Ryan Guzman was born September 21, 1987 in Abilene Texas. He is an
actor, model, and mixed martial arts fighter. He portrayed Sean Asa
in the Step Up series, Noah Sandborn in The Boy Next Door, Carlos
Gutierrez in the mini-series Heroes Reborn and Roper in Richard
Linklater's Everybody Wants Some!!.
In 2006 Guzman was a left-handed pitcher for his collegiate team in
Rocklin, CA, while simultaneously becoming a successful model in San
Francisco, and training in mixed martial arts (M.M.A.). The end of
his baseball career in 2009 offered him ample time to devote to his
love for martial arts, and he soon found himself fighting in the
octagon as a welterweight (170 lbs). In Sept. of 2010, he decided to
move to Los Angeles, and within 6 months, he found himself having
success doing commercials. Through commercial work, an interest in
acting started to arise for Guzman. Shortly after Ryan started
taking acting classes, he signed with Luber Roklin Management, and
two months later, he landed his big break and was cast as the lead
in the highest grossing film dance franchise to date.
to LA, Ryan has been busy working on many popular films & TV
shows. He is currently starring in the Fox first responder
drama series 9-1-1, playing LAFD firefighter Edmundo 'Eddie' Diaz.