I am an actor (SAG eligible) and also do some producing (SAG-AFTRA signatory). I love acting in film and have been in over 40 (resume: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2098490/resume?ref_=nm_ov_res). I have also done several TV docu-dramas, a handful of commercials and some theatre.
I am also a bass player and currently in the local Toronto band Palomino Black. Classic rock and straight up rock. A guy's gotta rock. Website & Soundcloud coming soon.
Always looking for projects and lead vehicles for myself. Have an awesome protagonist role in an awesome feature screenplay? Let me know.
Name: Rich Piatkowski
Lives in: Toronto, Canada
Occupation: Actor and Producer
Film by Zachary Ramelan (Comedy and Horror) Actor
Film (short) by Karl Janisse (Comedy) Actor Two trigger happy hit men are tasked with taking their bosses daughter across the city. But when they cross an old target, things take a dark turn.
Film by Gabriel Carrer (Action, Horror and Thriller) Actor Bruce (Ry Barrett) is an ordinary repairman tormented by a crippling sense of responsibility for his disabled wife Samantha, an ex-policewoman (Tianna Nori), the survivor of a gang-related assault. Bruce's increasing hyper-sensitivity to the injustice suffered by his wife steer him down a dark path of vigilantism, and with his rapidly disintegrating mental health, paranoia and overwhelming sense of doom, Bruce channels his inner rage towards a young woman, Marie (Jessica Vano) and finds refuge in a world of extreme violence. Both a character study and a psychological examination of trauma, The Demolisher is an unapologetic portrayal of what can happen when a fragile mind is pushed too far. Written by Latefox Pictures
O Come All Ye Zombies
Film (short) by Greg Kovacs (Comedy and Horror) Actor
Late Night Double Feature
Film by Navin Ramaswaran (Comedy, Horror and Thriller) Actor During a late night taping of Dr. Nasty's Cavalcade of Horror, bloody chaos takes place while screening two features (Dinner for Monsters and Slit). Samantha/Nurse Nasty is frustrated with how the show is being run by its womanizing director and its drunk and crazy host, Dr. Nasty.
The Fine Art of Falling Apart
Film by Ace A. McCallum (Drama) Actor Daryl's failed attempts to impregnate Faye intensifies the demise of their volatile relationship. Written by Anonymous
Annie and the Dog
Film (short) by Brian Allan Stewart (Horror) Actor In the spirit of Evil Dead, Officer Alex Akbari and Father Gabrielle are sent to an abandoned barn in the middle of the woods to diagnose and possibly perform an exorcism on the willfully restrained Annie.
Film (short) by Alex Hanna (Drama and Thriller) Actor THE JUDGEMENT follows Tyler McCarthy, a 19 year old boy who's accused of murder. He turns to one of New York City's top lawyers Lewis Manning for help. After telling his side of the story, his lawyer believes that he is covering for someone else. Written by Black Screen Ent
Film (short) by Rich Piatkowski Actor, Director, Writer, Producer A man calls his nephew to tell him that he's getting a divorce, and finds out that his nephew is getting married.
Curious and Unusual Deaths
Television (History and Mystery) Actor
The Invention of the Exploding Toothbrushes
Film (short) by Michael Peeling (Comedy) Actor A young, brilliant inventor sees his entire reputation crumble overnight due to an explosive product malfunctioning.
Film (short) by Greg Kovacs (Comedy) Actor The dead have risen and want your brains! Or do they? This hard-hitting mockumentary chronicles a group of zombies during a world-wide infestation. Tremble with fear and laughter as you are taken along an exclusive journey into the unknown and undead. It's zombies like you've never seen them before...articulate. Written by Brad McMillan
Film by Mike Klassen (Horror) Actor Joshua is burdened with a single task that will ultimately decide the worlds' fate.
Television by Alex Hanna (Drama) Actor Rise Up follows the life of teenagers and young adults nationwide who try to achieve success but society rejects them; their peers believe they aren't realistic and they won't succeed at the things they want to do. No one understands them, which is why he or she are in search to find a new home where they can be around those with unique talents and are not afraid to express their true self. Written by bspproductions
Television (Drama) Actor
Fear the Reaper
Video by Marc Boggio (Action, Crime and Horror) Actor
Film by Nick McAnulty (Comedy and Drama) Actor A dark comedic tragedy about Brian, a teenager who blatantly disregards life's responsibilities, and the humorous hazards and consequences that befall him for feeling that he is above them.
Television (Documentary, Crime and Mystery) Actor A murder has been committed... But as the evidence piles up, so does the confusion. Cold Blood returns you to the crime scene so you can examine all the clues for yourself. Can you piece together the facts and eventually crack the case? Combining the thrill of a mystery with the visceral experience of true crime drama, Cold Blood navigates the confounding twists and turns on the journey to solving a homicide, tracking the emergence of new evidence, new revelations, and new suspects... As competing theories come to light, Cold Blood explores how the crime could have occurred from each perspective. Experience real investigations as they unfold. Follow the forensics as it reveals the truth. Written by Cineflix Productions
Film by Burt Hingus (Comedy, Crime and Romance) Actor Buck Wild is living life as it comes. However, when he gets fired and kicked out of his apartment, he's forced to ask a favor from his ex-wife Tracy Duff. He needs to sleep on her lawn in his tent, although he is mindful of what she thinks of him as she knows that he still wants her back in his life. In order for him to win Tracy back, he's got to clean his act up and show her that he is a better man than the one she left. He rejects an offer to work at a discount clothing store where his 20-year old best friend, Hank, works at. However, he relies heavily on his daily purchase of scratch tickets at the local convenience store. On one particular day, during his routine runs to the store, he witnesses a kidnapping. His first instincts propel him to follow the perpetrators. His lack of decision-making leads him to converse with Hank about the situation. Hank suggests that he blackmail them, making Buck push over the first domino in the line of trouble he is about to get himself into. Written by Anonymous
Life in a Fish Bowl
Film (short) by Gail Travers (Comedy) Actor Oliver a young man who is self centered, can't seem to hold on to a girl. He's cheap, chauvinistic, prejudice and closed off to new ideas but he wants love just like everybody else. We watch him as he fails because of the way he thinks and behaves. He finally meets his other half who is just as clueless but unlike Oliver, is open and positive to the world around her. They are both idiots but different kinds of idiots. His outrageous beliefs haunt him in the end and he tries to make sense of it. Written by Anonymous
Straight and Narrow
Film (short) by James Vorstenbosch (Drama and Romance) Actor In a world where homosexuality is the norm, a young heterosexual couple must fight for their love after the two are outed, separated and abused.
Video by William Riley (Drama, Family and War) Actor The story of a terminally ill 65 year old man who relives his past in his mind with his first memory being that of a 5 year old boy in 1943 World War Two England. He is haunted by a picture of his Lancaster bomber pilot father that he never knew, which creates happiness, broken with tragedy throughout his life. Written by Anonymous
Television (Crime, Fantasy, History and Horror) Actor In each episode, two urban legends and one true strange story are narrated; and in the end the narrator tells us which of the three was true, and which ones were fake legends.
The Squeeze Box
Film (short) by Duane Murray (Drama) Actor A dark and funny film-noir love poem about a hitman who hires a shy accordion player to play for each "new assignment".