Ryan O'Neal Overview

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Born: April 20, 1941

Born in Los Angeles to a screenwriter father and an actress mother, Ryan O'Neal was destined to become involved in show business. A Golden Gloves boxer in his mid-teens, he landed a job as a stuntman on the German-filmed series Tales of the Vikings in 1959. His first acting job came shortly after, on an episode of the CBS-TV sitcom The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. Guest appearances on Leave it to Beaver, Bachelor Father and Two Faces West followed. In 1962, O'Neal was a regular on the... See All


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