Brake is likewise popular for supporting character as Joe Chill in Batman Begins (2005), 'Doom-Head' in '31' (2016), and the chemist in 'Mandy' (2018), as well as his lead role as 'Bob Reid' in 'Perfect Skin' (2018). The Wales-born actor also had supporting roles on television as 'Conrad Harlow' on the first season of AXN’s 'Absentia.'
Brake’s first made his screen appearance as a reporter on an episode of the British comedy series, 'Jeeves and Wooster' (1993). Brake and another British star, Rachel Weisz both made their film debuts in the science-fiction horror film Death Machine, which starred Brad Dourif.
Brake did not have his credits in a single film until six years later when he got his first role by a major film distributor in Anthony Minghella's civil war film Cold Mountain.
It wasn’t until 2005 when Brake finally achieved recognition from mainstream audiences in Christopher Nolan's Batman Begins, where he plays Joe Chill, the man responsible for killing the parents of Bruce Wayne.
Richard's next notable appearance came in as a hostile American man in Steven Spielberg's Munich, a cinematic rendition of the Munich massacre in the midst of the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Richard Brake’s further prominence came from the films 'Hannible' 'Rising' (2007), 'Outpost' (2008), 'Halloween 2' (2009), 'Cuckoo' (2009), 'Legacy' (2010), 'Water for Elephants' (2011), 'The Incident' (2011), 'The Numbers Station' (2013), 'The Counselor' (2013), 'Thor: The Dark World' (2013), 'Crossing Lines' (2014), 'Transporter: The Series,' 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' (2014), FX historical fiction drama 'The Bastard Executioner' as 'Baron Edwin Pryce;' fun fact: due to scheduling conflicts with The Bastard Executioner, Brake was unable to continue as The Night King for the sixth season of Game of Thrones and was succeeded by Vladimir Furdik, the action-comedy, 'Spy' (2015).
Brake is also popular for having appeared in several award-winning television shows, 'Hawaii Five-O' and 'Peaky Blinders'. He then went on to appear in films such as 31 (2016), 'Bitter Harvest' (2017), 'The Death Of Stalin' (2017), 'Mandy' (2018), 'The Sisters Brothers' (2018).
As for the current, Brake is set to star with Blake Lively and Sterling K. Brown in the thriller film 'The Rhythm Section', which will be released on November 22, 2019.
Richard will then have his role in big screen projects 'Feedback' (2019); the film pursues a radio star experiencing the worst night of his life when stalkers assault the radio station where he's working.
It's been speculated Richard Baker will portray the main antagonist of the film in the role of 'Brennan'/ the hunter.