Robert Portal

Robert Portal (born 3rd July 1967) is an English actor. Portal is known for his role as Paul Critchley on the BBC television series The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (2006)[1] and as the King in the film The Huntsman: Winter's War (2016). He is also known for his role as Lord Richmond on the ITV drama series Belgravia (2020).

Robert Portal

Robert Portal

(1967-10-29) 29 October 1967 (age 53)
Years active1993–present

Early lifeEdit

Portal was born in England and educated at Harrow School.[2] He studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) graduating in 1993 and also trained at the Royal Shakespeare Company.



Year Title Role Notes
1996 The Merchant of Venice Arragon TV Movie
1997 Embassy Rupert Lightfoot TV Movie
1997 Mrs Dalloway Young Richard
1997 Painted Lady Alex TV Movie
1998 Stiff Upper Lips Cedric
2001 Bye Bye Baby Hyphenated TV Movie
2005 The Queen's Sister Anthony Barton
2006 Heroes and Villains Charlie Bolton-Rosser
2006 Terry Pratchett's Hogfather Mr. Gaiter TV Movie
2008 Terry Pratchett's Hogfather Brian
2008 In Love with Barbara Ian McCorquodale TV Movie
2010 The King's Speech Equerry
2010 You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Jewellry Shop Salesman
2011 My Week with Marilyn Joe Orton
2011 Mother's Milk Jim Packer
2011 The Iron Lady Grey Suited Guest
2013 Welcome to the Punch Robert Wiseman
2014 Mr Turner Sir Charles Eastlake
2014 United We Fall Rt Hon David Anthony
2015 Meet Pursuit Delange: The Movie Charles Itchy Forrester Short Film
2015 Seahorse Stuart Short Film
2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War King
2016 Kids in Love Mr. Walker
2017 Goodbye Christopher Robin Headmaster
2020 The Ghost Writer Irwin (pre-production)
2020 Paintball Massacre Marshal Eddie (pre-production)
2020 The Rectory Glanville (pre-production)


Year Title Role Notes
1993 The Bill Stephen Broom TV Series - Episode: The Price of Fame
1994 Love Hurts Jez TV Series - Episode: The Parent Trap
1995 Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde Lester Blister TV Series
1996 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries Christopher Riding TV Series
1996 Soldier Soldier Lt Adrian Hodges TV Series
2001 The Armando Iannucci Shows TV Series
2003 Clocking Off Adrian Thompson TV Series
2005 Distant Shores Nash TV Series - Episodes: #1.1 & #1.2
2005 The Thick of It Mark Davies TV Series - Episode: #2.1
2005 Egypt Henry Salt TV Series
2005 Rosemary & Thyme Stuart Blackton TV Series - Episode: The Cup of Silence
2006 The Amazing Mrs Pritchard Paul Critchley TV Series
2009 Ashes to Ashes Nigel Pattison TTV Series - Episode: #2.3
2009 Heartbeat Giles MacLean TV Series
2009 Psychoville Prosecutor TV Series
2012 Young Morse Military Officer TV Series
2014 Warren United Michael The Horse (voice) TV Series
2016 The Rebel Auctioneer TV Series
2016 Birds of a Feather Rupert Julian-Jones TV Series - Episode: There's a Girl in My Souk
2017 Henry IX Edwin, the Duke of Cumberland TV Series
2018 Endeavour Major Coward TV Series
2018 Collateral Major Tim Dyson TV Series
2018 Death in Paradise Benedict Dacre TV Series - Episode: #8.4
2019 Grantchester Eddie TV Series - Episode: #4.5
2020 Father Brown Bertie Quinton QC TV Series - Episode: The Scales of Justice
2020 Belgravia Lord Richmond TV Series


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Tom and Viv Maurice Almeida Theatre, London
2009 The 39 Steps Richard Hannay Criterion Theatre, London


  1. ^ "The Amazing Mrs Pritchard - BBC Press release, 6 June 2006". BBC (Press release).
  2. ^ "How We Met: James Dreyfus & Robert Portal". The Independent. 11 May 2008.

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