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Ryan O'Neal

Born Apr 20, 1941

Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal, Jr., better known as Ryan O'Neal, is an American actor best known for his appearances in the ABC nighttime soap opera Peyton Place and for his roles in such films as Paper Moon (1973), Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), and Love Story (1970), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations as Best Actor. Since 2007 he has had a recurring role in the TV series Bones.… Read More

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1941 Birth O'Neal was born on April 20, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, the eldest son of actress Patricia (née O'Callaghan) and novelist/screenwriter Charles "Blackie" O'Neal. … Read More


1961 20 Years Old O'Neal appeared in guest roles on series that included The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Bachelor Father, Leave It to Beaver, Westinghouse Playhouse, Perry Mason and Wagon Train. In 1961, he and Leonard Nimoy guest starred in the episode "Doctor's Orders" on the syndicated western series Two Faces West.
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In 1962–1963, O'Neal was a regular on NBC's Empire, another modern day western. … Read More
1964 23 Years Old O'Neal gained enormous popularity from 1964–1969 on the hit prime time ABC soap opera Peyton Place (with fellow newcomer Mia Farrow). … Read More


1973 32 Years Old In 1973, he was #2 in the Annual Top Ten Box Office Stars, behind Clint Eastwood. … Read More


2001 60 Years Old In 2001 he was diagnosed with chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). … Read More
2007 66 Years Old On February 4, 2007, O'Neal was arrested for allegedly assaulting his son, Griffin, in Malibu, California, but the charges were dismissed.
2008 67 Years Old Ryan and Redmond O'Neal were arrested on September 17, 2008, after authorities said they found methamphetamine at the actor's Malibu home during a probation check on Redmond. … Read More
2009 68 Years Old O'Neal was in a long-term relationship with actress Farrah Fawcett until her death in 2009. … Read More
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In 2011, Ryan and his daughter, Tatum, attempted to restore their broken father/daughter relationship after 25 years. … Read More
2012 71 Years Old In April 2012, O'Neal revealed he had been diagnosed with stage II prostate cancer. … Read More
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