Ricky Ullman
American actor-musician
Ricky Ullman
Raviv Ullman, also known by his stage name Ricky Ullman, is an Israeli-American actor and musician. He is best known for playing Phil Diffy, the main character in the Disney Channel series Phil of the Future. His latest acting job was playing the role of Kip on the Lifetime sitcom Rita Rocks.
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Roger Sterling Was Schtupping A Former Disney Star
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
Former Disney Channel fans may have recognized a familiar face on "Mad Men" last night: Danielle Panabaker. Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen Season 6, Episode 6 of AMC's "Mad Men," titled "For Immediate Release." In the most recent "Mad Men" episode, Panabaker played Daisy McCluskey, a flight attendant that was sleeping with Roger Sterling (John Slattery) and ended up proving helpful when it came to Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (and Cutler Gleason & Chaough) nabbing the Chevy account. The now 25-year-old Panabaker got her start doing Disney Channel Original movies like 2004's "Stuck in the Suburbs" (with current "Saturday Night Live" cast member Taran Killam) and "Read It and Weep," a 2006 Disney movie she did with her younger sister and fellow actress Kay Panabaker. Watch her in the former below: Panabaker went on to appear in some horror flicks like "Friday the 13th," "The Crazies" and "Piranha 3DD" and she recurs on "Necessary Roughness" ...
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What's On Today
NYTimes - about 8 years
7 P.M. (Bravo) INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO The effervescent Laura Linney, left, who has won three Emmys (for ''John Adams,'' ''Frasier'' and ''Wild Iris'') and been nominated for an Oscar three times (for ''The Savages,'' ''Kinsey'' and ''You Can Count on Me''), ruminates on her life and career with the help of James Lipton. 8 P.M. (13) ANTIQUES
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Splashing in the Waters Of an Onstage Slum
NYTimes - over 11 years
At a recent rehearsal in the cavernous auditorium of the Ahmanson Theater here, four teenage boys clambered out of the orchestra pit, all of them dripping, slithering and making a holy ruckus. That's because the musicians had been replaced with 10,000 gallons of chlorinated water. ''I wanted something big, bold, theatrical, distinct, exciting'' for
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ricky Ullman
    TWENTIES
  • 2013
    Age 27
    His latest acting job was playing the role of Rip in 2013 film Contest.
    More Details Hide Details Ullman was born in Eilat, Israel, to American parents Laura (née Ehrenkranz), a teacher, and Brian Ullman, a printer. He has a younger sister and younger brother named Tali and Nadav. After his first birthday, his family left their kibbutz in Israel for Norwalk, Connecticut, USA, and then to Fairfield, Connecticut the following year. When Ullman was younger, his father worked as a clown. While attending summer camp, he played Peter Pan, which helped him discover his talents in acting, singing, dancing, and reading drama novels. Ullman was raised in the Conservative and Orthodox denominations of Judaism. His maternal grandfather, Joseph Ehrenkranz, is an Orthodox rabbi in Stamford, Connecticut. Ullman is a first cousin, twice removed, of Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman. Lieberman's mother and Ullman's matrilineal great-grandmother were sisters.
  • 2012
    Age 26
    On April 30, 2012, it was announced that Ullman joined the cast of Alena Smith's new Off-Broadway play The Bad Guys.
    More Details Hide Details It began performances on May 22 at the McGinn/Cazale Theater on the Upper West Side in New York City.
    From January 2012 to March 24, 2012, Ullman starred as the character Alex in the New Group's production of Russian Transport Off-Broadway in New York.
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  • 2009
    Age 23
    Ullman plays drums and glockenspiel in the band, which released its debut album, Field Guide to the Wilds, on February 24, 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Both groups communicate online through the social networking Web sites MySpace and Twitter. Raviv is currently in the band Reputante on Julian Casablancas' Cult Records. Ullman speaks fluent Hebrew and keeps kosher. He lived in Southern California with his friends, two of them being Lisa and Jess Origliasso from the pop band The Veronicas. He resides in New York City. He is currently dating actress Sarah Steele.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2006
    Age 20
    In December 2006, Ullman met actor Douglas Smith of Big Love fame and together they formed a band called Goodbye Ian.
    More Details Hide Details The group expanded to as many as seven people and later changed its name to His Orchestra.
    In June 2006, Ullman and a few of his friends created a parody hip-hop music video, "Pointy Hat (The Boat Song)," under the name the Webee Boys.
    More Details Hide Details The video was viewed over 300,000 times since it was posted to YouTube on June 26, 2006. Two other music videos were released, "Refrigerator (Gangsta' Way)" in August 2006, which was viewed over 100,000 times and "Bop It (Webee Anthem)" in March 2007. The Webee Boys have performed live exclusively at the Gig in Hollywood, California.
    While Ullman previously went by the stage name Ricky, he started using his real name in 2006 when he guest-starred on an episode of House and continued to use Raviv on all projects since.
    More Details Hide Details In 2008, he appeared in an episode of the television series The Middleman. He played the character Kip in the sitcom Rita Rocks on Lifetime. He is Rita's daughter's boyfriend and plays the drums in Rita's band. The show was canceled after two seasons. Ullman was later featured in a television commercial for State Farm Insurance alongside John C. McGinley and in a commercial for Cox Cable.
  • 2004
    Age 18
    Ullman is best known for his starring role as Phil Diffy, a teen from the year 2121 on Disney Channel's Phil of the Future, a series that debuted June 2004.
    More Details Hide Details He also starred as Roscoe in Disney's made-for-television film Pixel Perfect and as Sam in ABC Family's television film Searching for David's Heart (2005). Ullman was an identified member of the Disney Channel Circle of Stars, and appeared with other members of the Circle in the music video for "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes," where he sang as well as played the drums. Ullman also appeared in the Law & Order: SVU episode "Obscene," in which his character rapes a teen star (Maggie Grace).
  • 2003
    Age 17
    Ullman taught himself how to play the trombone. Ullman was selected to attend the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Foundation (HOBY) youth leadership program of Connecticut in March 2003 where he was selected as the "outstanding ambassador" enabling him to attend the HOBY World Leadership Congress in the summer of 2003.
    More Details Hide Details He is a graduate of Fairfield Warde High School. He was active in National Conference of Synagogue Youth. Ullman's first professional role was as Louis in the national touring company of The King and I along with Jesse McCartney. Other productions he worked on include Peter Pan at the Polka Dot Playhouse, The Music Man with the New England Repertory Company, and Just People at the Long Wharf Theatre.
  • 1998
    Age 12
    He received a 1998–1999 Best Actor nomination from the Connecticut Critics' Awards for his character Stanley in Stamford Theater Work's A Rosen by Any Other Name.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1986
    Age 0
    Born on January 24, 1986.
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