About Richard Alan Reid
He's not the shoe bomber...
ACTORAs an actor his recent credits include CRIMINAL with Kevin Costner, WOMAN IN GOLD (for a split second!) with Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds, and TULIP FEVER with Alicia Vikander and Christoph Waltz. He recently wrapped THE BRITS ARE COMING starring Uma Thurman, and starred in his own comedy FRAT PACK. His past credits include; WILLIAM & KATE, BATTLE DRONE, SWING STATE, ALWAYS WOODSTOCK, LOVE WEDDING MARRIAGE, AUSTENLAND, HARRY POTTER, and TV’s NCIS. --- His other hobby is stand up comedy. He's performed with some great comedians (Damon Wayans, Marc Maron, Iliza Schlesinger and Dane Cook) at various venues including The Comedy Store, Los Angeles, and The Laugh Factory, Las Vegas.
BUZZFEEDRich is Executive Creative Director of BuzzFeed, heading up creative content, production and operations across international markets. BuzzFeed is a global cross platform entertainment, news and advertising company whose content receives in excess of 10 billion views monthly. Based in New York, Rich leads all creative posts, design, video and franchises in Europe, Australia, Brazil, Latin America, Canada, Japan and new terriroties, as well as Global partnerships. He has written and directed countless video campaigns for major brands including GEICO, Citibank, Amazon, eBay, BMW, British Airways, Sky, 20th Century Fox, Nestle and Google. He Executive Produces and co-hosts the BuzzFeed series Worth It - UK.
WRITER / PRODUCERHe is an award winning content creator with over 12 years experience, who has written, directed or produced various films, scripted series and reality TV shows. He recently wrapped production on FRAT PACK, a comedy feature film that he wrote and raised finance for, and is soon to enter pre-production on FORTUNE'S FOOL, an adaptation of the multi-award winning Broadway play. His soon-to-shoot supernatural TV series DIVINITY, was originally optioned by Mark Canton (300, IMMORTALS), then developed alongside Jack Rapke and ImageMovers (THE BORGIAS, CAST AWAY). He served as EVP, Development of Sunrise Films (FATHER OF INVENTION, THE WHISTLEBLOWER) and Vice President of Film and TV for KJam Media (LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN, LORD OF WAR & SIN CITY 2) Company reel: https://vimeo.com/130928724.
"“a hugely talented character actor, very funny and memorably charismatic.”"UK National Newspaper
"“excellent comic actor and writer who presents aspects of life we all recognise and laugh at”"– The Scotsman