Jul. 5th, 1981
San Diego, California, USA
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Ryan Hansen (born July 5, 1981) is an American actor, best known for having portrayed Dick Casablancas on Veronica Mars and Nolan in Friday the 13th. He also played Kyle Bradway on the Starz show Party Down. In 2012 he appeared as a recurring character on 2 Broke Girls. Hansen also has a recurring role as bad boy contestant Blaze on the web series Burning Love.
Born in Fountain Valley, California and raised in El Cajon, California, but has since moved with his wife Amy to Los Angeles.
Hansen began acting with guest starring roles on series such as Grounded for Life, That's So Raven, and Las Vegas. In 2004, Hansen auditioned for the role of Duncan Kane on Veronica Mars but lost out to Teddy Dunn. However, Rob Thomas told him to try out for the role of Dick Casablancas.
In 2008, Hansen appeared in Superhero Movie, released on March 28. Also in 2008, Hansen appeared in the CCT original musical Alice as Trevor McKnight/White Night. The show opened on July 31 and ran through August 10, in San Diego.
In 2011, Hansen portrayed Ben Lewis on the NBC sitcom Friends with Benefits.
BuddyTV ranked him #79 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".
In 2012, he began a recurring role as Andy, the candy shop owner, on the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. The same year he had a supporting role in the film Hit and Run alongside Dax Shepard and Bradley Cooper.
Hansen and his wife, Amy, were former roommates of actress 'Kristen Bell' at her house in the Hollywood Hills. Together, they have two children.
Hansen is involved in the campaign Invisible Children and has appeared in the online series The LXD, of which 50% of the profits is going to the Invisible Children Campaign.