Ryan Rodney Reynolds, also known as Ryan Reynolds is an American-Canadian actor well-known as a comedian, film producer, and screenwriter. The beginning of his career started with a Canadian teen soap opera “Hillside” along with a few small roles. The significant break was with the character played by Michael Bergen in a situation comedy in “Two Guys and a Girl” between 1998 and 2001. Eventually, he started working in comedies and dramatic roles. He was dating a Canadian singer Alanis Morissette in 2002 and was engaged to her in 2004 but mutually called it off in 2007. She wrote the song “Torch” in her album about Reynolds during her breakup grief. Soon after the breakup he started dating Scarlett Johansson an American actress and got married to her in September 2008 in Tofino British Columbia. Ryan Reynolds got divorced in 2011. He then got married to Blake Lively in 2012 in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The couple has three children. Ryan took American citizenship in 2018.
His father was James Chester “Jim” Reynolds earned his living as a food wholesaler and Tamara Lee “Tammy” Reynolds was a retail salesperson. Chester Ambrose "Ches" Reynolds was Ryan`s paternal grandfather who was a farmer and politician in the province Stettler in Alberta, Canada as a member of a legislative assembly from 1940 to 1944. Ryan Reynolds due to his Irish origin was brought up as a Roman Catholic. They were four brothers in the family and he was the youngest of all in the family. In British Columbia two of Ryan`s elder brothers worked as police officers and one of them was a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Ryan Reynolds completed his graduation from Kitsilano Secondary School in Vancouver in 1994 and also started attending Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Vancouver but eventually, he dropped out of the University.
In 1991 Ryan Reynold`s career started when he played the role of Billy Simpson in a Canadian-produced teen soap opera that occurred throughout an area in the United States by Nickelodeon as Fifteen. During1993 and 1994 he played a recurrent role in a television series for children as a character named Marco. In 1996 he played a supporting role in the thirteenth episode of “X-Files” a fiction drama series on television by Chris Carter as Jay “Boom”. He also co-worked with Melissa Joan Hart in a television movie based on a comic book series from Archie comics. He also worked as Bobby Rupp in a miniseries of two parts based on Truman Capote`s nonfiction novel, as the boyfriend of a teen Nancy Clutter who was murdered. His career took growth with his character played in a sitcom by Kenny Schwartz and Danny Jacobson as a medical student named Michael “Berg” Bergen at the beginning of 1998 for all four seasons. He starred in a movie in 2002 under the brand National Lampoon dealing in comedy and entertainment.
Ryan Reynolds despite being well known for comedies chose to undergo intense physical training for an action role character named Hannibal King 2004 in a film. In 2005 Ryan starred as George Lutz in a horror movie based on a true story and a comedy film as the character named Monty. In 2009 one of the biggest breaks in his career came with the role of Wade Wilson / Weapon XI as a supporting actor in the prequel “X-Men”, an American superhero movie series based on a fictional superhero team originating from the comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby published by Marvel pictures. He was invited to join in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences where the primary goal is to enhance the arts and science of motion pictures in 2010.
Ryan continued to act in various roles throughout till date. The remarkable success in his career was “Deadpool” in 2016. The preparation for this movie began in 2000 and post Ryan`s role as Wade Wilson he drastically involved himself in the development of the film. The film made numerous box-office records which include the worldwide opening of $264.9 million over 62 different markets and was the biggest R-rated movie. During his career, Ryan Reynolds won 12 awards and was nominated for 41 which include the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, Entertainment Weekly Entertainer of the Year Award, Golden Globe Awards, etc.