Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds was born on October 23, 1976, in British Columbia, Canada. Because of his role in the movie “Deadpool,” he is very well known. Additionally, he starred in “Green Lantern” in DC Comics. He first starred in a Canadian sitcom and then headed to Hollywood. Ryan Reynolds has worked in movies like “Blade Trinity,” “The Amityville Horror,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” and “Woman in Gold. People know him for these movies. He has starred in a lot of T.V. shows, like “The Odyssey,” “Two guys and a girl,” “Zeroman,” and “Fifteen.” He had also appeared in television shows such as “Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story” and “My Name is Kate.” He has starred in a music video and in a web show.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Ryan Rodney Reynolds

Birth date:

October 23, 1976



Zodiac Sign:



6' 2"

Relationship Status:


Net Worth:

$150 million

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Ryan Reynolds, the youngest of four brothers, was born on October 23, 1976, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Jim Reynolds, a food distributor, and Tammy Reynolds, a saleswoman. Ryan Reynolds is most recognized for his part in the film “Smokin’ Aces.” Even though he went on to establish himself on the big screen as a kid, his acting aptitude was far from clear when he failed his high school theater class in the first place. Although he was still in school, this did not deter him from following his passion for being an actor. He was fortunate enough to score his first break while still in school, landing a role in the Florida-filmed adolescent soap opera “Fifteen.”

He has roles in comedies, including “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder,” “The Proposal,” and “Waiting.” Reynolds starred in “Buried,” “Life,” and “Woman in Gold.” Reynolds invested in Aviation American Gin in early 2018. In February 2012, Ryan Reynolds appeared on “Top Gear.” Ryan Reynolds is known for his part in the Marvel Comics blockbuster “Deadpool.” In 2016, he starred in “Deadpool.” As a result, Ryan Reynolds has received several accolades and nominations. Ryan Reynolds won the Golden Globes and the Choice Movie Awards. Ryan reprised his heroic role in “Deadpool 2,” which he also co-composed.

Sexiest Man Alive was awarded to Reynolds in 2010. In 2017, he got a Walk of Fame star. He met his current wife, Blake Lively on the set of “Green Lantern.” Reynolds has discussed his long-standing battle with anxiety, revealing in 2018 that he used his position as Deadpool to help him relax. Reynolds got his American citizenship in 2018.

Career timeline

The Acting Debut

Ryan Reynolds begins his career in 1993 in the Canadian TV sitcom “Hillside,” which is renamed “Fifteen” by Nickelodeon.

The Leading Role in Film

He appears as the character Van Wilder in the 2002 comedy film "National Lampoon's Van Wilder.”

The Breakthrough Roles

In the film “Blade Trinity,” he portrays Hannibal King, one of his breakout roles.

The role in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”

He plays the character of Wade Wilson in the Action/Adventure movie “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.”

The Major Breakthrough

With the release of “Deadpool” in 2016, he establishes his name as both an actor and a producer.

Why We Love Ryan Reynolds

  1. He is resilient

    Ryan Reynolds did fail a theater class in high school, but this did not stop his dream. His persistence paid off and he did ace the acting later on.

  2. No doubles

    Reynolds shoots his own stunts, even though he has a severe fear of heights. Even though he injured two vertebrae in his neck while making the movie "The Guest," he continues to record these scenes.

  3. He is mentioned in the “Deadpool” comics

    For everything that “Deadpool” is in Hollywood, he looks like Ryan Reynolds when you read the comic books. He has put a lot of his efforts into it.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He once decided to quit acting

    While he was still performing in Canada in his earlier years, he was discouraged by the lack of success he had attained and nearly gave up acting.

  2. His first night in LA

    He drove his jeep without doors after it was stripped for a long time, which makes you wonder how many stars have similar experiences.

  3. Huge fan of the Green Bay Packers

    He is a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers who are part of the National Football League.

  4. He is the Sexiest Man Alive

    Reynolds was voted "Sexiest Man Alive" by “People” magazine back in 2010.

  5. He gained weight for a role

    To prepare for "Blade Trinity," Reynolds told “Men's Fitness” magazine that he gained about 25 pounds.

Ryan Reynolds FAQs

Why did Ryan name his daughter Betty?

They hid the name of their third child until Taylor Swift, a close friend, dropped the bombshell in her song “Betty” in July 2020. It was named after her late father, Ernie Lively, who passed away in June from complications related to his heart disease.

What is Ryan Reynolds scared of?

Ryan Reynolds opened up about his fear of flying and how “Green Lantern” helped him conquer it on Jimmy Fallon’s talk show in 2013. He attributed his phobia of flying to a terrifying skydiving experience, during which he free-fells through the air for many minutes.

Why is Ryan Reynolds famous?

Before making it great in Hollywood, actor Ryan Reynolds got his start in television. A 2002 comedy “National Lampoon’s Van Wilder” was his first huge breakout.

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