Ryan Simpkins is no stranger when it comes to making movies. It has been an up & onward journey. Ryan always brings a strong, playful, and passionate performance to every project she's involved with. Starting out at 4 years old Simpkins booked her first film. At 7 years old, she began performing double time as she debuted on Broadway, and began production on a feature film in which she and her real life brother, actor Ty Simpkins played on-screen siblings, the first of many to come. Ryan Simpkins has continued to build her resume & character ever since, working with many A-list directors & actors over the years. Simpkins has won the "Best Actress" award in the "NYC Horror Film Festival 2008" for "Surveillance" (a first for a child in this festival), and films "Arcadia" won "Best Feature Film" in the Berlin Film Festival 2012, and "Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life" also won "Best Family Feature Film" in the Garden State Film Festival 2012 where Simpkins had lead roles in both films. Born on the east coast, Ryan Simpkins is the middle child of 3. Moving to California with her family in 2006 has been an excellent choice for the Simpkins family. Ryan Simpkins is a gifted honor student and has always attended public school. She is an avid reader & enjoys writing & adapting books for fun. In 2010 Ryan wrote, produced, directed and acted in her short called "Sitter Street". Ryan Simpkins hopes to write and direct and produce more in her future.