From the moment I started talking, I’ve been entertaining audiences of all sizes. From the couch of my mum's living room, to crowded audition stages, I have spent a long time making a name for myself; and there is no better time than now to do so. I am an incredibly passionate artist, who has been working in the industry since 2002, graduating from the prestigious Bristol Old Vic Theatre School working alongside remarkable actors such as Helen Mirren, Clive Owen to Matt Lucas and David Walliams as well as always creating my own new projects and continuously being inspired by other peoples.
Welcome to my website, where you will find everything you need to know about who I am, how I got my start, and what I am up to now. Ever since I was young, I have had a true love for the arts. I set out to be a talented Stage Actor and have not looked back, developing my skills in screen writing, singer songwriting, narration and managing bands. Take a look around, and enjoy all that I have to offer.
One of the great pleasures of my profession is that I get to meet and learn from some of the most incredible and talented people on the planet. Their personal stories have been a real inspiration for me to share my own news and updates. Check out some of my latest posts below and let me know what you think.
News Article. Kirris Riviere has landed his first Narrator role for Bristol's legendary music producer Rapper and trip hop trailblazer as the voice of Tricky in his new Autobiography "Hell Is Round The Corner" out now on audible and amazon as well as in all good book shops.
Exciting times ahead for Kirris as he embarks on his voyage of discovery through the world of writing, Kirris says "even though I am dyslexic I use that as a skill rather than an Achilles heel. with exciting new projects to come, watch this space
From Blues to Hip hop Funk and Gospel, joint manager of Future Blues Project, Kirris has been a constant in and around the Bristol music scene, from collaborations with producers Unforscene to appearing several times at Glastonbury, Kirris continues his passion for his love of music.
Voice of Tricky
Kirris Riviere is the voice of Tricky in his new autobiography. Tricky examines how his creativity has helped him find a different path to that of his relatives, some of whom were bare-knuckle fighters and gangsters, and how his mother's suicide has had a lifelong effect on him, both creatively and psychologically. With his unique heritage and experience, his story will be one of the most talked-about music autobiographies of the decade.
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I'll sleep when I'm dead' was the first character I played fresh from drama school, a burly man with a big temper which was nothing like me, so because of that I fell in love with the character straight away; Big John' This was a prominent role for me and I learned so much featuring alongside Clive Owen as one of his main heavies.
The R.S.C in 'Comedy of errors' was an incredible moment; the fact I was concurrently at the Royal Shakespeare Company performing on stage. That was one of my biggest achievements, I then went back to TV work in the TV Series 'Above Suspicion' as a Lawyer.
One of my biggest TV opportunities so far was appearing in the series 'Nylon' as a regular character, It was there I learnt how to sound American authentically, learning where to place yourself on camera and internalize thoughts and feelings to impact my presence on TV and the big screen, from all the work I have done I discovered the industry is full of wonderful creative people on and off camera and People who actually want you to succeed in the audition room.
The crown in glory for me so far was appearing in a feature film 'Red 2' alongside Helen Mirren, I can honestly say she was one of the nicest people I ever had the opportunity to work with, I was thrilled to the marrow to had been asked to read in for the character of Ross in Macbeth and was asked to step in last minute to play the character of Ross, after that I once again performed at the tobacco factory in “A view from the bridge.
My most recent work was on comedy centrals “I Live with Models” as well as acting in ITV's A Confession starring Martin Freeman and landed my first audio book as the voice of legendary artist Tricky for his autobiography.
Lead role in an up and coming independent film called Talia.
Lead role in an up and coming independent film called Galahad Jones.
As well as creating and being involved in many different projects, the futures looking bright.