Linus' step-sister, Edwina, passed away in 1984. Linus was 20 years old.
Linus Roache began his acting career working alongside his father on Coronation Street, UK's longest running TV soap.
Linus was nominated for the Golden Globe's Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television in 2002 for his performance in RFK. Unfortunately, he did not win the award.
Linus met his wife Rosalind in 1989 when they played siblings in the play Juno and the Paycock.
Linus was attacked as being anti-Catholic by Cardinal John O'Connor of New York following his role in the film Priest.
Linus starred alongside Christian Bale in 2005's Batman Begins. He played Thomas Wayne.
Linus won the Evening Standard Award for Best Film Actor in 2001 for his role in Pandaemonium.
Linus joined the National Theatre in 1989 where he appeared in the play, Juno and the Paycock.
After studying at a London drama school, Linus joined the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company where he performed for four years.
After filming Priest and Seaforth, Roache gave up acting and spent 18 months in India where he discovered spiritual meditation.
Linus's father, William Roache, was remarried following his divorce to Anna Cropper, and Linus became the stepson of Sara Mottram.
Linus's parents got a divorce in 1974.
Linus began his acting career at the age of 11.
Linus is a vegetarian.
Linus has one brother, Vanya. He has three step-siblings, Verity Elizabeth, Edwina, and William James.
Linus is the son of actors William Roache and Anna Cropper.
Linus is married to Rosalind Bennett. The couple were married in January 2003.
Linus Roache is 5'10".