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Robert Ryan

Born Nov 11, 1909

Robert Bushnell Ryan was an American actor who often played hardened cops and ruthless villains.

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1909 Birth Born in 1909.


1932 23 Years Old Ryan was born in Chicago, Illinois, the first child of Timothy Ryan and his wife Mabel Bushnell Ryan. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1932, having held the school's heavyweight boxing title all four years of his attendance. … Read More


1939 30 Years Old On March 11, 1939, he married Jessica Cadwalader. … Read More
1944 35 Years Old In January 1944, after securing a contract guarantee from RKO Radio Pictures, Ryan enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served as a drill instructor at Camp Pendleton, in San Diego, California. … Read More


1960 51 Years Old Ryan appeared several times on the Broadway stage. His credits there include Clash by Night, Mr. President and The Front Page, the comedy drama about newspapermen. Among his rare stage appearances, Ryan starred opposite Katharine Hepburn at the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut where he played Antony to Hepburn's Cleopatra in the summer of 1960.
He appeared in many television series as a guest star, including the role of Franklin Hoppy-Hopp in the 1964 episode "Who Chopped Down the Cherry Tree?" on the NBC medical drama about psychiatry, The Eleventh Hour.


1972 63 Years Old Robert and Jessica remained married until her death from cancer in 1972. … Read More
1973 65 Years Old Died on July 11, 1973.
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