Quick Facts of Linus William Roache

  • Full NameLinus William Roache
  • Date of Birth01 February, 1964
  • NicknameLinus Roache
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceManchester, England
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality English
  • Active Year1973–1976, 1985–present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildFit
  • SpouseRosalind Bennett (m. 2002)
  • Height5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm tall
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter

Golden Globe Award nominee actor, Linus Roache is widely famous for playing Executive ADA Michael Cutter in the NBC dramas Law & Order. Roache appeared as Ecgberht, King of Wessex in Vikings in 2014.  Not just that, Linus won Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor(TV) for his role Ralph Wigram in The Gathering Storm.

Roache is also credited for films like Batman Begins, Non-stop, and Mandy. He was cast in the HBO pilot The Miraculous Year in July 2010.

Son of Coronation Street Actor

Linus Roache was born as Linus William Roache on 1st February 1964 in Manchester, England. He was born to father William Roache and mother Anna Cropper. Both of his parents are involved in the entertainment industry. His father, William is famous for his role in British soap opera Coronation Street. He had a sister Vanya Roache who died at the age of 50 on 2nd March 2018. Similarly, he is a half brother of actor James Roache.

While his mother Ana was a British stage and television actress. Roache attended Bishop Luffa School in Chichester, West Sussex and Rydal School in Colwyn Bay in North Wales.  He joined the Central School of Speech and Drama where he learned acting.

Rise to Fame

Linus made his acting debut from Coronation Street playing Peter Barlow, the son of his father’s character Ken Barlow in 1975. He is a past member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Roache started a career in film at the beginning of the 1990s while remaining active on television and on stage. Linus was remembered in 1994 for his leading role in the Priest of Antonia Bird.

He was cast in a leading role in the ITV mini-series Titanic in April 2011. He appeared as Executive Assistant District Attorney Michael Cutter in the tv series Law & Order, starring George Dzundza, Dann Florek, Carey Lowell, and Milena Govich.

What’s His Net Worth?

Linus Roache has amassed an extraordinary amount from his career. He has a estimated net worth of $8million$9 million as of 2020. Primarily, he earned such a hefty amount from his work in television and film.  So far, Roache has worked in the industry for more than three decades and has appeared in a number of hit films and tv series.

His amazing career has made him a respected figure in the acting industry. The main reason for his decent net worth is his iconic roles in various TV series and movies. Despite gathering such a great fortune, the actor is yet to share the details about his house and cars. However, there is no doubt that Linus is living a rich and lavish lifestyle along with his family.

Married to Rosalind Bennett

The 5 feet 10-inch actor is happily living with wife Rosalind Bennett whom he married in 2002. His wife is a British stage and television actress. The couple wed in Malvern Hills, Worcestershire. Even though they spent several years as a husband and wife, the couple has no children.

Linus Roache with his wife
Linus Roache with his wife, Picture Source: Getty Image

However, their love is growing every day with the passing days. So, there are no signs of their divorce and extramarital affairs as of now. The 55 years old actor is still active in the field of acting and focuses on his career. There is any news regarding his past affairs and girlfriend.


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