Ryan Cooper

MTV television personality who landed the lead male role of Jake in Eye Candy opposite Victoria Justice. He previously played Bruce Hunter in the popular soap opera One Life to Live. After high school, he worked as a carpenter for 6 years. He then gained fame in 2008 when he was featured in a DKNY jeans commercial. He has also modeled for Armani Exchange, Hugo Boss, Trussardi Jeans, and Esprit underwear. He wrote and directed a short film called Left Behind which focuses on a confrontation between a mother struggling with her depression and a son's resolve and unorthodox method of helping her see reason. He was born in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to an Australian missionary family. He landed a role as Piers, a gentlemanly-clad psychopath, in the indie film Julia, alongside Tahyna Tozzi, Jack Noseworthy, and Ashley C. Williams. [+]