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Name: Jay Bunyan (Jay Ryan)
Born: August 29, 1981 (age 31)
Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1998–present
Height: 6’0 ‘3/4’ (1.84 m)
Eye Color: Hazel

1. Before his career took off he used to be a clown, entertaining young children on the weekends at a local supermarket.

2. Jay changed his surname from Bunyan to Ryan when he moved from Australia to America to look for acting work. Ryan is from his mother’s family.

3. Jay NEVER dated his Neighbours co-star Michelle Ang but lived with her as roommates.

“You see, Michelle Ang and I used to live together – as roommates – when were on the show Neighbours. We were both imported from New Zealand to Oz (Australia) to do Neighbours. And, we played boyfriend and girlfriend on the show, but we never actually got together (as a couple). But, you couldn’t convince the Aussie press of that.”

Source: digitaljournal.com

4. Jay is thanked on Delta Goodrem’s Innocent Eyes album: “Jay, for our continued friendship and your love and support.”

5. Growing up Jay was friends with David de Lautour, the actor who Jay later ‘replaced’ on Being Eve.

6. Jay’s best friend is also the writer/director of his last play, The Packer, Dianna Fuemana, whom he took to the 2003 Logie Awards.

7. Due to the success of The Packer Jay was offered a movie role, but had to turn it down due to Neighbours.

8. Jay’s first acting performance was in a television commercial for the canned spaghetti product, Spaghetti Oops.

9. Before he took the role for Neighbours Jay was to be cast in the Power Rangers series filming in Auckland, and was also lined up for a role in a Canadian action movie.

10. Jay has a sister who is half Tongan.

11. His favorite color is Electric Blue.

12. Jay Bunyan modelled for Australia magazine Cleo, in the Bachelor Issue.

Current Projects

Fighting Season
The story is a six-part event drama that surrounds the invisible men and women who fight for their country (Australia), what they bring home from the war, discovering what of themselves they’ve left behind, the secrets that must remain hidden; With a compelling mystery regarding a possible cover-up where the lines cross between killer and family man, hero and victim, truth and imagination or fantasy, are constantly changing.


Mary Kills People
Single mother Mary Harris is an ER doctor by day, but by night she and her partner, a former plastic surgeon, moonlight as underground angels of death who help terminally ill patients slip away on their own terms.
Marie AvgeropoulosNico TortorellaTyler Blackburn

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