23 Fascinating Facts About Ryan Hurst

How he got into the industry?

Ryan Hurst is known for his post-apocalyptic and horror settings roles.

He has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide with his incredible talent and charismatic presence.

Here are 23 awesome facts all about him and his life.


Ryan Hurst was born in Santa Monica, California USA, on 19 June 1976. He attended Santa Monica High school.

Ryan Hurst is 6 foot 4 inches (193cm) in height, and his eye color is blue.

His zodiac sign is Gemini. Unlike the roles he commonly plays, a Gemini is smart, sharp, and speedy.

Ryan Hurst was born into a family of actors; his mother, Candace Kaniecki, was an acting coach, and his father, actor Rick Hurst.

Ryan Hurst has one brother called Collin.

Ryan Hurst has converted to Sikhism, and has chosen Gobind Seva Singh to be his Sikh name.

Ryan started his acting career when he starred in the NBC teenage TV drama series Saved by the Bell: The New Class. He then starred as Mandelsohn in Saving Private Ryan.

Ryan debut film appearance was in the 1997 post-apocalyptic movie The Postman. He played the character of Eddie March.

From 1998 to 2002, he played roles in three war movies. He was in Saving Private Ryan in 1998, Rules of Engagement in 2000, and in 2002 he played Sgt. Ernie Savage in We Were Soldiers.

In 2004 Hurst played Lump Hudson in the dark comedy The Ladykillers. This was when his career began to take off.

In 1994, Hurst met Molly Cookson and the couple married in May 2005. Together, they founded the production company Fast Shoes.

Hurst is the president and CEO of Fast Shoes.

In 2005 Hurst played Agent Jimmy McGloin in 13 episodes of the police drama series Wanted.

From 2008 to 2012, Hurst played Harry "Opie" Winston in Sons of Anarchy. He was in 54 episodes, and this was a career highlight.
He was a recurring cast member for the first season of Sons of Anarchy, but he became a main cast member for the following seasons.

In 2011 Hurst won his first award at the Satellite Awards for Best Supporting Actor for his appearance in Sons of Anarchy.

Ryan Hurst is the voice of Jedidiah in Rango, and Yoshimitsu Shimoyama is the Japanese voice.

In April 2013, Hurst purchased a 3,400 square-foot home in Woodland Hills, California for $1.71 million.

From 2015-2017 Hurst played Chick Hogan in 15 episodes of the American horror drama television series Bates Motel.

Hurst appeared as Li'l "Foster" Farrell in 26 episodes of the television series Outsiders from 2016-2017.

In 2019, Ryan Hurst joined "The Walking Dead" to play Beta, one of the major new villains on the show.
He features in both seasons 9 and 10 until he met his end at the hands of Daryl Dixon, portrayed by Norman Reedus.

In the 2020 release of Superman: Man of Tomorrow, Hurst voiced bounty hunter Lobo.

In 2020 Hurst appeared in 1 episode of the remake of the American crime drama S.W.A.T as Terry. The episode he featured in was "Ekitai Rashku."

As of 2020, Hurst had a net worth of $4 million.

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