Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan

  • Born on
    • July 5th, 1899
  • Died on
    • October 22nd, 1956
Tim Ryan was an American performer who is probably best known today as a film actor. Ryan and his wife, Irene who later played Granny on The Beverly Hillbillies, were a show business team that performed on Broadway, film and radio. They made some short films for Educational Pictures in the mid-1930s based on their vaudeville act. They were married from 1922 to 1942. Even after their divorce in 1942, the couple occasionally worked together. In the 1940s, Ryan found opportunities at Monogram Pictures where he acted in films as well as wrote screenplays. In films of the 1940s and the early 1950s, Ryan appeared on screen playing numerous roles as cops, newspaper editors and detectives.

Starring Tim Ryan on Plex

  • Detour
    Nevada Diner Proprietor


Acting (19 Credits)

1988China Beach
1953From Here to Eternity as Sgt. Pete Karelsen
1948The Golden Eye as Vincent O'Brien / Lt. Mike Ruark
1948The Luck of the Irish as Policeman
1947Body and Soul as Jack Shelton (uncredited)
1946Dark Alibi as Foggy
1946Two Sisters from Boston as Mr. Dibson (uncredited)
1945Detour as Nevada Diner Proprietor
1943The Mystery of the 13th Guest as Police Lt. Burke
1942Stand by for Action as Lt. Tim Ryan
1942The Courtship of Andy Hardy as Farrell (uncredited)
1942This Gun for Hire as Weems - Guard (uncredited)
1941Bedtime Story as Mac
1941Dead Men Tell as Red Eye Bartender (uncredited)
1941Ball of Fire as Motor Policeman
1941Maisie Was a Lady as Second Carnival Barker (Uncredited)
1941I Wake Up Screaming as Detective (uncredited)
1940Brother Orchid as Turkey Malone
1940Third Finger, Left Hand as Third Mate on Ship

Writer (1 Credits)


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