Fran Ryan

Fran Ryan

actress, soundtrack

Fran Ryan was born on Nov 29, 1916 in USA. Fran Ryan's big-screen debut came with Mickey One directed by Arthur Penn in 1965. Fran Ryan is known for Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers directed by John Kimball, Tress MacNeille stars as Chip and Corey Burton as Dale. The upcoming new movie Fran Ryan plays is Suture which will be released on Aug 24, 1994.

As an American character actress, Fran Ryan was a familiar face on stage, screen and television from her theatrical stage debut in the 1950s and continuing for nearly three decades. Ryan's similarity to actress Marjorie Main was soon noticed in the late 1960s, and she frequently played tough, mean-lipped, earthy and gruff-but-lovable female characters.One of Ryan's first major television roles was playing Aggie Thompson, the housekeeper on Doris comédie (1968) and quickly found her place as a last-minute replacement on several television shows. She replaced the late Barbara Pepper in playing Doris Ziffel on the final season of Les arpents verts (1965). She also successfully succeeded Amanda Blake to play Miss Hannah on the final season of Gunsmoke (1955). Ryan's best-known TV credits include Hôpital central (1963) and No Soap, Radio (1982).Ryan also had supporting roles in major motion pictures including Graffiti Party (1978), Le gang des frères James (1980), Les bleus (1981), Savannah Smiles (1982), Le collège s'envoie en l'air (1983), Les yeux de feu (1983) and Pale Rider - Le cavalier solitaire (1985). Although she was never far from television, she returned to play Hannah the Barbarian in the short lived animated series Little Dracula (1991).Fran Ryan passed away at her home in Burbank, California on January 15, 2000 of natural causes.

  • Birthday

    Nov 29, 1916
  • Place of Birth

    Los Angeles, California, USA

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