Richard Madden, born 18 June 1986, is a Scottish actor. Born and raised in Elderslie near Glasgow, Madden was cast in his first role at age 11 and made his screen acting debut in 2000. He later began performing on stage whilst a student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. In 2007, he toured with Shakespeare’s Globe company as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, a role he reprised in the West End in 2016. With his portrayal of Robb Stark in the fantasy drama series Game of Thrones from 2011 to 2013, Madden rose to fame.
Madden stars as Ikaris in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Eternals, directed by Chloé Zhao, which was released on November 5, 2021. He is set to play a lead role in Citadel, an Amazon Studios series created by Anthony and Joe Russo. Madden is slated to executive produce a television series adaptation of From Now.