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Mitchell Ryan (born January 11, 1934[1]) is an American actor most recently known for playing Edward Montgomery (Greg's father) on the sitcom Dharma & Greg. He also worked with his on-screen wife from Dharma & Greg, Susan Sullivan, in the short-lived series Julie Farr, M.D..

Ryan was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.[2] After the Korean War, he went to the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. There he went on to make his acting debut in Thunder Road along with the Theatre's founder Robert Porterfield.

Ryan was an original cast member on the cult TV soap Dark Shadows, playing Burke Devlin until he was fired from the show in June 1967 due to his alcoholism,[citation needed] and replaced by Anthony George. His other acting credits include Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Liar, Liar, Magnum Force (Dirty Harry's ill-fated despondent best friend and fellow traffic cop Charlie McCoy), Lethal Weapon (as the key villain, The General), Grosse Pointe Blank, Electra Glide in Blue, and Hot Shots! Part Deux (as senator Grey Edwards). In 1973, he played the lead in the NBC adventure show Chase, with co-stars Wayne Maunder and Reid Smith. In 1980, Ryan played wagonmaster Cooper Hawkins in the CBS western miniseries The Chisholms, taking a wagon train of pioneers to California during the 1840s, and becoming the de facto head of the Chisholm family after the death of patriarch Hadley Chisholm.

Ryan appeared in NBC's The A-Team episode "Waste 'Em". He appeared as the father of Commander William Riker in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Icarus Factor". (Ryan had earlier been considered for the part of series lead Captain Jean-Luc Picard.) He played a police officer in a 1993 episode of NYPD Blue. His Broadway theatre credits include Wait Until Dark, Medea, and The Price.

Ryan has been married and divorced twice and is the father of three children.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Mitchell Ryan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Mitchell Ryan (born January 11, 1934[1]) is an American actor most recently known for playing Edward Montgomery (Greg's father) on the sitcom Dharma & Greg. He also worked with his on-screen wife from Dharma & Greg, Susan Sullivan, in the short-lived series Julie Farr, M.D..

Ryan was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.[2] After the Korean War, he went to the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. There he went on to make his acting debut in Thunder Road along with the Theatre's founder Robert Porterfield.

Ryan was an original cast member on the cult TV soap Dark Shadows, playing Burke Devlin until he was fired from the show in June 1967 due to his alcoholism,[citation needed] and replaced by Anthony George. His other acting credits include Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Liar, Liar, Magnum Force (Dirty Harry's ill-fated despondent best friend and fellow traffic cop Charlie McCoy), Lethal Weapon (as the key villain, The General), Grosse Pointe Blank, Electra Glide in Blue, and Hot Shots! Part Deux (as senator Grey Edwards). In 1973, he played the lead in the NBC adventure show Chase, with co-stars Wayne Maunder and Reid Smith. In 1980, Ryan played wagonmaster Cooper Hawkins in the CBS western miniseries The Chisholms, taking a wagon train of pioneers to California during the 1840s, and becoming the de facto head of the Chisholm family after the death of patriarch Hadley Chisholm.

Ryan appeared in NBC's The A-Team episode "Waste 'Em". He appeared as the father of Commander William Riker in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Icarus Factor". (Ryan had earlier been considered for the part of series lead Captain Jean-Luc Picard.) He played a police officer in a 1993 episode of NYPD Blue. His Broadway theatre credits include Wait Until Dark, Medea, and The Price.

Ryan has been married and divorced twice and is the father of three children.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Mitchell Ryan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 84

Birthday 1928-01-11

Place of Birth Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.

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Also Known As

  • Mitch Ryan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1999 Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (2 episodes) as Frank Agostini
1999 The West Wing (1 episode)
1998 Life of the Party: The Pamela Harriman Story as Averell Harriman
1997 Dharma & Greg (119 episodes) as Edward Montgomery
1997 Grosse Pointe Blank as Mr. Bart Newberry
1997 Liar Liar as Mr. Allan
1997 The Devil's Own as Chief Jim Kelly
1997 The Practice (1 episode)
1996 Dark Skies (1 episode)
1996 Raven Hawk as White
1996 A Face to Die For as Joe Thomas
1995 Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers as Dr. Terence Wynn
1995 The Single Guy (2 episodes)
1995 The Drew Carey Show (1 episode)
1995 Judge Dredd as Vartis Hammond
1995 Gramps as Oliver
1994 One West Waikiki (1 episode)
1994 Hart to Hart: Home Is Where the Hart Is as Chief Carson
1993 Star as Harrison Barclay
1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux as Gray Edwards
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger (1 episode)
1992 The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them as Kenneth Davenport
1992 2000 Malibu Road (1 episode)
1992 Iron Eagle III as Simms
1991 In a Child's Name (2 episodes) as Peter Chappell
1991 Silk Stalkings (1 episode)
1991 Deadly Game as Admiral Mark Nately
1990 Judgment as Dave Davis
1990 Wings (3 episodes) as Jonathan Clayton
1989 Margaret Bourke-White as Patton
1989 Winter People as Drury Campbell
1989 The Ryan White Story as Tom
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (1 episode) as Kyle Riker
1987 Jake and the Fatman (2 episodes)
1987 Lethal Weapon as General Peter McAllister
1986 The Penalty Phase as Judge Donald Faulkner (as Mitch Ryan)
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode)
1986 Northstar as Col. Even Marshall
1986 Matlock (1 episode)
1985 Hostage Flight as Captain Malone
1985 The Golden Girls (1 episode)
1985 Hell Town (1 episode)
1985 Robert Kennedy & His Times (3 episodes) as Robert McNamara
1984 Fatal Vision (2 episodes) as Paul Strombaugh
1984 Murder, She Wrote (3 episodes)
1984 Hot Pursuit (1 episode)
1984 Who's the Boss? (1 episode)
1984 Hunter (1 episode)
1983 High Performance (4 episodes)
1983 The A-Team (1 episode) as Ike Hagen
1983 Uncommon Valor as Chief Tom Riordan
1983 Medea as Jason
1982 St. Elsewhere (1 episode)
1981 Of Mice and Men as Slim
1981 Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story as Hugh Hefner
1981 The Five of Me as Dr. Ralph B. Allison
1980 Angel City as Silas Creedy
1979 Flesh & Blood as Jack Fallon
1979 Hart to Hart (1 episode)
1979 The Chisholms (18 episodes)
1978 Sergeant Matlovich vs. the U.S. Air Force as Lt. Col. Applegate (as Mitch Ryan)
1978 Julie Farr, M.D. (9 episodes)
1977 Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. as Mathew Sullivan
1977 Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion as Jethro Lundy
1976 Two-Minute Warning as The Priest
1976 The Entertainer as Mr. Pasko
1975 Baretta (1 episode)
1974 The Rockford Files (1 episode) as Colonel Hopkins
1974 The Manhunter (1 episode)
1973 Magnum Force as Ofc. Charlie McCoy
1973 Chase (22 episodes) as Capt. Chase Reddick
1973 Electra Glide in Blue as Harve Poole
1973 The Friends of Eddie Coyle as Waters
1973 High Plains Drifter as Dave Drake
1973 A Reflection of Fear as Inspector McKenna
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (1 episode)
1972 The Honkers as Lowell
1971 Chandler as Charles 'Chuck' Kincaid (as Mitchell Ryan)
1971 Cannon (3 episodes)
1971 The Hunting Party as Doc Harrison
1971 My Old Man's Place as Sgt. Martin Flood
1970 Monte Walsh as Shorty Austin
1967 The High Chaparral (1 episode)
1958 Naked City (4 episodes)

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