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King Richard & the Knights


This Albuquerque, NM outfit, also called the Knights, outlasted the majority of its contemporaries, albeit using a 30-year hiatus in the centre, mostly by virtue of the grade of their singles, which turned them into local stars. Ruler Richard & the Knights began in 1961 like a Ventures-type instrumental clothing, playing browse instrumentals and tossing in the casual Chuck Berry-authored vocal quantity for range. By 1964, they’d developed sufficiently to price a recording agreement with Crimson Feather, who obtained using the Knights’ 1st release, “Accuracy,” which became a local hit within the southwest and rode the main i’m all over this Albuquerque’s best radio train station for weeks. The band’s traditional lineup contains Dick Stewart (aka “Ruler Richard”) on business lead acoustic guitar and vocals, Larry Longmire on business lead and rhythm acoustic guitar, and Corky Anderson (later on succeeded by Jack port Paden) on drums, and Larry Reid on saxophone plus some vocals. The group’s bassists included Gary Butler and Gary Snow. The introduction of the English Invasion required the wind from the band’s sails. The group attempted to compete by switching to vocals, and started playing frat rock and roll standards. They documented a trio of singles for the Delta label, exhibiting a fairly different sound, encompassing components of nation and tranquility vocals that demonstrated the heavy impact from the Everly Brothers, but after “I Don’t Require You” b/w &”THINK ABOUT Today” in 1966, their documenting profession was over. By the finish of 1966, the Knights had been background — Dick Stewart continued to create the Kreeg, while Anderson and Paden continued to be active for a long time after in regional music circles, as well as the previous still has. Thirty years afterwards, Dick Stewart and Gary Snow re-formed Ruler Richard & the Knights, reducing a new record with drummer Steve Hudgins, its discharge associated the reissue from the group’s traditional edges on Collectables, and also vinyl reissues of the early edges in European countries. The re-formed group continues to be energetic on the Lancer label.

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Full Name King Richard and The Knights
Music Songs How About Now, El Rancho Grande, A Medias de la Noche, La del Moño Colorado, Poquito de Todo, I Don't Need You

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1 Garnered his role as coroner's assistant Gary Scott in Rob Zombie's Halloween 2 based on a personal recommendation to Zombie from Sid Haig.
2 Editing his first film he wrote and directed, entitled "Adam". [June 2008]
3 appearing in the music video for Knights of Cydonia by Muse [November 2006]
4 Studied acting in New York at the Michael Chekhov Studio under Jim Boerlin and Beatrice Straight and in London at The Mountview Theatre School and the School for the Science of Acting under esteemed acting teacher Sam Kogan.
5 His first ever acting role was as Judge Danforth in Arthur Miller's The Crucible while a student at W.R.A. in 1982.
6 His family emigrated to Atlanta, Georgia from South Wales in 1967.
7 Attended Western Reserve Academy (Class of 1983) in Hudson, Ohio.
8 Is one of three actors from the Batman films to also appear in the Hannibal Lecter films. Tracey Walter appeared in Batman (1989) and The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Gary Oldman appeared in Hannibal (2001) and Batman Begins (2005), and Brake appeared in Batman Begins (2005) and Hannibal Rising (2007).
9 Graduated from Duke University.
10 Grew up in North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee.



Extinction 2018 announced Wrath
Payne & Redemption 2017 filming Lenny (rumored)
Bitter Harvest 2017 completed Medved
Squadron 42 2017 Video Game post-production
Ray Donovan 2016 TV Series Vlad
Barbarians Rising 2016 TV Series Geiseric
Peaky Blinders 2016 TV Series Anton Kaledin
Hawaii Five-0 2016 TV Series Henry Garavito
Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands 2016 TV Mini-Series Arak
31 2016 Doom-Head
The Chameleon 2015/IV Detective Brady
The Bastard Executioner 2015 TV Series Edwin Pryce
Game of Thrones 2014-2015 TV Series The Night King
The Cannibal in the Jungle 2015 Dr. Timothy Darrow
Grimm 2015 TV Series Hunter
Spy 2015 Solsa Dudaev
Kingsman: The Secret Service 2014 The Interrogator
Transporter: The Series 2014 TV Series Dezdu Magyar
Crossing Lines 2014 TV Series Winston Smith
Set Fire to the Stars 2014 Mr. Unlucky
The Assets 2014 TV Mini-Series Agent Waters
Mob City 2013 TV Series Terry
Thor: The Dark World 2013 Einherjar Lieutenant
The Counselor 2013 Second Man
The Numbers Station 2013 Max
Asylum Blackout 2011/I Harry
Water for Elephants 2011 Grady
Good Day for It 2011 Norman Tyrus
Detention 2011 Billy Nolan's Dad
Above Suspicion: Deadly Intent 2011 TV Series Marshall / Alexander Fitzpatrick
Apache: Air Assault 2010 Video Game voice
The Deep 2010 TV Mini-Series McIndoe
Legacy 2010/I Scott O'Keefe
NCIS: Los Angeles 2009 TV Series John Bordinay
Cuckoo 2009 Lone Wolf
Halloween II 2009 Gary Scott
Cold Case 2009 TV Series Rich Kiesel
M.I.High 2009 TV Series Georgi
Perkins' 14 2009 Ronald Perkins
Outpost 2008 Prior
The Tonto Woman 2008 Short Isham
The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Live Action 2008 Isham
Retribution 2007/II Masters
Hannibal Rising 2007 Enrikas Dortlich
The Black Dahlia 2006 Bobby DeWitt
Muse: Knights of Cydonia 2006 Video short Villan
Munich 2005 Belligerent American
Doom 2005 Portman
Batman Begins 2005 Joe Chill
Juiced 2005 Video Game T.K. (voice)
Soul Searcher 2005 Van Beuren
Keen Eddie 2004 TV Series Dutch Mike
Cold Mountain 2003 Nym
Deus Volt 1997 Bishop Von Match
Virtual Terror 1996 Steve Baker
Subterfuge 1996 Pierce Tencil
Death Machine 1994 Scott Ridley
Jeeves and Wooster 1993 TV Series Reporter



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Basic Training 2006 Video documentary short Himself

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Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 British Independent Film Festival Award British Independent Film Festival Best Supporting Actor The Chameleon (2015)
2016 Festival Award Sydney Indie Film Festival Best Male Support The Chameleon (2015)

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1 Often plays a sinister character
2 Frequently appears in science fiction, fantasy and horror
3 Slicked-back hair

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