In the past, he's worked for Nightline and ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer, and his eyebrows are still slaying to this very day.Canadian television actor who played the role of J. Yorke on the popular teen drama, Degrassi: The Next Generation, and also starred in Queer as Folk.Cooley's other television credits include the series, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Queer as Folk, Lexx: The Series and Life with Derek.IMDb may not be a reliable source for biographical information.
If you watched Degrassi back in its heyday, chances are you're probably still heartbroken over J. These days, Degrassi's resident bad boy is a self-proclaimed news junkie, serving as producer and news correspondent for the Fusion network.
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.
Ryan Cooley, born May 18, 1988, is a Canadian actor best known for playing J. Yorke on the first 6 seasons of Degrassi: The Next Generation.
Contrary to popular belief, the choice to leave Degrassi was not Ryan's.