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  • Ryan Kwanten

    Born on November 28, 1976 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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True Blood (2008)

Ryan Kwanten as "Jason Stackhouse"

Small-town Louisiana waitress Sookie Stackhouse already is viewed as an oddball by her friends and neighbors, since she can read the minds of those around her. She doesn't exactly help her reputation, though, when she falls for Bill Compton, a 173-year-old vampire who has "come out of the coffin" along with many of his undead comrades now that a new synthetic blood has made it possible for vampires to survive without preying on humans. Still, the conservative locals aren't wild about mortal-vampire liaisons, especially Sookie's boss, Sam Merlotte, who carries a torch for her. "Six Feet Under" creator Alan Ball is behind this series adaptation of best-selling novels by Charlaine Harris.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series

Ryan Kwanten in the news

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Ryan Kwanten, Sara Canning Talk Love in 'The Right Kind of Wrong' (VIDEO)

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Oct 8th 2013, 12:00PM

Oct 8th 2013, 12:00PM

Ryan Kwanten Discusses 'Griff the Invisible, 'True Blood,' and (yes) 'Crocodile Dundee'

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Aug 16th 2011, 9:45AM

Aug 16th 2011, 9:45AM

The First Trailer for 'Knights of Badassdom' Lives Up to Its Awesome Title (VIDEO)

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jul 25th 2011, 5:05AM

Jul 25th 2011, 5:05AM

LARPing for Real in the First Images From 'The Knights of Badassdom'

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jul 18th 2011, 6:30AM

Jul 18th 2011, 6:30AM

First Look: 'True Blood' Star Ryan Kwanten as a Superhero

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jul 11th 2011, 5:55AM

Jul 11th 2011, 5:55AM

Movie News Quick Hits: Latest 'Old Boy' Remake Script Rekindles Studio Interest

Posted by
Peter Hall on Nov 9th 2010, 11:10AM

Nov 9th 2010, 11:10AM

The Weekend's Reviews: Nov. 5, 2010

Posted by
William Goss on Nov 5th 2010, 5:02PM

Nov 5th 2010, 5:02PM

Movie News Quick Hits: 'Captain America' First Look, Apatow's Next Film and 'Mission Impossible 4' Title

Posted by
Peter Hall on Oct 28th 2010, 9:50AM

Oct 28th 2010, 9:50AM

'Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole' Review: It's 'Lord of the Rings' with Owls

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Sep 24th 2010, 5:32AM

Sep 24th 2010, 5:32AM

Ryan Kwanten, Jim Sturgess and Zack Snyder on Playing Owls and (Not) Getting Fans Pregnant

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Sep 23rd 2010, 10:55AM

Sep 23rd 2010, 10:55AM

Ask 'Legend of the Guardians' Director & Stars Zack Snyder, Jim Sturgess and Ryan Kwanten a Question

Posted by
Gabrielle Dunn on Sep 16th 2010, 11:55AM

Sep 16th 2010, 11:55AM

Poster Premiere for Patrick Hughes' Modern Western, 'Red Hill'

Posted by
Peter Hall on Sep 3rd 2010, 2:00PM

Sep 3rd 2010, 2:00PM

River Tam to Bust Some Skulls in 'Knights of Badassdom'

Posted by
Brad McHargue on Jun 12th 2010, 11:45AM

Jun 12th 2010, 11:45AM

Cinematical Late Night: Knights of Badassdom, Michael Bay Denied, Muppet Movie

Posted by
Peter Hall on Jun 8th 2010, 9:45PM

Jun 8th 2010, 9:45PM

Cinematical Late Night: Red Hill, Laverne & Shirley, Serenity's Afterlife

Posted by
Peter Hall on Mar 24th 2010, 11:03PM

Mar 24th 2010, 11:03PM

Zack Snyder's 'Guardians of Ga'Hoole' Gets a Cast?

Posted by
Elisabeth Rappe on Jan 2nd 2009, 8:32AM

Jan 2nd 2009, 8:32AM

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