Biography

Richard O'Brien is an English actor, television presenter, writer and theatre performer.

O'Brien was born Richard Timothy Smith in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. In 1951, the family emigrated to Tauranga, New Zealand but he moved back to England in 1964. On becoming an actor, he changed his name to Richard O'Brien (his maternal grandmother's surname).

Richard O'Brien is an English actor, television presenter, writer and theatre performer.

O'Brien was born Richard Timothy Smith in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. In 1951, the family emigrated to Tauranga, New Zealand but he moved back to England in 1964. On becoming an actor, he changed his name to Richard O'Brien (his maternal grandmother's surname).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 37

Birthday 1942-03-25

Place of Birth Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Richard Timothy Smith

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Stolen as Mr. Russell
2017 Life After Flash as Himself
2015 Rocky Horror Show Live as Narrator
2015 Phineas and Ferb: Last Day of Summer as Lawrence
2014 Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars as Lawrence Fletcher (voice)
2013 Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel as Lawrence Fletcher (voice)
2013 Phineas & Ferb: The Perry Files - Animal Agents as Dad (voice)
2012 Phineas and Ferb: Summer Belongs to You as Dad (voice)
2011 The British Guide to Showing Off
2011 Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension as Lawrence Fletcher (voice)
2009 Night Train as Mrs. Froy
2008 Rocky Horror Tribute Show as Himself - Host
2007 Phineas and Ferb (224 episodes) as Lawrence Fletcher (voice)
2006 Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream as Himself
2005 The Perfect Scary Movie as Himself
2005 Spicks and Specks (1 episode)
2005 Ali Baba And The Forty Thieves: The Lost Scimitar Of Arabia as Prince Kasim
2002 Elvira's Haunted Hills as Lord Vladimere Hellsubus
2000 Dungeons & Dragons as Xilus
1999 Where Are They Now? (1 episode)
1998 EverAfter as Pierre Le Pieu
1998 Dark City as Mr. Hand
1997 Spice World as Damien
1993 The Detectives (1 episode) as Dr. Phibes
1990 The Crystal Maze (82 episodes)
1989 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase as James
1985 Revolution as Lord Hampton
1984 Robin of Sherwood (5 episodes)
1981 Shock Treatment as Cosmo McKinley
1981 The Rocky Horror Treatment as Himself
1980 Flash Gordon as Fico
1978 Jubilee as John Dee
1978 An Audience with... (2 episodes) as Himself
1977 The Contraption as The Man
1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show as Riff Raff

Writing

2016 The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again Screenplay
1981 Shock Treatment Writer
1977 A Hymn from Jim Writer
1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show Story Screenplay

Crew

2008 Rocky Horror Tribute Show Creator

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