Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Ryan Phillippe Biography (1974-)
Full name, Matthew Ryan Phillippe; surname is pronounced Phil-a-pea; born September 10, 1974, in Philadelphia, PA; son of Richard (a chemist) and Susan (an operator of a home day care center) Phillippe; married Reese Witherspoon (an actress), June 5, 1999; children: Ava Elizabeth. Avocational interests: Photography, cartooning, writing, basketball, bicycling. Addresses:
Agent-- William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775. Career: Actor. Co-owner of a production company; appeared in a television commercial for Nintendo. Awards, Honors:Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, favorite supporting actor in a horror film, 1998, for I Know What You Did Last Summer; Golden Slate Award nomination, best actor, Csapnivalo Awards, 1998, for 54; MTV Movieaward nomination, best male performance, 1999, for Cruel Intentions.
Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775.
- Birth Details
- September 10, 1974
- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
- Seaman Grattam, Crimson Tide, Buena Vista, 1995
- Private Ryan, Lifeform(also known as Invader), LIVE Entertainment, 1996
- Gil Martin, White Squall, Buena Vista, 1996
- Shad, Nowhere, Fine Line Features, 1997
- Barry Cox, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Columbia, 1997
- Jimmy West and Danny Knight, Little Boy Blue, Curb Entertainment,1998
- Harlan, Homegrown, TriStar, 1998
- Shane O'Shea, 54, Miramax, 1998
If They Only Knew(also known as Dancing about Architecture), Columbia, 1998
- Keenan, Playing by Heart, Miramax, 1998
- Sebastian Valmont, Cruel Intentions(also known as Cruel Inventions), Columbia, 1999
- Lucas, Lukas--En moerdares biografi,1999
- Rudolph Petrov, Company Man, Intermedia Films, 2000
- Parker, Way of the Gun, Artisan Entertainment, 2000
- Billy Douglas, One Life to Live(also known as Between Heaven and Hell), ABC, 1992-93
- Stew Atkins, "The Secrets of Lake Success" (also known as "Lake Success"), Great Escapes, NBC, 1993
- Robert Fowler, A Perry Mason Mystery: The Case of the Grimacing Governor, NBC, 1994
- Tom Redman, Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare(also known as Killer Bees), Fox, 1995
- Michael, "The Scandal," Matlock, ABC, 1994
- Del, "Gift of the Wheelman," Due South,1994
- Rusty "Russle" Dobson, "Straight and Narrow," The Outer Limits, Showtime, 1995
- David Holgren, "Women on the Verge," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995
Other Television Appearances
- Kenny Marks, Time Well Spent(pilot), ABC, 1995
The Untitled Jay Locopo Project(special), Bravo, 1999
- Presenter, The 2000 MTV Movie Awards(special), MTV, 2000
Empire, June, 1999 , p. 74.
Interview, February, 1998 , p. 86; August, 1998, p. 90.
Teen Celebrity, June, 1999 , pp. 26-31.
Vanity Fair, April, 2000 , p. 173.