Hansen at San Diego Comic Con International in 2013
July 5, 1981 |
Fountain Valley, California, U.S.
Ryan Hansen (born July 5, 1981) is an American actor, best known for having portrayed Dick Casablancas on Veronica Mars and Nolan in Friday the 13th. He also played Kyle Bradway on the Starz show Party Down. In 2012 he appeared as a recurring character on 2 Broke Girls. Hansen also has a recurring role as bad boy contestant Blaze on the web series Burning Love.
Hansen began acting with guest starring roles on series such as Grounded for Life, That's So Raven, and Las Vegas. In 2004, Hansen auditioned for the role of Duncan Kane on Veronica Mars but lost out to Teddy Dunn. However, Rob Thomas told him to try out for the role of Dick Casablancas.
In 2008, Hansen appeared in Superhero Movie, released on March 28. Also in 2008, Hansen appeared in the CCT original musical Alice as Trevor McKnight/White Night. The show opened on July 31 and ran through August 10, in San Diego.
In 2012, he began a recurring role as Andy, the candy shop owner, on the CBS sitcom "2 Broke Girls". The same year he had a supporting role in the film "Hit and Run" alongside Dax Shepard and Bradley Cooper.
Hansen is involved in the campaign Invisible Children and has appeared in the online series The LXD, of which 50% of the profits is going to the Invisible Children Campaign.
|2001||Motocrossed||Entrant #1||Television film|
|2005||Death by Engagement||Michael Micelli|
|2006||Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold, TheThe Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold||Scottie||Direct-to-DVD|
|2008||Superhero Movie||Lance Landers|
|2009||House Broken||Elliot Cathkart|
|2009||Friday the 13th||Nolan|
|2011||Brother's Justice'||Lance Jeung|
|2011||Bad Actress||Russell Pillage|
|2012||Hit and Run||Alan|
|2013||G.I. Joe: Retaliation||Grunt|
|2013||Friended to Death||Michael Harris||Post-production|
|2014||Veronica Mars||Dick Casablancas||Filming|
|2001||Geena Davis Show, TheThe Geena Davis Show||Larry||Episode: "Hot Potato"|
|2001||Ally McBeal||Student MC||Episode: "The Wedding"|
|2002||Power Rangers Wild Force||Pilot #3||Episode: "The End of the Power Rangers: Part 2"|
|2003||Grounded for Life||Matt||Episode: "Just Like a Woman"|
|2003||Hunter||Ron||Episode: "To Protect and Serve" (unaired)|
|2004||Like Family||Dell||2 episodes|
|Episode: "The Strange Life of Bob"
Episode: "The Family Jewels"
|2004–2007||Veronica Mars||Dick Casablancas||Recurring (season 1); main cast (seasons 2–3); 39 episodes|
|2005–2006||That's So Raven||J.J.||2 episodes|
|2009–2010||Party Down||Kyle Bradway||Main cast|
|2009||Gossip Girl||Shep||Episode: "Valley Girls"|
|2011||Lovelives||Tim||Unsold NBC pilot|
|2011||Friends with Benefits||Ben Harrison||Main cast|
|2011||Childrens Hospital||Kyle Bradway||Episode: "Party Down"|
|2012||El Jefe||Josh Turkus||Unsold Fox pilot|
|2012||Before We Made It||Mitch||Unsold CBS pilot|
|2012||Happy Endings||Jeff Niebert||Episode: "Makin' Changes!"|
|2012||Key & Peele||A Tribe Called Quest shirt guy||Episode #1.6|
|2012||Best Friends Forever||Keith Kazakian||Episode: "Single and Lovin' It"|
|2012||Royal Pains||Brady Wilkerson||Episode: "Fools Russian"|
|2012||League, TheThe League||Ben||Episode: "The Freeze Out"|
|2012–2013||2 Broke Girls||Andy||10 episodes|
|2012||Wedding Band||Cooper||2 episodes|
|2013||Parenthood||Luke||Episode: "Keep on Rowing"|
|2013||Bad Teacher||Joel Kotsky||Main cast|
|2009||Rockville, CA||Chambers||13 episodes|
|2010||Legion of Extraordinary Dancers, TheThe Legion of Extraordinary Dancers||Brendan Broman||2 episodes|
|2012–2013||Burning Love||Cowboy waiter, Blaze||18 episodes|
- Alice (2008) – Trevor McKnight/White Night
- "NBC Unveils 2010-11 Primetime Schedule Accented by Five New Comedies, Seven New Dramas and New Alternative Program". The Futon Critic. May 16, 2010.
- "TV's 100 Sexiest Men of 2011". BuddyTV. Retrieved March 9, 2012.
- Cosmopolitan, Sept. 2009, p. 48.
- Ryan Hansen at the Internet Movie Database
- Ryan Hansen on Twitter
- Ryan Hansen interview with Mars Investigations
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