Linus William Roache (born February 1, 1964) is an English actor. He portrays King Ecbert in the History Channel series Vikings.


He was born 1 February 1964 in Manchester, Lancashire, the son of Coronation Street actor William Roache and actress Anna Cropper.

Roache started his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11.

He is best known for his role in the TV series Law & Order as ADA Michael Cutter.

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