Secret life of the american teenager actors dating
So, Mr Love God, how would you describe your own romantic history? What, he asks me helplessly, is he supposed to do when a woman sends him a snap of herself in a bikini with a phone number? After the final scene of Spooks is in the can, he's off to South Africa to film Strike Back, a six-part SAS drama for Sky, in which he will play a traumatised soldier returning from Iraq.
Armitage's popularity spread faster than a ladder down a stockinged leg. He looks burnished and indecently handsome, although in his head he says he's still the geeky Richard that his mates got round to lay their laminate flooring when he was between acting jobs, which he was for so many years.
A website was set up in his honour by entranced females who were nicknamed the Armitage Army by one neglected husband. You know, I wonder if being a late starter isn't the key to Armitage's vast appeal.
Richard's fans have remained deeply, in some cases quite barmily, loyal. By the time we first clapped eyes on him as John Thornton, he was already a proper grown man, in sharp contrast to all those snub-nosed pretty boys who pass for movie stars these days.
Pleeeaase.' 'You must be joking,' he says, that soothing baritone rising a few notes in protest.
But you'd be perfect on Strictly Come Dancing, I insist.
How many women can you take to a Richard Armitage interview? I have a fast mind and fast metabolism, and I'm an intense worker, but in terms of life development I'm way behind.'Not physically, though. 'I've never been that cute kid that was forgiven for being naughty.' Although he looked like an adult, inside he felt like a little boy. I'm ten years behind, but I'm finally growing into myself now,' he says. 'I feel like I'm clinging onto a ride that's getting a little bit fast and I daren't let go for a second.' He admits ruefully that the live-in girlfriend he mentioned in previous interviews has recently moved out.