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Shaun Ryder

Shaun Ryder was born on August 23, 1962 in Little Hulton, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and composer, known for Virtuosity (1995), The Jackal (1997) and The Avengers (1998). He has been married to Joanne Ryder since March 7, 2010. They have three children. See full bio »

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Virtuosity Soundtrack
The Jackal Soundtrack
The Avengers Donavan
The Fan Soundtrack


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 2020 Mandy (TV Series)
Shaun Ryder
- Russian (2020) ... Shaun Ryder
 2018 The Keith and Paddy Picture Show (TV Series)
Ian Malcolm
- Jurassic Park (2018) ... Ian Malcolm
 2017 Rise of the Footsoldier 3
Mad Dog
 2009 Shameless (TV Series)
Shaun Ryder
- All Rise (2009) ... Shaun Ryder
 2005 Gorillaz: Dare (Video short)
Shaun Ryder (uncredited)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game)
Maccer / Additional Voice on News Radio (voice)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - The Introduction (Video short)
Maccer (voice, uncredited)
 1998 The Avengers
 1991 Happy Mondays: Loose Fit (Video short)
Shaun Ryder
 1991 The Ghosts of Oxford Street (TV Movie) (as The Happy Mondays)
 1991 Happy Mondays: Step On, Version 2 (Video short)
Shaun Ryder
 1990 Happy Mondays: Kinky Afro (Video short)
Shaun Ryder
 1990 Happy Mondays: Step On, Version 1 (Video short)
Shaun Ryder
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Lead singer of seminal band Happy Mondays.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 6 Interviews | 7 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Black Grape | The Happy Mondays | Happy Mondays


5' 8" (1.73 m)


Joanne Ryder  (3 children) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

I don't give a fuck if some young smart arse goes, "Hey, you're not a real musician, 'cos you did Come Dine with Me (2005)". It's like, Fuck off! Let's see where you are 10, 15 years down the line, you sad c**t. See more »


Is portrayed by Danny Cunningham in 24 Hour Party People (2002). See more »

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