Ryan Phillippe Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th December 2016

Quote: "I'm open to it. I don't have a date or any plans set. I haven't closed any books!" Actor Ryan Phillippe isn't ruling out marriage again in the future. He was previously married to Reese Witherspoon from 1999 to 2007, while he broke off his engagement to law student Paulina Slagter in November (16).

30th April 2015

Quote: "My girlfriend said, 'What did you do? You just stripped on this show?' She's a bit younger, so her familiarity with the show wasn't to the same degree. So I had to explain to her that I wasn't really naked." Ryan Phillippe upset his girlfriend Paulina Slagter when he pretended to strip on shock jock Howard Stern's recent 60th birthday radio show.

30th April 2015

Quote: "She's awesome. When people see her they have these judgements because she could be a model but she's about to graduate Stanford Law. Also what's great about it - as you get older certain issues become more important to you. I'm very involved in civil rights issues, and so to be with a woman who could actually make an impact in the legal realm, that's a beautiful thing." Actor Ryan Phillippe boasts his longtime girlfriend Paulina Slagter possesses beauty and brains.

31st March 2015

Quote: "It's crazy... I get carded constantly. My daughter hates it, because sometimes people have thought I'm her brother, and she's freaked out by that." Youthful Ryan Phillippe reveals people often mistake him for his 15-year-old daughter Ava's older sibling.

18th July 2014

Fact: Actor Ryan Phillippe will make his directorial debut with a new suspense thriller, Catch Hell. The Crash star also co-wrote the script and plays the lead role in the film, which is slated to hit cinemas in the U.S. on 10 October (14).

6th December 2013

Tweet: "What an amazing life lead by Madiba. A light & inspiration to the world. The privilege of spending a small amount of private time w/ (with) Mr. Mandela as he held my baby daughter, is a highlight of my life. Mandela was bouncing Ava, then two yrs (sic) old, on his knee & called her, 'future leader'. I couldn't believe it in that moment. I still can't." Actor Ryan Phillippe remembers late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela.

30th January 2012

Quote: "I don't think I realised how little I was living. I was so consumed by holding it together. I was in a tight little square, because when something's not right and you're trying so hard to hold on to it, you have to make it really small so that you can hold on to it. If your world gets any more expansive, you can't deal anymore." Reese Witherspoon on her grief following her split from ex-husband Ryan Phillippe.

21st April 2011

Quote: "I want children! My publicist now has two kids - I love her, so I like to think I'm an auntie to her kids. I can't wait to have my own! I think it's really exciting to know that I want them. Knock on wood, I hope I'm fertile, but I've never got pregnant before." Amanda Seyfried, who is dating actor Ryan Phillippe, longs to be a mother.

11th April 2011

Quote: "We are very much in touch." Amanda Seyfried is still in contact with ex-boyfriend Dominic Cooper. The actress is rumoured to be dating Ryan Phillippe following her 2010 split from her Mamma Mia! co-star.

16th March 2011

Quote: "He's incredible... The kids have met him and the unfortunate thing is they really love Wax, but they can't listen to any of Wax's songs." Ryan Phillippe's children can't listen to dad's rap pal Wax because of his expletive-laden lyrics.

16th March 2011

Quote: "We're two thirds of the way through the school year (and) he's had a fractured leg, a fractured arm, separated shoulder and, most recently and currently, a busted lip... He has these accidents and apparently, the way he tells it, it's never his fault. It always just happens to him." Ryan Phillippe admits his son Deacon is accident prone.

15th March 2011

Quote: "I said, 'Hey, Curtis, what did you do with your day off?' And I was shocked at his response, which was, 'I went to see that Harry Potter s**t.' And then he let me know how beautiful the cinematography was, so 50 is more than meets the eye." Ryan Phillippe was impressed with his Setup co-star 50 Cent.

13th March 2011

Quote: "We've done a good job, I'm very proud of us for that." Actor Ryan Phillippe is happy with the way he and his ex-wife Reese Witherspoon have brought up their two children, Ava and Deacon, despite divorcing in 2007.

8th March 2011

Quote: "I've been 'seen' with him." Amanda Seyfried is coy about her rumoured romance with Ryan Phillippe.

16th December 2010

Fact: Ryan Phillippe has put his sprawling Los Angeles home on the market for a massive $7.4 million (£4.9 millon). The Cruel Intentions star bought the house in 2008, following his divorce from wife Reese Witherspoon, and he lived in the mansion with girlfriend Abbie Cornish before their split earlier this year (10).

20th May 2010

Quote: "I'm a closet comedy nerd. I've watched every episode of SNL since I was 13." Hollywood star Ryan Phillippe was overjoyed to land a role alongside SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE TV comedians Will Forte and Kristen Wiig in new movie MACGRUBER.

13th May 2010

Fact: Actor Ryan Phillippe used to teach kids tae-kwon-do. The Crash star is a former competitive martial arts master.

12th May 2010

Quote: "We go to all the school events together and we're there for each other... In our line of work you have to be flexible because from one week to the next you don't know where you're going to have to be for a promotional tour or on location. We've done a really good job with that and our kids are happy and healthy and doing awesome." Ryan Phillippe is happy with his post-divorce relationship with ex-wife Reese Witherspoon.

1st May 2010

Quote: “I rap really well. I can sound like Lil Wayne or Ludacris. I’m dead serious…I can spit!” Actor Ryan Phillippe is confident about his rap skills.

28th April 2010

Quote: "I was really into MTV's JERSEY SHORE. Oh my God. I got really obsessed. I would count down until the next episode - literally, like, 'OK, four more days...' I was into it. I'm from the East Coast and I knew guys like that growing up, so it was fascinating. I could relate to it in some strange way." Ryan Phillippe is a big fan of the hit reality show.

22nd April 2010

Fact: Ryan Phillippe had his childhood dreams come true this week (begs19Apr10) when he met his wrestling idol Ricky 'the Dragon' Steamboat backstage at the WWE Monday Night Raw event, which he was hosting, at the Izod Center in New Jersey.

13th February 2009

Quote: "My daughter is such a smart little girl. We talk about politics these days. She was torn this year because her mother supported Hillary (Clinton) and I supported (Barack) Obama." Ryan Phillippe and his ex-wife REECE WITHERSPOON have passed on their love of politics to their nine-year-old daughter AVA.

4th September 2008

Quote: "Ryan Phillippe is lovely. Shia LaBeouf is a really good actor and a cute boy as well. There are so many!" British singer Leona Lewis comes clean about her crushes on American actors.

22nd April 2008

Fact: Kanye West's Glow In The Dark Tour has attracted a huge celebrity following - stars including Ashlee Simpson and her fiance Pete Wentz, Ryan Phillippe, Jamie Foxx, and pregnant Gwen Stefani and her husband Gavin Rossdale, were all in attendance at the rapper's Los Angeles concert on Monday night (21Apr08). West is headlining the tour with support from N.E.R.D, Lupe Fiasco and Rihanna.

27th March 2008

Quote: "I can't wait for (this war) to be over, and our troops to be home. We're occupying territory we don't belong in. We're there under grounds that were not truthful or warranted." Actor Ryan Phillippe is against the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq.

26th March 2008

Quote: "It seems like the good ones are taken. I would love to do it. My son would love me to do it." CRASH star Ryan Phillippe yearns to make his son DEACON proud by starring as a superhero.

26th March 2008

Quote: "You're a sitting duck and a target they can rely on at any point in time because you're in a car and you're easily followed. Every day of my life, as I leave my neighbourhood, someone is following me." Ryan Phillippe is fed up with the paparazzi trailing him.

21st March 2008

Quote: "I was probably about 19 and DAVID LA CHAPPELLE... saw me out at a restaurant and he put me in it (commercial) and I didn't know that I'd end up being naked on Skid Row at two in the morning in an alley with rats running around." Ryan Phillippe on his all-nude Armani jeans ad, which only aired in Europe.

19th March 2008

Fact: Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe's five-year-old son DEACON is named after a baseball great who pitched in the first ever World Series in 1903. Turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Deacon Phillippe is a distant relative of the Crash star.

13th November 2007

Quote: "I was sitting there looking at them interact, and I'm thinking, 'These people have raised millions of dollars to save people.' The potential power of celebrity is astounding." Ryan Phillippe on his private meeting with philanthropists SIR Elton John and ELIZABETH TAYLOR.

23rd June 2007

Fact: Hunky Ryan Phillippe is 'celebrating' the end of his marriage to Reese Witherspoon with a new tribal tattoo. The actor has been showing off the colourful skin art on the top of his left arm.

12th February 2007

Quote: "I'd like my daughter to be President." Ryan Phillippe has high hopes for his daughter AVA.

10th November 2006

Fact: Ryan Phillippe is hoping to bounce back from his divorce by making his directorial debut. The actor has found a script he'd like to turn into a movie and he hopes to start shooting in Texas next year (07).

8th November 2006

Quote: "If one of the guys sprained his ankle on the set, I taped it up because I'm the corpsman. If they got a cut, I cleaned it out and put the bandage on." Ryan Phillippe took his role as World War II hero JOHN 'DOCC' BRADLEY in Clint Eastwood's FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS very seriously.

18th October 2006

Quote: "She told me I should retire because you couldn't make a better film than this. I'll wait a little longer." Ryan Phillippe reveals his wife Reese Witherspoon is a big fan of his new war film FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS.

12th October 2006

Quote: "Just being in his presence makes you feel like less of a man." Ryan Phillippe was in awe of legendary film-maker Clint Eastwood on the set of FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS.

12th October 2006

Quote: "I've made 25 movies, and I probably liked four of them, but I don't have any professional regrets. You know, they're just movies." Ryan Phillippe admits he needs to select his roles more carefully.

4th September 2006

Fact: Actor Ryan Phillippe is investing in a new Wilmington, Delaware nightclub, which is set to open in 2007.

7th March 2006

Quote: "It's an amazing dress... I think it's the best one she's ever worn." Actor Ryan Phillippe was a big fan of the second-hand, 51-year-old Christian Dior gown his wife Reese Witherspoon wore to the Oscars on Sunday (05MAR06).

30th June 2004

Fact: <p>LEGALLY BLONDE star Reese Witherspoon and her husband Ryan Phillippe plan to leave Los Angeles because they want to raise their children AVA and DEACON in a "normal environment". </p> <b>30/06/2004 14:04</b>

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