Ryan McPartlin stars in NBC's acclaimed action-comedy series "Chuck" as Devon Woodcomb, aka Captain Awesome, the handsome and good-natured husband of Chuck's sister Ellie.
Born and raised in Chicago, McPartlin has gone from achieving success on the football field at the University of Illinois to achieving success on screen with his Midwestern charm. En route to primetime success, McPartlin caught the eye of renowned photographer Bruce Weber, garnering a prime campaign for Abercrombie & Fitch.
It wasn't long before McPartlin parlayed this success into a coveted role on daytime's "Passions," which in turn led to a lead role in the comedy series "Living with Fran," starring as Fran Drescher's younger live-in love. McPartlin also recently romanced Gina Gershon onscreen, starring in the acclaimed Lifetime miniseries "Everything She Ever Wanted." While starring on Chuck, McPartlin has also guest starred on such series as "Mad Men," "Swingtown," and "CSI: NY," among others. Additionally, he lends his voice to the lead role of Clutch Powers in the animated feature "Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers."
A board-certified personal trainer and sports enthusiast, McPartlin currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and children.
Chuck's "Awesome" brother-in-law