Ryan played the part of Mailman in Hot Shots.
Despite being born in Seattle, he commonly says in the Whose Line game Greatest Hits that he is from Saskatchewan.
Ryan photographed for life-size stand ups displayed at Kinko's stores. His name tag said "Kenny", though.
In the late 1980s, he did a television commercial for the subcompact car Yugo.
Ryan dropped out of high school at age 17.
He stands 6'6".
Ryan doesn't like singing in the Hoedown segment of Whose Line very much, to the point that he often ad-libs various insults at the expense of hosts Clive Anderson and Drew Carey during the segment.
Ryan once lived in a house previously owned by Liberace in Sherman Oaks, California. He sold the house upon moving to Bellingham, Washington.
In one episode of Whose Line is it Anyway?, he accidentally broke the decorative neon light on Drew Carey's desk by slamming it with his head.
Stiles reportedly has trouble finding shoes that fit him. He often gets custom-made shoes by George Esquivel. Jokes pertaining to Ryan's shoes on Whose Line are quite common.
Astrological Sign: Taurus
When he was about 10, his family moved to Canada.
When Ryan was 10, his parents moved the family to Richmond, British Columbia.
Ryan's parents were Canadian-born.
Ryan's shoes are made by George Esquivel.
He guest starred in Dharma and Greg as Abraham Lincoln.
He played Rabinowitz in Hot Shots! Part Deux.
He played Chad Gross in the movie Courting Courtney.
When he's not at work, Ryan spends his time thinking about work.
Ryan Stiles and Joe Pytka made some commercials for Nike.
Ryan joined the Second City comedy ensemble in Toronto in 1986.
Ryan's first job was being a stand-up comedian.
His best friend is Colin Mochrie.
On an episode of Whose Line is it Anyway he accidently broke the light on Drew Carey's desk by slamming it with his head.
Ryan is sometimes compared to a giraffe because of his towering height, lanky frame, and blonde hair.
Most of Ryan's hoedowns on Whose Line is it Anyway are used to insult Drew Carey in some way.
He hates the Hoedowns on Whose Line Is It Anyway.
He married Pat McDonald on 1989.
Stiles has outrageous shoes.
Ryan does great impressions of John Wayne, Carol Channing, Richard Nixon and Jimmy Stewart.
Ryan Stiles has appeared on a Progressive commercial.
He has 3 big dogs.
In 1990, Ryan joined the Los Angeles Second City Group.
In 2002, Stiles and Sean Masterson (formerly of the British Whose Line...) finished work on a screenplay, Live Bait, which is reportedly in production.
Ryan Stiles has appeared in a Pizza Hut Commercial.
Trade mark: Nearly always dresses in a button-down shirt and tailored trousers.
Ryan: I look like Walt Disney just threw up.
Ryan: That is raw dough. Never eat raw dough. They can make worms in your tummy. Worms in your tummy.
Ryan: You know, I've got a confession to make myself. I'm not really a priest, I've just got my shirt on backwards.
Ryan: It's the mummy from Canada.
Ryan: Well, I'd like to thank everyone who made this...what? Satan is my master?
Ryan: I'm Jim Phillips, I have multiple personalities. I'm also a skindiver, a puppeteer, and I was the tenth president of the United States.
Ryan: Ladies and gentlemen you'll hear a lot of rumors about stars, how much they make...Drew Carey for instance a lot of people say he made forty-five million dollars last year. After he pays taxes he's lucky if he clears thirty million ladies and gentlemen. A man has to eat! Please, Gary Coleman is a security guard! Send your money now!
Ryan: The sky, the sky beyond the door is blue.
Ryan: The cat! Stop it with the cat!
Ryan: Back off or the lizard gets it!
Ryan: Songs of the beekeeper, a very lonely profession. That's why we have four thousand songs... on four thousand CD's.
Ryan: The first rule to living in America is 'Stop tap dancing, you fool!'.
Ryan: I hope they aren't mating.
Ryan: I'm saying its already chewed.
Ryan: You're just a chicken, but what the cluck?
Ryan: Only your chicken impression can save us now!
Ryan: If I were as much of a man as my woman, I'd be my wife.
Ryan: What do I do when we're not taping? Sit in a dark room and refine my plans for someday ruling Earth from a blimp. And chess.
Ryan: Unless you're Drew Carey and get it free from Warner Brothers!
Ryan: And now I'm stuck with a very very huge man whose name happens to be Mo. Oh, Mo.
Ryan: When it comes to making love, I may not be the best, but I'm damn gouda.
Ryan: Care to be touched by an angel?
Ryan: If I could rap, that would be a sensation, but I can't, you see, I'm just a Caucasian.
Ryan: We're evil Smurfs, we're evil Smurfs, we're evil, evil evil Smurfs!
Ryan: Never trust sheep.
Ryan: I can't sprinkle sprinkles on. I lose control when I have sprinkles. I'm shaky. I still remember the great sprinkle accident of 1982.
Ryan: I put it on my head like so, and I look like Jiffy Pop. That's why I say, Jiffy Pop.
Ryan: If I were but a man who would be tall, I would be me.
Ryan: If I were a man with gills, I would be a fish!
Ryan: It goes in, it comes out; it goes in, it comes out.
Ryan: I'm going to buy some green bananas because by the time I get home they'll be ripe.
Ryan: Now that finishes the second coat, now, why don't we just take a few minutes and, watch it dry.
Ryan: Good evening, and welcome to another episode of "Bob Breathes".
Ryan: We've-lost with the ship sir. It seemed to just--slip away.
Ryan: Look! Its a banana split!
Ryan: Jim's escaping through the hole in the wall! The hole in the wall! Jim's escaping...
Ryan: If I were like your mother, I would be a woman.
Ryan: And over in Oregon, there's... It's on fire! Oregon's On FIRE!
Ryan: Never interrupt me when I'm eating a banana.
Ryan: Why does everything you say sound sexual?
Ryan: I don't know I work for the company so I just grab all the free ones.
Ryan: I voted for myself. I wanted to get the hell out of here.
Ryan: Are those your final points?
Ryan: (as E.T.) E.T. want lap dance.
Ryan: That's never going to make it to air. . . if you know what I mean.
Ryan: I'd rather drive the yellow brick road, you wouldn't happen to know of a rental car place around.
Ryan: Apperantly we have a special bonus it's one of Drew Carey's cue card that has never been read!