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Ryan Merriman

Ryan Earl Merriman was born in Choctaw, Oklahoma, to Nonalyn and Earl Merriman. He began his acting career doing commercials, print work, vocal performances, and local theater in Oklahoma when he was 8 years old, moving into film and television work at the age of 10. Most recently Ryan wrapped production on the film "42" alongside Harrison Ford and... See full bio »

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 2017 Palominas (pre-production)
Tramp Weathers
 2016/I Distortion (post-production)
Det. Baker
 2016 Domain (completed)
 2016 The Congressman (completed)
Jared Barnes
 2016 Confessions of a Hollywood Bartender (TV Series) (post-production)
- Welcome to Hollywood (2016) ... Jake
 2016 Clandestine Dynasty (Short)
Agent Ryan
 2015 A Sunday Horse
Jonathan Collier
 2015 Ballers (TV Series)
Frat Boy
- Pilot (2015) ... Frat Boy
 2015 The Last Rescue
Paratrooper Griggs
 2015 How Not to Propose (TV Movie)
 2013 Independence Daysaster
Pete Garcette
 2013 42
Dixie Walker
 2013 Dose of Reality
 2012 Cheesecake Casserole
 2012 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Dennis Mack
- I Helu Pu (2012) ... Dennis Mack
 2011/I My Hometown
Rich Dickson
 2011 Tomorrow's End
 2011 Shooting for Something Else (Short)
 2010 Elevator Girl (TV Movie)
Jonathan MacIntyre
 2008 Comanche Moon (TV Mini-Series)
Jake Spoon
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Jake Spoon
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Jake Spoon
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Jake Spoon
 2008 Backwoods (TV Movie)
 2007 Home of the Giants
Matt Dunbar
 2005 Rings (Video short)
 2005 The Colt (TV Movie)
Jim Rabb
 2003-2004 Veritas: The Quest (TV Series)
Nikko Zond
- Eternal (2004) ... Nikko Zond
- The Lost Codex (2003) ... Nikko Zond
- Sangraal (2003) ... Nikko Zond
- Mummy Virus (2003) ... Nikko Zond
 2004 Smallville (TV Series)
Jason Dante
- Velocity (2004) ... Jason Dante
 2003 Spin
Eddie Haley
 2002 Taken (TV Mini-Series)
Sam Crawford - Adult
- Acid Tests (2002) ... Sam Crawford - Adult (as Ryan Earl Merriman)
 2002 A Ring of Endless Light (TV Movie)
Adam Eddington
 2001 Dangerous Child (TV Movie)
Jack Cambridge
 2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Jason Harris
- Visions of Thy Father (2001) ... Jason Harris
 2000 Rocket's Red Glare (TV Movie)
Todd Baker
 1996-2000 The Pretender (TV Series)
Young Jarod / Gemini
- Corn Man (2000) ... Young Jarod
- Junk (2000) ... Young Jarod
- Survival (1999) ... Young Jarod
 1999 Smart House (TV Movie)
Ben Cooper
 1999 Lansky (TV Movie)
Meyer Lansky Ages 12-14
 1999 Night Ride Home (TV Movie)
 1998 Everything That Rises (TV Movie)
Nathan Clay
 1997 What's Right with America (TV Movie)
Todd Gordon
 1995 The Client (TV Series)
Jeff Dietrich
- The Way Things Never Were (1995) ... Jeff Dietrich
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