December 16, 1989
|Influenced by||Christopher Nolan|
|Signature phrase||"Cyriously Guys."|
Vincent Cyr (born Dec 16, 1989) is an American actor, musician, and Internet personality on YouTube, known specifically for his cinematic comedy sketch style and cult sense of humor. As of July 4, 2012, he had over 14 Million views on his main channel.
Ryan Vincent Cyr graduated from high school in Kailua, Hawaii, where he took film classes. He moved to Los Angeles, California in February 2009. He currently lives with other notable YouTuber Douglass. He starred in a video by YouTube Musician DaveDays that featured Miley Cyrus.
Cyr1216 YouTube channel
Cyr created his main YouTube channel, Cyr1216, on Mar 13, 2006. His first video uploaded was Amazing Guitar Solo. As of August 4, 2012, his channel has earned over 13.8 million video views and over 230,000 subscribers.
Cyr also has three other channels, known as IamCyr, CyrPwnage and VincentCyr. As of August 4, 2012, the IamCyr channel has earned over 4.6 million video views and over 66,000 subscribers.
Cyr is known to collaborate frequently with many other YouTube users. He lived with, and collaborated with YouTube user Onision. He has also collaborated with DeeFizzy and as a result their mutual fans have been shipping them into a fictional relationship, resulting in the creation of fandom YouTube, Tumblr, and Twitter accounts. Cyr also collaborates with his roommate Jack Douglass , and Stefan Li most recently.
In June 2012, Cyr attended E3 along with Jack Douglass to film a promotion for gree, the largest social network in Japan. In July, 2012, Cyr and DeeFizzy held a meet & greet with fans at Universal CityWalk , and was escorted out by security due to out of control fans, in which over 200 appeared and caused a potential fire hazard. There has been multiple videos of this uploaded onto YouTube. He was recently interviewed by Partner's Project, an acclaimed internet celebrity press web-show.  On the show, he talked about his career, and gave tips to becoming a successful YouTuber.
Online controversy with Onision
In March of 2012, while Cyr was attending Playlist Live in Orlando, Florida, YouTube user Onision uploaded a video onto his main YouTube account accusing Cyr publicly of betraying his friendship by asking him to remove a video that Cyr appeared in on his channel. Cyr did not comment publicly on the matter. Despite Onision's efforts, a majority of his fans criticized him for his repetitive negativity towards Cyr and claimed it as unnecessary. This event was made popular through both YouTube, Twitter, and Tumblr. Eventually both videos were removed in which Onision reuploaded onto his third channel, OnisionArchive.
Cyr is also known for appearing in a BlackBoxTV episode.
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