|Birth Day:||November 24, 1972|
Well known for his roles as Oliver in Coupling, Chris in Grownups, and Joe Andrews in Belonging, Richard Mylan is a stage and television actor who is also a former dancer.
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Richard Mylan made his professional acting debut in the roller-skating musical Starlight Express in 1984 in London at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Mylan was born in Swansea in 1972. There he attended the Birchgrove Junior School, where he played rugby, and in 1982 won the Swansea heat of the British 'Disco Kids Championships'. At the age of 12 he left Swansea to study dance in London at the Urdang Academy.
Mylan is best known as Oliver in the television sitcom Coupling (2004), Chris in Grownups (in 2007 and 2009) and Joe Andrews in BBC Wales drama Belonging (in 2006). Other television work has included the role of Danny Flint in Where the Heart Is (in 2005 and 2006), Harry in Wild West (2002-2004), Border Cafe, Ben Phillips in Bad Girls (2004-2005), Leroy Jones in The Bill (1998-2001) and Doctors (as Dr Simon Hills in 2004 and as Will Duncan in 2010). He appeared in the 2009 film City Rats. He also made a guest appearance in TV sitcom My Family in 2007. He played Simon Lowsley, the deputy headteacher, in Waterloo Road until 2014. In 2014, he was cast in The Frantic Assembly performance "The Believers".
In August 2014, Mylan undertook a tandem skydive from 12,000 feet (3,700 m) to raise funds for Autism Puzzles. His son Jaco, who was born in 2005 (with former partner actress Catrin Powell), has a form of autism known as Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). He presented a documentary on the subject of his son and autism which was broadcast on the BBC in April 2017 entitled 'Richard and Jaco: Life with Autism'.
Currently, Richard Mylan is 50 years, 0 months and 4 days old. Richard Mylan will celebrate 51st birthday on a Friday 24th of November 2023.
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