Ryan Stiles

Ryan Stiles was born in Seattle, Washington, the youngest of five children. When he was ten, his Canadian-born parents moved the family to Richmond, British Columbia. At the age of seventeen, he dropped out of high school to pursue a career in comedy. He worked in his fathers fish-processing plant to earn a living while doing stand-up at Punchlines Comedy Club in Vancouver, British Columbia and performing improvisational comedy with the Vancouver Theatre Sports League. In 1986, Stiles successfully auditioned for a berth at Torontos renowned Second City comedy ensemble. [+]