Ms. Ryan has entertained audiences for more than 30 years as an actress, singer, recording artist, nightclub, and concert performer. From the hottest night spots throughout the Midwest and Coast to Coast, from Broadway to the fabulous Las Vegas Strip to the cruise decks of some of the most famous ships in the United States. Ms. Ryan's Broadway credits include, Dreamgirls, (the role of Effie White, Ain't Misbehavin, (the role of Nell Carter) Chicago the Musical, (the role of Matron Mama Morton) One Mo' Time, (The role of Bertha) and Madison Square Gardens A Christmas Carol, (the role of The Ghost Of Christmas Present) Ms Ryan is the only woman to perform that role. Pajama Game, (The role of Mabel) Additional theater credits include the Role of Bloody Mary in the musical South Pacific in Thailand, Australia and China. Blues in The Night, for which Ms. Ryan was awarded both the Carbonell and Zoni Award for Best Actress in a Musical. The Old Settler, Seven Guitars, and Cole Porter Request The Pleasure, receiving the Carbonell Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2012 Ms. Ryan received the Broadway World Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical in Seattles 5th Ave production of "Saving Aimee." Which moved to Broadway in 2012, as "Scandalous" Ms. Ryan's television credits include, The NBC sitcom "Amen", as Amelia Heterbrink , Mrs. Dixon on "Good News". "Flo Anderson" on the hit WB Series "All About The Andersons" "JAG" "Half and Half"."Mae Palmer" on Showtime series "Barbershop". The Hercules cartoon series on ABC , 2012 BET'S Series "Let's Stay Together," and Disney's "Crash and Berstein. Film work includes Francis Ford Coppola's "The Cotton Club", Disney's Animated Feature "Hercules", (the voice of Thalia), "Nikita Blues" (produced by Roz Ryan and Marc Cayce,) "Waiting For Forever," "The Invention Of Lying", "I Think I Love My Wife", and "Whatever Lola Wants". Voice over work includes Thalia in Disneys Hercules (TV series, Feature Film and Action Games) "Bubbie the Blue Beluga Whale!" on "The Misadventures of FlapJack" on Cartoon Network. Ms. Fitzpatrick, on Kick Buttowski on DisneyXD, Gorgeous G on Scooby Doo and Witch Lezah on The WB's new Looney Tunes series. In 2013 Ms. Ryan can be seen in the Capitol One Venture Card Nation Wide Commercial as Charles Barkleys Mother and in 2014 as Aunt Sylvia in the second season of "The Rickey Smiley Show" on TV One and Cartoon networks animated TV show "Adventure Time" as Cake the Cat.
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