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Robert Ryan

1909 - 1973

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Robert Bushnell Ryan (November 11, 1909 – July 11, 1973) was an American actor and activist. Known for his portrayals of hardened cops and ruthless villains, Ryan performed for over three decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Ryan has received more than 2,101,241 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Robert Ryan is the 1,114th most popular actor (up from 1,158th in 2019), the 1,995th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,141st in 2019) and the 544th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Robert Ryan ranks 1,114 out of 9,996Before him are Lyudmila Gurchenko, Nino Manfredi, Tom Hulce, Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Joan Plowright, and Basil Rathbone. After him are John Nettles, Andy Whitfield, Scott Adkins, Martin Kove, Marika Rökk, and Countess Marie Larisch von Moennich.

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Among people born in 1909, Robert Ryan ranks 67Before him are Clement Greenberg, Marguerite Perey, Nathan Rosen, Lennart Bernadotte, Porfirio Rubirosa, and Aenne Burda. After him are Infanta Beatriz of Spain, Willi Boskovsky, Franz Bardon, Grażyna Bacewicz, Robert Brasillach, and C. Northcote Parkinson. Among people deceased in 1973, Robert Ryan ranks 71Before him are Asger Jorn, Dickinson W. Richards, Jacques Lipchitz, Károly Kerényi, Milunka Savić, and Alexander Orlov. After him are Roger Williamson, Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Frank Jack Fletcher, Robert Smithson, Hans Globke, and Merian C. Cooper.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Ryan ranks 1,995 out of 18,182Before him are Tim Allen (1953), Cindy Crawford (1966), Alan Bean (1932), Tom Hulce (1953), David Crosby (1941), and Phil Ochs (1940). After him are George Kelly (1905), Henry King (1886), Aileen Wuornos (1956), Martin Kove (1946), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), and Harlow Shapley (1885).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Robert Ryan ranks 544Before him are Beau Bridges (1941), Donald O'Connor (1925), Clara Bow (1905), Barbara Eden (1931), Tim Allen (1953), and Tom Hulce (1953). After him are Martin Kove (1946), Jim Parsons (1973), Megan Fox (1986), Jamie Foxx (1967), James Whitmore (1921), and Blythe Danner (1943).

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