Ryan Sands

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Ryan Sands
ResidenceSherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California
OccupationActor, Graphic designer
Years active1989-present
Spouse(s)Erin Wiley Sands

Ryan Sands is an American actor from Washington, D.C. He is known for his portrayal of Geoffrey Wilder in Marvel's Runaways.

Early life and education[edit]

Sands grew up in Washington D.C. along with several older brothers and sisters. His father served in the military and died when Ryan was twelve.[1]


While initially interested in other types of art, Ryan's decision to act started in college after seeing the movie Love Jones. He portrayed Officer Lloyd "Truck" Garrick on The Wire[2] and has since made one-off appearances in shows such as Grimm, Castle, Scorpion, NCIS and Prison Break.

Sands was cast as Geoffrey Wilder in the Hulu adaptation of Marvel's Runaways.[3]


Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Matlock Policeman #1 Episode: "The Blues Singer"
2003 Hack Wendell Edison Episode: "Hidden Agenda"
2004-2008 The Wire Officer Lloyd "Truck" Garrick Recurring
2007 The Kill Point Leroy Barnes TV miniseries, Main
2009 ER Jeremy Episode: "T-Minus-6"
Zimm Special Agent Clarkson
2011 The Young and the Restless Detective
Crazy Love Jordan King
2012 Drew Peterson: Untouchable State Detective Rogers TV Movie
Grimm Special Agent Lofthouse Episode: "The Kiss"
Finding My Obama Michael
2014 Castle Sgt. Taggert Episode: "Driven"
2015 Scorpion US Marshal Episode: "Crossroads"
NCIS Captain Episode: "Troll"
2016 Murder in the First Darius Tompkins Episode: "Normandy Bitch"
2017 Doubt Gerald Wright Episode: "Clean Burn"
Prison Break Vincent Episode: "Wine Dark Sea"
Free Rein Huck 4 episodes
2017–present Marvel's Runaways Geoffrey Wilder Main cast
Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Thru My Eyes Mike Taylor Short film
2000 Nothin' 2 Lose Mookie Direct-to-video
Out of Obscurity Otto Short film
At the Second Traffic Light The Black Muslim Short film
2003 Blue Moon Darrin Short film
Janet & Mark Mark Short film
Preying on the Hunter Clay Dresden Short film
Love & Orgasms Jimmy
Sinsitivity Trent Lundy
2005 Shadowboxer Ramone
Se habla español Dan
2006 Fatwa George
Shattered Imperfection Peter Short film
Step Up History Teacher
2007 Death Without Consent Basketball Coach
2008 Sympathetic Details Jonathan
2010 Speed-Dating Stan Uncredited
Allen Mack Detective Ricardo Ellis Short film
2011 Aide-de-Camp Sutton Short film
2014 Red Sky Defense Attorney


  1. ^ Matthews, Nadine (January 4, 2018). "Ryan Sands Plays Parent Not To Be Messed With in 'Runaways'". Afro. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "Everything That You Need To Know About Ryan Sands". Twin Peaks Trail Marathon. August 21, 2017. Retrieved August 28, 2017.
  3. ^ Dinh, Christine (February 9, 2017). "'Marvel's Runaways' Sets Remaining Cast For Television Project With Hulu". Marvel.com. Archived from the original on February 10, 2017. Retrieved February 9, 2017.

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