Who is Blake Ritson?

Blake Ritson is an English actor and director who is well-known for playing the role of Justine Smart in ‘The League of Gentlemen’. He has also played the role of the Duke of Kent in the 2010 British drama series, ‘Upstairs Downstairs’ along with star Claire Foy and Mr. Elton in the BBC television drama serial adaptation of the novel Emma, ‘Emma’. He wrote and directed a short movie called ‘Out of Time’ with his brother and won the Global Audience Award. It starred actors like Mark Heap and Raquel Cassidy.

Quick Infos
Full NameBlake Adam Ritson
Date of Birth14 January 1978
Birth placeLondon, England
BrotherDylan Ritson
Occupationactor and director
Spouse(s)Hattie Morahan
Net Worth$1 million to $12 million



Blake Ritson’s full name is Blake Adam Ritson. He was born on 14 January. 1978 in London, England to parents whose identity is not known to the public. However, it is known that he was born and raised alongside his brother, Dylan Ritson. Besides this, he is currently 42 years old with the zodiac sign of Capricorn.

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Nationality and Physical Stats

Blake Ritson holds an English nationality and is of English descent. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.77m/177cms) tall and weighs around 75kgs (165lbs). He has a slim body figure with a pair of dark brown colored eyes and dark brown colored hair.



Blake Ritson studied in the Dolphin School located in Reading, Berkshire, and then got transferred to St. Paul’s School located in west London on an academic scholarship. For further studies, he joined the Jesus College located in the University of Cambridge where he studied English and Italian and graduated in the year 2000.


Personal Life

Blake Ritson dated and got engaged with his longtime girlfriend and actress, Hattie Morahan. The two of them were blessed with a baby girl, Emily Ritson in the year 2016.

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Blake Ritson is not active on social media platforms but he does have a lot of fan accounts dedicated to him by his fans.


Movies and TV shows

Blake Ritson made his debut appearance in the year 1996 when he played the role of Christopher Morcom in the 1996 BBC television movie, ‘Breaking the Code’. Likewise, he went on to play the role of a young Prentice in the British/French comedy-drama movie, ‘Different for Girls’ in the same year. He appeared for two episodes as Sir Roger de Courcey in the 1997 comedy-drama series, ‘Knight School’ and later in 1999, he played the role of Nick in the television drama, ‘Shooting the Past’ and the role of Mutius in the 1999 movie adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Titus Andronicus’, ‘Titus’.

Moreover, he has also played the role of Justin Smart for two episodes of ‘The League of Gentlemen’ in 2000 and the role of Dermot for two episodes of ‘London’s Burning’ in 2001. The same year, he also played the role of Tim in the 2001 British movie, ‘Me Without You’, the role of Dave Matthews for an episode of ‘Urban Gothic’ and the role of Lieutenant Giles Vicary in ‘Red Cap’, once in 2001 and once in 2003. Furthermore, he can also be seen in short movies like ‘A Box’ and ‘The Cicerones’ in 2002, ‘Love-Hate’ in 2009, ‘For Elsie’ in 2011, and ‘Bricks’ in 2015.

Additionally, he has appeared on TV series like ‘Casualty’, ‘The Inspector Lynley Mysteries’ and ‘A Touch of Frost’ in 2006, ‘Mansfield Park’ and ‘The Commander: The Devil You Know’ in 2007, ‘God on Trial’ and ‘RocknRolla’ in 2008, ‘Emma’ in 2009, ‘The Crimson Petal and the White’ in 2011, ‘Indian Summers’ and ‘Hooten and the Lady’ in 2016, ‘Krypton’ in 2018 and ‘Endeavor’ in 2019.

Blake Ritson has also lent his voice in numerous video games. He has voice acted in games like ‘Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King’ as Angelo, ‘Xenoblade Chronicles’ as Alvis, ‘The Last Story’ as the main role of Jill and some additional voices, ‘Killzone: Liberation’ as Colonel Cobar, ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’, ‘Babel’, ‘Dark Souls’ as Griggs of Vinheim, ‘Final Fantasy XIV’ as Aymeric, ‘Dark Souls 2’ as Royal Sorceror Navlaan, ‘Dark Souls 3’ as Hawkwood, ‘The Order: 1886’ for some additional voices, ‘Soul Sacrifice’ as Magusar and ‘El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron’ as Enoch.


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Blake Ritson has won the Royal Television Society UK award and one Student Academy Awards USA award in the year 2012. Moreover, he has also been awarded the St. Louis International Film Festival Awards’ Best Short Award in the year 2009.


Net Worth

As of the year 2020, Blake Ritson has an estimated net worth of anywhere around $1 million to $12 million.