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Richard Armitage Mother Margaret Armitage and Family Life

Richard made an announcement to see viewers in the theatre in 2020
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Richard Armitage mother Margaret Armitage was a secretary and maintained her work and personal life. Margaret passed away from cancer.

Armitage was born in Huncote, Leicestershire, England, on August 22, 1971. His first leading role as John Thornton in the British television series North & South as John Thornton in 2004 earned him international honors.

His performance as dwarf king and leader Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy. Chris is Richard's elder brother.

He began schooling at the comprehensive school Brockington College in Enderby after attending Huncote Community Primary School in Huncote, Blaby District, Leicestershire.

Armitage followed his passion for music at Brockington, where he played the cello in the college and community orchestras and picked up the flute.

He initially looked for theater work after earning his degree from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art while a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. 

Armitage returned to the stage in 2014, playing the first main role in a significant production after a 12-year absence and after establishing that name recognition.

He received the Best Actor for his performance as John Proctor in The Crucible at The Old Vic, which was well received by audiences and critics. He was invited to record audiobooks for the first season of the TV show Robin Hood while working on it.

Richard has narrated several audiobooks and has appeared in commercials, TV shows, and radio programs.

Margaret Armitage Was An Amazing Woman

Richard Armitage mother Margaret Armitage was born on 18 March 1944 in Wallingford. Margaret was the mom of adult sons Richard and Chris.

Margaret was the most courageous, elegant, and remarkable individual. She worked as a secretary. In January 2018, she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She did whatever she could from the time she was diagnosed to make life easier for everyone else.

Her relatives noticed little self-pity and a few claims on those who cared for her. Her sons were extremely fortunate to have her as a mother. Her husband, John, cared for her for four months; her eldest son, Chris, held her hands to relieve her discomfort; and her grandkids came for hugs.

Leicester University invited Richard to share his big moment for graduated students
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On March 18, she turned 74, and her son surprised her with a mobility scooter. She started laughing as she drove through his brother's kitchen wall. The family had a lovely Easter together.

Unfortunately, Margaret passed away on May 9, 2018. Richard tries to raise funds for LOROS in loving remembrance of his most beautiful, kind. His mom constantly advised him to treat others as he would like to be treated.

She lived modestly and with humility. She wasn't a frequent church member in later years, however, she was the backbone of their small city and lived a Christian life.

Richard tweeted a post on May 9, 2020, remembering Margaret saying she loved reading all the letters. It made him remember when his mom and Richard used to do it together.

Richard Father John Is An Engineer

Richard father John Armitage worked as an engineer in the United Kingdom. John and his wife Margaret struggled to raise their children.

John took care of his partner when she was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in 2018. He was always there for his wife. Richard shared a bookesther on dreamed a dream" where he shared a little information about his father.

Richard in an interview with The Wall Street Journal and picture by Kaitlyn Mikayla
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On June 7, 2018, Armitage tweeted saying his dad keeps joking that he is in the 'all female' Oceans reboot. He agreed and said that he somehow got the point.

Richard Older Brother Is Chris Armitage

Richard is the younger brother of Chris Armitage. Chris and Richard were born to their parents Margaret and John Armitage.

Richard was named after a monarch and honored by another monarch. He reminisced about his upbringing with his brother Chris and his parents.

Richard stated that he appreciates Irvin Rivera work
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Richard discussed his childhood remembrances, enthusiasm, education, inspirational stories, and many other topics. Richard discusses his older brother Chris in an interview with Marc Myers

He said that they were raised by poor and laborious families. The two brothers went to the same school and grew up together. 

Richard Was Engaged To Samantha Colley

Richard is single and not dating anyone. However, he was previously engaged to Samantha Colley in 2016 and dated Annabel Capper in 2013.

The Uncle Vanya actor keeps his dating status private. Richard and Samantha got engaged on June 16, 2016, and their love lasted for a time. Following their divorce, his ex-fiancée Samantha Colley married on December 23, 2018.

Richard was previously engaged to Samantha Colley in 2016
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However, she has not revealed any information about her partner. Armitage was in a relationship with fellow actress Annabel Capper before she met Colley. Throughout their relationship, he expressed his wish to marry her and have a family with Annabel.

However, the pair subsequently split up. Richard was believed to be dating his co-star Lee Pace. The couple has been spotted hanging around and attending red carpet events.

Furthermore, the two were seen in informal meetings. After dinner with their families, they were photographed together at Washington Square Park in April 2014.