Blake Ritson Biography
Blake Ritson is an English actor and director born on 14 January 1978. He was born in London and attended Dolphin School in Reading, Berkshire until 1993 and then he went to St Paul’s School in West London getting an academic scholarship. He graduated from Jesus College, Cambridge. When he was a student, he acted both on screen and stage as Paul Etheridge in White Chameleon, Fleance in Macbeth, and Augustus in Arcadia (1996) at the National Theatre in productions. He is the brother of actor and director Dylan Ritson.
Recently Riston is busy in the TV series Indian Summers. His other notable roles include King Edward III in World Without End (2012), the Duke of Kent in Upstairs Downstairs (2010-2012), Mr. Elton in the BBC 2009 adaptation of Emma, Edmund Bertram in the 2007 ITV adaptation of Mansfield Park, Giles Vicary in Red Cap, etc.
He first directed the short film “Out Of Time” with his brother Dylan, which won the Global Audience Award at the first CON-CAN Movie Festival and was runner-up at Minimalen and the Berlin Film Festival. The brother’s second short film was “More and More”. Their third short film Love Hate was a hit which was chosen for the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival, London BFI Film Festival, etc. They have shot their fourth short film Good Boy. The other Television credits of Ritson include Breaking the Code, Urban Gothic, Red Cap, Dead Man Running, World Without End, etc.
Ritson (age: 38) holds the American nationality and English ethnicity. The tall and handsome guy stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches. He is not a married man and does not have a wife but he has been dating his Partner Hattie Morahan since last 8 years. The couple has a solid relation like the rock which is difficult to break. Ritson with the zodiac sign Gemini is a hard working person who might have awesome figures of net worth but it has not been disclosed yet officially.Edit
Transferred the school
While Blake Ritson was studying in Dolphin School, he went to St Paul’s School in West London because he got there an academic scholarship. He is the graduate of Jesus College, Cambridge. He was interested in acting since his school days.Edit
Did his first Television debut
Blake Ritson first appeared on the television debuting in the TV series Breaking The Code as Christopher Morcom. Slowly he embraced the success and later he became a famous actor playing in different TV series and films.Edit
He directed his first short film
Blake Ritson first directed his short film “Out Of Time” with his brother Dylan, which won the Global Audience Award at the first CON-CAN Movie Festival and was runner-up at Minimalen and the Berlin Film FestivalEdit
Directed Love Hate
Their third short film Love Hate was a hit which was chosen for the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Palm Springs Film Festival, London BFI Film Festival, etc. They have also shot their fourth short film Good Boy.Edit
Busy in Indian Summers
Recently, Blake Ritson is busy in the second part of British drama series Indian Summers where Blake Ritson is portraying the role of Charlie Havistock. The series began airing on Channel 4 on 15 February 2015. He is working hard.Edit