Charlie Kranz

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Height: 6' 0"

Principal Age Range: 36 - 42

Build: Athletic

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Blue

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Charlie is a US-born Dublin-based actor.

His recent screen credits include Canadian lead counsel 'Laurent Legault' in Ripple World Pictures' thriller JUSTICE_DOT_NET and as ‘Michael’ alongside Tom Berenger in the comedy feature SUPERVIZED (currently in post-production).

Additional credits include as 'Lars' in AMC Television's martial arts drama INTO THE BADLANDS, 'Bob Tushy' in the comedy feature MISS CONCEPTION (with Heather Graham), 'Dominick Shaw' in the RTÉ’s medical drama THE CLINIC and roles in Season 6 of The History Channel’s VIKINGS, Ian Power's award-winning short film THE TATTOO, Christopher Nolan's blockbuster BATMAN BEGINS (Warner Brothers) and THE HONEYMOONERS (Paramount). Other short film work includes the lead role in the 35mm Ancient Irish drama THE FORMORIAN and as 'Agent Tripp' in the dark comedy THE DRAFT directed by Gary Shore (DRACULA UNTOLD).

Theatre credits include the World Premiere of A CRY FROM HEAVEN at The Abbey Theatre (Vincent Woods' adaptation of DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS directed by Olivier Py) Rough Magic Seeds’ WOYZECK directed by Matt Torney (nominated for Spirit of the Fringe Award) and the Irish Premieres of both THE LARAMIE PROJECT and FEATURING LORETTA for AboutFACE Ireland. Voice work includes several RTÉ Radio Dramas: THE HAYMAKER, THE GUILTY HEART and RESPECT, and the animated short EAT THE DANGER.

Charlie has extensive improvisational theatre experience having trained and performed at iOWest in Los Angeles and has improvised with various groups in Ireland, including at The Watergate Theatre in the Kilkenny Cat Laughs Festival. He is also a Company Member of AboutFACE Ireland Theatre Company.


Accents & Skills

Accents: American (Native), Mid-Atlantic, Italian, Eastern European

Skills: Stage Combat, Fencing

Training

Course/Workshop

Facilitator/Venue

Chekhov Workshop - Dublin

Paul Brennan

Scene Work

Harry Mastrogeorge (Los Angeles)

Long-Form Improvisation

Chris Barnes, Neil Flynn, Mike Coleman, Scot Robinson, Paul Vaillancourt, James Grace (Los Angeles)

Voice and Movement

Mary K. DePrima (Illinois)


Screen Experience

Film/TV

Role

Director

Production Company

Vikings VI (Television)

Rus Engineer

Stephen St. Leger

History Channel

JUSTICE_DOT_NET (Feature)

Laurent Legault

Pol Cruchten

Iris Prod. / Ripple World Pictures

The Tattoo (IFB Short)

The Passenger

Ian Power

Rocket Science Productions

Supervized (Feature)

Michael

Steve Barron

Great Point Media

Into the Badlands (Television)

Lars

Stephen Fung

AMC

The Clinic (Television)

Dominick Shaw

Declan Earnes

RTE / Longmile

What the Rabbit Said (Short)

Denar

Fabrizo Pasqualetto

F. M. G. P.

Wasteland (Short)

Jeff

Luca Rocchini

Novaflare Media

Miss Conception (Feature)

Bob Tushy

Eric Styles

Blue Angel Film / Miromar Ent.

The Formorian (Short)

The Warrior

Aideen McCarthy

Warrior Films

Anamocht: Aicid (Television)

Dr. Lieutenant Burgess

Peter Kelly

BBC NI / TG4 / Arkhive

W.C. (Feature)

Mike

Liam O Mochain

Siar a Rachas Muid

The Draft (Short)

Agent Tripp

Gary Shore

Mandog

Batman Begins (Feature)

Basement Club Manager

Christopher Nolan

Warner Brothers Pictures

The Honeymooners (Feature)

Sewer Worker

John Schultz

Paramount Pictures

The View (Television)

Reader

David Whelan

RTE

Death of a Saleswoman (Feature)

Special Agent Reed Elvin

Donna Wheeler

Girl Next Door Prod.

Harrington's Notes (Feature)

The Poet

John Mark Maio

Distinctive Prod.

Haunted Hollywood (Television)

The Man in Black

Jim Lindsay / Scott Paddor

History Channel / Greystone


Theatre Experience

Play

Role

Theatre/Theatre Company

Director

The Rehearsal

Robert

Andrew

The Umbilical Brothers

Santa & the Present Pirates (Panto)

Captain Crabbe

City Theatre Dublin - Irish Tour

Michael Scott

Woyzeck

The Drum Major / Strongman

Rough Magic Seeds II - Dublin

Matt Tomey

A Cry from Heaven

Black Bull / Ensemble

The Abbey Theatre - Dublin

Olivier Py

Swimming with Sharks

Buddy Ackerman

Fiasco Productions - Dublin

Mark Nagle

The Laramie Project

Various

AboutFACE - Dublin

Paul Brennan

Featuring Loretta

Michael

AboutFACE - Dublin

John Delaney

Eugene Falls in Love

Eugene #2

Odd Couple Prod. - Los Angeles

Mark Poisella

Incident at the Polish Bird

Chad Oliver

Odd Couple Prod. - Los Angeles

Mark Poisella

Nancy Hardy & The Riddle of the Sphinx

Peter Flimsea & Various

Gourmet Detective - Irvine, CA

Bob May

The Cardinals

Ensemble

Various - Dublin

Ensemble

Cat Laughs International Improv

Ensemble

Cat Laughs Festival - Kilkenny

Ensemble

Dublin Comedy Improv

Ensemble

International Bar, Dublin / Roisin Dubh, Galway

Ensemble

The Award-Winning Documentary

Ensemble

iO West - Hollywood

Ensemble

The Harold - Steaming Volvo

Ensemble

iO West - Hollywood

Peter Gardner

The Harold - G.U.S.

Ensemble

iO West - Hollywood

Eric Stonestreet

Spontaneous Shakespeare

Ensemble

iO West - Hollywood

Ensemble

Middlechyld Unplugged

Various

American Renegade - Hollywood

Terrah Bennett-Smith

Variety in Hell

Various

The Garage - Hollywood

Bill Chott

Laa-Laa Got Back

Various

iO West - Hollywood

Jaime Dunleavy


Voice-over Experience

Title

Role

Director

Production Company

Couch Potatoes (Animated Short)

Spud

Dave Williams & Dave Bunn

Williams/Bunn

The Gates (Radio Drama)

Various

Siobhán Mannion

RTÉ Radio

Respect (Radio Drama)

Mardad / Tom / Reporter

Kate Minogue

RTÉ Radio Drama

The Guilty Heart (Radio Drama)

Men at Bar

Cathryn Brennan

RTÉ Radio Drama

Haymaker (Radio Drama)

John Cahillane

Cathryn Brennan

RTÉ Radio Drama

Eat the Danger (Animated Short)

Andy

Paul Rutledge & Jack O’Shea

Eat the Danger

Lockout (Feature)

ADR

James Mather & Stephen St. Leger

Europa Corp.



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