Ryan Hadison Cooley (born May 18, 1988) is a Canadian consultant and former actor. He is best known for his role as James Tiberius "J.T." Yorke on Degrassi: The Next Generation which he starred in from 2001 until 2007.
Cooley in 2007
|Born||May 18, 1988|
Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
Prior to joining the Degrassi cast, he had a two-year run as Pleskit, the alien lead in the television series I Was a Sixth Grade Alien. Cooley's other television credits include the series, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Queer as Folk, Lexx: The Series and Life with Derek. He has also appeared in the features Sachsenhausen 1944, Toy Men, Disney Channel movie The Color of Friendship, the Animal Planet movie Cybermutt and CBC TV movie Happy Christmas Miss King alongside his Degrassi co-star Lauren Collins. In 2006, Cooley was nominated for a Young Artist Award (LA) the category of Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series. Cooley has also appeared in the 2007 film The Tracey Fragments with Elliot Page. In 2012, Cooley guest starred in a YouTube miniseries called Millie and Midge, in episodes 2 and 4 as Parker.
Cooley appeared on Degrassi: The Next Generation as a regular character in the first season of the show and continued his role until his character's death in 2007, while the show was in its sixth season.
|1999-2001||I Was a Sixth Grade Alien||Pleskit||Main Role|
|2000||The Color of Friendship||Billy||TV Movie|
|2001||Queer as Folk||Hank Cameron||Supporting role|
|2001-2007||Degrassi: the Next Generation||J.T. Yorke||Main cast|
|2005||Life With Derek||Frank||Episode: The Poxfather|
|2007||The Tracey Fragments (film)||David||Supporting Role|
|2012||Lost Girl||Website Owner||Episode: Midnight Lamp|
|2014||BeyWarriors: BeyRaiderz||Task Landau||Main cast; voice role|
- Credited as Ellen Page