Ryan Budds


Ryan Budds is a comedian/writer/actor from the south suburbs of Chicago now living in Los Angeles. His jokes have grabbed attention from Comedy Central, Rooftop Comedy, WGN, CBS, Time Out Chicago, and United Healthcare's website. Most recently, you can see him in the SyFy Channel original movie Sharknado (2013) starring Tara Reid and 'Ian Ziering' (qv.

On stage, Budds is a newlywed in his 20s who talks about his dad's obsession with malls, his worthless English degree, and over-phallic bachelorette parties, to name a few things. He's opened for many notably funny comics like Dennis Miller, Zach Galafianakis, and The Wayans Brothers. He's performed at many great clubs including The Improv, Zanies, and The Laugh Factory and frequents college stages like Indiana University and University of Michigan.

Recently, Budds optioned a feature length comedy titled Colorful for Nickelodeon star Keke Palmer's production company. He also wrote and starred in a weekly web series called Between Gigs with award-winning screenwriter Dale Zawada, and produced, wrote and starred in a full-length comedy pilot with some of Chicago's finest comics/actors called Life Support.

Actor ( 9 credits )

Dirtbags (2017) Ryan
Road Hard (2015) Himself (uncredited)
Airplane vs. Volcano (2014) Private Thatch
Chasing Life (2014)  Waiter (1 episode, 2014)
13/13/13 (2013) ER Nurse
Artistic License (2013) Waiter (uncredited)
Beverly Hills Pawn (2013)  Himself (1 episode, 2014)
Rules of Engagement (2007)  Night Club Patron (1 episode, 2013)
How I Met Your Mother (2005)  Carly's Friend on Skates (uncredited) (1 episode, 2013

Producer ( 2 credits )

Crashletes (2016) clip associate producer / segment producer (9 episodes
Ridiculousness (2011) associate producer (1 episode, 2014)