Blake Ritson is an English actor and director best known for his work in miniseries World Without End in 2012. His short film Out of Time won the Global Audience Award at the CON-CAN Movie Festival. Similarly, he was also a part of the Oscar-winning film For Elsie. Likewise, his other notable work includes Upstairs Downstairs, Red Cap, God on Trail, and others.
Born Blake Adam Ritson on 24th February 1978 in London. He was born under the star sign Pisces. Similarly, Ritson holds American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic race. He grew up alongside his brother Dylan Ritson in his hometown. Besides this, information regarding his parents is not available.
For his education, he attended Dolphin School located in Reading, Berkshire till 1993. He then transferred to St Paul’s School located in West London with an academic scholarship. Blake enrolled in Jesus College, Cambridge and graduated in 2000 with a major in English and Medieval Italian.
During his college days, he acted in both screen and stage play as Paul Etheridge in White Chameleon, Augustus in Arcadia, and Fleance in Macbeth at the National Theatre.
Moving unto his personal life, Blake is engaged to be married with the love of his life Hattie Morahan. She is also a screen and stage actress. The pair first met at Cambridge University and fell in love. Since then the pair is living a blissful life.
The duo shares a daughter Amity born in August 2016 together. They currently reside in North London. Although the pair has been in a relationship for a long time, they have shown no plans on getting married anytime soon.
The pair might be waiting for a perfect time to tie the knot. Hopefully, Blake will let his fans learn more of her personal life in the near future.
As of now, Blake Ritson has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million. He earns his fortunes from his acting career. Besides, he also gathers a nice sum of money from his sponsorships, advertisements, and his endorsements deals.
As per various sources, the average salary of an actor in the United States is around $48,000 to $65,000 per year. Based on his experience, Blake surely earns around the average range.
Ritson started his acting career while attending college. Since then, he has appeared in numerous TV shows and films till date. In 1996, Blake made his debut from the TV series Breaking the Code as Christopher Morcom. The same year, he made an appearance in Different for Girls with the role of Young Prentice.
He grabbed public attention from his role as King Edward III in the TV miniseries World Without End in 2012. His other notable work includes Me Without You, Red Cap, AKA, The Bill, Casualty, A Touch of Frost, God on Trial, Emma, and several more.
Likewise, his recent TV series work includes Krypton where he portrayed the role of Brainiac. He appears as Gabriel Van Horne in a British television detective drama series Endeavour as of 2019.
Similarly, as a director and writer, Blake alongside his brother Dylan directed films like Out of Time, More More More, Love Hate, Good Boy and others.