Matthew Ryan Phillippe ( born September 10, 1974), better known as Ryan Phillippe, is an American actor. After appearing on the soap opera One Life to Live, he came to fame in the late 1990s starring in a string of films, including I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions, and 54. In the 2000s, he appeared in several films, including 2001's Academy Award Best Picture nominee Gosford Park, 2005's Academy Award-winning ensemble film Crash, and the 2006 war drama Flags of Our Fathers
DELAWARE: RYAN PHILLIPPE Phillippe was discovered in his hometown of New Castle while getting his hair cut at a local barbershop, and cited his upbringing as the motivation for his acting career. "There was something to having grown up modestly and wanting a different monetary status," he told The Philadelphia Inquirer.