Name: Ryan Hollyman
What’s he famous for: Acting. Currently starring in Theatrefront’s production of The Mill Part Three: The Woods, as the French settler Charles, which opens on Saturday. He’s also appeared on Flashpoint and The Border, and is the voice of “Snap” on the Rice Krispies commercials.
What he drives: A 2004 black Hyundai Accent
Why the Accent? About a year-and-a-half ago, a friend of mine was moving to Hong Kong. He knew my wife and I were looking for an economy car and he asked if we were interested in buying his Hyundai Accent. It had about 40,000 kilometres on it and it was in perfect condition and he’s a really good friend of mine, so I knew I could trust him. And he gave me a really great price, so I pretty much bought it outright from him that day. It’s been great ever since. We’ve also been looking into buying a Toyota Prius as our next car, but with the news right now … yeah, I think we’ll delay that for a while.
Have you taken any road trips? We’ve taken it to Sault St. Marie a few times and we’ve taken it to Montreal a couple times. It’s great. I got some new winter tires this year. It made a huge difference. The car’s pretty good anyways. It handles really well for an economy car, but the tires really help.
What type of driver are you? Considering I was just in the traffic place today (laughs) … No, I like to think I’m a good, conscious driver. Unfortunatel,y I got caught for a rolling stop sign. I don’t know if I should be talking about this, but I’m disputing it and the policeman said I should dispute it as well. It was a really icy day and I slid through the stop sign. The police officer was there and said it was still an infraction, but I should fight it.
Dream car: A ’63 Corvette Coupe is my all-time favourite-looking car.
– Heather Buchan is a Toronto-based journalist whohas worked at Homemakers,Canadian Living, Canadian House & Homeand, most recently,Hello! Canada, where she cut her teeth in the world of celebrities.