Ryan Thomas

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Ryan Thomas
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Born Ryan James Thomas
(1984-06-10) 10 June 1984 (age 30)
Manchester, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Television Coronation Street
Partner(s) Tina O'Brien (2003–09)
Children 1
Relatives Adam Thomas (brother)

Ryan James Thomas (born 10 June 1984) is an English actor best known for playing the character Jason Grimshaw on ITV's Coronation Street.

Career[edit]

Thomas has been nominated for various "Sexiest Male"-type awards. He also won the award for Rear of the Year in 2008.[1]

Besides playing Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street, Thomas has also taken part in many programmes related to the soap opera. In 2012, Thomas took part in a documentary called Corrie Goes to Kenya, alongside Brooke Vincent who plays Sophie Webster in the soap, Sue Cleaver, who plays his on-screen mother Eileen Grimshaw and Ben Price who plays Nick Tilsley. [2] He said that his time in Kenya changed him as a person and made him realise how much he has in life. In the documentary he had to take part in the killing of a goat, which is seen as an honour in that country. [3]

Personal life[edit]

Thomas has two brothers who are twins. One of them is Adam Thomas who played Donte Charles in the BBC drama series, Waterloo Road, and now plays Adam Barton in the ITV soap opera, Emmerdale. Thomas was in a relationship with actress Tina O'Brien from 2003 until 2009. Their daughter Scarlett was born in 2008. In April 2014, it was revealed that he was dating British actress, Amy Jackson.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ April 30, 2005 (2005-04-30). "British Soap Awards - Sexiest Male Nominees". Hecklerspray.com. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  2. ^ Published Saturday, Jun 9 2012, 23:50 BST (2012-06-09). "Ryan Thomas, Brooke Vincent for 'Corrie Goes To Kenya' documentary - Coronation Street News - Soaps". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  3. ^ "Latest [field_tvshow] News & Gossip | News | [field_tvshow] | What's on TV". Whatsontv.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 
  4. ^ "Amy Jackson reportedly having Love affair with Ryan Thomas". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 

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