“Scorned lover. Conflicted hero. Tormented writer, workaholic or regretful villain. Sensitive souls with a driven, almost obsessive passion. These are the roles I love to play” – Nick Kretz
Nick Kretz is an American film and stage actor and artist located in the Bay Area. Characterized by a powerful presence, sensitivity and range, Nick’s talent and professionalism allows him to bring wide emotionality, vulnerability and impact to film and stage.
He studied Meisner Technique at Waterfront Conservatory, improv with Upright Citizen Brigade and IO Chicago, and has performed nationally. Nick’s talents as a singer, jazz musician and photographer influence his work as a passionate actor committed to truthful storytelling that reverberates into the heart of humanity.
Nick Kretz is available as a local hire in San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA.
Film (Short and Drama) Actor After Henry loses his wife, he regrets having taken her for granted and tries to find a way to overcome and release his pain.
I (Almost) Got Away with It
Television (Documentary, Crime and Mystery) Actor Murders, drug dealers, bank robbers or jail escapees. The stories are different, but the motive is always the same: to stay out of prison. See what pushed these fugitives to their crimes, how they changed their identities, evaded the law and - almost - got away with it. Written by Toby Padilla
Beyond the Wilderness
Film (Short and Drama) Actor Beyond the Wilderness is a compelling story of a young lawyer named Jacob Stanislaus. He suffers from depression and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder triggered by the death of his adopted father who was a Judge. Haunted by the painful past of tragically losing his missionary parents, he spiraled into alcoholism and attempted suicide. Miraculously, Jacob survived and his two friends Edward and Daniel came to the rescue sending him to Viva Villa Rehab where he finds himself face to face with a mysterious woman whom he falls in love with from a state of being forlorn. Written by Jacqueline Illera
Television (History) Actor Gold Mountain is a TV mini series exploring the life of America's first Chinese immigrants that moved to California during the Gold Rush. It follows their journey from China to California as they search for gold and help build the railroads of the West. The series shares the story of the violence and racism they had to endure and overcome to become the first Chinese-Americans. Written by Nick Kretz
Far from the Tree
Film (Short and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A short film about family, missed opportunities and second chances...and of course...love.
The Last Client
Television (Short and Sci-Fi) Actor In 2053, time traveling is a profitable business. Time Contractors can take clients through time for a hefty fee. One night, a Time Contractor is approached by a mysterious client.
Wives with Knives
Television (Crime and Drama) Actor Criminal Behavior Analyst, Casey Jordan, interviews women who have been accused and/or charged with stabbing their spouses or boyfriends. The viewer sees an interview with the accused women and a reenactment of the alleged history of the relationship. Written by Miranda Ledbetter
Film (Biography and Drama) Actor His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late CEO of Apple inc. Steven Paul Jobs. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Boston Blake (Drama and Fantasy) Actor Sarah, distrustful of her fiancée, hires a mysterious shapeshifting outcast to test his loyalty -- and learns nothing is quite what it seems.
Film (short) (Drama) Actor Escaping regret means embracing the past while confronting the haunting legacy of a troubling present.
Film (Short and Horror) Miscellaneous Crew Based on true events, a Texas family takes justice into their own hands after a little girl is raped. The family thinks their trail of murders as gone unnoticed until their grandmother tells everyone there is a body buried under her tree with a bullet hole in its head.
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