HRyan Hansen began his acting career in television shows such as Grounded for Life and Las Vegas. His first regular role came in 2004, when he played hedonist surfer Dick Casablancas in Veronica Mars. (He originally auditioned for the role of Duncan Kane.) He became a regular from the show's second season and stayed until its cancellation in 2007.
Hansen later appeared in the short-lived series Rockville CA, and afterwards, in the acclaimed Starz comedy Party Down. He then joined the NBC sitcom Friends with Benefits, which was slated as a midseason replacement for the 2010-2011 TV season but was never aired. He also appeared in films such as Superhero Movie and Friday the 13th.
- Death by Engagement (2005)
- Palo Alto, CA (2007)
- Sherman's Way (2008)
- Superhero Movie (2008)
- House Broken (2009)
- Friday the 13th (2009)
- BoyBand (2010)
- (818) (2011)
- Hipster Tea Party (2011)
- Veronica Mars (regular, 2004-2007)
- Rockville CA (regular, 2009)
- Party Down (regular, 2009-2010)
- Friends with Benefits (regular, 2011)