Ryan Maloney, born 24 November 1979, is an Australian actor who has played Jarrod “Toadfish” Rebecchi in Neighbours since 1995.
Ryan’s first acting experience was with the Merilyn Brend Children’s Teenagers and Adult’s Theatre Company in Melbourne when he was ten years old. He starred in their production The Purple Pumpernickel. His first role in a feature film was in Say A Little Prayer in 1993. He was also involved with the Victorian Police Department’s Films For Schools Youth project for a while.
Ryan has appeared on Rove Live, The Big Breakfast, The Saturday Show and Good Morning Australia, and is renowned internationally. In 2004 he was nominated for a Golden Rose of Montreux award for Best Actor in a Soap.
In 2003 Ryan married his long term girlfriend Alison Hayward and they became parents in 2006. Ryan is a charity worker, working for charities such as Forgotten Children Rescue Foundation, for children based in the Philippines. Ryan is also active in the Down Syndrome Association of Victoria.
In 2005 Ryan starred as Buttons in the pantomime Cinderella at The Marlow Theatre Company in Canterbury, UK and Sheffield Theatre.
Ryan is a big fan of long distance running.