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John A. Rice is an award-winning actor, writer, filmmaker, and visual artist based in New York City. Recently, John wrote, starred in, and garnered the "Best Actor in a Feature Film" award at the Catalina Film Festival for his psychological drama, I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY. This feature is currently celebrating a series of accolades at global film festivals, including Best Narrative Film, Best Actor/Actress, and Best Cinematography.

Educated in Theater and Creative Writing at Fordham College at Lincoln Center, John's acting portfolio spans from renowned stages like the Metropolitan Opera to screen appearances on Paramount/Netflix's MANIAC, alongside stars like Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. He also played the iconic Bill the Butcher on BLOOD FEUDS and led in the critically acclaimed WHEN I'M WITH YOU—now streaming on Amazon Prime.

Beyond acting, John is also a screenwriter specializing in character-driven horror and thriller narratives. His accolade-winning feature THE DARK ROOM has its short film version touring film festivals worldwide, soon to be distributed on major platforms. John's HIDDEN DAYLIGHT has already premiered on DirecTV, Amazon Prime, and YouTube. With multiple projects, including a unique horror/drama TV series in the pipeline, his production company —Man of the Crowd Productions —champions diversity in entertainment.

Beyond acting and writing, John's artistry extends to the visual arts realm. His signature oil pastel paintings and other works are published and sold worldwide. Dive into his artistic journey at

John remains profoundly grateful to his mentors, peers, friends, and family for their unwavering support throughout his artistic journey.





Headshot for John A. Rice, actor, writer, filmmaker, and producer in NYC. Working in Hollywood, Broadway, TV, and film.

2010 - present

2010 - present

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