|Date of Birth
||12 January 1967
|Place of Birth
||Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Blanchard Ryan - Born and raised in New England, Blanchard Ryan graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Political Philosophy. She began her career in commercials, while studying acting and improv in New York City. Prior to her role as Susan in OPEN WATER, Ryan also starred in several independent films including “My Sister's Wedding,” “Remembering Sex” and “Exceed,” and appeared in Fox Searchlight's “Broken Lizard's Super Troopers” and Kevin Smith's “Big Helium Dog.”
Ryan also appeared on HBO's “Sex and the City,” and performed in recurring scripted and improv sketches on NBC's “Late Night with Conan O'Brien.”
Ryan is an avid hockey fan, and loves visiting zoos and aquariums and reading mystery novels.
A former Club Med G.O., she was an aerobics instructor and a circus performer at Club Med Ixtapa, Mexico.
Daughter of Ron Ryan, President of the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers, former Coach/GM of the Hartford Whalers.