Dylan Ryder (born February 23, 1981) [2] is the stage name of an American former pornographic actress .

Early life

Ryder was born in Fresno , California. [3] She is of Italian and German descent. [4] She has two younger sisters, Jocelyn and Jillian Lybarger, who are a mixed martial arts twin duo. [6]

Ryder was a competitive swimmer and participated in water polo leagues from the time she was eight years old until her junior year in high school. [7]

Ryder used to work as a drug and alcohol rehabilitation counselor for prison inmates in California . [8] She was also a prison officer in Arizona . [9]

Career

Ryder entered the adult film industry in 2004 around age 23. [10] She came up with her stage name when she was looking through a pornographic magazine and saw the name "Dylan" and the phrase "Ride Her". [5] She left the industry after six months and returned in 2008. [47]

In March 2011, Bluebird Films signed Ryder to an exclusive performing contract. [47] This contract ended in 2012. [13] Later that year, Complex ranked her fifty-second on their list of "The Top 100 Hottest Porn Stars (Right Now)". [10]

Ryder co-hosted the 28th Annual XRCO Awards Show on April 19, 2012. [47] She announced her retirement from adult films a month later. [15]

As of February 2014, Ryder is still appearing in adult films. [3] [16]

Appearances

In 2011, Ryder began co-hosting an online show with Alektra Blue. [13] [17]

Ryder has made several magazine appearances such as Australia's Picture and People , men's magazine Velvet , and the March 2012 issue of Maxim as "reason #17 to watch UFC ". [13]

Other ventures

Ryder was a contributor to the 2010 book Porn - Philosophy for Everyone: How to Think With Kink where she co-authored Chapter One. [18] Also in 2010, Ryder interviewed several female MMA fighters at a Tuff-N-Uff Amateur Fighting Championships event in Las Vegas for her website. Her sisters were competitors in the event. [19]

Personal life

Ryder currently resides in Orange County, California . [2] Her twin sisters Jill and Jocelyn Lybarger are MMA competitors. [18] [19]

Partial filmography

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Keeping It Up For the KardASSians Kourtney Kardashian
2010 Jersey Shore XXX: A Porn Parody [51] Sammi Sweetheart
2011 Katwoman XXX [21] Katwoman Nominated— XBIZ Award for Acting Performance of the Year - Female (2012)
2011 Keeping It Up For the KardASSians 2 [24] Kim Kardashian
2011 This Ain't Cougar Town XXX [25] Jules Cobb

Awards and nominations

Year Ceremony Result Award Work
2011 AVN Award Nominated Best Group Sex Scene (with Julia Ann , Natasha Marley, Bobbi Starr , Paul Chaplin, Tommy Gunn , Will Powers & Billy Glide) Bonny & Clide
Nominated Unsung Starlet of the Year N/A
XBIZ Award Nominated MILF Site of the Year [28] DylanRyder.com
XRCO Award Nominated Unsung Siren [29] N/A
2012 AVN Award Nominated Best Porn Star Website DylanRyder.com
XBIZ Award Nominated Acting Performance of the Year - Female Katwoman XXX
Nominated Porn Star Site of the Year DylanRyder.com