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Supporting actor who earned an Oscar nomination for his role in the 1947 film, Crossfire. He tied Al Pacino for the National Board of Review Award for his role in The Iceman Cometh.
He was a heavyweight champion at Dartmouth College.
He starred in 1969’s The Wild Bunch and 1955’s Bad Day at Black Rock.
How did Robert Ryan die?
Robert Ryan's death was caused by Lung Cancer.
He was 63 years old and had lived at 135 Central Park West since the death of his wife last year. Previously, he had a home in the Dakota, at 1 West 72d Street. He entered the hospital on July 3, and the cause of death was lung cancer, according to John Springer, his publicity agent and friend.
|Cause of death||Lung Cancer|
|Age of death||63 years|
|Birthday||November 11, 1909|
|Death date||July 11, 1973|
|Place of death||New York, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I sometimes use a lot of light greens and greys when I feel there is sadness in the painting."Robert Ryan
"I often concentrate on the eyes and lips, they are great indicators of mood and feeling, and I find that I can project character into my portraits by bringing the viewer's attention to these areas."Robert Ryan
"I know intuitively when the work is right, no training can teach you this, it is simply a matter of feeling."Robert Ryan