GREGORY PAUL MARTIN
An actor/writer/producer/director in film, television and the theater, Gregory Paul Martin trained at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, his early career in London including performances alongside Daniel Day Lewis, Ian McKellen, and later on in America the world premiere of Harold Pinter’s ‘One For The Road’ at The Manhattan Theater Club. He played the title role in ‘Peer Gynt’ at the Guthrie Theatre, 'Hamlet' at The Alliance Theater, Georgia and starred in the CBS mini-series ‘Ellis Island’ with Richard Burton, Liam Neeson, and Faye Dunaway, as well as the movies ‘A Walk In The Clouds’ with Keanu Reeves and Anthony Quinn, ‘Memoirs Of An Invisible Man’, and a host of TV sitcoms, including the Ellen Degeneres show, ‘Ellen’.
Having sold spec screenplays to several major Hollywood studios and producers, including Sony Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer, in 2019 he launched his film, television and theatre, production company, King of Kings Worldwide, in London. King of Kings' production slate is diverse and rich, all of the projects authored by Mr. Martin — ‘One’, a theater/film project inspired by the catalogue of U2; ‘The Circus’, the “Mad Men of rock n roll” for television; ‘Tsar Lear’, an adaptation of Shakespeare's ‘King Lear’ set in Tsarist Russia, ‘Werewolves of London’, a spoof of the werewolf genre written for Jim Carrey and Steve Coogan; ‘Strange Days’, a dark comedy about Jim Morrison of The Doors, also written for Jim Carrey; ‘Redemption’, a serial killer thriller Mr. Martin describes as ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ meets ‘The Shining’; and 'Cabal', a dystopian geopolitical thriller for our times.
In 2021, Gregory will be performing in a double bill one man show off Broadway, as well as another show he is currently writing about the true author of Shakespeare's poems and plays. In addition he will be publishing two novels, plus a work of non-fiction describing Trump’s inevitable fall and the death and rebirth of America. His wife, Cherie Rose Martin is a Luxury Lifestyle Travel Designer. She and Mr. Martin divide their time between Paris and New York with their superstar Jack Russell, JR.