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20 Reasons Why You Should Fall In Love With Richard Armitage

Say hello to your new British crush.

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6. OK, OK, we'll stop talking about his physique and move on to his acting. Richard is a really versatile actor.

He's well-known for playing dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson's film adaptions of The Hobbit.

13. Richard is a really good person IRL. Here he is reading the children's story Winnie in Winter on CBeebies.

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Cue the "awwww."

14. Richard loves his fans.

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19. And perhaps the best news of all: he's SINGLE and wants to SETTLE DOWN.

In an interview with The Telegraph, Richard said: "I’m looking forward to getting fat and old."


20. Richard Armitage: your perfect man

AUTHOR'S NOTE: In the original post, there was a photo showing Richard Armitage in a kilt and upon reading comments on BuzzFeed and doing some research, it appears that the photo was indeed photoshopped. It has now been removed from this article. Thanks for pointing it out!

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