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Rasmus Hardiker (born 31 January 1985) is an English actor. He played Raymond in Steve Coogan's sitcom Saxondale and Ben in the Jack Dee comedy Lead Balloon. Hardiker was also in the BBC3 sketch series The Wrong Door. He is best known for voicing Scott and Alan Tracy in the rebooted Thunderbirds Are Go. He joined voice cast of Thomas & Friends, voicing Philip in the UK and the USA and Monty in the UK, and Bill in the UK and the USA dub taking over from Jonathan Broadbent. Also played at movie “Your Highness“ as “Courtney” with James Franco.

Rasmus Hardiker
Born (1985-01-31) 31 January 1985 (age 34)
OccupationActor
Years active2005–present
Notable credit(s)
Thomas & Friends as Bill and Philip (UK/US) and Monty (UK)

Personal lifeEdit

Hardiker was born in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, England.[1] He left Arthur Terry School in Sutton Coldfield with an A level in drama.[2] The first name Rasmus is a common first name in Denmark,[3] the native country of his mother.[4]

FilmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Rotters' Club Philip Chase
2005 Afterlife James Episode: "More Than Meets the Eye"
2005 ShakespeaRe-Told: Much Ado About Nothing Vince
2005 Funland Hitman 4 episodes
2005 A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets Ned Bounty
2005 The Bill Martin 1 episode
2006 Doctors Josh Parrish Episode: "Fiddler on the Roof"
2006–2007 Saxondale Raymond
2006–2011 Lead Balloon Ben
2007 The Lift Rocco
2007 The Good Samaritan Phil
2007 New Tricks Sean Episode: "Father's Pride"
2007 Christmas at the Riviera Luke
2007 The Wrong Door Various characters
2008 Micro Men Shop assistant
2012–2013 Groove High Various Characters
2013 Dude, That's My Ghost! Spencer Wright (voice) Main character
2014–2017 Boyster Rafik (voice) Main cast
2014 Black Mirror Harry Feature-length special
"White Christmas"
2015 Scream Street Resus Negative/Various[5] Main character
2015–present Thunderbirds Are Go Scott Tracy / Alan Tracy (voice) Main characters
Danger Mouse Count Duckula / Ian / Jimmy Camel / Monsieur Aubrey le Camembert (voice)[6] Recurring Cast Member
Thomas & Friends Monty UK voice
Troublesome Trucks (The Fastest Red Engine on Sodor only), Bill (Series 22 onwards) and Philip Recurring voice, succeeding Jonathan Broadbent as the voice of Bill
2016–present Digby Dragon Chips Recurring character
Bob the Builder Shifter Recurring UK voice
2017 Ronja, the Robber's Daughter Fjosok / Pelje / Tjorm / Sturkas English voice version
2017–present Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! Walter Brown & Grizzly Griller Main & recurring characters
2017–present The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe Ivandoe, Bert Main roles
2018 Hilda Alfur Aldric voice
2018–present Krypton Kem Main cast
2018–present Lilybuds Ellery Main cast
2018-present 101 Dalmatian Street Hansel the Husky voice
2019-present Numberblocks Eighteen voice

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Starter for 10 University Challenge competitor
2007 Magicians Dwight
I Want Candy Christi
2008 Lezione 21 Broderip
2008 Faintheart Comic Book Fan 1
2009 Huge Josh
2011 Your Highness Courtney
2012 Cockneys vs Zombies Terry Macguire
2015 Capture the Flag Marty Farr English dub voice
2015 Peter & Wendy Mr. Smee/Smith
2016 Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Philip Voice
2017 Journey Beyond Sodor
Mary and the Witch's Flower Zebedee

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Tora
2017 Dragon Quest XI The Luminary
2019 Dragon Quest XI S

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Birmingham news, features, information and sport from the Birmingham Mail
  2. ^ Laws, Roz. "Birmingham actor Rasmus Hardiker reveals how filming Your Highness was a knockout"
    Birmingham Mail, 25 April 2011
  3. ^ At the time of Hardinger's birth Rasmus was the 9th most popular name for newborn boys in Denmark. On 1/1 2016 it was the 20th most common name of male Danes.
    Statistics Denmark: "Names of the total population"
  4. ^ Laws, Roz. "Brum's new rock god; Rasmus Hardiker the big interview"
    Sunday Mercury (Birmingham), 23 November 2008
  5. ^ "Scream Street" (Adobe Flash).
  6. ^ Jimmy Kimmel Gets Cartoon Treatment as "Jimmy Camel" in 'Danger Mouse' Reboot | Hollywood Reporter

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