Linus Roache

About Linus Roache

Who is it?: Actor, Composer
Birth Day: February 01, 1964
Birth Place:  Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1973–1976 1985–present
Spouse(s): Rosalind Bennett (m. 2002)
Children: None
Parent(s): William Roache Anna Cropper

Linus Roache

Linus Roache was born on February 01, 1964 in  Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, is Actor, Composer. Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line (1971). He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, including Link (1986). He was brought to attention in 1994 after appearing in the BBC TV series Seaforth (1994).
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Occupation Actor
Age 56 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 01, 1964 ( Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom)
Birthday February 01
Town/City  Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

🌙 Zodiac

Linus Roache’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Linus Roache was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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In 1975, Roache appeared in Coronation Street playing Peter Barlow, the son of his father's character Ken Barlow. Roache is also a past member of the Royal Shakespeare Company.


Beginning in the 1990s, Roache began a career in film while remaining active in television and stage. In 1994, he received acclaim for his leading role in Antonia Bird's Priest. He went on to star opposite Helena Bonham Carter in the 1997 film The Wings of the Dove and to play the role of Dr. Thomas Wayne, father of Batman, in Batman Begins (2005). On television, he played Executive Assistant District Attorney Michael Cutter in the American TV series Law & Order (2008–2010) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011–2012).


Roache was born in Manchester, England, the son of Coronation Street actor william Roache and Actress Anna Cropper. Roache was educated at Bishop Luffa School in Chichester, West Sussex and at Rydal School. He studied Acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. He married Rosalind Bennett in Malvern, Worcestershire, in 2002. The couple have no children.


In June 2010, it was announced that he would return to play Laurence Cunningham, alongside his father william Roache, in Coronation Street. In July 2010, he was cast in the HBO pilot The Miraculous Year.


In April 2011, Roache was cast as the lead in the ITV mini-series Titanic, airing March–April 2012 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ship.


In February 2014, Roache debuted in season two of the popular TV series Vikings as Ecbert of the Kingdom of Wessex.

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