Richard McCabe

Born 1960

Richard McCabe is a Scottish actor.

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1960 Birth Born in 1960.


1998 38 Years Old Charles Spencer in an interview with him in "The Daily Telegraph" in 1998 called him "quite simply one of the finest actors of his generation".
1999 39 Years Old McCabe's most outstanding RSC performances include Iago in Othello, directed by Michael Attenborough in 1999 opposite Ray Fearon in the title role, and his King John for the 2006 production directed by Josie Rourke (part of the Complete Works Festival). … Read More


2000 40 Years Old His Hamlet for Birmingham Rep. (Bill Alexander, 1998) was revived for a national UK tour in 2000 and featured at the Elsinore Hamlet Festival at Elsinore Castle in 2001. … Read More
2001 41 Years Old McCabe has played some distinguished roles in radio plays and also Caliban (The Tempest) and Edgar (King Lear) for Naxos' Shakespeare audio tapes series, the latter with Paul Scofield as Lear, recorded in 2001. … Read More
2008 48 Years Old He has also appeared in BBC One's "Spooks" (November 2009); an episode of Midsomer Murders entitled Four Funerals and a Wedding (2008) and Lewis, broadcast in March 2008. … Read More


2010 50 Years Old At the end of February 2010, he completed the role of Sir Toby Belch in RSC's Twelfth Night, directed by Gregory Doran. … Read More
2012 52 Years Old In February and March 2012, McCabe was at the Young Vic reprising his role of Ben Jonson alongside Patrick Stewart (as Shakespeare) in Edward Bond's Bingo. … Read More
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