Merriman began his career doing commercials, print work, vocal performances, and local theater in Oklahoma.
Ryan has starred in several television films including Lifetime's Dangerous Child, Rocket's Red Glare, Luck of the Irish, Smart House, Hallmark's Night Ride Home, Lansky, Everything That Rises, and Taken, on the Sci-Fi Channel produced by Steven Spielberg.
Ryan played the recurring role of Young Jarod on the NBC hit series The Pretender, which ran for four successful seasons on NBC. He was also a series regular on the NBC television sitcom, The Mommies. His film credits include Final Destination 3, The Ring, and The Ring Two.
Merriman has received seven nominations for a Young Artist Award of Hollywood, winning five times. In addition, he has been nominated five times for a Hollywood Reporter Young Star Award.
Ryan Merriman's Scores
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|Pretty Little Liars: Season 2||Jun 14, 2011||Ian Thomas||7.9|
|Pretty Little Liars: Season 1||Jun 8, 2010||Ian Thomas||8.1|
|Comanche Moon||Jan 13, 2008||Jake Spoon||tbd|
|The Pretender: Season 4||Sep 25, 1999||Young Jarod||10|
|Smart House: Season 1||Jun 26, 1999||Ben Cooper||5.0|
|The Pretender: Season 3||Oct 17, 1998||Young Jarod||10|
|The Pretender: Season 2||Nov 1, 1997||Young Jerod / Young Jarod||10|
|The Pretender: Season 1||Sep 19, 1996||Young Jerod / Young Jarod||9.5|