Steve Ryan

Steve Ryan

Performer

Steve Ryan, a tall, masculine character actor who carved out a steady career in theatre and television playing a variety of authority figures, died Sept. 3, 2007, in Duarte, CA, after a long illness. He was 55. Due to his commanding bearing, strong nose and square jaw, Mr. Ryan was often cast as policemen, detectives and other men in positions of power. He was Secretary of Defense Hutchinson in NBC's "The West Wing," Sargeant Adams in "CSI," Lt. Lane in "NYPD Blue," Officer Mike Healey in "Oz" and Det. Nate Grossman in "Crime Story." He also played J. Walter Weatherman on "Arrested Development."

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  • Born: 1952
  • Death: Sep 3, 2007 in Duarte, CA

Roles (9)

Iceman Cometh Playbill - Opening Night The Iceman Cometh (1999)
Opened Apr 8, 1999
  • as Moran (Original)
  • as Rocky Pioggi (Understudy - Original)
  • as Piet Wetjoen (Understudy - Original)
  • as Chuck Morello (Understudy - Original)
The Iceman Cometh - Opening Night
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On the Waterfront Playbill - Opening Night, May 1995 On the Waterfront (1995)
Opened May 1, 1995
  • as Skins (Original)
  • as Glover (Original)
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Guys and Dolls Playbill - Opening Night, April 1992 Guys and Dolls (1992)
Opened Apr 14, 1992
  • as Lt. Brannigan (Original)
  • as Nathan Detroit (Understudy - Replacement)
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I'm Not Rappaport Playbill - Dec 1985 I'm Not Rappaport (1985)
Opened Nov 19, 1985
  • as The Cowboy (Original)
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