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Ryan Stiles


It's not surprising that Ryan Stiles would feel comfortable doing a comedic turn in the role of Lewis, one of Drew Carey's ever-present friends in the new comedy The Drew Carey Show (1995). After all, the first job Stiles ever had was that of a stand-up comedian. Although he was a good student, Stiles admits that "being a high-school senior gave ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hot Shots! Part Deux
(1993)
The Drew Carey Show
The Drew Carey Show Lewis Kiniski / Himself / Ryan Stiles / Various
(1995-2004)
Hot Shots!
Hot Shots! 'Mailman' Farnham
(1991)
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
(1998-2007)

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 2004-2015 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Dr. Herb Melnick / Dr. Greg Melnick
- Bouncy, Bouncy, Bouncy, Lyndsey (2015) ... Dr. Herb Melnick
- Thirty-Eight, Sixty-Two, Thirty-Eight (2014) ... Dr. Herb Melnick
- Another Night with Neil Diamond (2013) ... Dr. Herb Melnick
- Big Episode: Someone Stole a Spoon (2013) ... Dr. Herb Melnick
- The 9:04 from Pemberton (2013) ... Dr. Herb Melnick
 2012 Are You There, Chelsea? (TV Series)
Jerry
- Fired (2012) ... Jerry
 2011 Working Class (TV Series)
Dr. Edwin Gould DDS
- Dental Claims (2011) ... Dr. Edwin Gould DDS
 2009 Bless This Mess (TV Movie)
Paul
 2009 Memory Lanes (TV Movie)
Ryan Murray
 2008 Reno 911! (TV Series)
Sergeant Clift
- Undercover Acting Coach (2008) ... Sergeant Clift
 1995-2004 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Lewis Kiniski / Various / Ryan Stiles
- Still Life with Freeloader (2004) ... Lewis Kiniski
- Passion of the Wick (2004) ... Lewis Kiniski
- Finale (2004) ... Lewis Kiniski
- Love, Sri Lankan Style (2004) ... Lewis Kiniski
- Knot in the Mood (2004) ... Lewis Kiniski
 2002 Rugrats (TV Series)
Ralph
- Bow Wow Wedding Vows (2002) ... Ralph (voice)
 2001 Rock & Roll Back to School Special (TV Movie)
Lewis Michealangelo Kiniski
 2001 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Abraham Lincoln
- Dutch Treat (2001) ... Abraham Lincoln (uncredited)
 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
Professor Spyro Lepton / Von Madman
- Eye of the Tempest (2000) ... Professor Spyro Lepton / Von Madman (voice)
 2000 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series)
Vivian
- Foe Paws (2000) ... Vivian
 1999 Norm (TV Series)
- Gambling Man (1999) ... (uncredited)
 1997 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Acolyte Monk #2
- Desperate Times (1997) ... Acolyte Monk #2
 1994 Weird Science (TV Series)
Dale Griffin
- Unplugged (1994) ... Dale Griffin
 1993-1994 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
CIA Agent Kinkaid / Mac / Dave
- Acting Alone (1994) ... CIA Agent Kinkaid
- Pros and Cons (1993) ... Mac
- Thirty Day Chip (1993) ... Dave
 1993-1994 Mad About You (TV Series)
Boss / Video Vogue Manager
- The Tape (1994) ... Boss
- The Unplanned Child (1993) ... Video Vogue Manager
 1994 L.A.X. 2194 (TV Movie)
 1991-1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Weather Guy / Clerk / Man
- Jerry's Journey (1992) ... Weather Guy
- Teens from a Mall (1991) ... Clerk (uncredited)
- Citizen Kube (1991) ... Man (uncredited)
 1992 Say What? (TV Movie)
Actor
 1991 Life As We Know It! (TV Movie)
 1991 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Bobo the Clown
- Party Politics (1991) ... Bobo the Clown
 1990 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
Kenny Tuchman / Bob #2
- Chester Gets a Show (1990) ... Kenny Tuchman / Bob #2
 1989 Andrea Martin... Together Again (TV Movie)
Bill
 1988 110 Lombard (TV Movie)
 1986 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
Maker
- O.D. Feelin' (1986) ... Maker (uncredited)
 1985 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
Leo aka Tall Suit
- Halibut Stu (1985) ... Leo aka Tall Suit
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Other Works:

Radio commercial for Fonseca Cigars with Richard Tyson and Elya Baskin (2006). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'd rather drive the yellow brick road, you wouldn't happen to know of a rental car place around. See more »

Trivia:

Best friends with Colin Mochrie. See more »

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Nearly always dresses in a button-down shirt and tailored trousers See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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