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Ryan Phillippe
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Born
Matthew Ryan Phillippe

September 10, 1974 (1974-09-10) (age 46)
Occupation
  • Actor
Years active 1992–present
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Spouse(s)
Reese Witherspoon
(m. 1999; div. 2007)
Children 3

Matthew Ryan Phillippe (born September 10, 1974) is an American actor. He played Billy Douglas in the soap opera One Life to Live. He later became famous in the late 1990s with starring roles in the movies I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), 54 (1998) and Cruel Intentions (1999). After 2000, he appeared in many movies, including Gosford Park (2001), Crash (2004), Flags of Our Fathers (2006), Breach (2007), Stop-Loss (2008), MacGruber (2010), The Bang-Bang Club (2010) and The Lincoln Lawyer (2011). He starred as Bob Lee Swagger in the lead role of the USA Network thriller drama Shooter (2016–2018).

Phillippe was born in New Castle, Delaware. He was married to actress Reese Witherspoon from 1999 until their divorce in 2007. The couple have two children. He also has a daughter from a relationship with actress Alexis Knapp.


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