Matt Ryan (actor)
|Born||Matthew Darren Evans
11 April 1981
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Ryan was born in Swansea, the son of Steve (a postman turned record producer) and Maria Evans, a dance teacher. He attended schools in Penyrheol before moving on to Gorseinon College, where he completed a BTEC Performing Arts course. He graduated from the Bristol Old Vic in 2003 and joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2004.
As a child, Ryan appeared as Gavroche in the West End production of Les Misérables. He played Mick Rawson on the CBS series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, a character that had been introduced in the Criminal Minds episode "The Fight". He performed the voice and motion capture of Edward Kenway in Ubisoft Montreal's video game Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. In February 2014, it was announced that Ryan had been cast as John Constantine in NBC's pilot for Constantine.
|2004||Layer Cake||Junkie 2|
|2007||Consenting Adults||Charley Bullard|
|2008||Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day||Gerry|
|2013||500 Miles North||John Hogg|
|2001||Nuts and Bolts||Gilly|
|2004||Mine All Mine||Tonker||Season 1, Episode 2|
|2007||The Tudors||Richard Pace||2 episodes|
|2008||HolbyBlue||Frankie||Season 2, Episode 7|
|2010||Criminal Minds||Mick Rawson||Episode: "The Fight"|
|2011||Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior||Mick Rawson|
|2014-Present||Constantine||John Constantine||Lead Role|
|2013||Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag||Edward Kenway||Voice and motion capture|
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