Born November 28, 1976 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
HBO's mega-hit True Blood created by Academy Award winner Alan Ball set the stage for Ryan's talent. For seven seasons he portrayed the fan favorite Jason Stackhouse. Most recently in the film world, Ryan has been discretionary yet fruitful with his choices of project. Working for a second time with visionary Australian director Ivan Sen on his latest film Expired. Ivan's work is critically claimed and has been presented at Festival De Cannes. Ryan played the lead role in Expired and was wonderfully supported by Hugo Weaving and Jillian Nguyen. Ryan then starred in Seth Larney's sci-fi thriller 2067 along side Academy Award Nominee Kodi Smit-McPhee. Kwanten has a slew of films slated to premiere in the coming months. The first is Glorious. Produced by Ryan and Directed by Rebekah McKendry, Rebekah brings Lovecraftian horror to a place it has never been seen before: a rest stop men's room. Kwanten teams up for this incredible two-hander with Academy Award Winner J.K. Simmons. Section 8 sees Ryan headline an all-star action cast including Dermot Mulroney, Scott Adkins, Dolph Lungren, and Mickey Rourke. On the television side of things, Ryan starred in the Amazon Prime original series, Them, from powerhouse Lena Waithe. His other recent work includes starring in BlumHouse's series Sacred Lies, along side Juliette Lewis. Producing and staring in two seasons of the Sony original crime drama series, The Oath alongside Sean Bean and produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. Kwanten is currently shooting and starring in Kindred for the Disney-owned FX Network. The project is the first ever adaption of the luminary Octavia E. Butler's works. It is being produced by Darren Aronofsky's Protozoa Pictures.