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RICHARD ROXBURGH (Keith Orbit) is a graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art and one of Australia's most respected actors. His most recent film roles include Count Dracula in Stephen Sommers' Van Helsing and Mycroft ‘M' Holmes in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Other film credits include Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge, The One And Only, The Touch, Mission: Impossible II, The Last September, the Percy Grainger biopic Passion, In The Winter Dark, A Little Bit Of Soul, Gillian Armstrong's Oscar and Lucinda, Thank God He Met Lizzie, Peter Duncan's Children Of The Revolution, Billy's Holiday, Talk and Dead To The World. For his role as Boyd in writer/director Chris Kennedy's Doing Time For Patsy Kline Roxburgh received the 1997 Film Critics' Circle of Australia Award and the Australian Film Institute Award for Best Actor.

Roxburgh has worked with most of Australia's major theater companies, including the Queensland Theatre Company; the Melbourne Theatre Company; Playbox and La Mama. His numerous roles for the Sydney Theatre Company include Lenny in Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming,” for which he received a 1992 Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Award. He also has a long association with Sydney's Company B Belvoir, and its previous incarnation, Belvoir Street Theatre, where he first appeared in 1987 in "On Parliament Hill” for director Robyn Archer. For his portrayal of Hamlet in Belvoir's 1994 production, the cast of which included Geoffrey Rush and Jacqueline McKenzie, Roxburgh picked up a Green Room Award nomination and a Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Award.

He returned to Belvoir in 2000 to direct "Twelfth Night.” His other directing experience includes a stage adaptation of Tim Winton's novel "That Eye the Sky,” which played at the Melbourne and Sydney Festivals and earned him a Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Award for direction in 1994.

Roxburgh played Sherlock Holmes in the popular BBC telefilm "The Hound Of The Baskervilles.” Other stand-out television roles include the husband of Juliet Stevenson in the Australian miniseries "The Road From Coorain,” which won an impressive four AFI Awards in 2002, and corrupt cop Roger Rogerson in ABC's highly controversial 1995 miniseries "Blue Murder,” for which he received an AFI Award nomination and a Silver Logie.

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