|Birthday:||June 20, 1984|
|Family & Friends|
|Relationships:||Dedee Pfeiffer (ex-wife)|
|Character:||Prince Marius / Robert|
Kevin John Ryan is an Irish actor, known for his television roles in the TV series Copper and Crossbones.
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Ryan was born in Dublin, Ireland. He comes from a family of stonecutters, as a young man, Ryan completed a stonecutting apprenticeship, but his own interests were in the dramatic arts. He attended Terenure College.
Initially Ryan was a professional dancer, but decided to pursue acting. He moved to Hollywood, where he trained in the Stanislavski system of method acting. His most notable roles are Francis Maguire in Copper, Finnegan in Crossbones, and Patrick Ryan in Guilt.
Ryan was married to Dedee Pfeiffer from 2009 to 2012.
|2006||The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift||Bully (uncredited)|
|2006||Entourage||TV Series||Ed Thomas|
|2007||Young Folks||Short||Steve (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2008||Days of Our Lives||TV Series||Sean|
|2008||Greg and Emilia||Short||Carter (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2009||Laredo||Short||Charlie (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2010||ForePlay: The Short||Short||Evan (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2011||Tumbling||Short||Steven (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2012||Songs for Amy||JJ Fitzgerald (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2012||1 Nighter||Gerry (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2012 - 2013||Copper||TV Series||Detective Francis Maguire / Francis Maguire|
|2015||Sons of Liberty||TV Mini-Series||John Pitcairn|
|2015||Paddy's in the Boot||Short||Connor Quinn (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2016||Guilt||TV Series||Patrick Ryan|
|2016||Her Dark Past||TV Movie||Darren|
|2016||The Guru & the Gypsy||Ben (as Kevin J. Ryan)|
|2017||The Night Shift||TV Series||Ted Rogers|
|2017||Once Upon a Time||TV Series||Prince Marius / Robert|
|2017||The Blacklist||TV Series||Colin Kilgannon|
|2020||The South Westerlies (post-production)||TV Series||Callum|
|2021||Bad Suns (post-production)||Short||Jake Bauer|
|Love Have I Known (post-production)||Short||Lieutenant DuBois|
|The Dragon's Egg (pre-production)||Soldier|
Ryan was voted one of Ireland's sexiest Irish men (he was voted #70 in Social & Personal's sexiest Irish men 2008 and voted #59 in 2009).
- Kevin's first short film Laredo (2009) which he starred in and produced won 4 awards. Two at its world premiere at the "Boston International Film Festival 2009" for "Best Cinematography" & he jointly received a "Special Recognition Award" as a producer on the film. Laredo (2009) also won "Best Short Film" at the "Swansea Bay Film Festival 2009" in South Wales UK which he attended and accepted. Laredo (2009) then went on to win "Best International Film Under 50 minutes" at the "Independent Film Festival of Ireland" which Kevin also accepted in person.
- After working for years in his earlier days as a professional dancer, Ryan hung up his dancing shoes for his acting career.
- Kevin turned down the chance of a career in music.
- Kevin's second film which he produced, The Tub (2009), received its first award on Sunday, May 22nd, at the 2011 Charleston Film Festival in South Carolina, where the film's lead actress, Dedee Pfeiffer, won best actress. Kevin was in attendance for the event.
- Achieved the fastest celebrity time in the 2015 Boston Marathon.
- In 2013 drove his Dad across the United States on a road trip that his Dad never thought he would do at this stage of his life.
- Was no.1 in Ireland in downhill mountain biking. Was a moto X rider and still continues to ride motorcycles. He is also an experienced boxer.
- Still goes to acting classes to work out and improve in-between jobs.
- Has won many awards on the independent film festival circuit for films he has self produced.
- Kevin is now based in Los Angeles.
- Kevin studied Stanislavsky for 4 years prior to working on any major productions.
- Rescued a German Shepherd named Copper while shooting the tv series 'Copper'.
- Is a trained sculptor, stonecutter and carver in natural stone.
- In 2015 Kevin completed the Los Angeles and Boston Marathon's, both within a 5 week period as part of a charity fundraiser for children which he set up himself.