Ryan Hansen

Ryan Hansen


7/5/1981, Washington D.C.

Birth Name

Ryan Hansen


  • Ryan Hansen as Ben and Danneel Harris as...
  • Ryan Hansen as Ben on Friends With Benef...
  • Zach Cregger as Aaron, Ryan Hansen as Be...
  • Ryan Hansen as Ben on Friends With Benef...
out of 10
User Rating
128 votes



Ryan's was born on July 5, 1981 in Washington DC. Ryan is best known for his role in the television series Veronica Mars as Dick Casablancas.


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Ryan: I always love coming to work on the Veronica Mars set. It never feels like work. It is just so much fun being with everyone there.

    • Ryan: (on becoming a series regular for Veronica Mars) It was really a dream come true. You always want something like that. And then for the third season, that was still even a surprise. It's amazing that they still wanted Dick around. You know, everyone wants Dick around!

    • Ryan: (on working with the cast of Veronica Mars) I feel so weird, because everyone on the cast is so amazing, and it's honestly such a treat to go to work with these amazing people. As far as cast and crew, everyone - and I don't know if it's the San Diego vibe, or what - but it's really, really cool.

    • Ryan: There are sure a lot of people that I can thank for helping me in my career, but the most important shoutout goes to my wife Amy and my family.

    • Ryan: I first auditioned for the role of Duncan. Afterwards when they were casting one of Duncan's '09er friends, I was brought in to read for that. And it turned out to be Dick Casablancas. I know...we laugh at that name too. Maybe you can find out why my name is Dick Casablancas.

    • Ryan: Well, when I first started acting, right out of high school, I had the spikey hair thing going on. But for a while now my hair has looked like it does now.

    • Ryan: I'm a dual residence kinda guy. My wife Amy and I have a place in L.A. and when I'm working in San Diego, I either stay at my parents' or Amy's parents'. And I love that the show shoots in San Diego. I'm so proud to be representin' for my home town.

    • Ryan: (on his co-stars) Kristen is the most hard working actress and the sweetest person. She and Jason especially just put everyone at ease.

    • Ryan: (on director Rob Thomas) I think Rob is great. He watches out for the show and all the cast. His writing is awesome, very real.