Ryan Broussard: The Actor Playing Mike Sherman in the Fox’s Alert: Missing Persons Unit

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Ryan Joseph Broussard is an American actor. He rose to fame through his portrayal as Mike Sherman in the Fox’s police procedural crime series Alert: Missing Persons Unit. He also starred as Will Putnam on Only Murders in the Building. In addition, he was a Minor League Baseball player and played college baseball.

Birth & Age

Ryan Joseph Broussard was born on September 14, 1989 in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. He is currently 33 years old.

Ryan Broussard Childhood Image
Ryan Broussard Childhood Image


Ryan Broussard is 6 feet 1 inches tall. In terms of the metric system, his height is 1.85 meters.

Early Life

Broussard is graduated from Louisiana State University. In 2010, Broussard was selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the MLB draft.

After playing as a shortstop for two years, he decided to pursue his passion for theatre and returned back to Louisiana to attend college at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. After graduating from there in 2019, Broussard went on to receive his MFA in acting from the prestigious Brown University.




Broussard started his career as a theatre artist. While studying at university, he got opportunity to perform several plays like Love’s Labours Lost, Othello, Twelfth Night, The Cherry Orchard, Metamorphoses etc.


Broussard was first appeared in 2014 series Star Crossed as a supporting actor. The series is created by Meredith Averill and starred Aimee Teegarden, Grey Damon, Greg Finley and Matt Lanter in the lead roles.

He subsequently appeared in NCIS New Orleans and Scream in the following year.

Broussard got first major role in series Sistas where he was seen as Jake alongside actors like Kj Smith, Mignon, Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown and Chido Nwokocha.

Ryan Broussard in TV series Sistas
Ryan Broussard in BET’s TV series ‘Sistas’

Recently he played the role of Alert as Mike Sherman and Only Murders in the Building as Will Putnam.

Some Facts about Ryan Broussard

  • Ryan Broussard lives in Brooklyn.
  • He has a BFA from The University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
  • He was a professional athlete with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from 2010-2012.
  • Broussard has always been fascinated by storytelling. He shared that, “The opportunity for me to tell stories allows me to grow as a human being and fully understand other things that are outside myself and my own experience.”
  • When he was not shooting, you will find him watching Baseball matches.

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