Kirk Newmann is a German born actor who currently resides in the UK. He is fluent in English as well as German & Turkish. Kirk is steadily moving into the acting world & has most recently played a part alongside Sheridan Smith in the ITV drama NO RETURN & also had a role in Tom Clancy's JACK RYAN TV series.
His first foray into acting was a lead role playing a hit-man for a lengthy music video for the Kaiser Chiefs' song ‘Listen To Your Head’. This led to many more opportunities to act alongside his full time job as an operations development manager of a global restaurant chain.
Kirk is well travelled & has a passion for cooking & food & over a decade he ran restaurants all over the UK & USA. As a motivational speaker in his role he developed peoples careers. The people skills from this job along with his personality & passion for acting led him to persue a career away from restaurants & so studied at London's Central School of Drama.
He soon landed acting roles within lengthy storytelling commercials including Faberge & Bentley. Kirk is from a musical family & a big passion of his is also fitness & boxing therefore perfectly cast for the demanding role playing a pianist moonlighting as a boxer in the famous Tequila 1800 advert ‘Refined Just Enough’ the ad alone reached 12 million hits online & is growing.
Kirk has starred in three short films by director Daniel Ruebesam – BROTHER HEART, DAZWISCHEN and RISE OF THE SPARTANS. IN 2017 Kirk had a role in the critically acclaimed British TV series, a spy thriller BUMP, directed by Mono Ghose. In 2017 Kirk Newmann featured as Sun - King Avad in the PlayStation 4 second best selling video game HORIZON ZERO DAWN which won the award for Best Original Game at the Game Critics Awards.