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Leo J. Ryan (1925–1978)

Leo Ryan was a Democratic Congressman. He served with the U.S. Navy from 1943-46 as a submariner, and graduated from Nebraska's Creighton University with an A.B. and an M.S. He was a high school history teacher, later serving as a South San Francisco city councilman from 1956 to 1962, then was elected mayor of South San Francisco. Less than a year... See full bio »

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 2020 The UnXplained (TV Series documentary)
Self - California Congressman
- Deadly Cults (2020) ... Self - California Congressman
 2019 Explained (TV Series documentary)
Self - California Congressman
- Cults (2019) ... Self - California Congressman
 2019 Very Scary People (TV Series documentary)
Self - Murder Victim
- Jim Jones: Unholy Massacre Part 2 (2019) ... Self - Murder Victim
 2018 Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Under Siege (2018) ... Self
 2018 Truth and Lies: Jonestown, Paradise Lost (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Congressman, California 11th District (as Leo Ryan)
 2018 People Magazine Investigates: Cults (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self - Congressman
- The Jonestown Massacre (2018) ... Self - Congressman
 2018 Jonestown: The Women Behind the Massacre (TV Special documentary)
Self / U.S. Representative (CA) (as Leo Ryan)
 2018 Jonestown Massacre: As We Watched (TV Movie documentary)
Self - Congressman (as Leo Ryan)
 2018 The Radical Story of Patty Hearst (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Part Six: The Verdict (2018) ... Self
 2013 America's Book of Secrets (TV Series documentary)
Self - Congressman from California
- Deadly Cults (2013) ... Self - Congressman from California
 2012 Seconds from Disaster (TV Series documentary)
- Jonestown Cult Suicide (2012) ... Self
 2008 Witness to Jonestown (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
 2003 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
Self - California Congressman
- Cults (2003) ... Self - California Congressman
 1998 Witness Jonestown (TV Special)
 1983 Bilder, die die Welt bewegten - Peter von Zahn berichtet (TV Series documentary)
- Zyankali für die Gläubigen (1983) ... Self (as Rep. Leo Ryan)
 1981 The Killing of America (Documentary)
Self (as Rep. Leo Ryan)

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