Richard Lam was born and raised in Vancouver, BC Soulpepper 2022: Alice In Wonderland. For Soulpepper: Peter Pan (2017/18); Spoon River (2013-17); Of Human Bondage (2014-17); Incident At Vichy (2016); Marat/Sade (2015); The Crucible (2014); The Dybbuk (2015); Idiot's Delight (2014); American Pie Songbook (2014/15), Maritime Feast (2015). Other Theatre: Little Women, Every Little Nookie (Stratford Festival); Into The Woods, For Both Resting And Breeding, Sin And Sorrow Are Common To All (Talk Is Free Theatre); Measure For Measure, Much Ado About Nothing (Canadian Stage); Once (Citadel Theatre); New Canadian Curling Club (Thousand Islands Playhouse/Western Canada Theatre); Lulu v.7 (Buddies In Bad Times); The Little Prince: Reimagined (Puzzle Piece). Film & Television: Private Eyes, Painkiller, DEFUND (short), Discretion (short). OTHER: Graduate of the University of Alberta's BFA in Acting program and the Soulpepper Academy.
Currently serving as a Canadian Actor's Equity Councillor for Ontario. Co-founder of ARCS, an organization furthering practices of care and transformative justice in the theatre industry.