Ryne Sanborn

Active - 1997 - 2008  |   Born - Feb 3, 1989 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States  |   Genres - Musical, Comedy

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Biography by Cammila Collar

Utah native Ryne Sanborn got a touch of fame at the age of 13, when he acted as a Child of Light in the 2002 Olympic ceremony in Salt Lake City. He scored the part of Jason in the phenomenally popular High School Musical in 2006, and subsequently reprised the role in the movie's sequels. He also tried his hand at more obscure projects, like the 2008 independent film The Adventures of Food Boy.

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  • Named after Ryne Sandberg, the Chicago Cubs' Hall of Famer. 
  • Was the "Child of Light" for the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics' opening and closing ceremonies.
  • Played on his high school's hockey team, and the under-16 Utah Stars travel team.