Season 1 Vuzu 19:00
With his luscious locks, magnificent beard and dastardly grin, King Richard is the undisputed star character of musical sitcom Galavant (2015-current). But what does it take to bring the tyrannical medieval ruler to life? The acting genius of Timothy Omundson, that’s what!
1 The 46-year-old’s actually not new to TV – he’s been acting since 1992, when he played Ricky Ross in an episode of sitcom Seinfeld (1989-1998).
2 While he’s probably best known as Sean Potter in drama series Judging Amy (1999-2005), which he played for 89 episodes from 2004 to 2005, sci-fi fans know him as Cain in Supernatural (2005-current) since 2014. Timothy is brilliantly funny on his
3 Twitter account – @Omundson – and not only posts fun personal stuff, he tweets about the show too. He’s made over 14 600 tweets so far. 4 He’s a master of his art and has been studying acting since he was 12. He has a degree in Fine Arts Theater from the University Of Southern California and also won numerous prizes for performances while studying, including the famous USC Jack Nicholson Award. His favourite day on Galavant?
5 Easy! When Brit comedian Ricky Gervais guest starred (as Xanax the singing wizard in tonight’s episode). Says Tim, “It was the greatest day I’ve ever had on a set. I love him. He’s one of the funniest human beings on the planet.” And if you’re wondering, his hair
6 and beard are real, not wigs from the make-up team. “When we wrapped [Psych, 2006-2014 – he played Detective “Lassie” Lassiter], I grew the beard and hoped I would book a job where I could keep it. In my last audition for Galavant, director Chris Koch said, ‘It’s not just a beard; it’s a King’s Beard’,” he jokes.