|Born||September 19, 1958|
| First Appearance: Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Last Appearance: Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Actor Richard Ridings played the role of silverback gorilla Buck in the 2011 movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Ridings was born in Henley-on-Thames, UK, and trained as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He has had roles in a number of television series and feature films, among them Clockwise (1986), Fairly Secret Army (1984-86), Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Erik the Viking (1989), The Castle of Adventure (1990), Red Dwarf (1991, 1993), The Ink Thief (1994), Common as Muck (1994-97), The Wind in the Willows (1996), Highlander: The Series (1997), The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997), Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (2000) and Fat Friends (2000-04).
As a voice artist, Ridings was the voice of Daddy Pig in the animated children's series Peppa Pig, took the lead role in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom Clement Doesn't Live Here Anymore (2005, 2007), and has provided voiceovers in video games including Quake III, Dungeon Keeper and Dungeon Keeper 2, Heavenly Sword, Fable II, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.
- Richard Ridings article at Wikipedia
- Richard Ridings filmography at the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)