is best known for working on the 20th Century Fox hit show Quintuplets
, where he starred as ‘Patton', the smooth talking, girl crazy Quint who was always trying to score with the girls. Others may know Ryan from the MTV hit show Punk'd
where his convincing attitude and straight-laced humor made the show's most outrageous pranks believable, leaving celebrities stunned and audiences hooked. His impressive work on both shows led to several other opportunities, most notably the lead role in New Line's Full of It
. He also starred in MGM's feature Soul Plane
, procured a holding deal with MTV for his own show, The Ryan Pinkston Thing
, performed a cameo in the Miramax feature Bad Santa, and guest starred on Veronica Mars
and How I Met Your Mother
. In 2008 he'll be seen in the films Extreme Movie for Dimension, College for MGM Studios, and the independent film Foreign Exchange.
Ryan's other exciting projects demonstrate his versatility and amazing skills. In Miramax's blockbuster franchise Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, he starred as the tough character Arnold, in which he gets a chance to display his martial arts techniques. Already a veteran competitor on the Karate circuit, Ryan was a white belt at the young age of four, but currently holds a Second Degree black belt in Wushu Kung Fu, a First Degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do Karate, and World Titles in the U.S., France, Canada, and Central America. He has competed in many cities, including Quebec, Guatemala City, Washington, D.C, and New York City. In March 2002, he competed before 25,000 spectators at the famous French sports complex, The Bercy.