John Joseph Patrick Ryan
December 30, 1920
|Died||January 21, 1998 (aged 77)|
|Cause of death||Congestive heart failure|
|Occupation||Artist, actor, director, producer, philanthropist|
|Known for||Steve McGarrett in Hawaii Five-O|
Ann Cicily Ward
(m. 1944; div. 1947)
Marie De Narde (m. 1949)
John Joseph Patrick Ryan (December 30, 1920 – January 21, 1998), best known by his stage name, Jack Lord, was an American actor, director and producer. He was known for his starring role as Steve McGarrett in the CBS television program Hawaii Five-O, which ran from 1968 to 1980.
Lord suffered from Alzheimer's disease for at least seven years before his death. He died of congestive heart failure at his home in Honolulu, on January 21, 1998, at age 77.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Fernandez, Collin (13 December 2007). "My battle with Alzheimer's". Daily Mail.
- ↑ Donnelley, Paul (2003). Fade to Black: A Book of Movie Obituaries. Omnibus Press. pp. 434, 435. ISBN 978-0711995123.
- ↑ "Hawaii Five-O - The 12th and Final Season". DVD Talk.
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- People with Alzheimer's disease
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- Actors who played Felix Leiter