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Ryan Phillippe

Ryan Phillippe
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Ryan Phillippe Biography

Matthew Ryan Phillippe was born in New Castle Delaware to parents - Susan and Richard Phillippe on September 10, 1974. His mother ran a day care and his father was a chemist. Ryan Phillippe would be the only boy out of four children, growing up with three sisters, Kirsten, Lindsay, and Katelyn. In high school, Ryan Phillippe attended New Castle Baptist Academy, he was on the soccer team and yearbook staff. Instead of partying on Friday nights, he would drive around in his old pick up truck, listening to the tunes of Frank Sinatra. "I had friends, so I wasn't a complete loner, but I was a bit anti-social. High School is so much about groups and I was never comfortable about that. It was almost a phobia." Ryan says, "I was definitely more of a Ducky [the Pretty in Pink character]." Read Full Bio >>

Ryan Phillippe Awards

YearAwardCategoryForResult
2009 Prism Awards Performance in a Feature Film Stop-Loss (2008). Nominated
2008 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Drama Stop-Loss (2008). Nominated
2006 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Acting Ensemble Crash (2004/I). Won
2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Crash (2004/I). Won
2005 Gotham Awards Crash (2004/I). Nominated

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Ryan Phillippe Trivia

  • Last name is pronounced: Fil-uh-pee
  • Has three sisters: Kirsten, Lindsay and Katelyn.
  • Black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
  • His parents names are Richard and Susan Phillippe.
  • Daughter Ava Elizabeth Phillippe born [9 September 1999]
  • In business with Breckin Meyer and Seth Green. These three actors have their own production company.
  • Was considered for a role in The Patriot (2000), but lost out to Heath Ledger.
  • Turned down the role of Anakin Skywalker, because of the age difference between Natalie Portman and himself.
  • He's a huge fan of Frank Sinatra, for both his music and as an interesting character in history. As a tribute he named his bulldog after the singer.
  • Hobbies: photography, cartooning, and writing.
  • His father is a chemical technician and his mother works in pre- and post-natal care.
  • He played baseball and soccer in highschool.
  • He was the Yearbook Editor in his senior year.
  • Brother-in-law of John D. Witherspoon
  • Son Deacon Phillippe was born [October 23rd, 2003]
  • Runs a production company, Lucid Films, with David E. Siegel and fellow actors Seth Green and Breckin Meyer.
  • Graduate of New Castle Academy in New Castle, Delaware.
  • Packed on 25 pounds of muscle and stopped shaving for 3 months for his role as Parker in The Way of the Gun (2000).


Ryan Phillippe Photos

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    10th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball - Arrivals

  • Greg Marinovich and Ryan Phillippe

    10th Annual Tribeca Film Festival - "Bang Bang Club" Premiere - Arrivals

  • Ryan Phillippe and Matthew McConaughey

    "The Lincoln Lawyer" ("Der Mandant") Berlin Photocall

  • Ryan Phillippe

    "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" - March 14, 2011 - Departures

  • Ryan Phillippe

    "The Lincoln Lawyer" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

  • Ryan Phillippe

    2011 Gucci and Rocnation Pre-GRAMMY Brunch - Arrivals

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