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Ryan Paevey : Donovan Darcy

Adventurous, humble, rugged, and handsome, are just a few words that could be used to describe Ryan Paevey. A newcomer to the entertainment business, Paevey is already making waves with his inherent ability to create engaging characters. He can be seen starring on ABC’s longest running soap opera “General Hospital” as Detective Nathan West. Paevey joined the show in December 2013 and his character instantly became a fan favorite, spawning counterfeit social media accounts across Twitter and Facebook and attracting thousands of followers.

Born and raised in Southern California, Paevey spent most of his childhood exploring the great outdoors. Acting was never on his radar growing up and he was happiest when outside, whether that be camping, hiking or rock climbing. Although a true outdoorsman at heart, Paevey’s undeniable good looks caught the attention of a modeling agency and he started to do a little modeling on the side for extra cash while he worked construction. Aside from print work, he was featured in Christina Aguilera’s music video “Your Body.” Paevey was introduced to a management firm that quickly began pursuing roles for him and after only three months of auditions, he landed his role on “General Hospital.”

On his days off, Paevey can be found (or actually, not found) scouting out uncharted territories for the occasional cliff jumping session, satisfying his craving for thrill seeking -- sitting still is not an option. He is also a self-proclaimed nerd, loving all things tech and video games.