Ryan is nominated for the 2012 Spirit Awards for Best Male Lead for his role in “Drive“. His co-star Albert Brooks (Best supporting male), the director Nicolas Winding Refn (Best Director) and the movie itself (Best Feature) are also nominated for the awards.
The other Best Male leads are Demian Bichir (A Better Life), Jean Dujardin (The Artist), Woody Harrelson (Rampart) and Michael Shannon (Take Shelter). The award ceremony will be held on February 25, 2012. For more information go to the official website.