Richard Colin Brake (born 30 November 1964) is a Welsh-born American character actor, known for his supporting roles as Joe Chill in Batman Begins (2005), Doom-Head in 31 (2016), and the chemist in Mandy (2018), as well as his lead role as Bob Reid in Perfect Skin (2018). He also had supporting roles on television as the Night King on the fourth and fifth season of Game of Thrones and as Conrad Harlow on the first season of Absentia.
Brake was born in Ystrad Mynach, Wales. In 1967, he and his family migrated to the United States, where they first settled in Atlanta. He then grew up in the states of North Carolina, Tennessee, and Ohio, attending Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and the Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. Brake studied acting under Sam Kogan, at his Academy of the Science of Acting and Directing in London, and Beatrice Straight, at the Michael Chekhov Studio in New York City.
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A feisty senior citizen fights to protect her beloved neighborhood from an evil force that’s taken over the local bingo hall and is killing the residents in gruesome ways.
A woman is trapped in a nightmare after traveling to a desolate island town after receiving a letter.
A lonesome stranger, secure, nerves of steel, must track down and kill a rogue assassin to satisfy an outstanding debt. He knows where to look for his quarry at 5pm. No name or description. One of the...
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Tremors: Shrieker Island
Graboids are taken to a new island resort by a rich playboy as a dangerous form of trophy hunting, and Burt Gummer steps up to save the day.
The Rhythm Section
A woman is on a path of self-destruction after her family is killed in a plane crash. When she learns the wreck was not an accident, she goes into the dark world of international espionage. Iain Boyd ...
Brave New World
In a utopia with control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.
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Jay awakens in a basement with three other prisoners on a rare family night. Jay engages in a twisted battle to solve the puzzle to his past and save his family's future as their captor runs riot.
A radio host is kidnapped and forced to talk about his past.
Lawlessness has spread throughout the universe after the fall of the Galactic Empire. A lone gunfighter makes his way through the outer reaches, earning his keep as a bounty hunter.
3 from Hell
Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood, and Captain Spaulding are behind bars after being involved in a gunfight with the police. Pure evil can't be contained. The Firefly clan escape to unleash a whole new wav...
To Hell and Back: The Making of 3 From Hell
A look at the production of Rob Zombie's 3 from Hell.
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A boy and his homemade robot are trying to free their home from an evil empire by entering the toughest competition in the universe.
A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the character's harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.
The Shadow Mountains were created in 1983. When their pine-scented haven is destroyed, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey filled with bloody vengeance and fire.
The Sisters Brothers
The state of Oregon, in the 19th century. The Commodore wants to know about the profitable secret that Warm, a chemist and aspiring gold prospector, keeps, so he sends the Sisters brothers, two notori...
Katia, a young Polish woman adrift in London, meets Bob, an American tattoo artist. Katia is drawn to his mysterious aura and the taboo culture of body modification, but Bob has a dark, secret desire ...
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8 Days That Made Rome
The eight pivotal days that defined the Roman Empire were relived by Bettany Hughes.
The kids anthology series has tales of dark magic, supernatural encounters and twisted technology.
The Death of Stalin
When Stalin dies, the next leader of the Soviet Union will be decided. Some people are being considered.
A missing FBI agent comes back to life six years after he was declared dead.
The story of the Holodomor, the genocidal famine engineered by Joseph Stalin, is told in Bitter Harvest. The film shows a powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion and survival at a time when Ukraine w...
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Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned Hell-like compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a g...
The series chronicles a wave of rebellions against absolute power by the Roman Empire's barbarians, tribes they viewed as beyond the fringe of civilization. The world came with a centuries-long fight ...
In Hell Everybody Loves Popcorn: The Making of 31
A documentary on the making of Rob Zombie's 31.
An artificial intelligence system takes control of a plant.
A CIA analyst is going undercover to save the world from a deadly arms dealer.
The Cannibal in the Jungle
An American scientist who was convicted of killing and cannibalizing two colleagues in the jungles of Flores, Indonesia in 1977. Branded "The American Cannibal" by the press during his trial, Dr. Tim...
Kingsman: The Secret Service
The story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tec...
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A lawyer tries to get involved in drug traffickers.
A gang that sews razor blades in the peaks of their caps is the focus of a movie about a family that wants to move up in the world.
Set in the mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players and makes their problems disappear. A chain of events begins when his father is released from prison...
Thor: The Dark World
The universe will be plunged back into darkness when the ancient race comes back. Faced with an enemy that even Asgard can't protect, and one that will force him to sacrifice everything to save us all...
The Numbers Station
When the moral values of a long time wetwork black ops agent are tested, he gets a psych evaluation. He is given a break and a seemingly uncomplicated assignment of simply protecting the security of a...
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Game of Thrones
Seven noble families are fighting for control of the mythical land. Friction between houses leads to war. There is an ancient evil in the farthest north. The Night's Watch is a military order of misfi...
Water for Elephants
In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal care but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's fascinated by married per...
After discovering he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt finds himself at odds with his new responsibilities as a Grimm.
A group of co-eds band together to survive as a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake.
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Taking refuge in a shabby Brooklyn motel after narrowly surviving a failed mission in Eastern Europe, Black Ops soldier Malcolm Gray begins to lose his mind as he ponders over the legacy of his action...
In order to find his father's killer, Steve McGarrett returns to Oahu. He was offered the chance to run his own task force. Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua are part of Steve's...
As the world's energy supplies dwindle, the Orpheus, a research submarine, goes into the deep of the Arctic Ocean searching for rare micro-organisms, but the crew soon find themselves in danger.
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Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the care...
Ronald Perkins built an army of 14 people to protect him from his parents' killers. When Perkins is imprisoned, the police unleash his followers on a small town and they only have one thing in mind: k...
Laurie lost her brother. Michael is going to see his sister.
The Tonto Woman
A white woman is kidnapped from her home by Apache Indians. Traded to the Mojave Indians, she lives as a squaw for 11 years until she is found by her husband. Unfit for society he keeps her in a shack...
Hunt hires a mercenary in a seedy bar in a town ravaged by war. To assemble a crack team of ex-soldiers to protect him on a dangerous journey into no-man's land. They are looking for an old military B...
The story of the early, murderous roots of the cannibalistic killer, Hannibal Lecter – from his hard-scrabble Lithuanian childhood, where he witnesses the repulsive lengths to which hungry soldiers wi...
The Black Dahlia
When an aspiring young actress turns up dead in 1940s Los Angeles, former boxers-turned-cops Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert have to grapple with corruption, jealousy, and family madness as they pur...
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Sam and Dean lost their mother to a demonic force when they were boys. They were raised by their father to be soldiers. He taught them about the dark corners and the back roads of America. He taught t...
Bruce Wayne dedicates his life to uncovering and defeating the corruption that plagues his home. Unable to work within the system, he created a new identity called The Batman, a symbol of fear for the...
Joe Fallow was approached by the Grim Reaper who offered to train him as his replacement and become the new face of death. There is an evil force threatening to combine the worlds of Hell and Earth. O...
A team of space marines known as the Rapid Response Tactical Squad, led by Sarge, is sent to a science facility on Mars after someone reports a security breach. The alert came after a mass murderer wh...
In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South to return to...
Scuba-diver turned beach-bum Jonathan Slade is forced back into his previous milieu - the world of international espionage - in order to retrieve Black Boxes from an American jetliner that crashed und...
The ultimate fighting machine is part machine and part human. A number of innocent people have been killed by the Hardman project. Jack is the genius behind this project and he lives in a world of mod...
The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films: Live Action
The films from the Live Action category were nominated for an Academy Award.
A group of elderly friends refuse to be gentrified in the Barrio of Oak Springs. Their leader keeps them together. They didn't know that the bingo hall was going to be sold.
A family of monsters is the focus of a film.