Ryan Kelley, born August 31, 1986, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, U.S., is an American actor who is known for his roles in Mean Creek, Prayers for Bobby, and as Ben Tennyson in Ben 10: Alien Swarm. His most recent role is as Deputy Parrish on Teen Wolf.
He is the fifth eldest of 15 siblings (9 daughters and 6 sons), and was raised as a Lutheran.
When he was two, his mother took him and five of his siblings to Chicago to meet an agent. Kelley started appearing in commercials and gained his first role in a movie when he was in first grade. Due to his job, he was home schooled during his last two years of high school. When he turned 18, he moved to Los Angeles.
He played a leading role in the movie Prayers for Bobby alongside Sigourney Weaver, which premiered in January 2009 on Lifetime. In November, he played the role of Ben Tennyson in Ben 10: Alien Swarm. In January 2012, Kelley was in the TV movie Sexting in Suburbia, with Liz Vassey and Jenn Proske. In 2014 Kelley joined the cast of the MTV show Teen Wolf as Jordan Parrish, a young deputy whose supernatural nature sparked an ongoing media buzz as neither audience nor Kelley himself know what sort of creature Parrish is.