James Leo Ryan Biography

Also Credited As: Jim Ryan
 
Date Of Birth:
June 25
Bio:
JAMES LEO RYAN was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After graduating from Denison University, he moved to NYC, where he made his Broadway debut playing Rooster in ANNIE opposite Nell Carter. Other Broadway/National Tour credits include Smee in PETER PAN with Cathy Rigby, Claquesous in LES ... (read more)
 
Date of Birth: June 25

Bio:
JAMES LEO RYAN was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After graduating from Denison University, he moved to NYC, where he made his Broadway debut playing Rooster in ANNIE opposite Nell Carter. Other Broadway/National Tour credits include Smee in PETER PAN with Cathy Rigby, Claquesous in LES ... (read more)

JAMES LEO RYAN was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After graduating from Denison University, he moved to NYC, where he made his Broadway debut playing Rooster in ANNIE opposite Nell Carter. Other Broadway/National Tour credits include Smee in PETER PAN with Cathy Rigby, Claquesous in LES MISÉRABLES with Colm WIlkinson, Pete in SHOW BOAT with Cloris Leachman, and Reuben in JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT with Sam Harris. James made his Carnegie Hall debut in JUBILEE with Tyne Daly and played Jigger in CAROUSEL with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. His Los Angeles musical theatre credits include Jigger in CAROUSEL, Charlie in BUSKER ALLEY, Willard in FOOTLOOSE, and Ethan in THE FULL MONTY. His regional theatre credits include Sharpe in EQUIVOCATION, Ellard in THE FOREIGNER, Georgie in THE LAST MASS AT SAINT CASIMIR'S, Peachy in THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, and Leo in THE LITTLE FOXES. He has guest starred on numerous television shows, and his most notable film credits include SPECIES lll with Natasha Henstridge, NO ORDINARY HERO with Marlee Matlin, and A LIGHT BENEATH THEIR FEET with Taryn Manning.