Mark Ryan has been combining his acting, singing, writing and Action Direction talents in an eclectic and successful international career ranging over 30 years. He did several major musicals in London's West End, spending 4 years in Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit Evita playing Magaldi and Che under the direction of Broadway legend: Hal Prince.
He originated Nasir for the cult British TV series: Robin Of Sherwood and has appeared in dozens of films and television series both in the US and UK. Mark is also an accomplished author and has written for DC Comics and created The Greenwood Tarotfor Harper Collins.
Mark also toured the US with original Monty Python member: Eric Idle, performing at Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.
He was Swordmaster and Fight Director on King Arthur for Antoine Fuqua and trained Keira Knightley, Stellan Skarsgard and Clive Owen. He has appeared in such productions as The Prestige and The Thirst and has continued to work in theater and TV in the US, recently completing 'specialOps: Delta playing Col. Anderson Savage.
He began working on the 2007 film Transformers during filming as the on-set voice of several different robots. This work continued throughout filming and into editing, prior to the actual casting of voice-over talent. He was then cast as the voice of the character Bumblebee. Ryan also voices Ironhide and Hoist for the Activision video game based on the film.
During 2008 he wrote and produced a musical adaptation of Wuthering Heights starring Jenn Korbee, directing the video Women for the project. In the fall of 2008 the online publisher, ComicMix, began running The Pilgrim written by Ryan and drawn by legendary graphic artist Mike Grell.
He continued voice-work on Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen into 2009, performing Bumblebee and Jet fire and standing in for the robots during principal photography.