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Richard Leaf (born 1 January 1967) is an English actor.

Richard Leaf
Born (1967-01-01) 1 January 1967 (age 52)
Years active1986–2011
Spouse(s)Tamsin Greig (1997-present)

He has had several small parts in television and stage productions. Leaf married actress Tamsin Greig in 1997 and they have 3 children. The actor is notable for his role as the Governor of York, nephew of King Edward I in Mel Gibson's Braveheart. He appeared as Hannibal Lecter's father in the 2007 film Hannibal Rising. He also appeared as John Dawlish, an Auror, in the film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and portrayed Jack, the bartender of the Cloverdilly public house, in the 2006 film, Penelope.


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Braveheart Governor of York
1995 Jack and Sarah Stoned Man
1995 Cutthroat Island Snake the Lookout
1996 Mary Reilly Screaming Girl's Father
1997 The Fifth Element Neighbour
1997 This Is the Sea Pastor Lamthorn
1997 A spasso nel tempo - L'avventura continua Capo esercito inglese
1999 The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Conscience - Young Man
2000 Best Constable Davies
2000 Maybe Baby Justin Cocker
2001 Enigma Baxter
2003 The Order Sin Eater at St. Peters
2005 Derailed Night Clerk Ray
2006 Penelope Jack the Bartender
2007 Hannibal Rising Father Lecter
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix John Dawlish
2008 Captain Eager and the Mark of Voth Colonel Regamun

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