Ryan Reynolds

47, from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Artwork for Deadpool 2Image of Ryan Reynolds

Biography

Ryan Rodney Reynolds (born October 23, 1976) is a Canadian actor and film producer. He began his career starring in the Canadian teen soap opera Hillside (1991–1993), and had minor roles before landing the lead role on the sitcom Two Guys and a Girl between 1998 and 2001. Reynolds then starred in a range of films, including comedies such as National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002), Waiting... (2005), and The Proposal (2009). He also performed in dramatic roles in Buried (2010), Woman in Gold (2015), and Life (2017), starred in action films such as Blade: Trinity (2004), Green Lantern (2011), 6 Underground (2019) and Free Guy (2021), and provided voice acting in the animated features The Croods (2013), Turbo (2013), Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019) and The Croods: A New Age (2020).

Reynolds' biggest commercial success came with the superhero films Deadpool (2016) and Deadpool 2 (2018), in which he played the title character. The former set numerous records at the time of its release for an R-rated comedy and his performance earned him nominations at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards and the Golden Globe Awards.

Timeline

2024Aged 48

  • Poster for All Town Aren't We

    Self

  • Poster for IF

    The Man Upstairs

  • Poster for Deadpool & Wolverine

    Wade Wilson / Deadpool

2023Aged 47

  • Poster for Ghosted

    Jonas

  • Poster for Mack Black Reacts: Lock the Door

    Self

  • Poster for Disney 100: A Century of Dreams - A Special Edition of 20/20

    Self

2022Aged 46

  • Poster for Betty White: A Celebration

    Self

  • Poster for How Did We Get Here?

    Self (archive footage)

  • Poster for The Adam Project

    Adam Reed

  • Poster for Bullet Train

    Carver (uncredited)

  • Poster for Spirited

    Clint Briggs

  • Poster for Shotgun Wedding

    Executive Producer

2021Aged 45

  • Poster for Dear Diary: World's First Pranks

    Guy (voice)

  • Poster for Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

    Michael Bryce

  • Poster for Free Guy

    Guy

  • Poster for Red Notice

    Nolan Booth

  • Poster for Ryan Reynolds: I'm a Laureate?

    Self

2020Aged 44

  • Poster for Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble

    Self

  • Poster for The Croods: A New Age

    Guy (voice)

2019Aged 43

  • Poster for Great Bear Rainforest: Land of the Spirit Bear

    Narrator (voice)

  • Poster for Pokémon Detective Pikachu

    Detective Pikachu (voice)

  • Poster for Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

    Eteon Director / Victor Locke

  • Poster for 6 Underground

    One

2018Aged 42

  • Poster for Deadpool 2

    Wade Wilson / Deadpool / Juggernaut (voice) / Ryan Reynolds

  • Poster for Betty White: First Lady of Television

    Self

  • Poster for Asesinato en El Hormiguero Express

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for Once Upon a Deadpool

    Wade Wilson / Deadpool / Juggernaut (voice)

2017Aged 41

  • Poster for Deadpool: No Good Deed

    Wade Wilson / Deadpool

  • Poster for Life

    Rory Adams

  • Poster for The Hitman's Bodyguard

    Michael Bryce

2016Aged 40

  • Poster for Deadpool

    Wade Wilson / Deadpool

  • Poster for Huntwatch

    Narrator (voice)

  • Poster for Criminal

    Bill Pope

2015Aged 39

  • Poster for Woman in Gold

    Randol Schoenberg

  • Poster for Mississippi Grind

    Curtis

  • Poster for Self/less

    Young Damian

2014Aged 38

  • Poster for The Voices

    Jerry Hickfang / Mr. Whiskers (voice) / Bosco (voice) / Deer (voice) / Bunny Monkey (voice)

  • Poster for A Million Ways to Die in the West

    Random Cowboy

  • Poster for The Captive

    Matthew

2013Aged 37

  • Poster for The Croods

    Guy (voice)

  • Poster for Turbo

    Turbo (voice)

  • Poster for R.I.P.D.

    Nick Walker

2012Aged 36

  • Poster for Safe House

    Matt Weston

  • Poster for Ted

    Jared (uncredited)

2011Aged 35

  • Poster for Green Lantern

    Hal Jordan / Green Lantern

  • Poster for The Change-Up

    Mitch Planko

  • Poster for The Whale

    Narrator

2010Aged 34

  • Poster for Buried

    Paul Conroy

  • Poster for Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics

    Narrator (voice)

2009Aged 33

  • Poster for Adventureland

    Mike Connell

  • Poster for X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    Wade Wilson

  • Poster for The Proposal

    Andrew Paxton

  • Poster for Paper Man

    Captain Excellent

  • Poster for Weapon X Mutant Files

    Self

2008Aged 32

  • Poster for Definitely, Maybe

    Will Hayes

  • Poster for Fireflies in the Garden

    Michael Waechter

2007Aged 31

  • Poster for The Nines

    Gary / Gavin / Gabriel

  • Poster for Chaos Theory

    Frank Allen

2006Aged 30

  • Poster for Smokin' Aces

    Richard Messner

2005Aged 29

  • Poster for School of Life

    Mr. D

  • Poster for The Amityville Horror

    George Lutz

  • Poster for Nightstalkers, Daywalkers, and Familiars: Inside the World of 'Blade Trinity'

    Self

  • Poster for Waiting...

    Monty

  • Poster for Just Friends

    Chris Brander

2004Aged 28

  • Poster for Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

    Male Nurse

  • Poster for Blade: Trinity

    Hannibal King

2003Aged 27

  • Poster for The In-Laws

    Mark Tobias

  • Poster for Foolproof

    Kevin

2002Aged 26

  • Poster for National Lampoon's Van Wilder

    Van Wilder

  • Poster for Buying the Cow

    Mike Hanson

2001Aged 25

  • Poster for Finder's Fee

    Quigley

2000Aged 24

  • Poster for Big Monster on Campus

    Karl O'Reilly

1999Aged 23

  • Poster for Coming Soon

    Henry Lipschitz

  • Poster for Dick

    Chip

  • Poster for We All Fall Down

    Red Shoes

1998Aged 22

  • Poster for Tourist Trap

    (Unknown)

  • Poster for The Alarmist

    (Unknown)

1996Aged 20

  • Poster for When Friendship Kills

    Ben Colson

  • Poster for Sabrina the Teenage Witch

    Seth

1995Aged 19

  • Poster for Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story

    Andy

1994Aged 18

  • Poster for My Name Is Kate

    Kevin Bannister

1993Aged 17

  • Poster for Ordinary Magic

    Ganesh / Jeffrey