Robert Ryan

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Robert Ryan
Robert Ryan in Marine Raiders (1944)
Robert Bushnell Ryan

November 11, 1909
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DiedJuly 11, 1973(1973-07-11) (aged 63)
  • Actor
  • activist
Years active1940–73
Jessica Cadwalader
(m. 1939; died 1972)

Robert Bushnell Ryan (November 11, 1909 – July 11, 1973) was an American actor and activist. He was known for playing tough cops and ruthless villains. He worked in theater and movies. Ryan was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his rolein Crossfire (1947).[1]

Ryan died of lung cancer in New York City on July 11, 1973 at the age of 63.

References[change | change source]

  1. Dargis, Manohla. "Robert Ryan's Quiet Furies". The New York Times. August 5, 2011.