Legendary character actor, Robert Ryan, was born Robert Bushnell Ryan on Nov 11, 1909 in Chicago, IL. Ryan died at the age of 63 on Jul 11, 1973 in New York City, NY and was cremated and his ashes scattered in unknown location.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Although Ryan was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.
|1947||Best Supporting Actor||Crossfire (1947)||Montgomery||Nominated|
On Blu-ray: and Audrey Totter in the Boxing Noir The Set-Up (1949)By KC on Nov 12, 2019 From Classic Movies
The rough-edged boxing noir The Set-up (1949) is notable for starring two of the best movie villains, and Audrey Totter, as a loving married couple. It’s nice to see them be the good guys for once in a film where the rest of the world feels rotten to the core. I recently watched th... Read full article
Warner Archive: Ida Lupino, and Thrills in On Dangerous Ground (1951)By KC on Nov 3, 2016 From Classic Movies
The romantic noir thriller On Dangerous Ground (1952) transcends an uninspired story thanks to the special talents of its cast and crew. Directed by Nicholas Ray, starring and Ida Lupino and scored by Bernard Herrmann, the economical production makes a surprising emotional connection. No... Read full article
Star of the Month:By Amanda Garrett on May 6, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films
TCM's May star of the month is the rugged . TCM is honoring with 39 movie airing each Friday in May. Here's what you need to know about one of old Hollywood's most reliable leading men. FYI: TCM sometimes changes the air times and /or movies, so you can go to www.tcm.com ... Read full article
Film Noir Movie Posters: !By Mark on Oct 3, 2015 From Where Danger Lives
Here’s a 30 poster set of film noir posters featuring the one and only . Enjoy! Things have been really slow around here lately as I’ve been dedicating my time to my upcoming book — thanks for sticking around. I should be able to make an announcement about the book with... Read full article
November 11th on TCM: Chock-full of Noir!By shadowsandsatin on Nov 8, 2013 From Shadows and Satin
One of the icons of the film noir era, Ryan had a take-no prisoners approach and an aura of barely suppressed ferocity.? Although he displayed his talent and versatility in a wide variety of roles during his 40-year career, it is the cold-hearted hoods, psychotic spouses, and iniquitous gangsters fo... Read full article
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Earl Pfeiffer: Mae - what do you *really* think of me?
Mae Doyle D'Amato: [coolly] You impress me as a man who needs a new suit of clothes or a new love affair - but he doesn't know which.
Earl Pfeiffer: [stung] You can't make me any smaller. I happen to be pre-shrunk.
Earl Pfeiffer: [Peggy has just announced her engagement to Joe] Congratulations. I'm glad you put the guy out of his misery.
Peggy: Since when did you start recommending marriage?
Earl Pfeiffer: [Sardonically] Since I got my divorce.
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