Ryan Stiles

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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 »


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The Drew Carey Show Lewis Kiniski / Ryan Stiles / Self / Various
Astro Boy Mr. Moustachio / Burning Robot
Hot Shots! 'Mailman' Farnham


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 2020 Young Sheldon (TV Series)
Dr. Bowers
 2019 American Housewife (TV Series)
Bill Doty
- Bigger Kids, Bigger Problems (2019) ... Bill Doty
 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)
- Fired (2012) ... Jerry
 2012 Treasure Buddies (Video)
Slither (voice)
 2011 Spooky Buddies (Video)
Hoot (voice)
 2011 Working Class (TV Series)
Dr. Edwin Gould DDS
- Dental Claims (2011) ... Dr. Edwin Gould DDS
 2009 Bless This Mess (TV Movie)
 2009 Memory Lanes (TV Movie)
Ryan Murray
 2009 Astro Boy
Mr. Moustachio / Burning Robot (voice)
 2008 Reno 911! (TV Series)
Sergeant Clift
- Undercover Acting Coach (2008) ... Sergeant Clift
 2006/I The Extra (Short)
 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
 2003 The Devil Made Me Do It (Short)
The Devil
 2003 Nobody Knows Anything!
Harold (uncredited)
 2002 Rugrats (TV Series)
- 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 What a Cartoon! (TV Series short)
- Foe Paws (2000) ... Vivian
 1999 Norm (TV Series)
- Gambling Man (1999) ... (uncredited)
 1999 ABC TGIF (TV Series)
Lewis Kiniski
- Drew Clues 2 (1999) ... Lewis Kiniski
 1997 Courting Courtney
Chad Gross
 1997 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Acolyte Monk #2
- Desperate Times (1997) ... Acolyte Monk #2
 1994 L.A.X. 2194 (TV Movie)
 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
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux
 1991-1992 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Weather Guy / Clerk / Sweepstakes Guy
- Jerry's Journey (1992) ... Weather Guy
- Teens from a Mall (1991) ... Clerk (uncredited)
- Citizen Kube (1991) ... Sweepstakes Guy (uncredited)
 1992 Say What? (TV Short)
 1991 Life As We Know It! (TV Movie)
 1991 Public Enemy #2
Sidewalk Santa
 1991 Hot Shots!
'Mailman' Farnham
 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
 1988 110 Lombard (TV Short)
 1987 Rainbow War (Short)
 1986 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
- 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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Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (29 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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On what insight has improv given him into society: I see the good side of people a lot and I believe in karma, that if you treat people right it's going to be good for you. And I raise my kids like that. I think that people are better than they think they are. They just get caught up in the way things are. There's a quality in people they don't always let out. They really are better than they ... See more »


Started a theater group to teach comedy and improv in Bellingham, Washington. See more »


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