Date of Birth:
John P. Ryan
30 July 1936
John P. Ryan played in 20 movies in the Drama, Crime, Action, Biography, Music, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Western, Adventure, Family, Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Animation, Mystery genres.
John P. Ryan got succeed with average imdb rating 6.
Frequently cast by Bob Rafelson
Off-camera interests include counseling and spiritual healing (dream work, Reichi therapy)
Manic-eyed American character actor sometimes billed as "John Ryan" who has played dogged cops or tough military, but is better remembered for his streamlined villains that could turn particularly vicious or lethal ("Runaway Train").
Introduced to films by Jack Nicholson, who included him in five of his projects starting with "Five Easy Pieces."
Son of Irish immigrants who graduated from Rice High School; majored in English at CCNY where he also developed an interest in acting.
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