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Ugochukwu Chidi
Feb 08, 2024 By Ugochukwu Chidi
Originally Published on Feb 20, 2023
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About Kris Holden-Ried

Kris Holden-Ried is a Canadian actor.

He is known for his roles in several TV series, video games, and films. Kris Holden graduated from Concordia University in Montreal.

Kris Holden-Ried was born in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. He has a son and enjoys spending time with him. He is a Canadian by nationality. He is an athlete and a member of the Canadian National Pentathlon Team. His first role was in the 1995 romantic film 'Young Ivanhoe.' In 2007, Kris Holden-Ried played the role of William Compton in the historical drama, ‘The Tudors.’ He also co-starred as detective Dayson with Anna Silk in the television series ‘Lost Girl.’ He was the voice of the main character in the animated web series, ‘Captain Canuck’ (2013). He portrayed the role of Alex Green in the movie, ‘The Returned’ (2013), about a zombie invasion and a limited supply of the antidote. He was also featured in the horror film, ‘Night of the Demons 3’ (1997). The actor appeared in several movies and TV series like 'Umbrella Academy,' 'Cardinal,' 'The Expanse,' and 'Dark Matter.'

Kris Holden-Ried Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kris Holden-Ried’s net worth?

Kris Holden-Ried has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million. His primary source of income is from his acting roles.

How much does Kris Holden-Ried earn per year?

Kris Holden Ried’s annual earnings are currently unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kris Holden-Ried?

Kris is about 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) in height.

How old is Kris Holden-Ried?

Kris Holden-Ried is 49 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Kris Holden-Ried was born on August 1, 1973. He was born in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. Kris grew up in a farm area in the northeast of Toronto. He attended Montreal’s Concordia University School of Business, where he studied International Commerce. He developed an interest in acting from a young age. When Kris Holden-Ried was still in school, he worked with a modeling agency to make money for his tuition.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Kris Holden-Ried dating?

Kris Holden-Ried is said to have been in a relationship with Ksenia Solo, a Latvian Canadian actress also featured in 'Lost Girl'. The actor lives a private life and does not publicize who he is dating. He keeps his relationships out of the limelight. The names of his parents are unknown, but Kris Holden-Ried currently lives in Canada with his son and dog.

Career And Professional Highlights

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Kris Holden-Ried is a successful Canadian actor and director. He was coached as an actor by Janine Manatis of The Actor’s Studio and in the Uta Hagen Master Class Scene Study. He also attended the National Film Acting School. He made his debut in the movie Young Ivanhoe (1995).

He is a skilled actor who has taken up villainous roles, one of which was in the 2012 film Underworld: Awakening. The Canadian actor played the role of a Lycan, Quint Lane. Kris also performed remarkably in the lead roles in ‘Touch of Pink’ (2004) and ‘A Stone’s Throw’ (2006). He played the role of Adam Reynolds in a sci-fi drama, ‘The Listener.’ He made two guest appearances in ‘Arrow.’ His most recent appearance has been as Axel in 'Umbrella Academy'. He played the role of Alex Green in the movie, ‘The Returned’ (2013), about a zombie outbreak in the world.

The Canadian actor has been featured in several movies like ‘The Widowmaker’ (2002), ‘Gossip’ (2000), ‘Saul: The Journey to Damascus’ (2014), and ‘Habitat’ (2007). He also appeared in the television series ‘Lost Girl’ (2010- 2016), ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ (2001-2004), and ‘Vikings’ (2017-2019). It is interesting to know that Kris Holden-Ried is not just an actor but also a great director, as he was behind productions for 'The Epitaph' (2016). Furthermore, he voiced the character of Crawford Starrick in the action-packed video game 'Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate' released on October 23, 2015.

Kris Holden-Ried is such a talented actor that has been in several roles. In a global series, ‘Departure,’ he effortlessly plays a British character even though he grew up in Pickering, Canada. He has portrayed other characters like Karl Hrynluk in ‘A Killing Spring,’ Charlie Bruckner in 'Going to Kansas City,' Jake in ‘Girl’s Best Friend,’ Colin Nottingham in ‘Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe,’ Wayne Gretzky in 'The Walter Gretzky Story,' Prussian Kaspar in ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ and Simon Alcorn in the episode of ‘Blue Murder’ Out-of-Towners. He also played a Scandinavian in the television series 'Vikings.'

What awards has Kris Holden-Ried won?

Kris Holden Ried won a silver medal during the Pan Pacific Pentathlon and Pan American Champions for participating in the riding and fencing competitions.

Kris Holden-Ried’s Hobbies And Interests

The actor's interests include traveling, sailing, yoga, going on adventures, and scuba diving. He enjoys spending time with his son.

Other Interesting Kris Holden-Ried Facts And Trivia

  • Kris Holden-Ried is great at horse riding and fencing.
  • He is interested in climate change and cares about the earth.
  • He keeps a Black Labrador, Hopper, as his pet.
  • He has played a Werewolf in ‘Underworld: Awakening’ and ‘Lost Girl.’
  • His zodiac sign is Leo.
  • He enjoys listening to Jay-Z, Arcade Fire, and Edward Sharpe & the Magnet Zeros.
  • His dream car is a Ferrari.
  • One of his favorite movies is Gandhi.
  • If he had the chance to work with any directors, he would choose Martin Scorsese, Scott, and Steven Spielberg.
  • One of his dreams is to transition behind the camera.
  • Kris Holden-Ried has a pair of grey eyes and brown hair.
  • The actor has a tattoo on his back.

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