Phillippe, Ryan 1974–

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Phillippe, Ryan 1974–

(Ryan Phillipe)


Full name, Matthew Ryan Phillippe; surname is pronounced Phil-a-pea; born September 10, 1974, in New Castle, DE (some sources say Philadelphia, PA); son of Richard (a chemical technician) and Susan (an operator of a home day care center) Phillippe; married Reese Witherspoon (an actress), June 5, 1999; children: Ava Elizabeth, Deacon. Avocational Interests: Photography, cartooning, writing, basketball, bicycling.

Addresses: Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Schiff Company, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 480, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Baker/Winokur/Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor, West Tower, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor. Co-owner of a production company; appeared in a television commercial for Nintendo, 1991.

Awards, Honors: Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite supporting actor in a horror film, 1998, for I Know What You Did Last Summer; Golden Slate Award nomination, best actor, Csapnivalo Awards, 1998, for 54; Teen Choice Award nomination (with Reese Witherspoon), film—sexiest love scene, Teen Choice Award nomination, film—choice actor, 1999, MTV Movie award nomination, best male performance, 2000, all for Cruel Intentions; Teen Choice Award nomination, film—choice actor, 2001, Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by the cast of a theatrical motion picture, Special Achievement Award (with others), outstanding motion picture ensemble, Satellite Awards, Phoenix Film Critics Society Award nomination (with others), best acting ensemble, Online Film Critics Society Award (with others), best ensemble, Florida Film Critics Circle Award (with others), best ensemble cast, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award (with others), best acting ensemble, 2002, all for Gosford Park; Gotham Award nomination (with others), best ensemble cast, Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by the cast of a theatrical motion picture, 2006, for Crash.


Film Appearances:

Seaman Grattam, Crimson Tide, Buena Vista, 1995.

Private Ryan, Lifeform (also known as Invader), LIVE Entertainment, 1996.

Gil Martin, White Squall, Buena Vista, 1996.

Shad, Allysa's brother, Nowhere, Fine Line, 1997.

Barry William Cox, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Columbia, 1997.

Jimmy West and Danny Knight, Little Boy Blue, Curb Entertainment, 1998.

Harlan, Homegrown, TriStar, 1998.

Shane O'Shea, 54 (also known as Fifty-Four), Miramax, 1998.

Keenan, Playing by Heart, Miramax, 1998.

Sebastian Valmont, Cruel Intentions (also known as Cruel Inventions), Columbia, 1999.

Rudolph Petrov, Company Man, Intermedia Films, 2000.

Parker, The Way of the Gun, Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Himself, Antitrust: Cracking the Code (documentary short film), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2000.

Himself, Behind the Scenes: Way of the Gun (documentary short film), Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Milo Hoffman, Antitrust (also known as Conspiracy. com), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2001.

Henry Denton, Gosford Park, USA Films, 2001.

Oliver "Ollie" Slocumb, Igby Goes Down, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002.

(As Ryan Phillipe) Simon Cable, The I Inside, Dimension Films, 2003.

Himself, Igby Goes Down: In Search of Igby (documentary short film), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2003.

Officer Hanson, Crash, Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Martijn, Five Fingers, Lions Gate Films, 2005.

Shane Dekker, Chaos, Screen Gems, 2006.

John Bradley, Flags of Our Fathers, DreamWorks, 2006.

Eric O'Neill, Breach, Universal, 2006.

Film Work:

Producer, Dorian Gray, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Billy Douglas, One Life to Live, ABC, 1992–93.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Stew Atkins, "The Secrets of Lake Success" (also known as "Lake Success"), Great Escapes, NBC, 1993.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Robert Fowler, A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor, NBC, 1994.

Tom Redman, Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare (also known as Killer Bees), Fox, 1995.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Untitled Jay Locopo Project, Bravo, 1999.

Presenter, The 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000.

Himself, The Making of'Gosford Park" (documentary), Bravo, 2001.

The Concert for New York City, VH1, 2001.

Presenter, The 74th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Kenny Marks, Time Well Spent, ABC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Michael, "The Scandal," Matlock, ABC, 1994.

Del Porter, "Gift of the Wheelman," Due South (also known as Direction: Sud), 1994.

Rusty "Russle" Dobson, "Straight and Narrow," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, 1995.

David Holgren, "Women on the Verge," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995.

Voice of Wally, "'Twas the Nut before Christmas," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 2000.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2001.

Himself, "Robert Altman in England," Omnibus, BBC, 2002.

Himself, "Reese Witherspoon," Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Himself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002, 2005.

Himself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2005.


Music Videos:

Host and actor, "Hey Ya!," OutKast: The Videos, 2003.

Appeared in"Every You, Every Me" by Placebo, 1999.



Empire, June, 1999, p. 74.

Interview, February, 1998, p. 86; August, 1998, p. 90.

Teen Celebrity, June, 1999, pp. 26-31.

Teen Magazine, July, 2000, p. 68.

Vanity Fair, April, 2000, p. 173.

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