Ryan Reynolds is an award-winning Canadian actor and producer. He is best known for his roles in Deadpool, The Proposal, and the television series Two Guys and a Girl.
Reynolds was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, on October 23, 1976. He began his acting career at the age of 15 in the Canadian teen drama Hillside (1991-1993). He then went on to star in a variety of films, including Van Wilder (2002), Just Friends (2005), and The Proposal (2009).
Reynolds gained international recognition for his role as the anti-hero Deadpool in the Marvel Comics movies X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and Deadpool (2016). The latter was a major box office success and has since become the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time.
Reynolds is also known for his comedic roles in films such as The Change-Up (2011), This Means War (2012), and The Voices (2014). He also voiced the titular character in the animated film Turbo (2013).
In addition to his acting career, Reynolds is also a successful producer. He has produced several films, including Mississippi Grind (2015), Life (2017), and Deadpool 2 (2018). He also created and produced the television series F Is for Family (2015-2018) and the Netflix original 6 Underground (2019).
Reynolds has been nominated for several awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for Deadpool (2016) and a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie for Deadpool 2 (2018). In December 2018, Reynolds was honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star.
In addition to his acting and producing, Reynolds is also a philanthropist. He is a global ambassador for the HALO Trust, an organization that works to remove landmines and other explosive remnants of war.
Reynolds is also active in the environmental movement. He has teamed up with the Environmental Defense Fund to raise awareness about climate change and its effects. He is also a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance, an organization that fights for clean water and healthy rivers.
Reynolds is married to actress Blake Lively. They have three children together. He is also the father to daughter James, whom he shares with his ex-wife Scarlett Johansson.
Reynolds has a net worth of approximately $100 million, making him one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actors. He has also appeared in numerous commercials and endorsed various products, including Calvin Klein, L’Oreal, and Aviation Gin.