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Longtime, Another World' Star Michael M. Ryan Dead at 87
Thatsup.info is very sad to report that longtime, Another World' star Michael M. Ryan has passed away at 87'. Michael M. Ryan debuted on NBC soap opera Another World during the show's first year on the air. Actor Michael M. Ryan, who played John Randolph on NBC soap opera Another World during the show's first 15 years, passed away March 1 at K.C. Hospice House. He was 87. Ryan was born in Wichita, Kansas on March 19, 1929. He attended St. James grade school and Lillis High School, then enlisted in the United States Navy. He later graduated from St. Benedictine College and received a degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown.
After college, Ryan went to New York to study acting with Stella Adler. He performed Shakespeare at Central Park and went on to play numerous roles on stage and screen. His film credits included Tootsie, Hamlet, The Strangler and Body Heat. On April 1, 1963, Ryan took on the title role of new NBC daytime drama Ben Jerrod. The show lasted just under three months.
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