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Ryan Reynolds has emerged as one of Hollywood's most sought after leading men and was recently named one of People magazine's Sexiest Men of 2008.

Reynolds recently wrapped filming on Paperman, a comedy that centers on a man struggling to recapture the spark that made him a successful novelist and happily married man. Reynolds plays the role of Captain Excellent, the imaginary superhero friend of the struggling man. Paperman marks the directorial debut of Kieran and Michelle Mulroney, and also stars Emma Stone, Jeff Daniels and Lisa Kudrow.

Reynolds can next be seen in Adventureland opposite Kristen Stewart, directed by Greg Mottola (Superbad). This comedy takes place in the 1980s when a recent college grad takes a job at an amusement park. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January.

Reynolds stars in Fireflies in the Garden opposite Julia Roberts, Carrie-Ann Moss and Emily Watson. This film follows a family torn apart when faced with an unexpected tragedy. This summer, Reynolds will star in Touchstone's romantic comedy, The Proposal opposite Sandra Bullock, about a pushy boss who forces her assistant to marry her to avoid deportation.

Reynolds starred in the Working Title film Definitely, Maybe for Universal Pictures, as a soon-to-be divorced political consultant and parent with a questionable sexual past; the romantic comedy also starred Rachel Weisz, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Elizabeth Banks and Kevin Kline, and was a critical darling and fan favorite.

Reynolds starred in the complex drama Chaos Theory, also starring Emily Mortimer. In the Marcos Siega directed film, Reynolds portrays a man experiencing a crisis after he finds out he is sterile and his child is not his own. Reynolds was seen in writer/director John August's The Nine, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.

Reynolds other credits include director Joe Carnahan's Smokin' Aces for Working Title and Universal Pictures, as well as The Amityville Horror.

Reynolds was memorable in the title role of Van in the cult classic Van Wilder, as well as in the romantic comedy Just Friends. For his co-starring role in Blade Trinity, Reynolds showcased his physical attributes undergoing an impressive physical transformation for his role as the acerbic vampire, Hannibal King.

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Ryan Reynolds Facts

Birth NameRyan Rodney Reynolds
BirthdayOctober 23, 1976 (47)
BirthplaceVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height6' 3" (1m91)  How tall is Ryan Reynolds compared to you?

Selected Filmography

School of Life
The Croods
The Voices
X-Men Origins: Wolverine
The Proposal
Mississippi Grind
Deadpool Blu-ray
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