Nicholas Anthony Reid

Nicholas Anthony Reid

Born and raised in Redlands, California, Nick is a rare Southern California native. After a short stint in college attempting to pursue a more practical profession in engineering, Nick, decided to make the move to La La Land at the age of 19 to pursues his lifetime passion, acting.He began his journey at Elizabeth Mestnik's Acting Studio where... Show more »
Born and raised in Redlands, California, Nick is a rare Southern California native. After a short stint in college attempting to pursue a more practical profession in engineering, Nick, decided to make the move to La La Land at the age of 19 to pursues his lifetime passion, acting.He began his journey at Elizabeth Mestnik's Acting Studio where he studied under Elizabeth Mestnik, a graduate of Rutgers University, and student of the esteemed William Esper and Maggie Flanigan. Following a rewarding completion of the two year Mesiner program, Nick began working with Diana Castle, where he continues to train. Nick immediately began booking roles fresh out of school, and was cast as the lovable stoner Van in the incredible play "Dog Sees God". Countless plays, shorts, web series, and independent films later, Nick was cast in the film "King of Pop" as the most iconic and prolific musician and artist , of our generation Michael Jackson, by world renowned artist, Adel Abidin.Nick is presently making his way through The Groundlings, where he thrives creating different bold comedic characters. With a passion for great storytelling, Nick continues to write, produce, and direct his own short films that touch on subjects close to him. He hopes to have a strong impact on the young generation in America. Not just white, black, gay, or straight, but all encompassing. To tell great stories, that span across all racial boundaries and sexual orientations, to portray one universal truth, is Nick's dream and passion. "Film is such a strong medium for change, and it should be used as such". Show less «