Richard Harrington is a Welsh actor. He had his career beginnings in the 1980s, debuting in the TV series The District Nurse. During the 1990s, he had notable roles in the television shows A Mind to Kill and Tiger Bay. He also appeared as Owen Williams in the soap opera Coronation Street. In the following decade, Harrington worked on the big screen with roles in the films Secret Passage, Mathilde, Fatigue, Daddy’s Girl, and The All Together. He also starred as Allan Woodcourt in the miniseries Bleak House. He became known for starring as DS Luke French in HolbyBlue. From 2013 to 2016, he became further known for playing DCI Tom Mathias in Y Gwyll / Hinterland. He recently starred in the TV series Gangs of London.