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Facts on Kris Holden-Ried - All About This Canadian Actor

Published Fri Aug 27 2021 By praju
Facts on Kris Holden-Ried - All About This Canadian Actor

Kris Holden-Ried is a television and movie actor who was born on 1 November 1973, in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. He is well known for his roles in television shows such as "Vikings", "Young Ivanhoe", and "Lost Girl", as well as films such as "Underworld: Awakening".

He is also best recognized for portraying Willam Compton in the showtime television series named, "The Tudors".

Full NameKris Holden-Ried
Date of birth1 November 1973
BirthplacePickering, Ontario, Canada
Zodiac SignLeo
EthnicityGerman, Latvian

Early Life and Education:

Kris was a sports enthusiast who participated in a variety of activities. He used to be a fierce Fencing and rider competitor. He competed on the "Canadian National Pentathlon Team".

Kris Holden-Ried's mother. Source: Instagram @krisholdenried

He attended Concordia University's "School of Business" in Montreal. At University he majored in International Commerce. He has finished Uta Hagen's Master Class Scene Study training program. He also received training from Janine Maniatis at the "Actor's Studio NY" and went to the "National Film Acting School" as well.

Kris Holden-Ried. Source: Instagram @krisholdenried

Net Worth:

The estimated net worth of Kris Holden-Ried is around $1 million. He makes his earnings through his successful professional acting career.

Kris Holden-Ried. Source: Instagram @krisholdenried


Kris Holden-Ried had previously been in at least one relationship. Ksenia Solo is said to be his ex-girlfriend. Currently, he is married and has one kid.

Kris Holden-Ried with his family. Source: Instagram @krisholdenried


Kris debuted as an actor in 1995, with his first audition and leading role in the drama film "Young Ivanhoe". In 1997, he played the lead part of Vince n the horror film "Night of the Demon 3". He spent a lot of time in acting schools to better his acting skills and become a well-known Canadian actor.

Kris Holden-Ried. Source: Instagram @krisholdenried

Furthermore, he starred as Shwa Ritchie in the CBC soap opera "Riverdale" from 1997 to 2000. In addition, he played Simon in the soap opera "Paradise Falls". In the drama film "K-19: The Widomaker", he played Anton in a supporting role. He also starred in the thriller "A Killing Spring" in the same year.

He was cast as William Compton in seven episodes of the popular Showtime series "The Tudors" in 2007. In 2009, he played Prussian Kaspar in the first episode of the Canadian detective TV series "Murdoch Mysteries". 

Moreover, Kris Holden-Ried made his breakthrough in the TV series "Lost Girl", in which he co-starred with actress Anna Silk as detective Dayson. He played Alex in the thriller film "The Returned" and the comedy film "Sex after Kids". 

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