Ryan Phillippe is an American actor and director. After appearing on the soap opera One Life to Live, he came to fame in the 1990s starring in a number of films, including I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions, and 54. In the 2000s, he appeared in several films. In 2007 he starred in Breach, a movie based on the true story of FBI operative Eric O'Neill, while in 2008 he headlined Kimberly Peirce's Iraq war film Stop-Loss. In 2010, he starred as Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Greg Marinovich in The Bang-Bang Club. Since then, he has made appearances on television shows Damages and Secrets and Lies.