Linus Roache is best known to US audiences as Dr. Thomas Wayne, father of Batman, in Batman Begins (2005), or as Executive Assistant District Attorney Michael Cutter in the American TV series Law & Order (2008–2010) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011–present).
Linus has also starred Antonia Bird’s critically acclaimed Priest, “Wings of a Dove”, “The Forgotten”, “Chronicles of Riddick,” Siam Sunset, Julian Temple’s “Pandemonium,” “Harts War”, and “12 and Holding.”
Linus received a Golden Globe Best Actor nomination for the Movie RFK, a Golden Satellite Award for the “The Gathering Storm”, and a Best Actor Award at the Evening Standard Awards for “Pandemonium.”
In April 2011, Roache was cast as the lead in Julian Fellowes (creator of Downton Abbey) ITV series Titanic.
Linus most recently starred in a new as yet untitled Pilot for ABC directed and created by Roland Emmerich(Director of Independence Day, Day After Tomorrow).
Linus was introduced to Derek through Donna Tsufura in 2008. Derek had been searching for someone to play the key role in $upercapitalist of “Mark Patterson,” a hedge fund manager modeled after several notable shareholder activists like Daniel Loeb and Carl Icahn. Linus signed on to $upercapitalist with Derek in 2009 after reading the script and has greatly supported him in every aspect of the film.