James P. Ryan was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Southern California in 2001 with a B.A. in Theater. He has worked off and on in the Television and Commercial Production Industry since he was 18 years old. He is both an actor and a writer. Currently, he is the co-host on his Army of Dorkness podcast. He is also an avid home brewer and he has many leather-bound books.