Ryan's Hope Cast List

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 (born Dianne Alexandra Swift Thompson; April 7, 1955 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States) is an American actress. Neil has portrayed characters on numerous soap operas such as ...more
  • Ana Alicia (born December 12, 1956) is a Mexican-American former actress who performed in theatre and on televison. She is known for playing scheming vineyard heiress Melissa Agretti on the ...more
  • Angela Evelyn Bassett (born August 16, 1958) is an American actress and activist known for her biographical film roles, most notably her performance as Tina Turner in the biopic What's Love Got to Do ...more
  • Bernard Elliott "Bernie" Barrow (December 30, 1927 – August 4, 1993) was an American actor and collegiate drama professor. He was best known as an actor for his role as Johnny Ryan, a publican and ...more
  • Brent Jay Spiner (; born February 2, 1949) is an American actor, comedian, musician and singer best known for his portrayal of the android Lieutenant Commander Data in the television series Star ...more
  • Cali Timmins (born April 27, 1963) is a Canadian former 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 had a leading role in ...more
  • Casey Patrick Biggs (born April 4, 1955) is an American actor, best known throughout the Star Trek community for starring as the Cardassian Damar, on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
  • Catherine Mary Hicks (born August 6, 1951) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Annie Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven. Other notable roles include Dr. ...more
  • Cesare Danova (March 1, 1926 – March 19, 1992) was an Italian-American television and screen actor.
  • Christine Ebersole (born February 21, 1953) is an American actress and singer. She has appeared in film, television, and on stage. She appeared on Broadway in the musical 42nd Street, winning a Tony ...more
  • Corbin Dean Bernsen (born September 7, 1954) 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 ...more
  • Dana Welles Delany (born March 13, 1956) is an American actress, producer, and activist. After appearing in small roles early in her career, Delany received her breakthrough role as Colleen McMurphy ...more
  • Daniel Hugh Kelly (born August 10, 1952) is an American stage, film and television actor. He is best known for his role on the 1980s ABC TV series Hardcastle and McCormick (1983–86) as ex-con Mark ...more
  • David Rasche (born August 7, 1944) 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!  ...more
  • Earl John Hindman (October 20, 1942 – December 29, 2003) was an American film and television actor, best known for his role as the kindly unseen* neighbor Wilson W. Wilson Jr. on the television ...more
  • Felicity LaFortune (born December 15, 1954 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States) is an actress and singer, best known for appearing on daytime soap operas Ryan's Hope as Leigh Kirkland Fenelli ...more
  • Disambiguation: This is also the full name of Frankie Foster, a fictional character based on Lauren Faust.Frances Helen Foster (née Brown; June 11, 1924 – June 17, 1997) was an American film, ...more
  • George Hearn (born June 18, 1934) is an American actor and singer, primarily in Broadway musical theatre.
  • Gerit Quealy is an American writer, editor, and actor.She is the co-author of Wedding Flowers (2003) and Wedding Cakes and Flowers (2006), and an editor of Fifty Things to Do When You Turn Fifty ...more
  • Gloria Mildred DeHaven (July 23, 1925 – July 30, 2016) was an American actress and singer who was a contract star for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
  • Helen Gallagher (born July 19, 1926) is an American actress, dancer, and singer.
  • Herbert Anderson (March 30, 1917 – June 11, 1994) was an American character actor from Oakland, California, probably best remembered for his role as Henry Mitchell, the father, in the CBS television ...more
  • Ilene Kristen (born Ilene Schatz on July 30, 1952) is an American actress, best known for her role in the ABC soap operas as Delia Ryan on Ryan's Hope (1975–1979, 1982–1983, 1986–1989), and as Roxy ...more
  • Jacqueline Victoire Brookes (July 24, 1930 – April 26, 2013) was an American film, television, and stage actress, best known for her work both off-Broadway and on Broadway.
  • James Wlcek (born February 22, 1964), sometimes credited as Jimmy Wlcek or Jim Wlcek, is an American actor born in New York City. He began his acting career in 1986 with an episode of Tales from the ...more