Who is John Paul Reynolds?
John Paul Reynolds was born in Madison, Wisconsin USA, on 5 August 1991 – his zodiac sign is Leo, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor and a writer, who’s perhaps known best for his portrayal of Officer Callahan, in the fantasy horror series “Stranger Things”. Created by Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer, it starred Millie Bobby Brown, Winona Ryder and Finn Wolfhard, and follows a girl with superpowers, who’s trying to rescue a missing boy with their mutual friends. The series has been airing since 2016, and has won 76 awards, including seven Primetime Emmys, while it’s been nominated for 212 other awards.
Early life and education
John was raised in Madison by his parents, about whom nothing’s known, as he respects their privacy. He hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.
He became interested in acting during his teenage years, and his first appearance was in a play performed at Annoyance Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. John’s parents urged him to focus on his education, rather than to pursue acting, and he was thus amongst the best students at his high school. He matriculated in 2009, and although he hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s widely believed that John attended college, and that he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2012.
Roles in movies
John made his debut film appearance in 2013, with his portrayal of Lewk in the comedy “Party Time Party Time”. A couple of his following roles were in the 2015 short comedy “We Have to Move”, the short comedy “Women Are Mean” and the comedy “Most Likely to Murder”, both in 2018.
He played one of the main characters, Robby, in the 2018 comedy “A Maine Movie”, and the same year saw him star in the short mystery drama “Formaldehyde”. Perhaps the most popular movie in which John has appeared was the 2020 adventure science fiction comedy “Save Yourselves!” Written and directed by Alex Huston Fischer and Eleanor Wilson, it also starred Sunita Mani and Ben Sinclair, and follows a couple from Brooklyn, who have moved away to a remote cabin, only to find that Earth is being attacked; the movie was nominated for two awards.
John’s two most recent movie roles have been in 2020, in the mystery thriller “Horse Girl”, and the drama “Cowboys”.
Roles in TV series
He made his debut TV series appearance in 2014, with his portrayal of Todd Watch in the episode “All Hands on the Bad One” of the comedy “The Chris Gethard Show: Public Access”. The following years saw him appear in an episode of various series, such as the comedy “We Have to Move”, the sports comedy drama “Red Oaks”, and the comedy drama “Master of None”.
In 2015, John played two characters in four episodes of the comedy “The Special Without Brett Davis”, and the following year saw him star as Chad Morgan in the comedy “Thanksgiving”.
It was written by Daniel Powell and Bethany Hall, also starred Sebastian Conelli and Chris Elliott, and follows the members of a dysfunctional family, who have gathered to spend Thanksgiving together. John then went on to make a guest appearance in an episode or two of various series, including in the comedy “Manners Men”, the biographical drama “Who Is?”, and the fantasy comedy drama “Miracle Workers”. In 2019, he played Duffy, one of the lead characters in the romantic comedy “Four Weddings and a Funeral”, based on the eponymous hit movie.
The year 2020 heard John voice Glenn in the short animated comedy “Wild Life”, and since early 2021, he has been starring as Drew Gardner in the crime comedy drama “Search Party”.
It also stars Alia Shawkat and John Early, and follows four people who are searching for their missing former colleague. The series has been airing since 2016, and has won two of the five awards for which it has been nominated.
John’s most recent TV series role has been his voicing of John in the 2021 episode “Familiesgiving” of the drama “Cinema Toast”.
John has three writing credits – in 2015, he wrote the episode “The Perception Society” of the comedy series “The Special Without Brett Davis”, and he has also written the 2018 short comedy film “Women Are Mean”, and the 2019 short comedy movie “To the Moon”.
He has made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, including in “Bad Jokes” in 2018, and in “Hollywood First Look Features” in 2020.
Awards and nominations
In 2017, John and his colleagues won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, for their performance in “Stranger Things”.
Love life and girlfriend
John’s quite secretive when it comes to his love life, and he prefers to keep the details of it to himself, however, it’s still widely known that he has been dating Bianca Diaz since 2012.
The two were apparently introduced by a mutual friend, and it was an instant match for them. Bianca could’ve been seen keeping John company at various red carpet events, but it seems that they aren’t interested in complicating their lives with signing papers; they have been together for over eight years, and have apparently chosen not to marry, nor to have children, as they focus on their careers.
Bianca’s an artist and an illustrator, and most of her work can be seen on her Instagram account, which is followed by close to 2,000 people.
As of June 2021, John’s dating Bianca Diaz, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
John loves to travel, and he and his girlfriend have been to various natural locations around the US, as they enjoy spending their spare time camping, and sleeping in remote cabins.
He’s a huge dog-lover, and often poses with other people’s dogs for his Instagram pictures. He doesn’t have a dog of his own, as he believes he’d lack time to take proper care of it.
John’s into music, and both sings and plays the guitar. He and his wife have sung for their fans, and their videos can be found uploaded onto both their Instagram accounts.
His favorite seasons are autumn and spring, mostly because of their colors.
In his spare time, John likes to watch movies – his favorite actor and actress are the late Robin Williams and Amanda Seyfried. A couple of his favorite movies are “Good Will Hunting”, “Good Morning, Vietnam” and “Dear John”.
Age, height and net worth
John’s age is 29. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
As of June 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $600,000.