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Terry Ryan Edit Profile

screenwriter

Terry Ryan, American Scriptwriter. Recipient Emmy award for Phil Silvers Show Academy television Arts and Scis, 1955, 57, Emmy nomination for Car 54 Academy television Arts and Sciences, 1962. Served as staff sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Writers Guild American East.

Background

Ryan, Terry was born on November 26, 1922 in Cleveland. Son of Reginald and Julia (Terry) Ryan.

Education

Student, Western Reserve University, 1941.

Career

Pianist, Russ Carlyle band, 1941-1943; scriptwriter, Fred Allen Show, New York City, 1946-1949; scriptwriter, Inside United States of America, New York City, 1950; scriptwriter, Phil Silvers Show, New York City, 1954-1958; scriptwriter, Car 54, Where Are You?, New York City, 1960-1962; scriptwriter, Love American Style, Los Angeles, 1969-1974; scriptwriter, Flyin' High, Los Angeles, 1978; freelance writer,, New York City, since 1979.

Membership

Served as staff sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Writers Guild American East.

Connections

Married Maren Wixsom, May 12, 1962. Children: Cynthia, Douglas.

father:
Reginald Ryan

mother:
Julia (Terry) Ryan

spouse:
Maren Wixsom

children:
Douglas Ryan

Cynthia Ryan