From resurrection man Beric in Game of Thrones to Fortitudes murderous sheriff, Richard Dormer is gruff, grisly and always memorable. The actor talks his 20-year fear of TV, his new thriller Rellik and his perilous flaming sword
There are actors you turn to when youre looking for someone to save the world, and those who can make audiences swoon with just one careless smile. Then there are the men who are at war with themselves and no one does that quite as well as Richard Dormer.
From the garrulous, troubled Terri Hooley in sleeper hit Good Vibrations to murderous sheriff Dan Anderssen in Fortitude and Game of Thrones much-resurrected warrior Beric Dondarrion, Dormer specialises in tormented souls.
Its true! he laughs when I point this out over lunch. Dan is destroyed, Terri had problems, and every time Beric dies he loses a part of himself so hes constantly mourning the human he used to be
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