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Biography

Los Angeles, California, USA
As an American character actress, Fran Ryan was a familiar face on stage, screen and television from her theatrical stage debut in the 1950s and continuing for nearly three decades. Ryan's similarity to actress Marjorie Main was soon noticed in the late 1960s, and she frequently played tough, mean-lipped, earthy and gruff-but-lovable female characters.

One of Ryan's first major television roles was playing Aggie Thompson, the housekeeper on The Doris Day Show (1968) and quickly found her place as a last-minute replacement on several television shows. Read more...

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Character: Dowager in Cab

Stripes 1981

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Character: Mrs. Lucerne

Suture 1993

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Character: Mavis Talmadge

Chances Are 1989

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Character: Miss Dutchbok

Private School 1983

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Character: Gert Long

Tough Enough 1983

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Character: Farmer Wilma

Savannah Smiles 1982

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Character: The Asp

Murphy Brown 1988

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Character: Mrs. Hirsch, Homeless Woman

Barney Miller 1974

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Character: Miss Crombie

Night Court 1984

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Character: Ma Blankenship

Pale Rider 1985

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Character: Eula Mae Moonie

The Waltons 1971

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Character: Nurse Prifogle

Marcus Welby, M.D. 1969

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Character: Miss Adeline Jeeter

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman 1976

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Character: Belle Asher

Charlie's Angels 1976

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Character: Toby's Mom

Father Murphy 1981

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Character: Mrs. Purdham

The Million Dollar Duck 1971

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Character: Mrs. Killian

Adam-12 1968

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Character: Isabelle Peevy

Punky Brewster 1984

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Character: Mag Wood

The Quest 1976

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Character: Mrs. Vassah

Hardcastle and McCormick 1983

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Character: Mike's new secretary

The New Mike Hammer 1984

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Character: Adrian's Nurse

Роккi II 1979

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