Ryan Early (born 2nd May 1979 in Surrey) appeared on Coronation Street in April 2011 as the Police Negotiator drafted in to try and reason with Jim McDonald as he held hostages at a branch of the Lancashire & Fyle Building Society during an armed robbery.

Early is known for his roles in Besame Mucho, Emmerdale, Heartbeat, Love Soup, Casualty and Red Tails.