Ryan was born in Peterborough, England. He moved to London in 2003 and trained at one of the top theatre school’s in the country Arts Ed, where he was awarded BA (hons) in musical theatre, and the Harmer-Smith award for outstanding student of the year in 2005.
Upon graduating Ryan’s first job was to tour the UK in ‘Grease’ the Musical’ covering the roles of Eugene and Roger, he then went straight into the UK Tour of ‘Fame‘ covering the roles of Nick, Goody and Schlomo. Ryan’s next role was his first West-End credit in the smash hit Musical ‘We Will Rock You‘ as Swing. After a year in the show, he auditioned and was successful in getting a role in the UK tour of ‘Footloose‘ the musical, which toured for 6 months playing the role of Wes. Ryan then went back into the West-End but this time with the well known musical ‘Grease‘. He has also worked for the Norwegian cruise company ‘2Entertain‘, as performer and Dance Captain.
Ryan has filmed a number of adverts in the UK and has also played the part of ‘Captain Mark Philips’ in the channel 4 drama ‘The Queen‘, starring opposite Samantha Bond.
Ryan is now the head TV and film agent at Oxford Adams Associates.