Julian Richings is a British-Canadian character actor. He has appeared in over 225 films and television series. He trained in drama at the University of Exeter and worked as an actor for several years in the United Kingdom before moving to Toronto in 1984. In the popular series Todd and the Book of Pure Evil he played the dual characters of the Hooded Leader and Atticus Murphy Senior. When not on screen, Julian Richings is a busy stage actor. In February of 2016 he appeared in a play titled Mustard by rising star Kat Sandler at Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre. He played the role of Peter Icabod in 15 episodes of Patriot between 2015 and 2018.