American reality television personality Ryan Matthew Dunn best known for being a member of The Jackass Crew as well as a cast member on Viva La Bam.Dunn also hosted the shows Homewrecker and Proving Ground. A member of the CKY Crew, Dunn played the main character in Bam Margera's 2003 film Haggard, which was based on a failed relationship Dunn had experienced.The daredevils of MTV's 'Jackass,' was born in Medina, Ohio, and grew up in Williamsville, New York, before moving to West Chester, Pennsylvania, with his parents in his early teens.
Ryan took part in the characteristic stunts that made Jackass famous. While taping a skit for Jackass: The Movie, Dunn was driving a golf cart with Johnny Knoxville as his passenger. The idea was that Dunn would launch the golf cart over a sandtrap and into a plastic statue of a giant pig, and the statue would be crushed. However, the statue did not crush, but instead forced the golf cart into the air and it landed upside down. Dunn was thrown from the cart, and Knoxville landed on his neck with the cart on top of him. In the commentary for the movie, Bam noted Dunn's bad driving.
The Movie featured Dunn placing a toy car into his rectum. The car was placed inside a condom and was covered in lubricant. He then visited a doctor and complained of pain in his tailbone. An x-ray session revealed that a small car was lodged in his body bringing surprise to the doctor. Dunn was also featured in Jackass Number Two.In 2006, Dunn and Bam Margera participated in the Gumball 3000 road rally in Margera's Lamborghini Gallardo.He later went on a tour with Don Vito called "The Dunn and Vito Rock Tour" for which the DVD was released on March 20, 2007.Dunn and Margera again participated in the rally in 2008.
Dunn was also working on a show with fellow Jackass star Bam Margera about them traveling the world in ten episodes of a Viva la bam-like show called Bam's World Domination for Spike TV.He appears in Jackass 3D, which was released on October 15, 2010.Dunn hosted G4's Proving Ground along with Jessica Chobot, which made its premiere on June 14, 2011, six days before his death.However, according to a G4 spokesperson, the channel has decided to not to air any further episodes. The spokesperson also added, "“The show is off the schedule as of today until we discuss next steps".