Spotlight: JOSEPH RYE


JOSEPH RYE by Andi Crown
Photo: Andi Crown
20 Old Compton Street, London W1D 4TW
Phone: 020 7242 5066
Fax: 020 7242 8119
PO Box 78-131, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: 00 64 93789016
Fax: 00 64 93789018
Vox Studios, 1-45 Durham Street, Vauxhall, London SE11 5JH
Phone: 020 8065 5358 / 020 8065 5359.
Auckland, New Zealand
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:13st. (83kg)
Playing Age:35 - 55 years
Appearance:White, Hispanic, Mediterranean
Nationality:British, Italian
Other:Equity, SAG/AFTRA
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Sincere
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Playing Frank Hardy in Brian Friel's Faith Healer, March/April 2021 Auckland, New Zealand.

Film Television Stage Short Film Commercial Voice Over Video Game Further Credits
2015, Film, Rick Stash (Voice), STONES, Donroy Independent Films, Roydon Turner
2009, Feature Film, Dr. Clarke, LIFE IS HOT IN CRACKTOWN, Lodestar Entertainment, Buddy Giovenesse
2005, Feature Film, Jones, V FOR VENDETTA, Warner Bros., James McTeigue
2005, Feature Film, Dock Cop 2, BATMAN BEGINS, Warner Bros., Christopher Nolan
2004, Feature Film, Joe Connors, ALIEN VERSUS PREDATOR, 20th Century Fox, Paul W.S. Anderson
2002, Feature Film, Rugby Coach, LIVING IN HOPE, Fluidity Films, John Miller
2002, Feature Film, Joey, LOVELIFE, Imaginary Films Ltd, Ray Brady
2001, Feature Film, Walker, MEAN MACHINE, Paramount Pictures, Barry Skolnick
1999, Feature Film, Stevie Monroe, BORN TO LOSE, Astor Place Films, Doug Cawker
2019, Television, Billy Mays, AUTOPSY: THE LAST HOURS OF BILLY MAYS, ITV, Joshua Whitehead
2018, Television, Raul, PENNY ON M.A.R.S., Disney Channel, Claudio Norza
2017, Television, Chris, INTRUDERS, Arrow Media, Alex Emslie
2016, Television, Realtor, OUTLANDER, Tall Ship Productions, Brendan Maher
2016, Television, Mark, OBSESSION DARK DESIRES, October Films, Elliot Goldner
2014, Television, Lieutenant Nessam, FIELD PUNISHMENT NO. 1, Lippy Pictures, Peter Burger
2013, Television, Dream Snatcher (Voice), POWER RANGERS MEGAFORCE, Marvista Entertainment, Jim McLarty
2011, Television, Reporter, EASTENDERS, BBC Television, Alex Kalymnious
2008, Television, Tom Carter, CASUALTY, BBC Television, Angus Jackson
2007, Television, French Ambassador, CSI NEW YORK, CBS Television, Oz Stone
2007, Television, James Taylor, MIDSOMER MURDERS, ITV, Peter Smith
2006, Television, Dave Farmer, HOLBY CITY, BBC Television, Richard Platt
2003, Television, Jed McKenzie, THE BILL, Thames TV, Emma Bridgeman Williams
2002, Television, Suited Man, JUDGE JOHN DEED, BBC Television, Gordon Newman
2000, Television, Baton Gunner, THE BILL, Thames TV, Ian White
1997, Television, Evad, CONAN THE ADVENTURER, Balenciega Productions, Mark Roper
1998, Television, Owen Black, FAME LA, MGM Television, Kenny Ortega
1996, Television, Ronnie, HIGH INCIDENT, Dreamworks SKG, Michael Watkins
1996, Television, Ian Weld, NASH BRIDGES, Rysher Entertainment, Jim Manera
1995, Television, Simon, ALL AMERICAN GIRL, Disney Television, Terry Hughes
1995, Television, Derrick, CROSSTOWN TRAFFIC, Spelling Productions, George Hickenlooper
2019, Stage, Emiliano, BEAUTY OF THE FATHER, English Speaking Theatre Hamburg, Clifford Dean
2015, Stage, Police Officer, PIG GIRL, Finborough Theatre, Helen Donnelly
2012, Stage, Stanley Webber, THE BIRTHDAY PARTY, The Musgrove Theatre, Raymond Hawthorne
2011, Stage, Jimmy Floyd, THE PITMEN PAINTERS, Q Theatre, Paul Gittins
2011, Stage, Julian Cristoforou, THE PUBLIC EYE, Jack Studio Theatre, Will Sampson, Michael Lawrence, Joseph Rye
2010, Stage, Mihai Eminescu, HYPERION, The Musgrove Theatre, Cristina Ionda
2008, Stage, Biff Loman, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, York Theatre Royal, Damian Cruden
2007, Stage, Dennis, LOOT, A Noise Within Theatre Company, Julia Rodriguez, Geoff Elliot
2006, Stage, Thomas Wyvern, BLACKWATER ANGEL, Finborough Theatre, Mark Geisser
2005, Stage, Understudy Bernard, Stanley, Howard, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, Lyric Theatre, Robert Falls
2003, Stage, Macduff, MACBETH, Stafford Gatehouse Theatre, Peter Dayson
2000, Stage, Sean, MYOPIA, White Bear Theatre, Frances Childs
1999, Stage, Wilson, THE RUFFIAN ON THE STAIR, Lilian Way Theatre, Steve Starosta
1997, Stage, Zane, THE HIGH LADY B, Traffic of the Stage Theatre Company, Tom Leatherbarrow
1990, Stage, Gary, VIVA ESPANA, White Bear Theatre, John Burrows
1989, Stage, Angel, FOREVER EVE, Shaw Theatre, J.M. Fields
Short Film
2014, Short Film, Young Fisherman, SELKIE, Simon Booth
2013, Short Film, James, BLINK, Starfish Films, Paul Wilkins
2006, Short Film, Tom Carrol, THE SEA ISLAND, EEED Productions, Simon Booth, Joseph Rye
2004, Short Film, PC 117, OBSCURA, BFI, Toby French
2002, Short Film, Mental Rick, NO SYMPATHY, Girlgang Films, Paul Abbott
2001, Short Film, Ted Hughes, OUIJA, LLP, Paul Bromley
1998, Short Film, Adam, DEAD WRONG, Promethean Films, Hector Tinoco
1998, Short Film, Matthew, THE END OF THE TUNNEL, Solar Films, Frankie Colmane
1997, Short Film, Gary, FALSE PRETENSES, Bournemouth University, Krystian Krieslovski
1996, Short Film, Simon, GOING STRAIGHT, Westminster Film School, Marie Tyson
1994, Short Film, Mark, LOVE STORY NO. 1, London International Film School, Kelly Marciano
1993, Short Film, Francois, LE PETIT DEJEUNER, Tracz Productions, Tamara Tracz
1992, Short Film, Bill, BILL (A TRIBUTE TO HAL HARTLEY), EEED Productions, Simon Booth, Joseph Rye
1991, Short Film, Ben, THE SHOPLIFTER, EEED Productions, Simon Booth, Joseph Rye
2019, Commercial, LEAD, WHITTAKER'S CHOCOLATE, Peter Burger
2018, Commercial, Lead, KENO, Limelight, Christophe Deroo
2015, Commercial, Lead, NESCAFE VITALISSIMO, Canada Productions, Marc Olier Sanchez
2013, Commercial, Lead, COCA-COLA, Canada Productions, Nicolas Mendes
2003, Commercial, Lead, CARLSBERG, Godman Films, Vaughn Arnell
2002, Commercial, Lead, WOOLWICH BUILDING SOCIETY, WCRS, Owen Platt
2001, Commercial, Lead, COI CAR CRIME, Central Office of Information, Gilles Arnout
2001, Commercial, Lead, PERSIL, WCRS, Arnie Weissmer
2000, Commercial, Lead, ATRIXO, Stilking Films, Detlef Buck
1999, Commercial, Lead, REPSOL, WCRS, Jose Luis Mareles
1998, Commercial, Lead, HAAGEN DAZS, Ogilvy & Mather, Rodney Simms
1997, Commercial, Lead, PACIFIC BELL, Pacific Bell
1996, Commercial, Lead, CARLING PREMIER, Godman Films, Vaughn Arnell
1995, Commercial, Lead, JOHNNIE WALKER, RSA Films, Jake Scott
1995, Commercial, Lead, HUGO BOSS, Ogilvy & Mather, Ray Bulnes
1992, Commercial, Lead, BUPA, RSA Films, Jake Scott
1990, Commercial, Lead, WRIGLEYS EXTRA, Leo Burnett, Paul Read
1989, Commercial, Lead, SHEETAL CLOTHES, Bombay Films, Raj Cullen
Voice Over
2019, Voice Over, Lead, MAGNUM, Unilever, Tim Braithwaite
2018, Voice Over, Lead, TESCO, Tesco
2016, Voice Over, Lead, MERCEDES VANS, Mercedes
2015, Voice Over, Lead, BMW SHARE EVERYTHING, BMW
2015, Voice Over, Lead, CONRAN DESIGN GROUP, Conran Design Group
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, ONES TO WATCH, CNN
2014, Voice Over, Lead, MERCEDES GLA, Mercedes
2013, Voice Over, Lead, MERCEDES INTELLIGENT DRIVE, Mercedes
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, FISHING OR SURVIVAL, Breezy TV/Media, Richard Breezy Wynn
2013, Voice Over, Lead, VARIOUS PROMOS, Film4, Channel 4, More 4, Various Directors
2012, Voice Over, Narrator, BLACK CAB STORIES USA, Channel 4
2011, Voice Over, Lead, VARIOUS PROMOS, Sky TV, Various Directors
2010, Voice Over, Lead, VARIOUS PROMOS, Trouble TV, Various Directors
2007, Voice Over, Lead, RENAULT
2005, Voice Over, Lead, BRITISH TELECOM
2002, Voice Over, Lead, OXYGEN COMMERCIAL
2000, Voice Over, Narrator, THE PAMELA ANDERSON STORY, Discovery Channel
2000, Voice Over, Lead, COI CAR CRIME, Central Office of Information
Video Game
2015, Video Game, ADR, Walla & Dubbing, THE ORDER, Sony Playstation
1996, Video Game, Flicker (Lead Voice Over), BLAZING DRAGONS, Crystal Dynamics, Terry Jones
Further Credits
2004, Audio, ADR/Loop, RESIDENT EVIL APOCALYPSE, Sony, Paul W.S. Anderson
1999, Audio, ADR/Loop, THE 13TH WARRIOR, Barbera Harris ADR/Loop Group, Barbera Harris
1998, Audio, British Phone-Caller, THE TRUMAN SHOW, Paramount Pictures, Peter Wier
1998, Audio, ADR/Loop, THE LOST WORLD, Barbera Harris ADR/Loop Group, Barbera Harris
2017, Corporate, Host, THE SAMMIES, Albourne Partners Ltd


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, American-West Coast, Australian, Bristol, Cockney, East European, English-Standard, French, Geordie, German, Heightened RP, Irish-Southern, Italian, Scottish-Standard, South African, Spanish, Sussex*, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, Italian, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Ballad, Choral Singing, Contemporary Singing, Counter Tenor, Country Singing, Falsetto, Folk Singing, Freestyle Dance, Guitar, Guitar-Electric, Harmonica, Jazz Dancing, Rock Singing, Singer-Songwriter, Singing (general), Tenor
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Corporate Roleplay, Dubbing, Live Roleplay, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Poetry Reading, Professional Singer, Repertory, Role Play, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing, Cricket*, Fishing*, Football*, Horse-riding, Running*, Swimming*, Table Tennis*, Tennis, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Director, IT Literate, Juggling, Lyricist, Narration, Painting, Photographic Model, Photography, Writer


Mountview Theatre School, Acting Diploma, 3 years. Acting Classes with Charlie Laughton & Stuart Rogers Acting Class in Los Angeles. Various other classes at Actors Centre in London and elsewhere in various techniques, including, Strasberg, Stanislavski, Chekhov, Grotowski, Hagen, Meisner.