- Born: Oct. 23, 1976
- Height: 6’2″
- Children: 4
- Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Ryan Reynolds is a Canadian actor and producer who was born in Vancouver in 1976. He started his career in show business at a young age, working on Canadian TV shows such as Hillside and The Odyssey in the 1990s.
Breaking Into Movies
After gaining experience in television, Reynolds made his feature film debut in the 2002 comedy National Lampoon’s Van Wilder. Despite receiving mixed reviews, the film showcased Reynolds’ talent for comedic timing and helped to establish him as a rising star in Hollywood.
In the years that followed, Reynolds continued to take on a variety of roles in film and television, including the romantic comedies Just Friends (2005) and The Proposal (2009). However, it wasn’t until his portrayal of Wade Wilson/Deadpool in the 2016 film Deadpool that Reynolds truly cemented his status as a leading man in Hollywood.
The success of Deadpool led to a sequel, Deadpool 2, which was released in 2018. Reynolds also starred in the sci-fi thriller Self/less in 2015 and the action-comedy Free Guy in 2021.
Ryan Reynolds Behind The Camera
In addition to his work in front of the camera, Reynolds has also made a name for himself as a producer. He co-founded the production company Maximum Effort Productions in 2018 and has produced several films, including the Netflix original 6 Underground (2019) and The Adam Project.
Throughout his career, Reynolds has earned critical acclaim and commercial success for his performances in film and television. He has been nominated for multiple awards, including a Golden Globe for his role in Deadpool.
His Personal Life
In his personal life, Reynolds has been married to actress Blake Lively since 2012, and the couple has four children together.
Reynolds is also known for his philanthropy and has been involved with various charities and organizations over the years, including the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and F*ck Cancer.
Ryan Reynolds In Business
Ryan Reynolds is not just an actor, but also a savvy businessman. In recent years, he has taken on the role of co-owner of the premium vodka company, Aviation Gin. Reynolds has been heavily involved in the brand’s marketing efforts, using his unique brand of humor to promote the product.
He has also made waves in the telecommunications industry, as an investor and spokesperson for Mint Mobile.
In April 2021, it was announced that Ryan Reynolds, along with fellow actor Rob McElhenney, had purchased the Welsh soccer team Wrexham AFC. The purchase was celebrated by fans and local officials, who praised Reynolds and McElhenney for their commitment to the community and the team’s future.
Reynolds has since expressed his excitement for the new venture, stating that he is looking forward to being a part of Wrexham’s legacy and helping to grow the team’s fan base.
- Ryan Reynolds co-owner of Aviation Gin | Source: People Magazine, Ryan Reynolds’ Aviation Gin Distillery Tours May Put Visitors To Work
- Ryan Reynolds purchased ownership stake in Mint Mobile | Source: The New York Times, T-Mobile to Buy Low-Cost Carrier Mint Mobile
- T-Mobile bought Mint Mobile for $1.35 billion | Source: Bloomberg via MSN, Ryan Reynolds-Backed Mint Is Bought by T-Mobile for $1.35 Billion
- Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought Wrexham AFC | Source: CNN, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney complete takeover of Wrexham AFC
Latest Ryan Reynolds News
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Jensen Ackles was in strong contention to play Deadpool, but was unavailable.
R.I.P.D. 2 is currently trending on Netflix.
Ryan Reynolds co-wrote a Deadpool Christmas movie that was “lost in the shuffle” of the Disney-Fox acquisition.
Channing Tatum is reportedly in talks to join Marvel’s Deadpool 3, possibly to portray Gambit, a member of the X-Men.
Blue’s Clues Steve is back with a new ad made by Ryan Reynolds, which answers the question “what is a f***load?”
Ryan Reynolds recounted the horrific time he appeared on a Korean singing show to promote Deadpool 2.
Ryan Reynolds says it was Hugh Jackman who approached Kevin Feige about once more playing Wolverine.
Ryan Reynolds may star in a Star Wars movie directed by Shawn Levy.
Taylor Swift will not be in Deadpool 3, according to Ryan Reynolds.
Ryan Reynolds is reportedly exploring the possibility of claiming ownership over the NHL’s Ottawa Senators.
Ryan Reynolds quoted Jaws while trolling Nick Cannon for news of his 11th child.
To celebrate Ryan Reynolds’ birthday, Hugh Jackman teased the return of Wolverine with a melodic birthday hum for his co-star.
Ryan Reynolds’ flop of a film, R.I.P.D. is getting a sequel, but the megastar will not return this time around.
Ryan Reynolds is teaming up with Raya and the Last Dragon writer Qui Nguyen to develop a film based on Disney’s The Society of Explorers and Adventurers.
Howard the Duck is set to appear in the upcoming Deadpool 3.
Safe House 2, a sequel to the 2012 spy thriller, is in development with Ryan Reynolds.
T.J. Miller says takes back his statement from last week about Ryan Reynolds being cruel to on the set of Deadpool 2.