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Ryan Kwanten is a Actor Australien born on 28 november 1976 at Sydney (Australie)

Ryan Kwanten

Ryan Kwanten
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Birth name Ryan Christian Kwanten
Nationality Australie
Birth 28 november 1976 (42 years) at Sydney (Australie)

Ryan Kwanten (born 28 November 1976) is an Australian actor. He played Vinnie Patterson from 1997 to 2002 in the Australian soap opera Home and Away. After his stint ended he joined the American teen drama series Summerland, portraying Jay Robertson. In 2008, he was cast as Jason Stackhouse in True Blood.

Biography

C'est en accompagnant son frère à une audition que Ryan Kwanten est remarqué par un directeur de casting. Le monde de la comédie lui est alors ouvert. Il débute à la télévision australienne en 1991 par un petit rôle de surfer dans le soap Summer Bay. En 1997, il est rappelé pour y incarner l'un des rôles principaux pendant 3 saisons. Entre temps, il fait ses armes avec un rôle récurrent dans un autre soap, À cœur ouvert (1992), suivi de rôles réguliers dans Echo Point (1995) et dans la saison 2 de la série Les Maîtres des sortilèges (1997).

Le téléfilm The Junction Boys en 2002 marque son premier rôle aux États-Unis. Il passe ensuite par les séries FBI : Opérations secrètes et Tru Calling avant de s'établir en ancien champion de surf reconverti dans les 2 saisons de Summerland (2005) aux côtés de Lori Loughlin, créatrice de la série dont elle tient le rôle principal.

Sur le grand écran, Ryan Kwanten commence par un rôle de second plan dans le film australien Signal One (1994). En 2003, il incarne à nouveau un surfer dans Liquid Bridge avant d'apparaître dans America Brown l'année suivante.

De 2008 à 2014, il figure à l'affiche de la série de HBO : True Blood dont il interprète l'un des rôles principaux, celui de Jason Stackhouse.

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Ryan Kwanten (21 films)

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Actor

The Hurricane Heist, 1h43
Directed by Rob Cohen
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Météorologie, Catastrophe climatique, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie, Disaster films
Actors Toby Kebbell, Maggie Grace, Ryan Kwanten, Ralph Ineson, Ben Cross, Ashley Benson
Roles Breeze
Rating50% 2.508282.508282.508282.508282.50828
Sur la côte est des États-Unis, alors qu'une gigantesque tempête de catégorie 5 approche et s'apprête à dévaster le pays, une équipe de hackers infiltre une base militaire secrète pour y voler 600 millions de dollars. Alors qu'ils prennent la fuite, ils sont traqués par Will, un métérologue, et Casey, une convoyeuse. En pleine tempête, ces derniers vont tenter de les arrêter.
Hands of Stone, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Action
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Robert De Niro, Ryan Kwanten, John Turturro, Gael García Bernal, Óscar Jaenada, Usher
Roles Ken Buchanan
Rating65% 3.2968353.2968353.2968353.2968353.296835
En 1968, le boxeur panaméen Roberto Durán, surnommé « mains de pierre », débute sa carrière professionnelle, à l'âge de 16 ans. Il ne se retira qu'en 2002... alors âgé de 50 ans !
Blunt Force Trauma, 1h35
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Mickey Rourke, Freida Pinto, Ryan Kwanten, Jon Mack
Roles John
Rating46% 2.3088052.3088052.3088052.3088052.308805
Pinto plays a girl looking for her brother's killer. The film is based on a banned shooting game.
Blinky Bill the Movie, 1h31
Genres Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Ryan Kwanten, Rufus Sewell, Toni Collette, David Wenham, Deborah Mailman, Richard Roxburgh
Roles Blinky Bill (voice)
Rating51% 2.567352.567352.567352.567352.56735
The original storyline of the Blinky Bill character was for Blinky to have adventures that will stop the deforestation of the Australian Outback. The newest instalment of Blinky Bill (Ryan Kwanten) takes a less environmental stance and centres on saving his home by bringing his family back together. The battle is for Green Patch and the antagoniser is the evil Cranklepot the Goanna (Barry Otto) who wants to rule their little community.
Kidnapping Freddy Heineken, 1h35
Directed by Daniel Alfredson
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Gangster films
Actors Sam Worthington, Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess, Ryan Kwanten, Jemima West, David Dencik
Roles Jan 'Cat' Boellard
Rating60% 3.048483.048483.048483.048483.04848
The film takes place in 1983, primarily in Amsterdam and centers in a group of five Dutch friends: Willem Holleeder, Cor van Hout, Jan Boellard, Martin Erkamps and Frans Meijer. Looking for easy money, they decide to kidnap Heineken owner, the tycoon Freddy Heineken in order to achieve a very high ransom. Although successfully capturing Heineken and his driver Ab Doderer, the group eventually face difficulties due to their lack of experience in crime. They fail to negotiate with the police, and Cor has to deal with the responsibilities of taking care of his pregnant wife, Sonja. After Heineken is finally released by the police, Willem and Cor flee to Paris and Willem frequently tells Cor to not call Sonja because the calls could be traced by the police. Although initially reluctant, Cor gives in to his emotions, resulting in the two being arrested by the French police while leaving their apartment.
7500
7500 (2014)
, 1h37
Directed by Takashi Shimizu
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Action, Horror
Themes La fin du monde, Transport films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, Disaster films, Films about aviation accidents or incidents
Actors Jamie Chung, Ryan Kwanten, Amy Smart, Nicky Whelan, Scout Taylor-Compton, Leslie Bibb
Roles Brad Martin
Rating47% 2.3960052.3960052.3960052.3960052.396005
Flight 7500 is departing from Los Angeles to Tokyo. Passengers on board include: a group of two vacationing couples, Jenn (Aja Evans) and Jack (Ben Sharples) and Brad (Ryan Kwanten) and Pia (Amy Smart), who have secretly broken up; a thief Jake (Alex Frost); a suspicious businessman travelling with a strange wooden box, Lance (Rick Kelly); a young woman Raquel (Christian Serratos); newlyweds Rick (Jerry Ferrara) and the snobby Liz (Nicky Whelan), and; the goth Jacinta (Scout Taylor-Compton). Air hostesses Laura (Leslie Bibb) and Suzy (Jamie Chung) welcome the passengers on board, and Suzy questions Laura about her secret relationship with the married captain, Pete (Johnathon Schaech).
Reach Me
Reach Me (2014)
, 1h35
Directed by John Herzfeld
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Lauren Cohan, Sylvester Stallone, Scarlett Johansson, Cary Elwes, Terry Crews, Tom Hanks
Roles Jack Burns
Rating49% 2.459292.459292.459292.459292.45929
With an ensemble cast, this film tells interwoven stories from a diverse group of people who are united by one thing: a powerful book published by an unknown mysterious author. When the book's positive message goes viral, a journalist and his editor, a former inmate, a hip-hop mogul, an actor and an undercover cop are inspired to change their lives by facing their own fears.
Northmen: A Viking Saga, 1h37
Directed by Claudio Fäh
Origin Suisse
Genres Action, Adventure
Actors Tom Hopper, Ryan Kwanten, Ken Duken, Charlie Murphy, Ed Skrein, Anatole Taubman
Roles Conall
Rating53% 2.699982.699982.699982.699982.69998
Un équipage de vikings exilés mené par Asbjörn, fait naufrage près des côtes écossaises en cherchant à rejoindre le monastère de Lindesfarne pour le piller. En explorant la terre sur laquelle ils viennent d'échouer, ils rencontrent par hasard la fille du roi d’Écosse et la font prisonnière afin de l'échanger contre leurs vies. Le roi lance cependant des soldats à leur poursuite, mais ceux-ci ne semblent pas vouloir épargner la jeune femme…
Knights of Badassdom, 1h25
Directed by Joe Lynch, Joe Lynch
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Ryan Kwanten, Danny Pudi, Steve Zahn, Margarita Levieva
Roles Joe
Rating56% 2.8492152.8492152.8492152.8492152.849215
Pour se remettre d'une déception amoureuse, Joe est entrainé par ses amis Eric et Hung dans un jeu de rôle grandeur nature. Malheureusement, les joueurs vont devoir devenir les héros qu'ils jouent lorsque l'un d'entre eux invoque un démon par accident...
The Right Kind of Wrong, 1h37
Directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik
Origin Canada
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Ryan Kwanten, Catherine O'Hara, Will Sasso, Sara Canning, Ryan McPartlin, Kristen Hager
Roles Leo Palamino
Rating60% 3.049493.049493.049493.049493.04949
Leo, a newly divorced man, falls in love with a woman on her wedding day and goes through struggles to win her heart. Leo's own failed marriage was depicted in a blog ("Why You Suck") and then published bestseller written by his ex-wife. A failed writer himself, Leo is an underachiever who now washes dishes. Leo's pursuit of the newly married Collette requires he finally face the scorn of total strangers who know him only from his wife's book.
Mystery Road, 2h1
Origin Australie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Aaron Pedersen, Hugo Weaving, Jack Thompson, Ryan Kwanten, Tasma Walton, Robert Mammone
Roles Pete Barry; William Smith
Rating64% 3.2466353.2466353.2466353.2466353.246635
Near the rural town of Winton, Queensland, a truck driver finds the body of a teenage aboriginal girl named Julie Mason inside one of the drainage tunnels under the road. Newly promoted aboriginal Detective Jay Swan, recently returned from training in the city, investigates the murder. He learns that Julie was a drug addict who would have sex with truck drivers for money. He questions another local aboriginal girl, Tani Williams, who is friends with Julie, but she refuses to speak to him. A neighbourhood boy tells Jay that he found Julie's phone and gives it to him. Jay finds several text messages to his teenage daughter, Crystal. He visits his ex-wife Mary and speaks to Crystal. He asks her if she wants to move to the city with him, but she declines. Mary tells Jay that it is too late for him to be a father. Jay searches a farm near where Julie's body was found and meets its owner, Sam Bailey. Before Jay leaves, he sees a young man leaving in a white hunting truck. Jay later finds out that another teenage aboriginal girl has also gone missing.
Not Suitable for Children, 1h37
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Ryan Kwanten, Ryan Corr, Sarah Snook, Bojana Novakovic, Clare Bowen, Kathryn Beck
Roles Jonah
Rating57% 2.898812.898812.898812.898812.89881
The movie opens up with a scene from a party. The main character, Jonah (Ryan Kwanten), is introduced as a young party-boy without a care in the world. The power goes out for a short period of time because Jonah has not paid his electric bills, but gets it back thanks to his neighbour. Afterwards, Jonah meets up with Becky (Kathryn Beck) and they retreat up to Jonah's room away from the party, only for Becky to find a lump in Jonah's testicle. Jonah goes to see a doctor, who reveals that Jonah has testicular cancer. He tells Jonah that they can remove it in time, but Jonah's upset that he won't be able to father children. The doctor suggests that Jonah uses a sperm bank in the event that he would like to have kids after the operation.
Griff the Invisible, 1h30
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Maeve Dermody, Ryan Kwanten, Toby Schmitz, Heather Mitchell, Patrick Brammall, Marshall Napier
Roles Griff
Rating60% 3.0498753.0498753.0498753.0498753.049875
Griff is a socially awkward person who gets bullied by co-worker Tony by day. At night he dons the costume of a superhero and fights criminals. At times his brother Tim, visits him. One day Tim tells Griff about his girlfriend 'Melody' and brings her with him the next time he visits. Melody is shown to be a girl who lives in a world of absurd thoughts, who also isn't comfortable with other people.
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, 1h32
Directed by Zack Snyder
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about birds, Children's films
Actors Jim Sturgess, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Barclay, Anthony LaPaglia, Emilie de Ravin, Joel Edgerton
Roles Kludd (voice)
Rating69% 3.496873.496873.496873.496873.49687
Soren, a young Barn owl, lives in the Tyto Forest with his family: his father, Noctus; his mother, Marella; his older brother, Kludd; his younger sister, Eglantine; and Mrs. P, the family's nest maid, a kindly blind snake. Soren enjoys listening to the 'Legends of Ga'Hoole,' which are mythical tales of warrior owls called the Guardians who fight against the Pure Ones. Kludd berates his brother's dreams, having grown tired of listening to the stories. When their father teaches them the first steps to flying, Kludd becomes jealous of Soren's natural branching ability. Later, when practicing branching while their parents are hunting, Kludd pushes Soren off a branch which forces them both to fall to the ground. They are attacked by a Tasmanian devil but are saved, and then kidnapped, by two owls, Jatt and Jutt.