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Sheila Ryan (I) (1921–1975)

Sheila Ryan was born on June 8, 1921 in Topeka, Kansas, USA as Katherine Elizabeth McLaughlin. She was an actress, known for Railroaded! (1947), Dead Men Tell (1941) and Great Guns (1941). She was married to Pat Buttram, Edward Norris and Allan Lane. She died on November 4, 1975 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Railroaded! Rosie Ryan
Dead Men Tell
Dead Men Tell Kate Ransome
Great Guns
Great Guns Ginger Hammond
Song of Texas
Song of Texas Sue Bennett


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 1958 Street of Darkness
Carmen Flores
 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series)
- The Duke (1956)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- Earthquake Morgan (1955) ... Chloe
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Karen Holt
- Escort to Namtok (1955) ... Karen Holt
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Eve Gamble
- The Curse of the Pharaohs (1954) ... Eve Gamble
 1950-1954 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Simmons / Doll / Corinne Sheldon / ...
- Outlaw Warning (1954) ... Mrs. Simmons
- Prize Winner (1954) ... Doll
- Rio Renegades (1953) ... Corinne Sheldon
- Border Justice (1953) ... Mimi
- Narrow Escape (1953) ... Marcy Nevers
 1954 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Lucille Rodell
- The Iron Smoke-Wagon (1954) ... Lucille Rodell
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Margo Reilly
- Snake Eyes (1954) ... Margo Reilly
 1953 Pack Train
Lola Riker
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- The Worried Man (1953)
 1953 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Gwen Haley
- The Bandits of Panamint (1953) ... Gwen Haley
 1953 On Top of Old Smoky
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
- The Model Agency Story (1953) ... Marsha
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
Mrs. Gilford
- False Colors (1952) ... Mrs. Gilford
 1951 Jungle Manhunt
Anne Lawrence
 1951 Gold Raiders
Laura Mason
 1951 Mask of the Dragon
Ginny O'Donnell
 1951 Fingerprints Don't Lie
Carolyn Palmer
 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series)
 1949-1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Maude Carver / Ellen Carter
- The Whimsical Bandit (1950) ... Maude Carver
- Pete and Pedro (1949) ... Ellen Carter
 1950 Square Dance Katy
Vicky Doran
 1950 Western Pacific Agent
Martha Stuart
 1949 The Cowboy and the Indians
Doctor Nan
 1949 Ringside
Janet 'J.L.' Brannigan
 1949 Hideout
Edie Hanson
 1948 The Cobra Strikes
Dale Cameron
 1948 Caged Fury
Kit Warren
 1947 Railroaded!
Rosie Ryan
 1947 Heartaches
Toni Wentworth
 1946 Slightly Scandalous
Christine Wright
 1945 Getting Gertie's Garter
Patty Ford
 1945 The Caribbean Mystery
Mrs. Jean Gilbert
 1944 Something for the Boys
Melanie Walker
 1944 Ladies of Washington
Jerry Dailey
 1943 The Gang's All Here
Vivian Potter
 1942 Careful, Soft Shoulders
Agatha Mather
 1942 A-Haunting We Will Go
 1942 Footlight Serenade
Ann, Cowgirl in Movie (uncredited)
 1942 Who Is Hope Schuyler?
Lee Dale
 1942 Pardon My Stripes
Ruth Stevens
 1941 We Go Fast
Diana Hempstead
 1941 Sun Valley Serenade
Phone Operator (uncredited)
 1941 Dressed to Kill
Connie Earle
 1941 Golden Hoofs
 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's
Miss Borgia (as Betty McLaughlin)
 1940 Life with Henry
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1940 The Mad Doctor
Hostess at Charity Bazaar (uncredited)
 1940 Dancing on a Dime
Brunette (uncredited)
 1940 The Gay Caballero
Susan Wetherby
 1940 I Want a Divorce
Waitress (uncredited)
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Party Girl (as Betty McLaughlin)
 1940 The Way of All Flesh
Mitzi Kriza (as Betty McLaughlin)
 1940 Those Were the Days!
Miss Claire (uncredited)
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Dorinda (as Betty McLauglin)
 1939 What a Life
Jessie (as Betty McLauglin)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(4/3/45) Radio: Appeared (as "Kismine Washington") in a "This Is My Best" production of "The Diamond As Big as the Ritz".

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Alternate Names:

Betty McLaughlin | Betty McLauglin


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Her only daughter Kathleen (Kerry) was fathered by Pat Buttram. See more »

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