About Richard Alan Reid
He's not the shoe bomber...
WRITERAfter co-writing a sell-out show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Richard has gone on to write various films, television shows and digital online content. His scripted comedy sketches and short films have been produced and distributed though various different medias and he has sold two feature film screenplays and one television pilot. His comedy road trip feature film; FRAT PACK (Danny Trejo, Beverly D’Angelo, Robert Knepper) has just wrapped production in Canada, and the film ART, LOVE & MONEY, that he co-wrote, is entering pre-production. His supernatural feature film DIVINITY was originally optioned by Mark Canton (300, IMMORTALS), then re-penned for television and developed alongside Jack Rapke and ImageMovers (THE BORGIAS, FLIGHT, CAST AWAY). Reid is currently the Senior Producer at BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, overseeing writing, directing and producing branded video, scripted and unscripted original content. He is currently developing a sit-com series entitled THE MOVERS with his comedy partner Joe Bor.
ACTOR / COMEDIANRichard is a working actor that thrives in both comedic roles, and dramatic. He recently finished working alongside Kevin Costner in the soon-to-be released action flick CRIMINAL also starring Gary Oldman and Ryan Reynolds. He wrapped THE BRITS ARE COMING starring Uma Thurman, Tim Roth and Sophia Vergara, as well as starring in his own comedy FRAT PACK alongside Danny Trejo, Beverly D’Angelo, and Robert Knepper. In 2015 Richard featured (for a split second!) in the dramatic hit WOMAN IN GOLD with Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds, as well as starring in the comedic role of 'Ron Kleynerman' in ALWAYS WOODSTOCK with Brittany Snow and Katey Segal. His other film and TV credits include; WILLIAM & KATE, as Prince William’s trouble-making best friend, LOVE WEDDING MARRIAGE, alongside Mandy Moore, Kellan Lutz and James Brolin, AUSTENLAND with Keri Russell and Jennifer Coolidge , LEGEND OF HERCULES directed by Renny Harlin, MURDER ELEVEN in which Reid plays a troubled Atlantic City narcotics cop and TV’s NCIS. He recently wrapped photography on the Weinstein Company’s TULIP FEVER starring Judi Dench, Christoph Waltz, Zach Galifinakis, Alicia Vikander and Cara Delevingne. --- Reid has a bizarre 'hobby' that is stand up comedy. He has performed with some of comedies greats, including Damon Wayans, Marc Maron, Iliza Schlesinger and Dane Cook at venues including The Comedy Store, Los Angeles, and The Laugh Factory, Las Vegas.
DIRECTOR / PRODUCERRichard is an award winning filmmaker with over 10 years experience in producing and directing. He served as EVP of Sunrise Films (FATHER OF INVENTION, THE WHISTLEBLOWER) and Vice President of KJam Media, a film and television production and finance company based in Los Angeles. Their credits include LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN, LORD OF WAR & SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Company reel: https://vimeo.com/130928724. Richard is the founder of his own production company; Attention Seeker Entertainment. They recently wrapped production on FRAT PACK, and are entering pre-production on FORTUNE’S FOOL, a period adaptation of the multi-award winning Broadway play, as well as; DIVINITY a supernatural dramatic television series. In 2012 Attention Seeker and Reid executive produced the unscripted television series for Sky entitled; AMERICA’S ELITE. Reid currently serves as the Senior Producer of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, lead creative producing branded video, scripted and unscripted original content.
"“a hugely talented character actor, very funny and memorably charismatic.”"UK National Newspaper
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“He’s like the love child of Ryan Gosling and Ed Norton that was sent to school in England” - Online Review