Ryan Phillippe, son of Reese Witherspoon makes acting debut

Deacon Phillippe, the 18-year-old son of Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe, makes his acting debut in Season 3 of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever.

The streamer has further explained that the Hollywood offspring will guest-star as a character named Parker in several episodes throughout the season.

The announcement of Deacon’s first official acting role comes weeks after his high school graduation, for which his famous parents have been reunited. He now pursues both acting and music careers.

'Never have I ever.'  Deacon Phillippe as Parker.
Deacon Phillippe will make his acting debut as Parker in Season 3 of “Never Have I Ever”.

Witherspoon, 46, and Phillippe, 47, remain friendly and co-parent their two children, Deacon and daughter Ava, 22, despite their divorce in 2006.

The “Cruel Intentions” co-stars have gathered for their children on many occasions, including after celebrating Deacon’s 18th birthday together, with Phillippe sharing a family photo on social media to commemorate the day.

Deacon Reese Phillippe and Ryan Phillippe.
Deacon plans to pursue acting and music after graduating from high school.
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“Happy 18th birthday to our beautiful, smart, talented and caring son. You are a real light in this world and you are so loved by everyone you know,” the actor wrote “I Know What You Did Last Summer” last October.

“We’re lucky to be your mom and dad. I love you pup..(I’d say we did pretty good @reesewitherspoon)”

(LR) Ava Elizabeth Phillippe, Honorary Member Reese Witherspoon and Deacon Reese Phillippe.
Hollywood exes Witherspoon and Phillippe continue to co-parent their two children together.
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Both Witherspoon and Phillippe have welcomed other children since their split, as the “Legally Blonde” actress has a 9-year-old daughter, Tennessee, with husband James Toth, while the “Shooter” alum shares an 11-year-old daughter, Kai. , with ex Alexis Knapp.

“Never Have I Ever”, which tells the story of an Indian-American teenage girl navigating complicated love triangles and friendships, was created by Mindy Kaling and starring Maitreyi Ramakrishnan.

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