Ryan Simpkins

Ryan Elise Simpkins is an American actor, known for their performance in films such as Pride and Glory, A Single Man and Revolutionary Road. She has worked with luminaries such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Kate Winslet, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Kyle Mooney and Colin Farrell. Performed on Broadway at the age of 7. Born on the east coast, Ryan Simpkins is the middle child of 3, moving to California with their family in 2006. Ryan Simpkins is a gifted honor student and has always attended public school. She is an avid reader & enjoys writing & adapting books for fun. Ryan has written, produced, and directed several shorts and plans to continue writing and directing more film in her future. Ryan attends University of California, Berkeley, where they are double majoring in Gender Studies and English, with a Minor in History.

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Pride and Glory (2008)

A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Jon Voight  •  Colin Farrell  •  Noah Emmerich

A saga centered on a multi-generational family of New York City Police officers. The family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney, investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Jon Voight  •  Colin Farrell  •  Noah Emmerich

A Single Man (2009)

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The life of George Falconer, a British college professor, is reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of his close girl friend Charley, who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Ford
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Julianne Moore  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Matthew Goode

The life of George Falconer, a British college professor, is reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will to live as he seeks the console of his close girl friend Charley, who is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Ford
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Julianne Moore  •  Nicholas Hoult  •  Matthew Goode

Fallen Angel (2003)

When his father dies, Terry (Gary Sinese) returns to the house where he grew up, planning to stay only long enough to clean and settle the estate. Yet something indescribable keeps him there longer than expected. Soon, he is reunited with memories and people from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Switzer
CAST:  Gary Sinise  •  Joely Richardson  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  Boyd Banks

When his father dies, Terry (Gary Sinese) returns to the house where he grew up, planning to stay only long enough to clean and settle the estate. Yet something indescribable keeps him there longer than expected. Soon, he is reunited with memories and people from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Switzer
CAST:  Gary Sinise  •  Joely Richardson  •  Gordon Pinsent  •  Boyd Banks

Arcadia (2012)

Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivia Silver
CAST:  Ryan Simpkins  •  John Hawkes  •  Kendall Toole  •  Ty Simpkins

Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivia Silver
CAST:  Ryan Simpkins  •  John Hawkes  •  Kendall Toole  •  Ty Simpkins

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life (2012)

Jeremy Fink and his best friend Lizzy must search high and low throughout the streets of Manhattan for clues to unlock the mysterious box he received a month before his birthday.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamar Halpern
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Ryan Simpkins  •  Michael Urie

Jeremy Fink and his best friend Lizzy must search high and low throughout the streets of Manhattan for clues to unlock the mysterious box he received a month before his birthday.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamar Halpern
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Ryan Simpkins  •  Michael Urie

Twixt (2011)

A declining writer arrives in a small town where he gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Bruce Dern  •  Ben Chaplin  •  Elle Fanning

A declining writer arrives in a small town where he gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Bruce Dern  •  Ben Chaplin  •  Elle Fanning

Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)

An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star Seann William Scott ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Leiner
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Seann William Scott  •  Leonor Varela  •  Brando Eaton

An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star Seann William Scott ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Leiner
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Seann William Scott  •  Leonor Varela  •  Brando Eaton

Gardens of the Night (2008)

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After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damian Harris
CAST:  Gillian Jacobs  •  John Malkovich  •  Ryan Simpkins  •  Tom Arnold

After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damian Harris
CAST:  Gillian Jacobs  •  John Malkovich  •  Ryan Simpkins  •  Tom Arnold

Sherrybaby (2006)

After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law, doubt Sherry's ability to be a good mother, and Sherry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurie Collyer
CAST:  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michelle Hurst  •  Sandra Rodríguez  •  Danny Trejo

After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law, doubt Sherry's ability to be a good mother, and Sherry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurie Collyer
CAST:  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Michelle Hurst  •  Sandra Rodríguez  •  Danny Trejo

Anguish (2015)

A new girl in a quiet town, Tess tries to manage her psychosis while adjusting to her new life with her mom. After stumbling upon the shrine of Lucy, a hit and run victim, Tess finds herself overwhelmed by hallucinations of the dead girl and starts to question her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sonny Mallhi
CAST:  Ryan Simpkins  •  Annika Marks  •  Karina Logue  •  Amberley Gridley

A new girl in a quiet town, Tess tries to manage her psychosis while adjusting to her new life with her mom. After stumbling upon the shrine of Lucy, a hit and run victim, Tess finds herself overwhelmed by hallucinations of the dead girl and starts to question her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sonny Mallhi
CAST:  Ryan Simpkins  •  Annika Marks  •  Karina Logue  •  Amberley Gridley

Hangman (2015)

Returning from vacation, the Miller family find their home has been broken into. After cleaning up the mess they continue with their lives, shaking off the feeling of being violated. But little do they know the nightmare has just begun.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Mason
CAST:  Jeremy Sisto  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Ty Simpkins  •  Ryan Simpkins

Returning from vacation, the Miller family find their home has been broken into. After cleaning up the mess they continue with their lives, shaking off the feeling of being violated. But little do they know the nightmare has just begun.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Mason
CAST:  Jeremy Sisto  •  Kate Ashfield  •  Ty Simpkins  •  Ryan Simpkins

Space Warriors (2013)

The son of a retired astronaut competes to win a seat on the next space shuttle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Josh Lucas  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Booboo Stewart

The son of a retired astronaut competes to win a seat on the next space shuttle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Josh Lucas  •  Mira Sorvino  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Booboo Stewart

Revolutionary Road (2008)

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A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kate Winslet  •  Michael Shannon  •  Kathryn Hahn

A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kate Winslet  •  Michael Shannon  •  Kathryn Hahn

Surveillance (2008)

An FBI agent tracks a serial killer with the help of three of his would-be victims - all of whom have wildly different stories to tell.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Chambers Lynch
CAST:  Julia Ormond  •  Bill Pullman  •  Pell James  •  Caroline Aaron

An FBI agent tracks a serial killer with the help of three of his would-be victims - all of whom have wildly different stories to tell.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Chambers Lynch
CAST:  Julia Ormond  •  Bill Pullman  •  Pell James  •  Caroline Aaron

Brigsby Bear (2017)

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave McCary
CAST:  Kyle Mooney  •  Claire Danes  •  Mark Hamill  •  Greg Kinnear

Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave McCary
CAST:  Kyle Mooney  •  Claire Danes  •  Mark Hamill  •  Greg Kinnear

The House (2017)

When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew J. Cohen
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Will Ferrell  •  Allison Tolman  •  Rob Huebel

When Scott and Kate Johansen’s daughter gets into the college of her dreams it’s cause for celebration. That is, until Scott and Kate learn that the scholarship they were counting on didn’t come through, and they’re now on the hook for tuition they can’t begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew J. Cohen
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Will Ferrell  •  Allison Tolman  •  Rob Huebel

The Green Rabbit & The Ice Cream Girl (2016)

A man is stumbling through the desert, in only underwear, lost and confused. A car pulls alongside, driven by a beautiful young girl who knows his name. His name is Gerry and it's tattooed on his forehead. Her name is Eilis, from a pendant around her neck. With ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eoin Macken
CAST:  Ryan Simpkins  •  Ryan Potesta  •  Emmett Scanlan

A man is stumbling through the desert, in only underwear, lost and confused. A car pulls alongside, driven by a beautiful young girl who knows his name. His name is Gerry and it's tattooed on his forehead. Her name is Eilis, from a pendant around her neck. With ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eoin Macken
CAST:  Ryan Simpkins  •  Ryan Potesta  •  Emmett Scanlan

Because It Mattered (2015)

When dealing with heartbreak, all you want to do is turn back time. So when you get the chance... why not?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Simpkins
CAST:  Ryan Simpkins  •  Haley Elise Pehrson  •  August Robinson  •  Townes Perry

When dealing with heartbreak, all you want to do is turn back time. So when you get the chance... why not?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Simpkins
CAST:  Ryan Simpkins  •  Haley Elise Pehrson  •  August Robinson  •  Townes Perry

Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2018)

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Papierniak
CAST:  Mackenzie Davis  •  Carrie Coon  •  Alex Russell  •  Alia Shawkat

A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christian Papierniak
CAST:  Mackenzie Davis  •  Carrie Coon  •  Alex Russell  •  Alia Shawkat

Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss (2020)

A small-town couple finds the perfect apartment in the big city, except there's one catch: the apartment is home to the ritualistic suicides of a deranged cult.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vivieno Caldinelli
CAST:  Kate Micucci  •  Sam Huntington  •  Taika Waititi  •  Dan Harmon

A small-town couple finds the perfect apartment in the big city, except there's one catch: the apartment is home to the ritualistic suicides of a deranged cult.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vivieno Caldinelli
CAST:  Kate Micucci  •  Sam Huntington  •  Taika Waititi  •  Dan Harmon
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