Ryne Sanborn

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Ryne Sanborn
Born Ryne Andrew Sanborn
(1989-02-03) February 3, 1989 (age 27)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
Other names Ryno
Occupation Actor
Years active 1997–2008

Ryne Andrew Sanborn (born February 3, 1989) is a former American actor best known for his role as Jason Cross in the Disney High School Musical films.[1]


Sanborn was born February 3, 1989, in Salt Lake City, Utah, and began modeling at the age of two before later co-starring in the 1997 TV movie Not in This Town at age seven. Following this he received guest roles on Touched by an Angel (1998) and Everwood (2003). In 2002, Sanborn participated as a "Child of Light" in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Salt Lake Winter Olympics.[2][3]

Sanborn is best known for playing the role of Jason Cross, a member of the East High School boys' varsity basketball team, in High School Musical, High School Musical 2[2][4] and High School Musical 3: Senior Year.[3] Sanborn also appeared in the independent movie The Adventures of Food Boy, released in 2008.[3]

Sanborn attended Taylorsville High School where he played for the hockey team as well as for the under-16 Utah Stars basketball traveling team.[3] He currently attends the University of Utah and is studying architecture.[3]


Year Film Role Notes
1997 Not in This Town Stephen TV Movie
1998 Touched by an Angel Jimmy "The Wind Beneath My Wings"
2003 Everwood Young Colin Hart "The Miracle of Everwood"
2006 High School Musical Jason Cross Disney Channel Original Movie
2007 High School Musical 2 Jason Cross Disney Channel Original Movie
2008 The Adventures of Food Boy Mike Movie
2008 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Jason Cross Theatrical Movie


  1. ^ "Ryne Sanborn". Ryne Sandborn. 1989-02-03. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  2. ^ a b "Ryne Sanborn,"Jason Cross"". Disney Channel Medianet. 1989-02-03. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "High School Musical Star To Appear At Quickway Opening Night". OurSports Central. 2008-09-16. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 
  4. ^ Story by: Erika Edberg Contact Erika (2007-08-17). ""High School Musical 2" highlights Utah talent". ABC 4.com. Retrieved 2011-06-12. 

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