Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian actor and producer with more than 70 movies in his prolific career. He comes from a humble upbringing, and no one is his close family was an actor, his mom a retail-store saleswoman and his dad a food wholesaler. However, Ryan started early on a road that brought him the success he enjoys today. Ultimately, it helped him meet his wife and have two beautiful children as of now. But Ryan Reynolds is still at the top of his game, taking part in more roles of superheroes based on comics, and becoming a fan favorite. He has been nominated for 1 Golden Globe and has won 16 different awards so far.

Ryan Reynolds Details
Bio
Known AsRyan Reynolds
Full NameRyan Rodney Reynolds
Nick NameRyan
ProfessionActor, Producer
Net Worth2017 – $65 million
Body
Height6′ 2″
Weight84 kilograms
BuildAthletic
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorLight Brown
Personal Details
Date of BirthOctober 23, 1976
Age
Birth PlaceVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sun SignScorpio
NationalityCanadian
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital StatusMarried
HometownVancouver
Fan Mail AddressRyan Reynolds
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
9601 Wilshire Blvd.
3rd Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5213
USA
SchoolKitsilano Secondary School
CollegeKwantlen Polytechnic University
Educational QualificationCollege (Dropout)
Best FriendsPaul Anka, Ben Kingsley
Affairs/Girlfriends
  1. Melissa Joan Hart (1996)
  2. Traylor Howard (1998-1999)
  3. Kristen Johnston (1999-2000)
  4. Rachael Leigh Cook (2001)
  5. Alanis Morissette (2002-2007)
  6. Scarlett Johansson (2007-2011, m.2008)
  7. Blake Lively (2011-Present, m.2012)
WebsiteNo Official website
Social Media ProfilesTwitterFacebook, Instagram
Career
DebutOrdinary Magic (1993)
Famous RoleHannibal King in Blade: Trinity (2004), Deadpool, Green Lantern
SalaryReceived $2,000,000 plus bonuses for Deadpool (2016)
Family
FatherJim Reynolds
MotherTammy Reynolds
SiblingsJeff Reynolds (Older Brother), Patrick Reynolds (Older Brother), Terry Reynolds (Older Brother)
Wife/SpouseScarlett Johansson (m.2008-2011), Blake Lively (m.2012-Present)
ChildrenInes Reynolds, James Reynolds
Other Details
HobbiesRiding Motorcycles, Scuba Diving, Fishing
Brand EndorsementsHugo Boss
Likes and Dislikes
  • His favorite perfume is – Le Labo
  • Color – Yellow
  • Likes to play football
  • Ryan Reynolds’ favorite actor is Steve Martin
  • Dogs – has a dog called Baxter
Distinctive Features
  • Usually plays an ordinary but likable guy in movies
  • Great sense of humor, very sarcastic and witty
  • Plays superheroes – Deadpool, Green Lantern
CarsLamborghini Galardo LP400
BikesDucati Sports Classic, Triumph Thruxton cafe racer

His career started pretty well, by starring in Fifteen (1990) TV series, and then having smaller roles in Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (1995) and In Cold Blood (1996). However, after those, Ryan Reynolds hit a kind of a dry spell, and his lack of roles made him decide to quit acting. Thankfully, after a coincidental meet up with another Canadian actor, Chris William Martin, he decided to pack up everything, and move to Los Angeles, California with him to seek success.

Ryan Reynolds 2014 Toronto International Film Festival Premiere The Voices
Ryan Reynolds at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival premiere of The Voices

All the struggle of living in a cheap motel paid off, and in 1997 he landed a role in Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place. Even though the show wasn’t well received, it was later renewed for a second season, and that’s where it all started out. Ryan Reynolds later went on to play roles in comedies and comic-adaptation movies like Green Lantern (2011) and Deadpool (2016). He’s also taken part in many comedies like The Change-Up (2011) but also drama/adventures like Safe House (2012). Take a look at his role of a young CIA agent:

Ryan Reynolds Movies and Series

YearMovieRole
1991Fifteen (TV Series)Billy Simpson
1993Ordinary MagicGanesh / Jeffrey
1994My Name Is KateKevin Bannister
1993-1994The Odyssey (TV Series)Macro / Lee
1995Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer StoryAndy
1995The Marshal (TV Series)Rick
1995Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (TV Series)Griffin
1996The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)Tony Hemingway, John’s Son
1996The X-Files (TV Series)Jay De Boom
1996A Secret Between Friends: A Moment of Truth MovieBen Colson
1996Sabrina the Teenage WitchSeth
1996In Cold Blood (TV Mini-Series)Bobby Rupp
1997The AlarmistHoward Ancona
1998The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)Tourist Trap (1998)
1995-1998The Outer Limits (TV Series)Paul Nodel / Derek Tillman
1999Coming SoonHenry Lipschitz
1999DickChip
2000BoltneckKarl O’Reilly
2000We All Fall DownRed Shoes
1998-2001Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV Series)Michael ‘Berg’ Bergen
2001Finder’s FeeQuigley
2002Van Wilder: Party LiaisonVan Wilder
2002Buying the CowMike Hanson
2003Scrubs (TV Series)Spence
2003The In-LawsMark Tobias
2003FoolproofKevin
2004Harold & Kumar Go to White CastleMale Nurse
2004Blade: TrinityHannibal King
2004-2005Zeroman (TV Series)Ty Cheese
2005School of LifeMr. D
2005The Amityville HorrorGeorge Lutz
2005Waiting…Monty
2005Just FriendsChris Brander
2006Smokin’ AcesRichard Messner
2007The NinesGary / Gavin Taylor / Gabriel
2007My Boys (TV Series)Hams
2008Definitely, MaybeWill Hayes
2008Fireflies in the GardenMichael
2008Chaos TheoryFrank Allen
2009AdventurelandMike Connell
2009X-Men Origins: WolverineWade Wilson
2009The ProposalAndrew Paxton
2009American MadeBarry Seal
2010Paper ManCaptain Excellent
2011BuriedPaul Conroy
2011Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters (Video Game)Hal Jordan / Green Lantern (voice)
2011Green LanternHal Jordan / Green Lantern
2012The Change-UpMitch Planko
2012Safe HouseMatt Weston
2013TedJared (uncredited)
2013The CroodsGuy (voice)
2013R.I.P.D.Nick
2014The VoicesJerry / Mr. Whiskers (voice) / Bosco (voice)
2014A Million Ways to Die in the WestMan Killed by Clinch in Bar (uncredited)
2014The CaptiveMatthew
2015Mississippi GrindCurtis
2015Woman in GoldRandy Schoenberg
2015Self/lessYoung Damian
2016DeadpoolWade / Deadpool
2016CriminalBill Pope
2017Deadpool: No Good Deed (Short)Wade Wilson / Deadpool
2017LifeRory Adams
2017Life: Astronaut DiariesRory Adams
2017The Hitman’s BodyguardMichael Bryce
2011-2017Family Guy (TV Series)Ryan Reynolds / Overweight Guy
2017Gettin’ Wet on Wet with Deadpool 2Wade / Deadpool
X-Force (announced)Wade Wilson / Deadpool
Deadpool 3 (announced)Wade Wilson / Deadpool
Clue (announced)
2018The Untitled Deadpool Sequel (post-production)Wade / Deadpool
2019Detective Pikachu (filming)Detective Pikachu (voice)
2020The Croods 2 (pre-production)Guy (voice)

As you can see, Ryan Reynolds isn’t stopping anytime soon and is finding a great balance between family and professional life. He’s already filming a sequel to Deadpool that comes out this year, as well as Detective Pikachu, a movie based on the popular game franchise from Nintendo – Pokemon. For 2020, which seems pretty far at the moment, he has The Croods 2 planned, along with Emma Stone and Nicolas Cage, two other great actors.

Ryan Reynolds Facts

  • Failed his high school drama class, which is pretty funny to hear knowing his success as an actor.
  • Before he became an actor, Ryan Reynolds worked in the grocery store.
  • He’s the youngest of four brothers. None of his brothers are involved in acting, and two of them are policemen.
  • He specified he did not like being a Hal Jordan (Green Lantern) and had a bad working relationship with its director. The movie didn’t achieve great success, which might be one of the reasons.

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