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Cast

Series cast summary:
Michael Levin ...
 Jack Fenelli (908 episodes, 1975-1989)
Nancy Addison ...
 Jillian Coleridge (886 episodes, 1975-1989)
Helen Gallagher ...
 Maeve Ryan / ... (787 episodes, 1975-1989)
Ron Hale ...
 Dr. Roger Coleridge / ... (759 episodes, 1975-1989)
John Gabriel ...
 Dr. Seneca Beaulac (726 episodes, 1975-1989)
Bernard Barrow ...
 Johnny Ryan (699 episodes, 1975-1989)
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 Delia Reid Ryan / ... (566 episodes, 1975-1989)
Louise Shaffer ...
 Rae Woodard (549 episodes, 1977-1989)
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 Frank Ryan (491 episodes, 1978-1981)
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 Bob Reid / ... (459 episodes, 1975-1989)
Malcolm Groome ...
 Dr. Patrick Ryan (425 episodes, 1975-1989)
Randall Edwards ...
 Delia Reid Ryan Coleridge / ... (413 episodes, 1979-1982)
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 Mary Ryan / ... (411 episodes, 1975-1989)
Karen Morris Gowdy ...
 Dr. Faith Coleridge / ... (405 episodes, 1978-1989)
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Set in Riverside on the upper West Side of Manhattan, Ryan's Hope centered mostly on the working class Ryans, an Irish-American family headed by Maeve and Johnny Ryan. They owned Ryan's Bar, a pivotal location for character interaction. The Ryans' dreams and ambitions made up most of the stories. Written by Anonymous

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7 July 1975 (USA)  »

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Christine Ebersole's TV debut. See more »

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Favorite Soap of all Time
21 March 2004 | by (Upstate NY) – See all my reviews

Like Rosie,I never forgave "Loving","The City",and "Port Charles" for taking over that time slot.Being Irish,I'd cry my eyes out each time Ms.Gallagher sang "Danny Boy".The final episode was hard to get thru.I think I cried the entire show. I sometimes wonder if "OLTL"s' "Roxie",is actually Deliah,still looking for love.At least,to it's credit,"RH",never stooped to time travel,vampires,clones,etc.They kept it pretty real. When my daghters were born,I wanted to name them either Deliah,Maeve,or Siobahn,but my Italian ex husband wouldn't let me.Now,all 5 of my grandkids have the red hair,and the map of Ireland all over their faces! There will NEVER be a soap quite like "Ryans' Hope". (God bless you in Heaven,to MY Da!)


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