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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 8 February 1988Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Birth NameRyan James Pinkston
Nickname Pinky
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Ryan Pinkston was born on February 8, 1988 in Silver Spring, Maryland to parents Mark & Linda. He studied karate at the age of four and by nine had earned his first black belt in Wushu Kung Fu. By the age of 14, he had earned his 2nd degree in Wushu and first degree in Tae Kwon do. He holds World Titles in the United States, France, Canada and Central America, including Individual Grand Champions and Synchronized Teams with his team partner Anthony Atkins. Ryan began auditioning in 2002 after receiving a call from a talent agent who saw him on "The Most Talented Kids" episode on the Jenny Jones Show. Within a month, he had a starring role in Spy Kids 3-D and was pulling pranks on unexpected celebrities on the 1st season of Punk'd. Even though the next few years were busy, Ryan was adamant about staying in Maryland and finishing school with his friends. He moved to LA a month after his high school graduation.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Pinkston

Trivia (11)

His older brother Aaron Pinkston is the Field Producer on Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Is a Champion martial artist.
Began Martial Arts training when he was 4 years old. Has second degree black belt in Wushu Kung Fu and first in Tae Kwon Do.
Is a part of The Charlie Lee Karate School.
He was a presenter at the "Cappies of Baltimore" awards gala (for Baltimore area high school plays and musicals) at the Hippodrome on May 7, 2006.
Ryan feels his biggest accomplishments to date was returning to his high school, River Hill High School, in Clarksville Maryland and graduating with his class of 2006.
Was to appear in a 2007 remake of Revenge of the Nerds (1984) starring Adam Brody but after three weeks of filming the project was canceled.
The very first Punk'd episode ever shot was Ryan messing with celebrities on the red carpet at the VH1 awards.
Ryan is an avid Washington Redskins fan and returns home every season to attend a home game.
Has been roommates with Drew Van Acker since they worked together on Tower Prep in 2010.
He is of half Greek descent.

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