Kris Holden-Ried
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Kris Holden-Ried
Kris Holden-Ried
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Holden-Ried at the August 2011 Fan Expo
Kristen Holden-Ried

(1973-08-01) August 1, 1973 (age 47)
Years active1995-present

Kris Holden-Ried (born August 1, 1973) is a Canadian actor.

Early life and pentathlon

Holden-Ried was born in Pickering, Ontario.[] He studied at Montreal's Concordia University School of Business.[1] He was a champion competitor in riding and fencing,[2] and is a former member of the Canadian National Pentathlon Team[1] and has a silver medal from both the Pan American and Pan Pacific Pentathlon Championships.[2]


At his first audition, he landed the leading role in 12th century drama, Young Ivanhoe.[1] In 2007, he portrayed William Compton in the first seven episodes of the Showtime series The Tudors.[3] In 2010, he began appearing in the television series Lost Girl as Dyson.[4] He played Quint Lane, the 'super lycan', in the film Underworld: Awakening (2012).[4] In 2013, he voiced Captain Canuck in the animated web series of the same name.[1] Holden-Ried provided the voice for the character Crawford Starrick, the main antagonist; on the hit video game Assassin's Creed: Syndicate.

Personal life

Holden-Ried has one child, a son.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Young Invanhoe Ivanhoe TV movie
1996 Rowing Through Kurt Cruise Film
1997 Habitat Daryl Film
1997 When Innocence Is Lost Kevin TV movie
1997 Night of the Demons 3 Vince Film
1997 Riverdale Shawn Ritchie Unknown
1998 Going to Kansas City Charlie Bruckner Film
1998 The Defenders: Taking the First McCann TV movie
1999 Forget Me Never Unknown TV movie
1999 Twice in a Lifetime Young Ken Stryker Episode: "O'er the Ramparts We Watched"
2000 The Crossing Capt. Heineman TV movie
2000 Gossip Bruce Film
2000 Hendrix Noel Redding TV movie
2000 Girls Who Say Yes Matt Short
2000 The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne George Custer Episode: "The Rocket's Red Glare"
2001 Chasing Cain Troy TV movie
2001 Paradise Falls Simon Recurring (Season 1)
2001-2004 Degrassi: The Next Generation Tracker Cameron Recurring (Seasons 1-3)
2002 A Killing Spring Karl Hrynluk TV movie
2002 Blue Murder Simon Alcorn Episode: "Out-of-Towners: Part 2"
2002 K-19: The Widowmaker Anton Film
2002 The Many Trials of One Jane Doe Harold Beckwith TV movie
2003 Ice Bound Lunar TV movie
2003 Street Time Dwayne Episodes: "Follow the Money"; "Anger Management"; "Right to Life"
2003 Starhunter Ritson Episode: "Stich in Time"
2004 Touch of Pink Giles Film
2004 True Crimes: The First 72 Hours Frankie Episode: "Cold Hit"
2005 My Uncle Navy and Other Inherited Disorders Uncle Navy Short
2005 Big Girl Gerry Short
2005 Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story Wayne Gretzky TV movie
2005 Niagara Motel R.J. Film
2006 A Stone's Throw Jack Walker Film
2007 The Tudors William Compton Recurring (Season 1)
2007 Emotional Arithmetic Young Jakob Film
2007 A Broken Life Mikkhail Film
2008 Girl's Best Friend Jake TV movie
2008 Never Forget Andy Film
2008 M.V.P. Aleksei Protopopov Recurring (Season 1)
2008 Gossip Scott Lawton TV movie
2009 Diamonds Denver Beeston TV movie
2009 The Last New Year Eric Film
2009 The Death of Alice Blue Stephen Film
2009 Murdoch Mysteries Prussian Kasper Bomgaarts Episode: "I, Murdoch"
2009 Hidden Crimes David Lester TV movie
2009 Deadliest Sea Bear TV movie
2009 Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe Colin Nottingham TV movie
2010 Ben Hur Gaius Mini Series
2010 The Bridge Mike Bodanski Episodes: "Red Door/Paint It Black"; "The Fat Lady Sings the Blues"; "Chain of Fools"
2010 The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard Paul Shepard Film
2010-2015 Lost Girl Dyson Thornwood Main (Seasons 1-5)
2011 Republic of Doyle Joe Episode: "Crashing on the Couch"
2011 Textuality Colin Film
2011-2014 The Listener Adam Reynolds Recurring (Season 2); Main (Seasons 4-5)
2012 Underworld Awakening Quint Lane Film
2013 Sex After Kids Gage Film
2013 Three Days in Havana Gordie Film
2013 Hunting Season Jason Film
2013 The Returned Alex Green Film
2013-2014, 2016 Captain Canuck Captain Canuck Main (Seasons 1-2)
2014 Soul: The Journey to Damascus Jordan Film
2015 Assassin's Creed Syndicate Crawford Starrick (voice) Video game
2016 Dark Matter Galactic Authority Inspector Kierken Recurring (Season 2)
2017 Taken Mike Hall Episode: "Pilot"
2017 Another You Father Goodwin Film
2017 Arrow Nylander Episodes: "Deathstroke Returns"; "Promises Kept"
2017-2019 Vikings Eyvind/Dom Recurring (Season 5)
2018 Frankie Drake Mysteries Peter Episode: "The Pilot"; "Ghosts"
2018 Cardinal Lasalle Recurring (Season 2)
2019 Departure Dom Main
2019 The Expanse Coop Recurring (Season 4)
2019 Lie Exposed Tom Film
2020 Umbrella Academy Axel Recurring (Season 2)


  1. ^ a b c d "The man behind Captain Canuck's mask". Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Sporty wagon suits athletic actor and his family". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "INTERVIEW: Lost Girl & Underworlds Kris Holden-Ried". gamesradar. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Kris Holden-Ried Talks LOST GIRL and UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING". Collider. 13 January 2012. Retrieved 2017.

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