Originally majored in IT during college before deciding to pursue acting as a career.
Became seriously interested in acting at the age of 21 during a trip to Los Angeles, where he met an industry executive who mentioned that he looked like an actor.
Adopted his mother's maiden name as a stage name in order to distinguish himself from Irish actor Richard Harris.
Performed in many stage productions with XLC Theatre Company, including in the roles of Donny in The Lieutenant of Inishmore, James in Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off and Tupolski in The Pillowman.
Won the award for Best Actor at the 48 Hour Film Project for his role in the 2011 short film Dead Ringer.
Played the role of Evan Bold in a stage production of Good With People opposite Blythe Duff at Traverse Theatre in 2012.
From 2010 until 2013, performed the role of Granty in the acclaimed stage production Black Watch with the National Theatre of Scotland.
Louise Stewart — Significant Other
Colin Harris — Brother
Langside College, Glasgow, Scotland
Birth Name: Richard Harris
Birth Place: Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland