Richard Pyros is a British actor who resides in Australia. He achieved fame and popularity in the Australian Channel 7 TV show Big Bite that was also nominated for two AFL awards in 2003.Pyros created an assortment of characters including the newsreader, Tee Pee Moses and Harry Potter, lennie Briscoe and Rob Stitch.
Early life of Pyros
Pyros was born in Liverpool. England, where he attended the Dove dale Junior School and sang at Liverpool Cathedral as a chorister He shifted to Australia when he was 11 years old and attended the Trinity Grammar following which he attended the University of Melbourne where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in criminology and Bachelor of Music. Subsequently he studied at the Victorian College of Arts. He was awarded the Irene Mitchell Award for Acting, VCA Dram
His acting career
Pyros has performed in a number of theatres opposite Matt Smith in the play Unreachable at the London Royal Court Theatre. He has also performed in some of the leading Australian theatre companies like the Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir theatre, Bell Shakespeare Company and more. He is also a well-known comedian and a Tv scriptwriter that include Big Bite, Comedy Inc. and Stand Up Australia. Pyros was also a well-known member of the comedy troop prior to attending the drama school. He has also written and produced for several Television pilots and has featured in Melbourne International Comedy festivals as well. The other film credits include a feature film version of Hamlet, which had its world premiere in the Melbourne International Film festival. He has a number of critically acclaimed reviews. In 2012 Pyros performed as Cate Blanchett’s boyfriend in the award winning production Gross und Klein which toured all he way from Sydney to Paris, London and Vienna.
Pyros is indeed a very talented actor and a scriptwriter as well as a reputed comedian who is striving in the path of success.