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Ryan Adams was born on November 5, 1974 in Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA as David Ryan Adams. He was previously married to Mandy Moore. See full bio »

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5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hancock
Hancock Soundtrack
(2008)
Bridesmaids
Bridesmaids Soundtrack
(2011)
Old School
Old School Soundtrack
(2003)
Dear John
Dear John Soundtrack
(2010)

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 2015 Champion of Champions (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2015: Day Six - Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Blank Space" - uncredited)
 2015 Glastonbury 2015 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Day 3: Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Stay With Me", "Kim")
 2015 Jenny Lewis: She's Not Me (Video short) (performer: "She's Not Me")
 2015 The Longest Ride (performer: "DESIRE") / (writer: "DESIRE")
 2015 Danny Collins (performer: "Mary") / (writer: "Mary", "Don't Look Down")
 2015 Revenge (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kindred (2015) ... (performer: "Stay With Me" - uncredited)
 2014 Die Schlikkerfrauen (performer: "Wonderwall" - uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2014) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014)
- Jason Bateman/Billy Eichner/Ryan Adams (2014) ... (performer: "Gimme Something Good") / (writer: "Gimme Something Good")
- Episode #19.51 (2011) ... (performer: "Lucky Now" - uncredited) / (writer: "Lucky Now" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 15 January 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Ride On")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Taylor Swift/Andrew Rannells/Ryan Adams and the Shining (2014) ... (performer: "Gimme Something Good") / (writer: "Gimme Something Good")
 2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (writer: "Stay Alive")
 2013 The Crash Reel (Documentary) (performer: "I See Monsters") / (writer: "I See Monsters")
 2012 This Is 40 (performer: "Shining Through the Dark", "Lucky Now") / (writer: "Shining Through the Dark", "Lucky Now")
 2011-2012 Conan (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- The Unfortunate Rap Career of Dr. Dreidel (2012) ... (performer: "Shining Through the Dark")
- God Never Closes a Door Without Laughing at You (2011) ... (performer: "Lucky Now")
 2012 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Reading is Fundamental (2012) ... (writer: "Chaos")
  One Tree Hill (TV Series) (1 episode, 2012) (performer - 6 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (writer - 4 episodes, 2004 - 2008)
- Anyone Who Had a Heart (2012) ... ("Gimmie Sunshine", uncredited)
- Messin' with the Kid (2008) ... (writer: "When The Stars Go Blue (Acoustic)" - uncredited)
- You've Dug Your Own Grave, Now Lie in It (2008) ... (performer: "If I Am a Stranger" - uncredited) / (writer: "If I Am a Stranger" - uncredited)
- You're Gonna Need Someone on Your Side (2008) ... (performer: "I Taught Myself How To Grow Old" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Taught Myself How To Grow Old" - uncredited)
- All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone (2007) ... (performer: "Two" - uncredited)
  Body of Proof (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Falling for You (2012) ... (performer: "Do I Wait" - uncredited) / (writer: "Do I Wait" - uncredited)
  Parenthood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Nora (2011) ... (performer: "Save Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Save Me" - uncredited)
 2011/I Bridesmaids (performer: "Answering Bell") / (writer: "Answering Bell")
  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Racing Dreams (2011) ... (performer: "My Winding Wheel") / (writer: "My Winding Wheel")
 2010 Unnatural History (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Public School Enemies (2010) ... ("Suspicion")
 2010/I Dear John (performer: "Answering Bell") / (writer: "Answering Bell")
 2009 90210 (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- To Thine Own Self Be True (2009) ... (performer: "Wonderwall" - uncredited)
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- To Love Is to Bury (2008) ... (performer: "Two" - uncredited)
  Secret Diary of a Call Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #2.5 (2008) ... (performer: "Come Pick Me Up") / (writer: "Come Pick Me Up")
 2008 Hancock (performer: "Two") / (writer: "Two")
  Skins (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Sid (2008) ... (performer: "Come Pick Me Up" - uncredited) / (writer: "Come Pick Me Up" - uncredited)
 2008 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (performer: "Piano Experiment", "The Rescue Blues") / (writer: "Piano Experiment", "The Rescue Blues")
 2007 Lucky You (performer: "Let It Ride") / (writer: "Let It Ride")
 2007 The Condemned (performer: "To Be Young (Is to Be Sad, Is to Be High)") / (writer: "To Be Young (Is to Be Sad, Is to Be High)")
  Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- I Think We Should Have Sex (2007) ... (performer: "Political Scientist" - uncredited) / (writer: "Political Scientist" - uncredited)
 2006 Bones (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Headless Witch in the Woods (2006) ... (performer: "Night Birds" - uncredited)
  ER (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Scoop and Run (2006) ... (performer: "When The Stars Go Blue") / (writer: "When The Stars Go Blue")
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Saving Sammy (2006) ... (performer: "Wonderwall" - uncredited)
  The Nine (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Pilot (2006) ... (performer: "When the Stars Go Blue") / (writer: "When the Stars Go Blue")
 2006 Accepted (performer: "To Be Young (Is to Be Sad, Is to Be High)") / (writer: "To Be Young (Is to Be Sad, Is to Be High)")
 2006 The Grid (Short) (performer: "Wonderwall" - uncredited)
 2004-2006 The O.C. (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- The College Try (2006) ... (performer: "Night Birds")
- The Dearly Beloved (2005) ... (performer: "Friends" - uncredited)
- The Heartbreak (2004) ... (performer: "Wonderwall")
 2006 House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Skin Deep (2006) ... (performer: "Desire" - uncredited)
 2006 Austin City Limits (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ryan Adams/Tift Merritt (2006) ... (performer: "Kiss Before I Go", "Let It Ride", "Now That You're Gone", "Games", "Hard Way to Fall", "Call Me On Your Way Back Home", "Cold Roses")
 2005 Elizabethtown (performer: "Come Pick Me Up" (2000), "Words" (2005), "English Girls Approximately" (2004)) / (writer: "Come Pick Me Up" (2000), "Words" (2005), "English Girls Approximately" (2004))
 2005 Must Love Dogs (performer: "Dance All Night") / (writer: "Dance All Night")
  Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode, 2005) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- The Silence (2005) ... ("Let It Ride")
- Grinding the Corn (2004) ... (performer: "Burning Photographs" - uncredited) / (writer: "Burning Photographs" - uncredited)
  The West Wing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- King Corn (2005) ... (performer: "Desire") / (writer: "Desire")
 2004 EuroTrip (writer: "Don't Be Sad")
  S.P.U.N.G (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2004) (music - 2 episodes, 2004) (performer - 2 episodes, 2004)
- Jag lovar... (2004) ... (lyrics: "Desire") / (music: "Desire") / (performer: "Desire")
- Nej, jag är inte sur (2004) ... (lyrics: "Desire") / (music: "Desire") / (performer: "Desire")
  Smallville (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Velocity (2004) ... (performer: "Wonderwall" - uncredited)
- Rosetta (2003) ... (performer: "Nuclear" - uncredited) / (writer: "Nuclear" - uncredited)
  Scrubs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2004) (writer - 1 episode, 2004)
- My Clean Break (2004) ... (performer: "The Rescue Blues") / (writer: "The Rescue Blues")
  Skeppsholmen (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2003) (music - 1 episode, 2003) (performer - 1 episode, 2003)
- Episode #3.8 (2003) ... (lyrics: "Desire") / (music: "Desire") / (performer: "Desire")
 2003 Angel (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Unleashed (2003) ... (performer: "La cienega just smiled")
 2003 Old School (performer: "To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)") / (writer: "To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)")
 2003 Bookies (performer: "Gonna Make You Love Me") / (writer: "Gonna Make You Love Me")
 2002 Sweet Home Alabama (performer: "Gonna Make You Love Me") / (writer: "Gonna Make You Love Me")
 2002 29 Palms (performer: "Call Me on Your Way Back Home") / (writer: "Call Me on Your Way Back Home")
 2002 Roswell (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Graduation (2002) ... (performer: "Somehow, Someday" - uncredited)
 2002 The Rookie (performer: "In My Time Of Need") / (writer: "In My Time Of Need")
 2002 The Corrs Live in Dublin (TV Special) (writer: "When The Stars Go Blue")
  Undeclared (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2002) (writer - 1 episode, 2002)
- The Day After (2002) ... (performer: "Gonna Make You Love Me More" - uncredited) / (writer: "Gonna Make You Love Me More" - uncredited)
 2002 The Slaughter Rule (performer: "To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)") / (writer: "To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High)")
 2001 Behind Enemy Lines (writer: "The Rescue Blues")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Gwyneth Paltrow/Ryan Adams (2001) ... (performer: "New York, New York" - uncredited) / (writer: "New York, New York" - uncredited)
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (writer: "Choked Up")
 1998 Clay Pigeons (writer: "Excuse Me While I Break My Own Heart Tonight")
 1998 Hope Floats (writer: "Wither, I'm a Flower")
 1997 The End of Violence (writer: "Theme For A Trucker")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Was the lead singer of the now-defunct band, Whiskeytown. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Ryan Adams and The Cardinals

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I was a nervous young man. I wanted to do so many things. And I was so enthusiastic and earnestly in love with so many things that I tried too hard. I tried really, really hard. And I made a lot of mistakes. I was afraid of a lot of stuff. And I kind of feel bad for that person I was. See more »

Trivia:

Shares the same birthday (5th November) with his near namesake Bryan Adams. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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