Thomas Jay Ryan

Thomas Jay Ryan

Highest Rated: 92% Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Lowest Rated: 29% Dischord (2003)

Birthday: Aug 01, 1962

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Actor Thomas Jay Ryan appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Ryan had an early acting career in film, appearing in such titles as "Henry Fool" (1998), the Martin Donovan comedy "The Book of Life" (1999) and the Ben Gazzara comedy "Home Sweet Hoboken" (2000). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Wonderland" (ABC, 1999-2000). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Degas and the Dancer" (HBO, 1998-99) and "Mary Cassatt: American Impressionist" (HBO, 1998-99). He kept working in film throughout the early 2000s, starring in the Will Smith dramatic adaptation "The Legend of Bagger Vance" (2000), "Dischord" (2003) and the Jim Carrey fantastical comedy "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004). He also appeared in "Teknolust" (2004) with Tilda Swinton and the drama "The Cloud of the Unknown" (2004) with Miho Nikaido. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Dying Gaul" (2005) with Patricia Clarkson, "Fay Grim" (2007) and "Strange Culture" (2007). He also appeared in "Dream Boy" (2010). He also worked in television during these years, including roles in "Nurse Jackie" (Showtime, 2008-2015) and "Elementary" (CBS, 2012-). Most recently, Ryan acted in "Ned Rifle" (2015) with Liam Aiken.

Highest rated movies

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Strange Culture
The Book of Life
Henry Fool
Scenes from an Empty Church
Ned Rifle
Burn Country
The Dying Gaul




71% No Score Yet Cryptozoo Nicholas (Voice) - 2021
78% No Score Yet Scenes from an Empty Church Father James (Character) - 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dedalus Unknown (Character) - 2020
60% 41% Burn Country Dmitri Sokurov (Character) - 2016
85% 55% My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea Principal Grimm (Voice) $57.3K 2016
No Score Yet 67% The Missing Girl Stan Colvins (Character) - 2015
78% 54% Ned Rifle Henry Fool (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sabbatical Dan Keaton (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Sweet Misery Psychologist (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet 12% The Attic Dr. Perry (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 44% Dream Boy Harland (Character) $6.3K 2008
91% 60% Strange Culture Unknown (Character) - 2007
46% 57% Fay Grim Henry Fool (Character) $61.8K 2006
50% 52% The Dying Gaul (uncredited) (Character) $342.3K 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pigs Unknown (Character) - 2005
92% 94% Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Frank (Character) $34.1M 2004
29% No Score Yet Dischord Jimmy (Character) - 2003
30% 39% Teknolust Preacher (Character) $28.8K 2002
No Score Yet 57% Noon Blue Apples Zeus (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cloud of Unknowing Unknown (Character) - 2002
43% 65% The Legend of Bagger Vance Spec Hammond (Character) $30.7M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Degas and the Dancer Unknown (Character) - 1999
89% 71% The Book of Life Satan (Character) - 1998
89% 82% Henry Fool Henry Fool (Character) $1.3M 1997


No Score Yet 89% Blue Bloods Judge Carter Metcalf (Guest Star) 2017
93% 91% The Good Wife Ed Janoway (Guest Star) 2016
95% 89% Elementary Ken Whitman (Guest Star) 2013


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