Known for movies
|Fact||A student at The University of Toronto. (2008/2009).|
Ryan Cooley is a Canadian actor best known for his role as James Tiberius “J.T.” Yorke on the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on May 28, 1988, Cooley was raised in a small town outside of the city. His parents were both teachers, and he has two older sisters. Cooley began acting in school plays and community theatre productions when he was just eight years old.
After graduating from high school, Cooley moved to Toronto to pursue his acting career. He landed his first professional role in 2004, when he was cast as J.T. Yorke on Degrassi: The Next Generation. He appeared in more than 150 episodes of the show over the course of seven seasons, until his character was killed off in 2010.
Since leaving Degrassi, Cooley has appeared in a number of film and television roles, including the movies Charlie Bartlett (2007) and Prom Night (2008), and the TV series Lost Girl (2010) and Murdoch Mysteries (2011). He has also done voice work for the animated series Total Drama (2009-2010) and Beyblade: Metal Fusion (2010-2011).
Cooley currently resides in Toronto with his girlfriend, actress Shenae Grimes. The couple has one daughter together, born in 2013.
Net worth: $2 million
Salary: $20,000 per episode of Degrassi: The Next Generation (2004-2010)
|Full Name||Ryan Cooley|
|Education||Orangeville District Secondary School|
|Movies||The Tracey Fragments, Cybermutt, The Color of Friendship|
|TV Shows||Degrassi: The Next Generation, I Was a Sixth Grade Alien|
|1||Toronto, Ontario, Canada [November 2005]|
|2||Is engaged as of last year (2009).|
|3||A student at The University of Toronto. (2008/2009).|
|4||Working on his Bachelor of Arts in Theatre at The University of Toronto.|
|5||Ryan likes listening to rat pack music, which includes Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra.|
|6||Son of musician Charlie Cooley.|
|Oh No! It's an Alien Invasion||2013||TV Series||Louis|
|Lost Girl||2012||TV Series||Blogger|
|The Dating Guy||2010||TV Series||Booyah's Son|
|Degrassi: Minis||2006-2009||TV Series||J.T. Yorke|
|Degrassi: The Next Generation||2001-2007||TV Series||J.T. Yorke|
|The Tracey Fragments||2007||David Goldberg|
|Life with Derek||2005||TV Series||Frank|
|Queer as Folk||2001||TV Series||Hank Cameron|
|Are You Afraid of the Dark?||2000||TV Series||Waif Kid|
|The Color of Friendship||2000||TV Movie||Billy|
|I Was a Sixth Grade Alien||1999||TV Series||Pleskit|
|Real Kids, Real Adventures||1999||TV Series||Bud Toole|
|Happy Christmas, Miss King||1998||TV Movie||Daniel King|
|Degrassi's 40 Most Go There-est Moments||2006||TV Mini-Series||James Tiberious 'J.T.' Yorke|
|2002||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)||Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)|
|2006||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Ensemble Perfromance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)||Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)|
|2005||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Outstanding Young Performers in a TV Series||Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)|
|2003||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)||Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)|
|2002||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Leading Young Actor||Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia