James Chester Reynolds

by Fri Jul 30 2021 Updated On Sun Jul 17 2022
James Chester Reynolds

James Chester was the late father of a famous Canadian actor, film producer, and entrepreneur Ryan Reynolds.

James was married to Tammy Reynolds. He was a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman

He worked as a food wholesaler later after retired. He was a Canadian citizen. 

He has four sons named Terry Reynolds, Patrick Reynolds, Ryan and Jeff Reynolds.   

James Chester wife and son
James Chester wife and son    Source: Instagram

James Chester Died Peacefully

James died due to Parkinson’s disease on October 25, 2015, at the age of 74

He passed away in the hospital bed in White Rock, British Columbia, Canada. He battled from that disease for more than a decade.

He never talked about his disease publicly. It was revealed in 2008 by his son Ryan.

He fully lived his life, making a lot of memories. He was a very energetic and positive person and was positively fighting the disease. 

He died happily as all his dreams were full-filled, and he got to play with his grandchildren.   

Ryan Reynolds with his father, James Chester
Ryan Reynolds with his father, James Chester   Source: Instagram

About Son Ryan Reynolds

Ryan is a famous Canadian actor, film director, and entrepreneur born on October 23, 1976, in Vancouver, British Columbia

His full name is Ryan Rodney Reynolds. He is the youngest son of James Chester Reynolds and Tammy Reynolds among the four

He is married to Blake Lively, an actress, and together they have three daughters. 

Ryan started his career in 1991 by starring in teen soap operas. He then started getting cast as the main role in 1998

He was going fine in his career until he got the role in a superhero movie Deadpool in 2016 and Deadpool 2 in 2018. He got a rise in his career afterward.    

Son Ryan nearly Died while Skydiving

At the age of 19, Ryan was training to get a skydiving license with his friends. He was jumping for the thirteenth time and was confident. 

He jumped off the plane with the same confidence, but he realized that his primary parachute was not opening after a while. 

He had a backup parachute with him, but he could not open the backup parachute for a bit due to his panic attack and fear. 

He thought he was going to fall and die. 

He later thankfully came in sense and then tried hard and successfully pulled his backup parachute. 

He was in fear even after he landed. Just after a few days of this incident, his skydiving instructor died by failing in skydiving. 

This made him more fearful towards height and flying. From then he has a sort of fear for even flying. 

Ryan Stops Doing Stunts

Ryan used to perform his own stunts earlier in his career but stopped performing his stunts after the movie Safe House

While doing a stunt scene in the film, he got injured very badly. This was the seventh time he became injured that year. 

He broke a couple of vertebrae in his neck. His doctor strictly prohibited Ryan from doing stunts as it was too risky for his physical health. 

From then he uses four different stuntmen in his movies as per requirement. 

Son’s Relationship Status

Ryan Rodney Reynolds dated a famous Canadian singer Alanis Morissette in 2002 and got engaged after two years.

They were engaged for about three years. After that, in 2001 they mutually got separated. 

Just after their separation, Reynolds started dating a famous American actress Scarlett Johansson

They got engaged in May 2008 and privately married after four months in September. Just after two years, they got divorced with mutual understanding. 

Reynolds is now married to actress Blake Lively. Reynolds met Blake while doing a movie together named Green Lantern

They began dating in October 2011. They then got married on September 9, 2012, in South Carolina

They together have three daughters. They are James Reynolds, Inez Reynolds, and Betty Reynolds.

Ryan Reynolds with his wife Blake Lively in an event
Ryan Reynolds with his wife Blake Lively in an event   Source: Instagram

Net Worth

He is no more, so his net worth is unknown. 

As of today, the net worth of Ryan is $150 Million. His source of income is professional actor, film producer, and entrepreneur.

Net WorthSource of Income
$ 150 MillionProfessional Actor, Film Producer, and Entrepreneur

Age, Height, and Weight

  1. He was born on 4  August 1941.
  2. He died at the age of 74.
  3. He was Canadian by nationality.
  4. His nickname was Jim.

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