Ryan Stiles was born on April 22, 1959 in Seattle. He was the youngest of 5 Children. When Ryan was 10 his parents moved him to Richmond, British Columbia with them. When Stiles was 17, he dropped out of High school to try and get a Comedian career and work for his father at his father's fish processing plant. In 1986, Ryan auditioned and got a stint with Second City, a creation renowned creation of Toronto. Later, by 1990 he attracted attention from Britain's Whose Line is It Anyway? show, and became a regular on it. In 1995, he met Drew Carey who gave him a part on his show The Drew Carey Show
and 3 years later when Drew was hosting the show Whose Line Is It Anyway, Ryan became a regular on it. While not working in the Hollywood world, Ryan is married with 3 children. Currently, Ryan appears in many shows along with Whose Line Is It Anyway?.