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Joe Ryan (I) (1887–1944)

Joe Ryan was born on May 23, 1887 in Crook County, Wyoming, USA. He was an actor and director, known for A Fight for Millions (1918), The Passing of Black Eagle (1920) and Smashing Barriers (1923). He was married to Helene Marjorie Ingersoll. He died on December 23, 1944 in Riverside, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

A Fight for Millions Jacob Lawless
Smashing Barriers 'Wirenail' Hedges
Man of Might Scarface Bender


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 1939 Mesquite Buckaroo
Rodeo Performer (uncredited)
 1933 The Thrill Hunter
Studio Western Extra (uncredited)
 1927 The Kid Brother
Townsman (uncredited)
 1925 The Vanishing American
Jay Lord
 1923 Lone Fighter
Macklyn Vance
 1923 Smashing Barriers
'Wirenail' Hedges
 1922 The Purple Riders
Sheriff Dick Ranger
 1920 Hidden Dangers
Dr. Richard Brutell
 1919 Smashing Barriers (Short)
Wirenail Hedges
 1919 Man of Might
Scarface Bender
 1918 A Fight for Millions
Jacob Lawless
 1917 The Tenderfoot
'Smiling Jack' Douglas
 1917 The Girl Angle
'Three Gun' Smith (as Joseph Ryan)
 1917 A Darling in Buckskin (Short)
Lord Lovelace
 1916 Tom's Sacrifice (Short)
Joe Warner
 1916 The End of the Rainbow
Bill Hardy
 1916 A Close Call (Short)
Jim Brown
 1916 The Wrath of Cactus Moore (Short)
Charles Moore - Cactus's Son
 1916 The Canby Hill Outlaws (Short)
 1916 A Corner in Water (Short)
Joe Simpson
 1916 The Pony Express Rider (Short)
Jim Blake
 1916 A Western Masquerade (Short)
Jim Withers
 1916 An Angelic Attitude (Short)
Old Daniel Miller (uncredited)
 1916 Local Color on the A-1 Ranch (Short)
John Hicks - the Ranch Owner (uncredited)
 1916 Shooting Up the Movies (Short)
Bad Man of Hell's Half Acre
 1916 Legal Advice (Short)
Vicky's Father (uncredited)
 1916 Some Duel (Short)
Centipede Pete
 1916 The Girl of Gold Gulch (Short)
Ned Wilson
 1916 Taking a Chance (Short)
Henry Weir
 1916 The Cowpuncher's Peril (Short)
Slim Padgett
 1916 Going West to Make Good (Short)
Jim Whitmore
 1916 Crooked Trails (Short)
 1916 $5, 000 Reward (Short)
 1916 5, 000 Dollar Elopement (Short)
Vicky's Father (uncredited)
 1916 The Sheriff's Duty (Short)
Sheriff Gibbons
 1916 The Man Within (Short)
 1916 Too Many Chefs (Short)
John Whitmore
 1916 Along the Border (Short)
 1916 Trilby's Love Disaster (Short)
 1916 Making Good (Short)
 1914/I The Man Who Came Back (Short)
Tex Burton - the Tenderfoot
 1914 For His Father's Life (Short)
Jim Ripley
 1914 Mesquite Pete's Fortune (Short)
Joe - Nelly's Sweetheart
 1914 The Romance of Copper Gulch (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 The Test of Western Courage (Short)
Bill (unconfirmed)
 1914 Pirates of the Plains (Short)
Joe Webster
 1914 The Ace of Diamonds (Short)
 1914 The Range War (Short)
The Cowboy Hero
 1913 The Hand of the Law (Short)
Joe Willard (as Joe Ryan Jr.)
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Alternate Names:

Joe Ryan Jr. | Joseph Ryan


5' 9" (1.75 m)


Helene Marjorie Ingersoll

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