Riley Rose Critchlow

Riley Rose Critchlow (she/they) is a non-binary actor, writer and producer from Peaks Island, Maine. Theater credits include: Carnal Desire (Edinburgh Festival Fringe), Oedipus Machina (Odyssey Theatre Ensemble), The Serpent (Odyssey Theatre Ensemble), The Girl Who Would Be King (Hollywood Fringe), Brilliant Traces (Hollywood Fringe), and L.A VIEWS V: April 29, 1992 (Company of Angels). She performs regularly with her comedy duo “Mary-Kate and Ashtray” (SF Sketchfest, UCB, iO West), and they just wrapped production on their first feature film, The Jessica Cabin.

TV and film credits include American Horror Story, Timeless, S.W.A.T., Anime Crimes Division, Video Game High School, Rizzoli & Isles, Southland, Marcia Clark’s Guilt By Association, and Don Coscarelli’s John Dies at the End. Riley co-hosts weekly episodes of Hags Podcast alongside Nicole Wyland, and is currently in production on two new shows set to premiere later this year. She is represented by Mills Kaplan Entertainment and Imperium7. Follow her on Instagram @rileyaceofspies and on Twitter @rileyrosecritch, and please consider donating to the Trevor Project to support trans and nonbinary youth:

“… a captivating lead performance by Riley Rose Critchlow… Critchlow provides the heart. Her seamless blending of macho and feminine mannerisms provides plenty of humor, as does her comic timing.” – Jeff Favre, Backstage.

“Riley Rose Critchlow is absolutely breathtaking and fully believable in a really difficult role.” – Ian Federgreen, Hollywood Fringe Festival

“Riveting performances by two exceptional actors. What a great hour of theater. I feel lucky to have seen it.” – Hollywood Fringe Festival

“One half of the comedy duo within the show is actress Riley Rose Critchlow, whose timing, delivery, and acting is seamlessly perfect.” – Loryn Stone, Nerdbot

Backstage Critics Pick Nominee “Best Performance in a Play” (The Girl Who Would Be King)
FilmQuest Nominee “Best Supporting Actress” (Annie, We’re Here For You)
LA Weekly Award Nominee “Best Comedic Ensemble” (Video Game High School)
Streamy Award Nominee “Best Comedy Series” (Anime Crimes Division)