Kyle Pryor was born and raised in Surrey, London (U.K.) and emigrated to New Zealand in 2006, after successfully gaining his Joint Honours Bachelor of Arts in Media and Culture and Sports Science. Since his arrival in New Zealand he is generating a successful career as an international actor.
From a young age Kyle had a keen interest in the performing arts, and began learning various aspects of performance, beginning with dance styles tap and ballet, and also circus skills such as juggling. He also began playing the drums in various rock bands, training as a scuba diver, learning firearms techniques, and performing on stage in popular theatre productions. Thus setting a solid foundation for a successful future in the TV and Film Industry.
At the age of 14, Kyle began training in the Korean Martial Art of Taekwondo. He competed in various National competitions, winning the British and English Championships in his weight and grade category. In 2003, he was awarded a 'Distinction' Black Belt.
Upon arriving in New Zealand Kyle sought on-set work, and began filming with the stunt department in 2008, on International Feature Film 'The Warriors Way', followed closely by the successful series of 'Underworld' films 'Underworld Rise of the Lycans'. During this time Kyle was studying The Sanford Meisner Acting Technique, undertaking two years of formal study, and one year in 'Master Class.
Kyle gained his breakthrough in 2009 in the hugely popular series 'Spartacus Blood and Sand', playing the character Marcus. Followed closely by NZ production, 'This Is Not My Life' and ABC's 'Legend of the Seeker', where Kyle displayed his versatility as a character actor playing the embodied spirit of 'Walter', played by Craig Parker. It was also in 2009 that he was awarded 'Most Extraordinary Performance' for his portrayal of 'Alex Puddle' in the 48 Hour New Zealand Film Festival Competition.
Kyle has since worked on popular shows such as Go Girls, Nothing Trivial, Auckland Daze, The Blue Rose, and 2013 Feature Film 'White Lies'. He gained his New Zealand Citizenship in late 2012, and now has 'dual national' status. After living and working in Auckland, NZ, for six years, he is now based in Sydney, Australia, with intentions of working between there, the U.K. and the U.S. Kyle is currently working on 'Home and Away' as a lead cast member.