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BornKristian Bartholomew Hitchen
28 April 1974
Salford, Lancashire, England

Kris Hitchen (born Kristian Bartholomew Hitchen; 28 April 1974) is an English actor, known for the 2019 film Sorry We Missed You.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Salford, Lancashire, Hitchen started out as an actor and dancer at a young age with SPADES youth theatre and Sheila Payant School of Dance. On leaving school he had numerous jobs including part time factory work, grave digging, hair dressing and being involved in his fathers building company as a plumber in Bolton.


Hitchen's early acting work include's a number of TV walk ons, commercials and theatre work, which includes a two handed theatre piece shown in HM Prison Manchester and small roles in television on Coronation Street and BBC show The 4 O'Clock Club.

Aged twenty three he auditoned for the Ken Loach and The Navigators (film) and was in contentention for a leading role that unfortuantly didnt emerge, this ended his time as a struggling actor and with a young family he left the industry and began working full time in the building industry with his father for the next seventeen years. Aged forty Hitchen decided to have another attempt at rekindling his acting carrer and with his wifes blessing went as a full time proffesional actor.

In 2018 and at the point of giving up on his dream for good he finally got a break and teamed back up with Ken Loach landing the lead role as "Ricky Turner" in Sorry We Missed You[1]. The film and Hitchen gained rave reviews at it's premier during 2019 Cannes Film Festival.[2] [3] [4]



Year Title Role
2020 Clay Kickers Harold Stockford
2019 Sorry we missed you Ricky Turner


Year Title Role
2019 Barking Murders (BBC) Tom Walgate
2019 The Letter for the King (Netflix) Ardoc
2017 Coronation Street (ITV) Engineer
2016 The 4'oclock Club (BBC) Sergeant


  1. "Wikipedia: Sorry we missed you". Wikipedia. 5 June 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  2. Rooney, David (16 May 2019). "Review: sorry we missed you". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  3. Brooks, Tom (23 May 2019). "Director Ken Loach on Sorry We Missed You". BBC News. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  4. Bradshaw, Peter (16 May 2019). "Review: Sorry we missed you". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 June 2019.

Category:1974 births Category:Living people Category:People from Salford Category:20th-century English male actors Category:21st-century English male actors Category:English male film actors Category:English male television actors Category:English male stage actors

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