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Dick Ryan (I) (1896–1969)

Dick Ryan was born on August 25, 1896 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for The Red Skelton Hour (1951), Mr. Wise Guy (1942) and Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941). He died on August 12, 1969 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Red Skelton Hour
The Red Skelton Hour Barber Customer-Willie Sketch / Bartender / Caddy-Golfer Sketch / Deadeye's Cameraman / Fight Manager / Jessup the Butler / McPugg Sketch / Mr. Ryan the Moderator-Quiz Skit / Mr. Ryan-Pasquale Sketch / Newspaper Reporter-Weepy Skit / Poker Player / Reporter, McPugg Sketch / Rufe / Slim / The Human Fly / Willie Skit / the Jailor
(1951-1959)
Mr. Wise Guy
Mr. Wise Guy Jed Miller
(1942)
Bowery Blitzkrieg
Bowery Blitzkrieg Police Lt.
(1941)
The Isle of Life
The Isle of Life Annibale
(1916)

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 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich
Director (uncredited)
 1964 Law of the Lawless
Kinfolk
 1962 Advise & Consent
Senator (uncredited)
 1961 Summer and Smoke
Dr. Hodges (uncredited)
 1961 Ada
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1960 Heller in Pink Tights
Bartender (uncredited)
 1958 The Last Hurrah
Man (uncredited)
 1958 Once Upon a Horse...
Henry Dick Coryell
 1958 Screaming Mimi
Nurse (uncredited)
 1958 I Married a Woman
Official (uncredited)
 1957 Wild Is the Wind
Priest
 1957 Loving You
Mack - Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1957 The Lonely Man
Old Man (uncredited)
 1957 Beau James
Policeman (uncredited)
 1957 The D.I.
Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 The Buster Keaton Story
Susan's Father
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days
Extra (uncredited)
 1956 The Search for Bridey Murphy
Duncan Murphy Sr. / Duncan Murphy Jr. at Age 70 (uncredited)
 1956 Ransom!
Sidewalk Onlooker (uncredited)
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1955 It's a Dog's Life
Barker (uncredited)
 1955 The Naked Street
Police Detective (uncredited)
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin'
Bert Hicks, Lodgekeeper (uncredited)
 1954 Black Tuesday
Electrician Checking Electric Chair (uncredited)
 1954 A Star Is Born
Nightclub Man #2 (uncredited)
 1954 Rogue Cop
Elevator Man (uncredited)
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story
Auto Garage Repairman (uncredited)
 1953 Affair with a Stranger
Hammond (uncredited)
 1953 Francis Covers the Big Town
Burke (uncredited)
 1953 The Mississippi Gambler
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1953 Meet Me at the Fair
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 Above and Beyond
Reporter (uncredited)
 1952 Somebody Loves Me
Musician (uncredited)
 1952 Fearless Fagan
Reporter (uncredited)
 1952 Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair
Carnival Barker (uncredited)
 1952 The Winning Team
Midway Barker (uncredited)
 1952 Young Man with Ideas
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1952 With a Song in My Heart
Officer (uncredited)
 1952 Love Is Better Than Ever
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
Henry - Bartender (uncredited)
 1951 Starlift
Doctor (uncredited)
 1951 The Guy Who Came Back
Station Master (uncredited)
 1951 Strangers on a Train
Minister (uncredited)
 1951 The Company She Keeps
Waiter (uncredited)
 1950 For Heaven's Sake
Michael (uncredited)
 1950 Walk Softly, Stranger
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1950 Mister 880
U.S. Marshal (uncredited)
 1950 Born to Be Bad
Arthur
 1950 A Ticket to Tomahawk
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 The Secret Fury
Postman (uncredited)
 1949 The Lady Takes a Sailor
Apartment House Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 A Dangerous Profession
Gus, Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 The Woman on Pier 13
Waiter at Cocktail Lounge (uncredited)
 1949 Abandoned
Third Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1949 Easy Living
Danny, Bartender (uncredited)
 1949 Top o' the Morning
Clark O'Ryan
 1949 Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters
Grogan (uncredited)
 1949 Mighty Joe Young
Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 House of Strangers
Announcer (uncredited)
 1949 Flamingo Road
Carnival Barker (uncredited)
 1949 The Life of Riley
Moe (uncredited)
 1949 Chicken Every Sunday
Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid
Waiter (as Richard Ryan)
 1948 Ruthless
Servant (uncredited)
 1948 Call Northside 777
Parole Board Member (uncredited)
 1948 You Were Meant for Me
Ticket Seller (uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
Hawker (uncredited)
 1946 Bringing Up Father
Grogharty
 1946 Crack-Up
Reynolds' Butler (uncredited)
 1945 A Royal Scandal
Russian General (uncredited)
 1942 Smart Alecks
Warden
 1942 Mr. Wise Guy
Jed Miller
 1941 Bowery Blitzkrieg
Police Lt.
 1921 Beau Revel
Rossiter Wade (as Richard Ryan)
 1920 David and Jonathan
Jonathan Hawksley (as Richard Ryan)
 1917 The Scarlet Crystal
Billy Van Duyn
 1917 Her Soul's Inspiration
Philip Carstairs (as Richard Ryan)
 1916 The Isle of Life
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Richard T. Ryan | Richard Ryan
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Vaudeville with his wife: "Dick and Mary."

Star Sign:

Virgo

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