Richard Lintern is a British film, television, and stage actor based in London. Born in Somerset, England, he studied at Durham University and won a scholarship to The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Since graduating, he has worked extensively across many disciplines, enjoying success at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre while developing a varied and rewarding film and television career. He also has a highly successful voice-over career, including narrating BAFTA-winning documentaries and voicing animated and games-based characters.
From 2013 until 2020, he starred as Thomas Chamberlain in BBC! Primetime drama Silent Witness, enjoying his role as one of the series' central figures. He left in 2020 to concentrate on developing other projects, both screen and stage-based.