Paul Riddell

    • Extra

    Male / Winchester
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    47 - 57
    Height
    5' 11" (1m 81cm)
    Weight
    12st. 13lb (82kg)
    Hair Colour
    Black
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Medium

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021Spanish detective
Extra
Spanish HeistHaymarket Films
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1993The Communication, Advertising and Marketing Education Foundation diploma (DIP.PR (CAM)]University of the Arts

    About me

    PERSONAL STATEMENT

    Paul is an experienced featured and supporting artist, with skills in speaking roles, as well as extensive stage work in theatre.

    BACKGROUND:

    Paul has experience acting on the stage primarily with the Chesil Theatre Company, Winchester, appearing in leading roles in Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, and Dario Fo’s Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay, Noel Coward’s Present Laughter, Ayckbourn’s Absent Friends, Round and Round the Garden and Woman In Mind , Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party, Peter Whelan’s The Accrington Pals, Ted Tally’s Terra Nova, and Vaclav Havel’s Audience and Private View. Paul is also a writer, and his short play The Fairy Feller’s Master Stroke was shortlisted in the national playwriting competition 10x10.

    While being a professional PR and Marketing director, he has appeared in featured roles in movie productions such as Rise of the Footsoldier: Spanish Heist (2019), Beautiful Devils (2016), The Courier (2020), and as a MP in Winston Churchill movie Darkest Hour (2017), and been a supporting artist in Stan and Ollie (2017), Tim Burton’s Dumbo, Ben Palmer’s The Festival (2019), The Batman (2021), Edgar Wright's Last Night in Soho (2021), and Will Ferrell's Eurovision (2020). In his late teens he was an extra in Octopussy (1983). See below for TV work.

    Paul has an IMBD profile:

    imdb.me/paulriddell

    Paul was interviewed at Cowes Week 2017

    My interests

    Paul studied film at college to A-Level, attended RADA for RADA in Business programme, is a member of the BFI and an avid film-goer, citing film noir, Hitchcock, David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, Fritz Lang, Billy Wilder, Brian DePalma, Quentin Tarantino and Stanley Kubrick amongst his favourites.

    Television experience

    Paul has performed in TV drama, most recently for Netflix’s The Crown, Sky Atlantic’s Britannia (in a featured role), AGC Television's War of the Worlds, ITV’s The Confession, and BBC's Roadkill. Paul also has appearances EastEnders and Holby City.

    Modelling experience

    N/A

    Acting experience

    Paul has experience acting on the stage primarily with the Chesil Theatre Company, Winchester, appearing in leading roles in Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, and Dario Fo’s Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay, Noel Coward’s Present Laughter, Ayckbourn’s Absent Friends, Round and Round the Garden and Woman In Mind , Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party, Peter Whelan’s The Accrington Pals, Ted Tally’s Terra Nova, and Vaclav Havel’s Audience and Private View. Paul is also a writer, and his short play The Fairy Feller’s Master Stroke was shortlisted in the national playwriting competition 10x10.

    Specific Skills

    Swimming, tennis, driving, skiing.

    Interesting Past Experiences

    As above.

    Dancing Experience

    N/A

    Singing Experience

    None, although can sing.

  • Skills

    Interested in
    • Acting Auditions
    • Documentaries / Real Life
    • Entertainment Shows
    • Extra/Background Artist
    Marital Status
    • Married
    Current Student
    • No
    Drinking habits
    • Regularly
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Physical build
    • Medium
    Tag
    • Extra
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    Native accent
    • English
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Dorset
    • Estuary English
    • Geordie
    • London
    • Oxfordshire
    • South London
    • Sussex