Ryan Stiles Biography (1959-)

Full name, Ryan Lee Stiles; born April 22, 1959, in Seattle, WA; son of SonnyStiles (a fishing plant supervisor); married Pat McDonald, 1989; children: Mackenzie (daughter), Sam. Addresses: Office: c/o The Drew Carey Show, Warner Bros. TV, 4000 Warner Blvd., Burbank, CA 91522.; Agent: MichaelSheresky, William Morris Agency, 151 South El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA90212.; Manager: Sean Masterson, Liberman/Zerman Management, 252 North Larchmont Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90004.

Birth Details
April 22, 1959
Seattle, Washington, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Whose Line Is It Anyway? (British series), Comedy Central, 1989-1997
  • Lewis Michaelangelo Kiniski, The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1995-
  • Whose Line Is It Anyway? (also known as Whose Line?), ABC,1997-
  • Episodic
  • Stir Crazy, CBS, 1985
  • Tall "suit," "Halibut Stu," The Beachcombers, 1985
  • Second Bob, "Chester Gets a Show," It's Garry Shandling's Show, 1990
  • Man, "Citizen Kube," Parker Lewis Can't Lose, USA Network, 1991
  • Bobo the Clown, "Party Politics," Who's the Boss?, 1991
  • Clerk, "Teens from a Mall," Parker Lewis Can't Lose, USA Network,1991
  • Weather guy, "Jerry's Journey," Parker Lewis Can't Lose, USA Network, 1992
  • Dave, "Thirty Day Chip," The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1993
  • Mac, "Pros and Cons," The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1993
  • CIA Agent Kincaid, The John Larroquette Show, NBC, 1993
  • Video store manager, "The Unplanned Child," Mad about You, NBC, 1993
  • Dale Griffin, "Unplugged," Weird Science, USA Network, 1994
  • Boss, "The Tape," Mad about You, NBC, 1994
  • Host, Mad TV, Fox, 1995
  • Second acolyte monk, "Desperate Times," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1997
  • Rick, "Gambling Man," The Norm Show (also known as Norm), ABC, 1999
  • Voices of Professor Spyro Lepton/Von Madman, "Eye of the Tempest," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated; also known as Disney/Pixar's Buzz Lightyear of Star Command), ABC, 2000
  • Abraham Lincoln, "Dutch Treat," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2001
  • Himself, "Kiss First, Ask Questions Later," Rendez-View, Fox, 2001
  • Liberace, "Wisconsin," The Sweet Spot, Comedy Central, 2002
  • Also appeared in episodes of The Hitchhiker, HBO and USA Network;The Magic Hour, syndicated; and as voice of Ralph, Rugrats (animated).
  • Specials
  • Bill, Andrea Martin: Together Again, Showtime, 1989
  • Say What?, CBS, 1992
  • Lewis, Drew's Dance Party Special, ABC, 1998
  • Roastmaster, Comedy Central Presents the N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Drew Carey, Comedy Central, 1998
  • E! Rack-n-Roll: Behind the Scenes, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Santa tracker, Walt Disney World 'Twas the Night before Christmas,ABC, 2000
  • Improv All Stars (also known as Drew Carey's Improv All Stars), Showtime, 2001
  • Lewis Michaelangelo Kiniski, Rock & Roll Back to School Special (also known as Drew Carey's Rock & Roll Back to School Special),ABC, 2001
  • Pilots
  • 110 Lombard (also known as 110 Lombard Street), CBS, 1988
  • Voice of Vivian, Foe Paws (animated), Cartoon Network, 2000
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Kate vs. Speedy," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2000
  • Television Work
  • Other
  • Creative consultant, Saturday Night Special, Fox, 1996
  • Also executive producer of the series Whose Line Is It Anyway? (also known as Whose Line?), ABC.
  • Film Appearances
  • Rainbow War (short film), Bob Rogers and Co., 1986
  • "Mailman" Farnham, Hot Shots!, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1991
  • Rabinowitz, Hot Shots! Part Deux (also known as Hot Shots! 2), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1993
  • Chad Gross, Courting Courtney, Broken Twig Productions, 1995

Further Reference


    • People Weekly, August 17, 1998, p. 23; June 7, 1999, p. 69

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