Ryan Lappin

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Ryan Lappin
Born Ryan Lappin
1980 (age 36–37)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Children's Program Television Host
Years active 1995–present

Ryan Lappin is an Australian television personality and musician he co-hosting the children's morning show, Cheez TV, from 1995 until 2004 alongside Jade Gatt.


Lappin was born in 1980. As an actor he has appeared on Home and Away and took the role of Bartholomew/Bart on Heartbreak High (1994 series 1: episodes 32, 36; 1995 series 3: episodes 53, 53, 63, 65).[1][2]

Lappin started co-hosting Cheez TV with Jade Gatt in July 1995, on weekday mornings for Network Ten. Aside from presenting cartoons such as Pokemon, Digimon, Transformers, Dragon Ball Z, Count Duckula and Rugrats; the pair also performed skits.

One skit included impersonations of Australian Idol hosts, Andrew G and James Mathison, where Lappin taped his eyebrows high on his head to emphasise Mathison's wide-eyed camera stare, whilst also speaking word by word with break intervals in between. Additional skits included a parody of the Network Ten program Rove Live as Ryan Live. They left Cheez TV in December 2004.

Lappin was a member of the Australian band, UfOBiA,[3] previously named, the Grymm. In 2009 he appeared in a television commercial for Dare Iced Coffee.[3]

Lappin and Gatt were special guests at AVCon in 2011, which ran from 22 to 24 July. AVCon is an anime and video games convention that is held yearly in Adelaide.

On 14 February 2016 Lappin and Gatt launched a podcast, The Jade & Ryan Show.[4][5] In June that year Lappin and Gatt appeared on the Supanova Pop Culture tour in Sydney and Perth.[4][6]


  1. ^ Zuk, Tony. "Australian Television: Heartbreak High: Episode Guide: Series 1". Australian Television Information Archive. Archived from the original on 23 November 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  2. ^ Zuk, Tony (15 September 2004). "Heartbreak High: Episode Guide: Series 3". Australian Television Information Archive. Archived from the original on 23 November 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Guillame, Jenna (25 June 2014). "This Is What Your Fave Australian '90s Stars Look Like Now". BuzzFeed. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  4. ^ a b staff writer (26 May 2016). "Cheez TV Hosts Lead Final Batch of June Supanova Guest Stars". theMusic.com.au. Archived from the original on 1 March 2017. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 
  5. ^ https://www.facebook.com/jadeandryan/posts/1274966455863938
  6. ^ Johnson, Travis (27 May 2016). "New Guests Announced For Supanova Sydney And Perth". FilmInk. Archived from the original on 19 December 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2017. 

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