Damon Runyan

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Actor, Director, Producer and Writer (1976)
Sat Sep 03 2022
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Damon Runyan is a Canadian actor known among the public for his appearance in various movies and TV series such as My Mother's Killer BoyfriendThe Perfect Cheerleader, and Home Before Dark. 

He started his acting career with a role in a TV series and debuted as a Cameraman in 2000, releasing the drama series, Soul Food. Damon has a decent height of 6 feet 2 inches (187 cm) and an attractive personality. He has brown hair and gray eyes.

Is Damon Married?

Damon Runyan is currently in a married relationship with a Canadian actress and television personality, Jodie Dowdall, since 2016. The romantic couple first met each other on the set of Robert Rice-directed thriller movie Dead of Winter. 

In that movie, Jodie portrayed the role of sister, whereas Damon portrayed the role of John Garber. Damon and Jodie started to like each other and soon started going on dates.

A romantic picture of Damon Runyan and Jodie Dowdall. Image Source: Popular Networth

Finally, the romantic couple decided to take their relationship to the next level. They  tied their knot in June 2016 in a secret wedding ceremony in the presence of their family member and some friends.

The married couple is living a happily married life in their house in Canada, along with their daughter, Ruby Simone, and their pet dog.

About Ruby Simone: Daughter of Damon

The romantic couple, Damon and Jodie, became parents for the first time after their daughter, Ruby Simone, was born on March 1, 2017. The couple was quite happy to see their baby for the first time.

Damon shared this fabulous news one day after his daughter was born through his Instagram handle, captioning:

Our baby Ruby Simone Runyan arrived last night; baby and Moma are doing great. Another universe of love has opened; I'm standing in the infinite expanse, in awe of the radiant energy of life and the unbelievable strength, courage, and magic that is @jodiedowdall888, my wife, my life.

Damon Runyan with his daughter, Ruby Simone. Image Source: @damonrun

Since then, Damon has shared various information about his daughter on his Instagram handle. He also shared a lovely picture of his daughter on the first day she went to school. 

About Jodie Dowdall

As mentioned earlier, Jodie Dowdall is a Canadian actress and television personality who is famous among the public for her role in Dead Dreams Beverly as Lalonde.

She started her acting journey with a role in the action-drama TV series Earth: Final Conflict Young Elyse as Elyse. Since then, she has appeared in seventeen movies and TV series regardless of their genres.

Apart from acting, she has also worked as a producer in the comedy-short film, Triple-A.

Has A Tattoo

Damon Runyan is also an art lover and likes to ink various tattoos on his body. He has a cool tattoo on his left arm.

Damon Runyan and his daughter, Ruby Simone. Image Source: @damonrun

His tattoo shows a bird sitting on a branch; however, the name of the bird and tattoo is still behind the curtain.

Net Worth: How Rich Is Damon?

Damon Runyan has a huge net worth of $2 million, similar to Mike Lobel. He has earned this huge net worth thanks to portraying various lead and side character roles in TV movies and series.

Moreover, he has also worked as a director, producer, and writer in various short films such as Cassidy, Crackmas, Fade, etc. He has earned a considerable sum of money working in that movies.

The Early Life of Damon  

Damon was born in Toronto, Ontario just like Marc Bendavid, Canada, on January 1, 1976. His nationality is Canadian, while he has the birth sign as Capricorn.

Damon Runyan with his mother, Elizabeth Damon Runyan.
Damon Runyan with his mother, Elizabeth Damon Runyan. Image Source: @damonrun

Although Damon is quite frank about his personal life on his social media, he is yet to reveal his education qualification and other details regarding his childhood and early life.

Family Details

Magical Christmas shoe actor Damon was born into a well-established family. He was born as the son of Alfred Lee Runyan, father, and Elizabeth Damon Runyan, mother.

However, there is not much information regarding his parents' profession or other details in any media.

Got Vaccinated

On the Other Hand, Death, actor Damon got vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus on April 22, 2021. He shared a funny photo of him while holding the vaccination card in hand, captioning:

Done!

Damon Runyan posing after getting vaccinated. Image Source: @damonrun

Moreover, he also requested his fans and followers to get vaccinated as soon as possible as the situation was really bad then.

Hobbies And Interest

Degrassi: The Next Generation actor, Damon, is not only a talented actor but also a curious person in real life. He performs various activities daily to entertain himself. 

He has various hobbies, such as playing golf, riding bikes, and painting. Moreover, he loves to read various reading stories and novels in his free time. 

Damon has read various books such as The Road to Character by David Brooks, Journey Through Labrador by Bernie Howgate, and many others. Moreover, he also suggests to his fans and followers to read various books. 

Baci: Pet Name of Damon

Damon has a pet name Baci. He considers his dog his family member and often spends quality time whenever he has free time.

Damon Runyan with his pet, Baci. Image Source: @damonrun

Moreover, he often takes his dog to visit various places.

Social Media Handles

Damon Runyan is an active social media personality, and he can be found on various social media platforms, including famous sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He is present on Instagram under the @damonrun user id. He has an average fan following of more than 4k people. Similarly, he joined Twitter on August 2009 under the username, @damonrunyan

Furthermore, on Facebook, Damon has a page under the @DamonRunyan username. He uploads photos and videos of his upcoming movies and TV series on all his social media handles.

IMDb Profile of Damon

Damon has a page on IMDb which contains the filmography credits of his fifty acting credits, four directing credits, four writing credits, two producing credits, and three self credits. Moreover, his page contains his famous movies & TV series and some of his photos.

Likewise, his wife also has a page on IMDb with over eighteen credits as an actress and producing credits. 

Career Overview

As mentioned earlier, Damon started his acting debut as a role of Cameraman in Soul Food. Since then, he has appeared in numerous movies and TV series, portraying various roles as a side character. 

Finally, in 2008, he got a major role in the Penelope Buitenhuis-directed mystery-thriller movie, Whispers and Lies. In that movie, he portrayed the role of Kevin Watson. 

After that movie, he started getting several roles in movies and TV series as one of the lead cast. Some of his famous movies since 2008 are Christmas Festival of IceMagical Christmas Shoes, and Midnight Masquerades.

 

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