Richard Ryan

Fight Master

  

Recent theatre includes Fight DIrector on the 2016 Broadway production on LES LIASONS DANGEREUSES and CORIOLANUS at the Donmar Warehouse. Recent Film & TV includes Stunt Coordinator on Season 5 of VIKINGS.

He was previously Fight Coordinator & Assistant Stunt Coordinator on Seasons 1, 2 & 3 and Co-Stunt Coordinator on Season 4 of VIKINGS, the drama series for MGM/History Channel and FALLEN, which is due for release in 2017.

 

Other credits include Stunt Coordinator on DAWN, HAMMER OF THE GODS, BESERK, IRONCLAD, ROLLING THUNDER and FAINTHEART; Fight Coordinator and Assistant Stunt Coordinator on SHERLOCK HOLMES 2: GAME OF SHADOWS, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, SHERLOCK HOLMES and SOLOMON KANE, Swordmaster on THE EAGLE.

 

Stunt Performing includes TURN, SLEEPY HOLLOW, VIKINGS, REVOLUTION, TO HAVE & TO HOLD and HOMELAND.

Other film work includes Fight Coordinator on THE DARK KNIGHT (winner SAG Best Stunt Ensemble & Taurus Stunt Award Best Fight) as well as THE GOLDEN COMPASS. Swordmaster on DRONA and THE LAST LEGION (nominated for Taurus Stunt Award). Perhaps his best-known film work is TROY, for which his Achilles vs. Hector fight was nominated for Best Fight in both Taurus World Stunt Award & MTV Film Awards.

As 'Master-at-Arms' to The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art he accumulated over 300 stage credits and has worked for many major companies such as The Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre of Ireland, Royal National Theatre, Cheek by Jowl, English National Opera, Royal Opera House, York Theatre Royal and Mercury Theatre, Colchester along with various West End shows and National Tours.

       


Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade