Robert Bushnell Ryan
|Born||Nov 11, 1909|
|Died||Jul 11, 1973|
New York City, NY
|Age||Died at 63|
|Final Resting PlaceCremated|
|Top Roles||Owen, Policeman, Montgomery, Sandy Dawson, Cop|
|Top Genres||Drama, Comedy, Film Noir, Action, Crime, Western|
|Top Topics||World War II, Book-Based, Screwball Comedy|
|Top Collaborators||Dore Schary (Producer), Ida Lupino, Frank Capra (Director), Nicholas Ray (Director)|
|Shares birthday with||Pat O'Brien, Sam Spiegel, Patric Knowles see more..|
Robert Ryan Overview:
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.
MINI BIO:Tall, lean, dark-haired American actor who, after a spotty early career interrupted by war service, found that his whippy, gritty performances earned him some good leading roles at RKO from 1947 to 1952. After that, often cast as embittered men, he was mostly second or third on the cast list of largely unworthy films, although working steadily. He received an Oscar nomination for his performance in Crossfire. Died from cancer. (Source: available at Amazon Quinlan's Film Stars).
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|
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Robert Ryan Quotes:
Ben Vandergroat: Money splits better two ways than it does with three.
Reno Smith: Tim, you've got the body of a hippo but the brain of a rabbit; now don't overtax it.
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