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Christopher Ryan (I)


Born in Bayswater, London on January 25, 1950, Christopher Papazoglou, later known as Christopher Ryan, trained at East 15 Acting School for three years before going to perform at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre. Even though he portrayed a few minor roles in various television shows, It wasn't until 1982 that he was cast in The Young Ones (1982) as ... See full bio »
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Known For

The Young Ones
The Young Ones Mike / Matchbox / The Late Grand Fairfax
(1982-1984)
Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland Royal Gardener #3
(1999)

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 2013 It's Kevin (TV Series)
The Great Spagboletti
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... The Great Spagboletti
 2012 City Slacker
Frank
 1992-2012 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Marshall
- Olympics (2012) ... Marshall
- White Box (2004) ... Marshall
- Cold Turkey (2003) ... Marshall (as Chris Ryan)
- Birthin' (2003) ... Marshall (as Chris Ryan)
- Gay (2002) ... Marshall
 2011 Black Mirror III (Video Game)
 2008-2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
General Staal / Commander Stark
- The Pandorica Opens (2010) ... Commander Stark
- The Poison Sky (2008) ... General Staal
- The Sontaran Stratagem (2008) ... General Staal
 2009 Dead Man Running
Old Boy Bookie
 2005-2009 The Green Green Grass (TV Series)
Tony Driscoll
- Home Brew (2009) ... Tony Driscoll
- Brothers and Sisters (2006) ... Tony Driscoll
- One Flew Over the Cuckoo Clock (2005) ... Tony Driscoll
 2007 The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (TV Series)
Miriam
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Miriam
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Miriam
 2007 Saxondale (TV Series)
Ticket Inspector
- Episode #2.5 (2007) ... Ticket Inspector
 2006 SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series)
Professor Percy
- Ghost Host/Chimps Ahoy (2006) ... Professor Percy (voice, uncredited)
 2001-2003 My Family (TV Series)
Rod Baxter / Mr. Hilliard
- Canary Cage (2003) ... Rod Baxter
- Parisian Beauty (2001) ... Mr. Hilliard
 1999 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
Royal Gardener #3 (as Chris Ryan)
 1998 Mike & Angelo (TV Series)
Brad Schnauzer
- Out of the Wardrobe (1998) ... Brad Schnauzer
 1997 Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not! (Video)
Marshall
 1997 Melissa (TV Mini-Series)
Les Maurice
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Les Maurice
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Les Maurice
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Les Maurice
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Les Maurice
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Les Maurice
 1995 Blue Juice
Surfing Crew
 1991-1995 Bottom (TV Series)
Hedgehog / Dave Hedgehog
- Dough (1995) ... Hedgehog
- Terror (1995) ... Hedgehog
- Holy (1992) ... Hedgehog
- Parade (1992) ... Hedgehog
- Accident (1991) ... Dave Hedgehog
 1995 Health and Efficiency (TV Series)
Peter Hudson
- The Old Dope Peddler (1995) ... Peter Hudson
 1990-1995 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
McKendrick Twins / Plumber
- Hole in the Sky (1995) ... McKendrick Twins
- The Valley of Fear (1990) ... Plumber
 1994 Mr. Bean (TV Series)
Karate Student
- Back to School Mr. Bean (1994) ... Karate Student (as Chris Ryan)
 1994 Requiem Apache (TV Movie)
Club Barman (as Chris Ryan)
 1993 Dirty Weekend
Small One
 1993 Newman and Baddiel in Pieces (TV Series)
- Guilty (1993)
 1993 Maigret (TV Series)
Basie
- Maigret and the Maid (1993) ... Basie
 1992 The New Statesman (TV Series)
Ioannis Douvalopoulos
- Speaking in Tongues (1992) ... Ioannis Douvalopoulos
 1989 The fairy queen (La reine des fées) (TV Movie)
Puck
 1989 The Russ Abbot Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.12 (1989)
 1989 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series)
Tony Driscoll
- Little Problems (1989) ... Tony Driscoll
 1987 A Small Problem (TV Series)
Howard
 1985 Happy Families (TV Series)
Mell
- Cassie (1985) ... Mell
 1985 The Lenny Henry Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.2 (1985)
 1985 Summer Season (TV Series)
Twerp
- Rachel and the Roarettes (1985) ... Twerp
 1985 Inside Out (TV Series)
Tommy
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Tommy
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Tommy
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Tommy
 1982-1984 The Young Ones (TV Series)
Mike / The Late Grand Fairfax / Matchbox
- Summer Holiday (1984) ... Mike
- Sick (1984) ... Mike
- Time (1984) ... Mike / The Late Grand Fairfax
- Nasty (1984) ... Mike
- Cash (1984) ... Mike
 1984 The Tempest, Act IV (TV Movie)
Ferdinand
 1981 The Olympian Way (TV Series)
Mickey Farr
- Slim Chance (1981) ... Mickey Farr
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Hound Dog
- A Turn for the Worse (1981) ... Hound Dog
 1981 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Tony
- Days at the Beach (1981) ... Tony
 1980 Fox (TV Series)
East
- Stick or Twist (1980) ... East
 1979 Premiere (TV Mini-Series)
Clive
- Deasey (1979) ... Clive
 1979 Angels (TV Series)
Harry
- Episode #5.15 (1979) ... Harry
- Episode #5.13 (1979) ... Harry
 1978 Target (TV Series)
Jock
- A Good and Faithful Woman (1978) ... Jock
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He acted in John Mortimer's adaptation of Georges Feydeau's play, "A Flea in Her Ear", at the Thorndike Theatre in Leatherhead, Surrey, England with Jonathan Hackett, Janette Legge, Anna Calder-Marshall, David Burke, Jonathan Elsom and Michael Cashman in the cast. Mark Cullingford and Edward Hardwicke were the directors.

Alternate Names:

Chris Ryan

Height:

5' 0½" (1.54 m)
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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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