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Paddy Ryan (I) (1911–1990)

Paddy Ryan was born on January 3, 1911 in Greenwich, London, England as Frank Ryan McCree Singletary. He is known for his work on An American Werewolf in London (1981), The Meaning of Life (1983) and Hell Below Zero (1954). He died on May 10, 1990 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. See full bio »
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Known For

The Meaning of Life (segment "The Crimson Permanent Assurance")
Hell Below Zero Manders
Burke & Hare Stunts


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 1988 Screenplay (TV Series)
Mr. Bromley Jr.
- The Black and Blue Lamp (1988) ... Mr. Bromley Jr.
 1987 Body Contact
 1986 Worlds Beyond (TV Series)
Mr. Purvis
- Guardian of the Past (1986) ... Mr. Purvis
 1985 The Last Place on Earth (TV Mini-Series)
- Minor Diversions (1985) ... Butler
 1983 The Nation's Health (TV Series)
Patient - Henry Staples
- Collapse (1983) ... Patient - Henry Staples
- Chronic (1983) ... Patient - Henry Staples
- Decline (1983) ... Patient - Henry Staples
 1983 The Meaning of Life (segment "The Crimson Permanent Assurance")
 1981 An American Werewolf in London
First Werewolf
 1979 Danger UXB (TV Series)
- Butterfly Winter (1979) ... Postman
 1975 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Kaled Scientist
- Genesis of the Daleks: Part Six (1975) ... Kaled Scientist (uncredited)
 1974 Steptoe and Son (TV Series)
 1974 Sex Through the Ages
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
- Action! (1972) ... Zenn
 1972 The Reprieve (Short)
 1972 Doomwatch
Grandfather Murray
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Cinema Projectionist / First Agent on Train
- Angie... Angie (1971) ... Cinema Projectionist (uncredited)
- Anyone Can Play (1971) ... First Agent on Train (uncredited)
 1971 Countess Dracula
 1970 It's the Only Way to Go (Short)
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
- Whoever Heard of a Ghost Dying? (1969) ... Larry
 1965-1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
CGC Man / Gym Heavy
- Super Secret Cypher Snatch (1968) ... CGC Man (uncredited)
- The Master Minds (1965) ... Gym Heavy (uncredited)
 1967 Escape (TV Series)
Security guard
- Three to a Cell (1967) ... Security guard
 1963-1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Man in Court / Birdsnest Club Patron / Pietro Mancinelli
- When Spring Is Sprung (1967) ... Man in Court (uncredited)
- The Scorpion (1964) ... Birdsnest Club Patron (uncredited)
- The King of the Beggars (1963) ... Pietro Mancinelli (uncredited)
 1967 Casino Royale
Man in Casino (uncredited)
 1966 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
1st Gardener
- A Slight Case of Reincarnation (1966) ... 1st Gardener (uncredited)
 1965 Operation Crossbow
Power Plant Operator (uncredited)
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
- No Marks for Servility (1964) ... Henchman (uncredited)
 1961 Tarnished Heroes
German sentry knifed by Reilly (uncredited)
 1960 Sword of Sherwood Forest
Robin's Merry Man in Tree (uncredited)
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
- The Odds on Murder (1960) ... Crook
 1958 Undercover Girl
 1954 Hell Below Zero
 1953 Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue
 1953 The Sword and the Rose
 1950 Dick Barton at Bay
 1949 Diamond City
Digger (uncredited)
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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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Personal Quote:

God save me from brave men.


His most famous stunt: the "high fall" in the film Ivanhoe

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