Ryan Kwanten is an Australian actor best known for his starring roles as Jason Stackhouse in the dark fantasy horror television series True Blood and as Jay Robertson in the drama series Summerland. The formed earned him a Satellite Award along with other cast members in 2009. He played Vinnie Patterson in Home and Away from 1997 to 2002. His film credits include Red Hill, Mystery Road, Northmen: A Viking Saga, Kidnapping Freddy Heineken and The Hurricane Heist.
Ryan Christian Kwanten
Birthday / Date of Birth
Ryan Kwanten was born on November 28, 1976 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
He is currently 41 years old.
California, Los Angeles, USA
His ancestry is Australian and Dutch.
Ryan attended St Paul’s College, Manly, New South Wales and went on to graduate with a degree in commerce from the University of Sydney.
- Father – Eddie Kwanten (NSW Maritime Worker)
- Mother – Kris Kwanten (Lifeline op shop coordinator)
- Siblings – Mitchell Kwanten (Brother) (Musician), Lloyd Kwanten (Brother) (Doctor)
Ryan Kwanten has been in a relationship with Ashley Sisino from 2013.
- In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 178 cm
- In meters – 1.78 m
- In Kilograms – 78 kg
- In Pounds – 171 lbs
He wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.
Ryan Kwanten made her acting debut as a Kid in the 1994 Australian film, Signal One.
Kwanten’s first breakthrough role came in 2003 when he was cast as Nick McCallum in the 2003 Australian film, Liquid Bridge.
Some of his notable film credits include Red Hill, Don’t Fade Away, Mystery Road, Northmen: A Viking Saga, and Blunt Force Trauma
Ryan made his television debut as Ben Lloyd in the TV series A Country Practice in 1992.
Other noted television credits include Home and Away, Summerland, True Blood and The Oath.
He received positive reviews for his role as Jason Stackhouse in the HBO’s drama series True Blood from 2008 to 2014.
Ryan Kwanten Favorites
- Favorite Actors – Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Daniel Day-Lewis
- Favorite Musicians – Mark Lizotte (Diesel), Jeff Buckley
- Favorite Bands – The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Smashing Pumpkins
- Favorite Music – Rock
Ryan Kwanten Net Worth
Ryan Kwanten has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
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Ryan Kwanten Facts
He began his professional acting by appearing on television shows before landing roles on films.
Ryan Kwanten was named as the Man Of The Year by Australian men’s fashion magazine GQ in 2010 .
In 2015, Kwanten voiced the role of Blinky Bill, a Koala in Blinky Bill the Movie based on the iconic children’s book by Dorothy Wall.
He is an animal lover.
He usually performs many of his own stunts and has broken every knuckle of his right hand. He was bitten by a shark in the past.