Mitchell Ryan

Mitchell Ryan (born January 11, 1934) is an American actor most recently known for playing Edward Montgomery on Dharma & Greg. Ryan was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. 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 Dark Shadows, His other acting credits include Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, Liar, Liar, Magnum Force, Lethal Weapon, Grosse Pointe Blank, Electra Glide in Blue, and Hot Shots! Part Deux. In 1973, he played the lead on Chase. 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.

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Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

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Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Minnie Driver  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Joan Cusack

Martin Blank is a hitman for hire. When he starts to develop a conscience, he botches a couple of routine jobs. On the advice of his secretary and his psychiatrist, he decides to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Armitage
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Minnie Driver  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Joan Cusack

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)

Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after giving birth to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Chappelle
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Paul Rudd  •  Marianne Hagan  •  Mitchell Ryan

Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after giving birth to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Chappelle
CAST:  Donald Pleasence  •  Paul Rudd  •  Marianne Hagan  •  Mitchell Ryan

High Plains Drifter (1973)

A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Verna Bloom  •  Marianna Hill  •  Mitchell Ryan

A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago. After gunning down three gunmen who tried to kill him, the townsfolk decide to hire the Stranger to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Verna Bloom  •  Marianna Hill  •  Mitchell Ryan

Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)

Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team—who went in to rescue hostages left behind after Desert Storm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Valeria Golino  •  Richard Crenna

Topper Harley is found to be working as an odd-job-man in a monastery. The CIA want him to lead a rescue mission into Iraq, to rescue the last rescue team, who went in to rescue the last rescue team—who went in to rescue hostages left behind after Desert Storm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Lloyd Bridges  •  Valeria Golino  •  Richard Crenna

Lethal Weapon (1987)

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Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Mitchell Ryan

Veteran buttoned-down LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh is partnered with unhinged cop Martin Riggs, who -- distraught after his wife's death -- has a death wish and takes unnecessary risks with criminals at every turn. The odd couple embark on their first homicide ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Danny Glover  •  Gary Busey  •  Mitchell Ryan

Liar Liar (1997)

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Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Maura Tierney  •  Justin Cooper  •  Cary Elwes

Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Shadyac
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Maura Tierney  •  Justin Cooper  •  Cary Elwes

Magnum Force (1973)

"Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Post
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Mitchell Ryan  •  David Soul

"Dirty" Harry Callahan is a San Francisco Police Inspector on the trail of a group of rogue cops who have taken justice into their own hands. When shady characters are murdered one after another in grisly fashion, only Dirty Harry can stop them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Post
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Mitchell Ryan  •  David Soul

Midway (1976)

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Edward Albert  •  Henry Fonda  •  James Coburn

This war drama depicts the U.S. and Japanese forces in the naval Battle of Midway, which became a turning point for Americans during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Edward Albert  •  Henry Fonda  •  James Coburn

The Devil's Own (1997)

Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Stiles  •  Margaret Colin

Frankie McGuire, one of the IRA's deadliest assassins, draws an American family into the crossfire of terrorism. But when he is sent to the U.S. to buy weapons, Frankie is housed with the family of Tom O'Meara, a New York cop who knows nothing about Frankie's real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan J. Pakula
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Harrison Ford  •  Julia Stiles  •  Margaret Colin

Thunder Road (1958)

A father comes home to Tennessee from the "police action" in Korea to take over operation of the family moonshine making operation, but runs afoul of some gangsters who want in on the action.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Ripley
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Gene Barry  •  Jacques Aubuchon  •  Keely Smith

A father comes home to Tennessee from the "police action" in Korea to take over operation of the family moonshine making operation, but runs afoul of some gangsters who want in on the action.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Ripley
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Gene Barry  •  Jacques Aubuchon  •  Keely Smith

Electra Glide in Blue (1973)

A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around him in order to solve the case, eventually returning to solitude in the desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James William Guercio
CAST:  Robert Blake  •  Mitchell Ryan  •  Billy Green Bush  •  Jeannine Riley

A short Arizona motorcycle cop gets his wish and is promoted to Homicide following the mysterious murder of a hermit. He is forced to confront his illusions about himself and those around him in order to solve the case, eventually returning to solitude in the desert.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James William Guercio
CAST:  Robert Blake  •  Mitchell Ryan  •  Billy Green Bush  •  Jeannine Riley

Judge Dredd (1995)

In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Cannon
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Diane Lane  •  Armand Assante  •  Rob Schneider

In a dystopian future, Dredd, the most famous judge (a cop with instant field judiciary powers) is convicted for a crime he did not commit while his murderous counterpart escapes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Cannon
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Diane Lane  •  Armand Assante  •  Rob Schneider

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)

An aging hood is about to go back to prison. Hoping to escape his fate, he supplies information on stolen guns to the feds, while simultaneously supplying arms to his bank robbing chums.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Peter Boyle  •  Richard Jordan  •  Steven Keats

An aging hood is about to go back to prison. Hoping to escape his fate, he supplies information on stolen guns to the feds, while simultaneously supplying arms to his bank robbing chums.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Robert Mitchum  •  Peter Boyle  •  Richard Jordan  •  Steven Keats

A Face to Die For (1996)

A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bender
CAST:  Yasmine Bleeth  •  James Wilder  •  Robin Givens  •  Richard Beymer

A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Bender
CAST:  Yasmine Bleeth  •  James Wilder  •  Robin Givens  •  Richard Beymer

Monte Walsh (1970)

Monte Walsh is an aging cowboy facing the ending days of the Wild West era. As barbed wire and railways steadily eliminate the need for the cowboy, Monte and his friends are left with fewer and fewer options. New work opportunities are available to them, but the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Fraker
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Jack Palance  •  Mitchell Ryan

Monte Walsh is an aging cowboy facing the ending days of the Wild West era. As barbed wire and railways steadily eliminate the need for the cowboy, Monte and his friends are left with fewer and fewer options. New work opportunities are available to them, but the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Fraker
CAST:  Lee Marvin  •  Jeanne Moreau  •  Jack Palance  •  Mitchell Ryan

The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992)

Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar. They run into each other again and though she still says she finds him appalling he works on it and they are soon together. His even more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Meshekoff
CAST:  Arye Gross  •  Courteney Cox  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Julie Brown

Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar. They run into each other again and though she still says she finds him appalling he works on it and they are soon together. His even more ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matthew Meshekoff
CAST:  Arye Gross  •  Courteney Cox  •  Kevin Pollak  •  Julie Brown

A Reflection of Fear (1973)

A young girl lives with her mother and grandmother. One day her estranged father returns home with a female companion he introduces as his fiance. Soon the girl finds herself in the midst of strange goings-on, which evolve into a web of crime and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Fraker
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Sondra Locke  •  Signe Hasso

A young girl lives with her mother and grandmother. One day her estranged father returns home with a female companion he introduces as his fiance. Soon the girl finds herself in the midst of strange goings-on, which evolve into a web of crime and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William A. Fraker
CAST:  Robert Shaw  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Sondra Locke  •  Signe Hasso

Deadly Game (1991)

A group of seven strangers, including a dancer, a doctor, a teacher, and a disgraced former football player, are brought together on an island owned by the mysterious Osirus. There they are told that at some point in their lives, they crossed Osirus and now must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas J. Wright
CAST:  Michael Beck  •  Jenny Seagrove  •  Fredric Lehne  •  Steven Vincent Leigh

A group of seven strangers, including a dancer, a doctor, a teacher, and a disgraced former football player, are brought together on an island owned by the mysterious Osirus. There they are told that at some point in their lives, they crossed Osirus and now must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas J. Wright
CAST:  Michael Beck  •  Jenny Seagrove  •  Fredric Lehne  •  Steven Vincent Leigh

The Hunting Party (1971)

A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Medford
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Gene Hackman  •  Candice Bergen  •  Simon Oakland

A ruthless rancher, and his gang, use extremely long range rifles to kill the men who kidnapped his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Medford
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Gene Hackman  •  Candice Bergen  •  Simon Oakland

Raven Hawk (1996)

A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Pyun
CAST:  Rachel McLish  •  John Enos III  •  Ed Lauter  •  Matt Clark

A Native-American woman, who was framed for the murders of her parents years before, returns to her reservation to seek revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Pyun
CAST:  Rachel McLish  •  John Enos III  •  Ed Lauter  •  Matt Clark
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