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Jay Ryan

Jay Ryan is known as a New Zealand actor. He is most famous for his roles in the Australian soap opera Neighbours and the horror film, It Chapter Two.

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Background and Age

Jay Ryan was born on August 29, 1981 in Auckland, New Zealand. He started acting at 6 yet his professional career didn't launch until 1998 with the series of Young Hercules on Fox Kids Network. He made his film debut 6 years after in the short drama film Warra as Ridley in 2004.

Career and Net Worth

In 2003, the character Jay played in the TV show Neighbors as Jack Scully wound up well known and it earned him a nomination for the Logie Awards for Most Popular New Male Talent, This was a noteworthy career lift and his work on Neighbors would wind up being his greatest career highlight for a long time.

He has guest featured in shows like Sea Patrol, Go Girls, Legend of the Seeker and Terra Nova. He assumed the lead role of the Beast in the CW TV hit series Beauty and the Beast. It was an extremely noteworthy role in his career as it expanded his notoriety.

In 2014, he won the Equity Ensemble Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Miniseries for the show Top of the Lake. The miniseries was extremely mainstream since it included homicide and secret motives. The show dealt with bigotry and rape. In the plot, a pregnant little youngster disappeared yet local people would not cooperate with the police. It was accepted that local people were concealing a perilous mystery.

In September 2019, the horror It: Chapter Two was released in theaters. In the film, Jay plays the character of Ben Hanscom.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Jay has a long-lasting sweetheart, Dianna Fuemana. Dianna works in the same field as Jay as a writer and director. Having a partner in the same field has helped Jay a ton since she doesn't work in the same position. Ryan and Dianna gave birth to a delightful little girl named Eve Bunyan in March of 2013. She is a Canadian-New Zealand young lady due to Dianna's Canadian roots and Jay's New Zealand roots.

Jay said that he neither foresaw having a little girl nor intended to be the leader of a family at his age. He said his little girl, Eve, came as a lovely shock to them and caused him to acknowledge how significant family is after he started his own.


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Last Modified: Sep 14 2020
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