John Rice is a New York City-based actor, writer, and filmmaker. He studied Theater and Creative Writing at Fordham College at Lincoln Center, where his focus was scriptwriting and dramatic analysis.
John's acting work ranges from stage to screen, and includes notable projects like THE MERRY WIDOW directed by Susan Stroman at the Metropolitan Opera, and DIE FLEDERMAUS! written by Douglas Carter Beane. Most recently, John appeared in the Paramount/Netflix show MANIAC, directed by Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) and featuring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. He has also portrayed Daniel Day Lewis' iconic character Bill the Butcher for a GANGS OF NEW YORK pilot for the American Heroes Channel, and he stars in the award-winning dark drama feature film WHEN I'M WITH YOU, which made its debut at Cinequest and is now available on Amazon Prime.
John is the founder of Man of the Crowd Productions, a multimedia production company dedicated to promoting diversity in entertainment. He acted as Script Editor for WHEN I'M WITH YOU (World Premiere, Cinequest Film Festival; Winner, Best Feature Film, Sacramento Film & Music Festival), and his personal writing credits include the short suspense thriller HIDDEN DAYLIGHT (West Coast Premiere, Dances With Films; Winner "Best Horror Film", Phoenix Comicon; "Best Short Film", Freak Show Horror Film Festival), and the Blood List horror/thriller feature THE DARK ROOM (Winner, Search For New Blood). HIDDEN DAYLIGHT is now available to watch on DirecTV and AT&T U-Verse! John has a TV series and two more feature films currently in development.
John extends his deepest thanks to the wonderful network of mentors, friends, and family that has supported him in his journey thus far.
2010 - present
2010 - present