Revealed at the end of the 1990s thanks in particular to his role in the horror film Remember … last summer, Ryan Phillippe celebrates his
Ryan Phillippe made his television debut in 1992. The role is a little daring at the time, because he plays a young homosexual in the soap-opera On ne vit qu’une fois. Born in 1974 in the United States, Ryan Phillippe then plays the sailors for Tony Scott in USS Alabama, and for his brother Ridley Scott in The Bottom Blade. With the horror movie Remember… last summer, in 1997, he made a big hit with the public. Ryan Phillippe reunites with Sarah Michelle Gellar in Sexe Intentions in 1999, a modern remake of Choderlos de Laclos’ Dangerous Liaisons. It was there that he met Reese Witherspoon. He married her the same year in South Carolina. They have two children: Ava Elizabeth and Deacon Reese.
In 2007, it is the divorce, then he stays three years with Abbie Cornish, an Australian actress. His short relationship with the actress Alexis Knapp, in 2010, gives birth to Kailani Merizalde. After Amanda Seyfried, another actress, he begins a relationship with civil lawyer Paulina Slagter. Malfrat in Way of the Gun, young geek in Antitrust, domestic in Gosford Park, Private Nurse John Bradley in Memoirs of our Fathers, Ryan Phillippe multiplies the roles until he joins, in 2012, the series Damages for the fifth and final season. In 2015, he is the lead actor in Secrets and Lies, the adaptation of the Australian series of the same name.
In November 2016, Ryan Philippe and Paulina Slagter separated after five years of love.