He appeared in the films Flicka (2006), with Maria Bello, Alison Lohman, and Tim Mc Graw, and Dead Silence (2007), a horror film in which he played the leading role, Jamie Ashen.Kwanten appeared in a Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode that aired on 2 December 2008, in which he portrayed Dominic Pruitt, a US Marine Corps Master Sergeant accused of raping and murdering a fellow Marine and her unborn baby.Source: For now, they are only in relationship sharing a home near Venice Beach in Los Angeles.Ryan might make Ashely his wife in the days to come as their bond seems to be serious.He began his career in the year 1991 but could grab the attention of his viewers by appearing in “Home and Away” only from 1997 to 2002.Ryan is also popular for appearing in American teen drama series Summerland where he portrayed the character of Jay Robertson.Born to Eddie Kwanten and Kris, Ryan was raised with two brothers, Mitchell, and Lloyd.
Determined and persistent, Kwanten made it through difficult first months when he couldn't find any jobs.
Kwanten once said to USA Today in an interview about his career and love life.
He said that he is too busy focusing on his career and has no time for romance in his life.
Kwanten had previously guested on the serial as Robbie Taylor in 1994.
Moving to the United States, Kwanten was cast as Jay Robertson in Summerland (2004–05).