Mr Richard Madden

Fast Facts

  • Beautiful woman: Jenna Coleman
  • Style icon: James Dean
  • Style tip: Ironing is optional
  • Suit: Tom Ford
  • Jacket: Burberry Prorsum trench
  • Shirt: Armani
  • Trousers: Acne Studios
  • Jeans: J Brand
  • Shoes: Converse Chuck Taylors

Biography

A TV, theatre and film actor born in Scotland, Mr Madden shot to fame in 2011 with his role as Rob Stark in HBO hit Game of Thrones. Before this aired, he made his name in TV dramas Worried About the Boy and Birdsong, after cutting his teeth in various theatre roles, such as the critically acclaimed adaptation of Romeo and Juliet at the Globe Theatre in 2007. Fresh from filming new Discovery show Klondike – where he plays an adventurer during the 1890s gold rush – he is currently working on the Sir Kenneth Branagh directed film Cinderella (as Prince Charming) which airs in 2015.

Mr Madden's Recommendations

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT AND DISH

The Wolseley. Avocado vinaigrette. Or Dirty Burger in Kentish Town.”

BEST BAR

“This changes often. Experimental Cocktail Club in Chinatown (London) make some great cocktails.”

VACATION CHOICE

“Maldives/Ibiza. I like extremes.”

TOP CITY

“New York. Things happen in New York that never disappoint me.”

FAVOURITE HOTEL

The Bowery Hotel NYC. I love the rooms, dark and classic New York.”

TYPE OF BAG

“Mulberry Clipper or Messenger bag. Black.”

ESSENTIAL WARDROBE ITEM

“White T-shirts. Acne Studios knows how to make them right and Dolce & Gabbana has some great printed tees.”

MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

“Jenna Coleman.”

STYLE ICON

“James Dean, who is effortlessly cool and casual whilst being masculine and sharp.”

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STYLE TIP

“Ironing is optional.”

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BEST SHIRT BRAND

“Armani for me. The shirts fit perfectly and still look great after a long day (or night).”

FAVOURITE SUIT

“Tom Ford.”

CUT OF TROUSERS

Acne Studios .”

JEANS BRAND

“J Brand.”

UNDERWEAR CHOICE

Calvin Klein Underwear briefs.”

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PREFERRED JACKET STYLE

Burberry Prorsum trench coat.”

SHOE MAKER

“Converse Chuck Taylors. I don’t think I'll ever not own a pair.”

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FAVOURITE GROOMING PRODUCT

“Oribe hair stuff. It's the only thing that prevents me having the 'burst couch' look.”

DREAM CAR

“I can't look at a Porsche 550 Spyder and not want one.”

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WATCH BRAND

“I prefer not to know the time.”

ESSENTIAL GADGET

“My Canon 6D and 85mm f/1.2L. And everything Apple.”

BEST BOOK

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway. Not sure why. I reread it all the time.”

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FAVOURITE ALBUM

“Frank Sinatra/ Count Basie live at the Sands. His humour, songs, voice and of course... his style.”

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