Ritchie Coster was born and raised in London, England where he received his training at Guild Hall School of Music and Drama. His theatrical credits are as varied as playing "Macbeth" in 'Macbeth' (Center Stage), "Lopakin" in 'The Cherry Orchard' (Williamstown) and "Teddy Lloyd" in 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie' (Off/B'way opposite Cynthia Nixon). He has guest starred on every major television series filmed in New York including all 'Law & Order' franchises as well as 'Sex and the City,' 'CSI' and 'Kidnapped.' His television movies include starring roles in 'Rear Window' (opposite Christopher Reeve), 'Traffic' and the miniseries 'John Adams.' His most recent film credits include 'The Sentinel,' 'American Gangster' (opposite Russell Crowe) and 'The Dark Knight' (opposite Heath Ledger). He made his starring film debut in 'The Tuxedo' opposite his boyhood idol, Jackie Chan.