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) is in post production, 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.
ACTOR / COMEDIANRichard is a working actor that thrives in both comedic roles, and dramatic. His recent credits include CRIMINAL with Kevin Costner, WOMAN IN GOLD (for a split second!) with Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds, and ALWAYS WOODSTOCK. He recently wrapped THE BRITS ARE COMING starring Uma Thurman, Tim Roth and Sophia Vergara, SWING STATE, as well as starring in his own comedy FRAT PACK. His other credits include; WILLIAM & KATE, as Prince William’s trouble-making best friend, LOVE WEDDING MARRIAGE, AUSTENLAND, LEGEND OF HERCULES, MURDER ELEVEN and TV’s NCIS. He also recently wrapped the Weinstein Company’s TULIP FEVER starring Judi Dench, Christoph Waltz, Zach Galifinakis, Alicia Vikander and Cara Delevingne. --- Reid's 'hobby' is stand up comedy. He has performed with some great comedic talent, 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 and producer with over 10 years experience. He served as EVP, Development of Sunrise Films (FATHER OF INVENTION, THE WHISTLEBLOWER) and Vice President of KJam Media (LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN, LORD OF WAR & SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR) Company reel: https://vimeo.com/130928724. He is the founder of his own 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. Reid currently serves as the Senior Producer of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, lead creative producing and directing branded video, scripted and unscripted original content. He has worked with many major brands including Amazon, Perrier, Sky, Durex, Chase Bank, GEICO and Skoda cars.
"“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