Ryan Jamaal Swain

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Ryan Jamaal Swain was born in Birmingham, Alabama and spent much of his childhood training at local theatre and dance companies. As a writer, in 2014, Swain wrote and starred in A Negro Writer, a one-man show about Langston Hughes and his life.In 2017, Swain was cast as Damon Richards in Ryan Murphy's FX television series Pose. The series premiered... See full bio »

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Pose Damon Richards
Engaged Elliot
Kush Actor


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 2018-2021 Pose (TV Series)
Damon Richards
- On the Run (2021) ... Damon Richards
- In My Heels (2019) ... Damon Richards
- Revelations (2019) ... Damon Richards
- Blow (2019) ... Damon Richards
- Love's in Need of Love Today (2019) ... Damon Richards
 2020 Kush (TV Series)
 2020 Acting for a Cause (TV Series)
- Hit the Wall (2020) ... A-Gay
 2019/II Engaged (Short)
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 2019 Pose (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Love's in Need of Love Today (2019) ... (performer: "Sometimes It Snows in April")
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 2021 BET: Letters to Our VP - Kamala Harris (Video short)
 2020 Pose-a-Thon for Pride (TV Special)
 2020 2nd Annual Urban One Honors (TV Special)
Self - Honoree
 2018-2019 Pose: Identity, Family, Community (TV Mini Series documentary short)
- Dream the Impossible (2019) ... Self
- A Material World (2019) ... Self
- Voguing & Expression (2019) ... Self
- First Look (2019) ... Self
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 2021 Pose (TV Series)
Damon Richards
- Series Finale (Part II) (2021) ... Damon Richards

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