Soap Operas Ryan's Hope Cast List

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Ryan's Hope cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Ryan's Hope main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Ryan's Hope stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Ryan's Hope focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Ryan's Hope that are on here as well.

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Alexandra Neil Another World, Ryan's Hope, Texas - Alexandra Neil is an American actress. She was born Dianne Alexandra Swift Thompson in Boston, MA. Neil has portrayed characters on numerous soap operas such as Texas, Ryan's Hope, Another ...more

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Ana Alicia Falcon Crest, Ryan's Hope - Ana Alicia is an American actress. She is best known for her role as scheming heiress Melissa Agretti on the long-running primetime soap opera Falcon Crest.

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Angela Bassett American Horror Story, ER, Ryan's Hope - Angela Evelyn Bassett Vance is an American actress and film director. She has become well known for her biographical film roles portraying real-life women, including Tina Turner in What's Love ...more

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Bernard Barrow Ryan's Hope, Loving, The Secret Storm - Bernard Elliott "Bernie" Barrow was an American actor and collegiate drama professor. He was best known as an actor for his role as "Johnny Ryan", a publican and the ...more

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Brent Spiner Star Trek: The Next Generation, Alphas, Threshold - Brent Jay Spiner is an American actor, best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and four subsequent films. ...more

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Cali Timmins Another World, Ryan's Hope, Katts and Dog - Carolyn "Cali" Timmins is a Canadian actress, best known for her work in the soap Ryan's Hope as Maggie Shelby, a role she played from 1983 to 1989. She also played the first Paulina ...more

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Casey Biggs Ryan's Hope, Snoops, Stat - Casey Patrick Biggs is an American actor, best known throughout the Star Trek community for starring as the Cardassian Damar, on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

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Catherine Hicks 7th Heaven, Ryan's Hope, The Bad News Bears - Catherine Mary Hicks is an American television, film, and stage actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven. Other notable roles have ...more

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Cesare Danova Ryan's Hope, Garrison's Gorillas - Cesare Danova was an Italian-American television and screen actor.

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Christine Ebersole Bobby's World, The Hogan Family, Ryan's Hope - Christine Ebersole is a two-time Tony Award winning American actress and singer. She previously co-starred on the TBS sitcom Sullivan & Son, where she played Carol Walsh.

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Corbin Bernsen Psych, L.A. Law, Ryan's Hope - Corbin Dean Bernsen is an American actor and director, known for his work on television. He is known for his roles as divorce attorney Arnold Becker on the NBC drama series L.A. Law, as Dr. Alan ...more

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Dana Delany Desperate Housewives, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League - Dana Welles Delany is an American film, stage, and television actress, producer, presenter, and health activist. Delany has been active in show business since the late 1970s. Following small ...more

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Daniel Hugh Kelly Ryan's Hope, From the Earth to the Moon, Memphis Beat - Daniel Hugh Kelly is an American stage, film and television actor. He may be best known for his role on the 1980s ABC TV series Hardcastle and McCormick as ex-con Mark "Skid"

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David Rasche Sledge Hammer!, Ryan's Hope, Impastor - David Rasche is an American theater, film and television actor who is best known for his portrayal of the title character in the 1980s satirical police sitcom Sledge Hammer!. Since then he has ...more

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Earl Hindman Home Improvement, Hercules - Earl John Hindman was an American actor, best known for his role as the kindly neighbor Wilson W. Wilson, Jr. on the television sitcom Home Improvement. Long before this role, however, he played ...more

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Felicity LaFortune Ryan's Hope - Felicity LaFortune is an actress and singer, best known for appearing on daytime soap operas Ryan's Hope as Leigh Kirkland Fenelli and All My Children as Laurel Banning Dillon. In 2000, ...more

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Frances Foster Ryan's Hope - Frances Foster was an American film, television and stage actress. She was also an award-winning stage director.

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George Hearn Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Ryan's Hope, Great Performances - George Hearn is an American actor and singer, primarily in Broadway musical theatre.

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Gerit Quealy Ryan's Hope - Gerit Quealy is an American writer, editor, and actor. She is the co-author of Wedding Flowers and Wedding Cakes and Flowers, and an editor of Fifty Things to Do When You Turn Fifty. Quealy has ...more

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Gloria DeHaven Ryan's Hope, Nakia - Gloria Mildred DeHaven is an American actress, singer and a former contract star for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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Helen Gallagher Ryan's Hope - Helen Gallagher is an American actress, dancer, and singer.

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Herbert Anderson Dennis the Menace, Ryan's Hope - Herbert Anderson was an American character actor from Oakland, California, probably best remembered for his role as Henry Mitchell, the father, in the CBS television sitcom Dennis The Menace, ...more

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Ilene Kristen Another World, Ryan's Hope, Loving - Ilene Kristen is an American actress, best known for her role in the ABC soap operas as Delia Ryan on Ryan's Hope, and as Roxy Balsom on One Life to Live.

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Jacqueline Brookes Another World, Ryan's Hope, Jack and Mike - Jacqueline Victoire Brookes was an American film, television, and stage actress, best known for her work both off and on Broadway.

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James Wlcek Ryan's Hope, Sons of Thunder - James 'Jimmy' Wlcek is an American actor born in New York. He began his acting career in 1986 with an episode of Tales from the Darkside. In 1987, he auditioned for a part on All My Children; ...more

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John Gabriel Ryan's Hope, Love of Life, The Charles Grodin Show - John Gabriel is an American actor who is best known for his role as Seneca Beaulac in Ryan's Hope, and for which he received an Emmy Award nomination in 1980. Gabriel, who played the Professor ...more

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John Pankow Mad About You, Episodes, The Doctors - John Pankow is an American actor. He is a series regular on the Showtime/BBC series "Episodes", playing Merc Lapidus, the volatile head of a major U.S. television network.

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Judith Barcroft Ryan's Hope - Judith Barcroft is an American Broadway and soap opera actress. She began her soap career in 1966 by creating the role of Lenore Moore on Another World, a role she played until 1971. In 1970, ...more

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Judith Chapman Ryan's Hope - Judith Chapman is an American soap opera actress, best known for roles as Natalie Bannon Hughes in As the World Turns, Charlotte Greer on Ryan's Hope, Ginny Blake Webber on General Hospital, ...more

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Justin Deas As the World Turns, Guiding Light, Ryan's Hope - Justin Deas is an American actor. He is known for his role as Tom Hughes #10 on As the World Turns, his role as Keith Timmons on Santa Barbara, and for his role as Buzz Cooper Sr. on Guiding ...more

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Karen Morris-Gowdy Ryan's Hope - Karen Morris-Gowdy is an American actress, best known for her role as Dr. Faith Coleridge Desmond #4 on Ryan's Hope, a role she played from 1978 to 1984 and again in 1989. Morris-Gowdy was ...more

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Kate Mulgrew Orange Is the New Black, Star Trek: Voyager, The Black Donnellys - Katherine Kiernan Maria "Kate" Mulgrew is an American actress, most noted for her roles on Star Trek: Voyager as Captain Kathryn Janeway, on Orange Is the New Black as Red, and Ryan's ...more

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Kelli Maroney Ryan's Hope - Kelli Joan Maroney born December 30, 1960 according to IMDB Movie site is an American film and television actress. Maroney is best known for her early roles on the television soap operas Ryan's ...more

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Louise Shaffer Ryan's Hope, The Edge of Night, Search for Tomorrow - Louise Shaffer is an American actress, script writer, and author.

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Luis Ávalos Ryan's Hope, E/R, The Electric Company - Luis Ávalos was a Cuban character actor. He made numerous film and television appearances, most notably in the 1971–1977 children's television show The Electric Company. He joined the ...more

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Malachy McCourt Ryan's Hope, Search for Tomorrow - Malachy Gerard McCourt is an Irish-American actor, writer, and politician. He was the 2006 Green Party candidate for governor in New York State, losing to the Democratic candidate Eliot Spitzer. ...more

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Marco St. John Ryan's Hope, Ball Four - Marco St. John is an American actor who has starred in many films and on television. He is best known for his role as the perverted truck driver in the 1991 hit film Thelma & Louise. St. ...more

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Marg Helgenberger CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, China Beach, Intelligence - Mary Marg Helgenberger is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Catherine Willows in the CBS drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and as K.C. Koloski in the ABC drama China ...more

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Mary-Louise Parker Weeds, The West Wing, Ryan's Hope - Mary-Louise Parker is an American actress. Best known for her lead role on Showtime's television series Weeds portraying Nancy Botwin, she received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in ...more

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Maureen Garrett Guiding Light, Ryan's Hope - Maureen Garrett is an American actress. Garrett played the role of Holly Norris on Guiding Light, a role she inherited from Lynn Deerfield in 1976. For many years, the character of Holly was ...more

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Maxwell Caulfield Ryan's Hope, Emmerdale, The Colbys - Maxwell Caulfield is a British film, stage, and television actor who is based in the United States. He has appeared in films such as Grease 2, Electric Dreams, The Boys Next Door, The ...more

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Michael Corbett Ryan's Hope, Search for Tomorrow, Skeleton Warriors - Michael Corbett is an American actor, television correspondent, host, and real estate investor. He is perhaps best known for his work in various daytime soap operas.

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Morgan Freeman The Twilight Zone, Another World, Ryan's Hope - Morgan Freeman is an American actor, film director, and narrator. Freeman has received Academy Award nominations for his performances in Street Smart, Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank ...more

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Nana Visitor Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Ryan's Hope, Wildfire - Nana Visitor is an American actress, known for playing Kira Nerys in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Jean Ritter in the television series Wildfire.

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Nancy Barrett Dark Shadows, The Doctors, Ryan's Hope - Nancy Barrett, is an American actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Carolyn Stoddard in the popular 1960s gothic soap opera Dark Shadows. Barrett was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, but ...more

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Nancy Coleman Ryan's Hope, Valiant Lady, The Adams Chronicles - Nancy Coleman was an American film, television and radio actress. After working on radio and appearing on the Broadway stage, Nancy Coleman was brought to Hollywood to work for Warner Bros. ...more

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Nell Carter Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Gimme a Break!, Ryan's Hope - Nell Carter was an American singer and actress. She won a Tony Award for her performance in the Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin', as well as an Emmy Award for her reprisal of the role on ...more

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Randall Edwards Ryan's Hope - Randall Edwards is an American television actress. She may be best known for her role on Ryan's Hope as Delia Reid Ryan Ryan Coleridge.

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Robert Desiderio Ryan's Hope, Search for Tomorrow, Maximum Security - Robert Desiderio is an American actor best known for his roles on television.

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Robin Mattson Ryan's Hope, Santa Barbara - Robin Mattson is an American actress. She is best known for her roles on the daytime soap operas General Hospital, Santa Barbara, and All My Children.