret Armitage? Late Mother Of Richard Armitage

Margaret Armitage is the late mother of British actor and author Richard Armitage

She was married to John Armitage and shared two kids with her husband. 

She was born in 1944 and died in 2018. She was an English citizen by nationality.

Margaret Armitage with her husband.
Margaret Armitage with her husband. Source: Pinterest

About Margaret’s Son Richard 

Richard is a professional actor and author

He is well known for his role play as Thorin Oakenshieldin The Hobbit

Also, recently, he played the character William Farrow in the Netflix series Obsession

He was born in 1971 and has his birthday on August 22. He has a brother named Chris

Margaret Armitage's son, Richard Armitage.
Margaret Armitage's son, Richard Armitage. Source: Instagram

Married Life Of Richard

Richard is currently unmarried, but he does have a partner. 

Richard is gay by his sexuality and is dating a male. 

He hasn’t revealed much about his new partner as he wants to keep his love life away from the spotlight. 

Previously, Richard had a relationship with Annabelle Capper. They were very much in love when they were dating, and Richard even planned to start their own family. 

Unfortunately, things did not go well, so they went their separate ways.

Richard had dated actress Samantha Colley

He met Samantha back in 2014 on the set of play The Crucible

They played each other’s love interest in the play and eventually started dating in real life, too. 

Shortly after dating each other, the couple got engaged in 2016

However, their engagement did not last long, as they broke up.

Age And Net Worth 

Richard is 52 years old. He has a net worth of $25 Million. His source of income is acting.

Richard Never Plan On Writing A Novel

Richard is one of the most talented actors in the industry, and along with acting, he is a fantastic author, too. 

He has always been passionate about writing and has written so many biographies about the roles that he has played. 

Although he has written so many biographies, he always intended to make just as many notes and published none.

But in Feb 2023, he released his novel Geneva, in which he wrote about two characters, Sarah and Daniel.

Richard felt great releasing his novel, but it was a surprise for him as he had never thought of printing Geneva.

It was actually an audiobook, and I thought of keeping it that way, but then Audible asked him to publish it, and he did it. 

Richard Laughed A Lot During A Sex Scene 

Richard played the character of William in the Obsession series. 

The series was intense and had many intimate scenes of him with his co-actor. 

Charlie Anne played his love interest in the show, and they both successfully showed fantastic chemistry between them. 

Richard talked about the process of shooting sex scenes and said that he found no difficulties doing those scenes compared to before. 

In the past, the director used to leave the actors telling them to do their thing, but now they get intimate coordinates, choreographers, and everything, which makes things a lot easier. 

But the only problem he had during the scene was he kept laughing. 

His co-star Anne is very humorous, and every morning, she cracks jokes that make him laugh during the scenes. 

Richard Hid His Sexuality

Richard has recently come out as gay publicly. 

In one of the interviews, when he mentioned his male partner, everyone knew that Richard was gay. 

Before he came out, there had been many rumors of him being gay, especially after playing the gay character in The Hobbit.

However, back then, he never opened up anything about his sexuality to anyone. 

He always preferred keeping his personal life out of the limelight and was not secure about talking about his sexuality in public. 

He said that he had told his parents about his sexuality when he was 19 years old but feared to face the world by revealing it to the public.

Richard Doesn’t Like Birthday 

Richard revealed about not liking birthdays in a video. 

He said that he has never been fond of celebrating his birthday as he finds it degrading. 

He never liked people turning off the lights and singing birthday songs, but on his 50th birthday, he decided to celebrate it with his family and fans. 

When he was searching for some documents, he found his birth certificate, which he had never seen before, and when he saw his mom’s and dad’s names on the certificate, it changed his perspective on his birthday. 

He realized that birthday is about thanking the people who brought him into the world, and at that time, he wished his mom to be with him. 

Unfortunately, she wasn’t there, but his other family members were there, so he celebrated his special day with them. 

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