Fascinating Facts About Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds Facts

It is time to look at one of the most famous male actors out there: Ryan Reynolds. He may be Blake Lively’s main squeeze now, but that does not mean that we can’t appreciate him. Not only is he attractive, but he is talented and has a good heart (more on how he helped his dad later.)

Here is our list of fascinating facts about Ryan Reynolds you may not know. From his origins and family, to the start he had in good old Los Angeles, you are going to find these tidbits to be quite intriguing. Have fun!

Fun Ryan Reynolds Facts

1 Musical Connections

He seriously dated Alanis Morissette and was even engaged to her for a time.

2 Almost a Drop-Out

He failed drama classes at his high school.

3 Spread Your Wings

He is afraid of flying after a skydiving accident.

4 He Got Divorced and Remarried

His first wife was Scarlett Johansson, and now he is married to Blake Lively.

5 Welcome to California

During his first night in Los Angeles, Ryan’s car was nabbed and stripped.

6 He Took a Crazy Chance

He fled to Los Angeles with Chris William Martin, where they shared a cheap motel room.

7 He Almost Gave up

After starring in some ho-hum roles, Ryan thought about quitting acting.

8 He Was a Nickelodeon Kid

He starred in the series Fifteen between 1991 and 1993.

9 He Had Humble Beginnings

His dad was a wholesaler, while his mom worked in retail.

10 He is a Canuck

Yes, Ryan Reynolds was born in Vancouver, Canada.

11 Weight Gain

He put on 25 pounds (of muscle) for the 2004 role of Hannibal King.

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Ryan Reynolds Funniest Moments

If you just want to see some of the funniest scenes with Ryan, this one is worth a watch!

Ryan’s most recent and perhaps most interesting role in his career is as DeadPool

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