Late last month, Ryan said he was struggling with anxiety.
“It’s almost over. It’s also the month of mental health awareness. Which leads me to it,” he began at the time. “One of the reasons I post this so late is that I’m rescheduling and important things are slipping away. And one of the reasons I’m redirecting myself is my lifelong friend, anxiety.”
He continued, “I know I’m not alone and more importantly, for all those like me who redirect, rethink, overwork, worry too much and all too much, please know that you are not alone. We are not talking enough for mental health and don̵
In 2017 The bodyguard of Hitman’s wife the actor discussed his anxiety and how his upbringing may have contributed to his mental health struggles.
“I have three older brothers. Our father was tough. He wasn’t easy for anyone. And he wasn’t easy for himself,” said Ryan, whose father died after battling Parkinson’s in 2015. Diversity. “I think the anxiety may have started there, trying to find ways to control others, trying to control myself. I never recognized that at the time. I was just a shivering child.”