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actor

Robert Ryan, American actor. award 1948), Crossfire, 1949, Bad Day at Black Rock, 1955, About Mrs. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member Motion Picture Academy Arts and Sciences, Psi Upsilon.

Background

Ryan, Robert was born on November 11, 1913 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Timothy A. and Mabel (Bushnell) Ryan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1932.

Career

Theatrical appearances include Clash by Night, New York City, 1941, Coriolanus, New York City, 1955, Anthony and Cleopatra, 1960, Mr. President, 1962; motion pictures include Set-Up, 1948 (Cannes award 1948), Crossfire, 1949, Bad Day at Black Rock, 1955, About Mistress Leslie, 1956, Clash by Night, 1951, Men in War, 1957, God’s Little Acre, 1958, Ice Palace, 1959, King of Kings, 1960, Billy Budd, The Longest Day, 1962, The Professionals, 1966. Television specialists include The Great Gatsby, 1958, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, 1960.

President theatre group University of California at Los Angeles, 1959-1973, director Westwood International Center, 1950-1973. Co-chairman Hollywood branch National Committee Sane Nuclear Policy, 1959-1973. President Oakwood School, N. Hollywood, 1950-1973.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Motion Picture Academy Arts and Sciences, Psi Upsilon.

Connections

Married Jessica Cadwalader, March 11, 1939. Children: Timothy, Cheyney, Lisa.

father:
Timothy A. Ryan

mother:
Mabel (Bushnell) Ryan

spouse:
Jessica Cadwalader

children:
Timothy Ryan

Cheyney Ryan

Lisa Ryan