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Fran Ryan (November 29, 1916January 15, 2000) is an American character actress who had starred in television and in films. She was born in Los Angeles, California. November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government Country State County United States California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ...


Fran has had many roles on television. Her best known television roles are in The Doris Day Show as Aggie Thompson. She starred on the hit series Green Acres as Doris Ziffel from 1969-1971, Fran is the second actress to play that role because of the poor health of Barbara Pepper, who originated the character of Doris Ziffel. Pepper died later that year. Fran starred on the long running TV Western series Gunsmoke as Miss Hannah (Cobb). In 1987, she reprised her roll of Miss Hannah in the TV movie Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge. The Doris Day Show is an 128-episode American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until September 1973. ... Aerial photo featured in the opening sequence of Green Acres There is also the US town of Green Acres, Washington. ... Barbara Pepper (May 31, 1915-July 18, 1969) was an American actress. ... The cast of radios Gunsmoke: Howard McNear (Doc), William Conrad (Matt), Georgia Ellis (Kitty) and Parley Baer (Chester) Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. ...


Fran played the role of Sister Agatha in the soap opera General Hospital in (1979). She also did voices for cartoons like Hong Kong Phooey, Mister T and Little Dracula. Fran has starred on some TV shows for children like Sigmund and the Sea Monsters in 1975 as Gertrude Grouch, and in the other 1970s children's show The New Zoo Revue as Ms. Goodbody, the 1980s TV series No Soap, Radio as Mrs. Belmont, the short lived 1980s CBS TV series The Wizard as Tillie Russell from 1986-1987, and her last regular tv roll was on The Dave Thomas Comedy Show. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... General Hospital is the longest-running daytime soap opera on the American ABC television network, and is also the longest-running soap opera produced in Hollywood (having been taped at the Prospect Avenue ABC Television Center West since its inception). ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Hong Kong Phooey Hong Kong Phooey is a 31-episode Hanna-Barbera animated series that first aired in 1974. ... Mr. ... Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was a childrens television series that ran from 1973 to 1975. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The New Zoo Revue was a syndicated, half-hour show that ran from 1972-1977. ... MacGyver - 1980s hero The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... MacGyver - 1980s hero The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... CBS (formerly an acronym for Columbia Broadcasting System, the former legal name of the network) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... The Wizard is a short lived American television series on CBS from 1986 to 1987, the series starred David Rappaport, Douglas Barr, and Fran Ryan. ... The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (later simply Dave Thomas) was a sketch-based, half-hour, five-week summer replacement series in 1990 starring Canadian Dave Thomas. ...


She has starred in many feature films, her films include Flush (1977), Big Wednesday (1978), Take This Job and Shove It (1981), Pale Rider (1985), and Chances Are. Look up Flush on Wiktionary, the free dictionary flush (poker) flush outlet : flush with the surface (wall). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Big Wednesday was a 1978 coming-of-age movie, directed by John Milius, starring Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt and Gary Busey as California surfers facing life, the Vietnam War, and use of the ever changing surf as a metaphor for the changes in life. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Take This Job and Shove It is a 1981 film, starring Robert Hays, Barbara Hershey, Art Carney, and David Keith, and directed by Gus Trikonis. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pale Rider is a 1985 film, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, which makes references to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, as the rider of a pale horse is Death. ... This article is about the year. ... Chances Are is a 1989 romantic comedy film written by Perry & Randy Howze and directed by Emile Ardolino. ...


Fran has made many guest appearances on many TV shows, her appearances range from Batman, Adam-12, CHiPs, Quantum Leap, Baywatch and The Commish. Batman was the title of an exceptionally popular 1960s TV series based on the comic-book character Batman that aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) for 2 1/2 seasons from 12 January, 1966 to 14 March, 1968. ... Adam-12 was a television program which ran from 1968 until 1975 on police officers, of the Rampart Division , veteran Pete Malloy (Martin Milner) and rookie Jim Reed (Kent McCord), and their sergeant, played by William Boyett. ... Chips may refer to: French fries, known simply as chips by members of the Commonwealth of Nations — long cuts of potato that are deep-fried and often served as an accompaniment to some meals. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... Baywatch was a popular American television show about the Los Angeles County Lifeguards who patrol the crowded beaches of Los Angeles County. ... The Commish 2nd Season DVD release The Commish was a television series that aired on ABC in the United States from 1991 to 1995. ...


Fran was often compaired to actress Marjorie Main cause of their looking similar to one another. Marjorie Main (24 February 1890 – 10 April 1975) was an American character actress who was best known for her role as Ma Kettle in a series of ten Ma and Pa Kettle movies. ...


Selected filmography

1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... A wound before and after being closed by sutures Sutures are the stitches doctors, and especially surgeons, use to hold skin, internal organs, blood vessels and all other tissues of the human body together, after they have been severed by injury or surgery. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Dave Thomas Comedy Show (later simply Dave Thomas) was a sketch-based, half-hour, five-week summer replacement series in 1990 starring Canadian Dave Thomas. ... This article is about the year. ... Chances Are is a 1989 romantic comedy film written by Perry & Randy Howze and directed by Emile Ardolino. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lucky Stiff is a musical; it was the first collaboration for the musical theater team of Lynn Ahrens (book and lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (music). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Wizard is a short lived American television series on CBS from 1986 to 1987, the series starred David Rappaport, Douglas Barr, and Fran Ryan. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Stewardess School, sometimes known as Stew School, is a 1986 comedy film about several people who attend a school for flight attendants. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pale Rider is a 1985 film, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, which makes references to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, as the rider of a pale horse is Death. ... This article is about the year. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Stripes poster Stripes is a 1981 American comedy film starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Warren Oates. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Take This Job and Shove It is a 1981 film, starring Robert Hays, Barbara Hershey, Art Carney, and David Keith, and directed by Gus Trikonis. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Long Riders is a Western, produced by James Keach, Stacy Keach and Tim Zinnemann, and directed by Walter Hill, which told part of the story of the Jesse James gang. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Rocky II was the 1979 sequel to Rocky, a motion picture in which an unknown boxer had been given a chance to go the distance with the World Heavyweight Champion. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... Big Wednesday was a 1978 coming-of-age movie, directed by John Milius, starring Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt and Gary Busey as California surfers facing life, the Vietnam War, and use of the ever changing surf as a metaphor for the changes in life. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Look up Flush on Wiktionary, the free dictionary flush (poker) flush outlet : flush with the surface (wall). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Sigmund and the Sea Monsters was a childrens television series that ran from 1973 to 1975. ... The cast of radios Gunsmoke: Howard McNear (Doc), William Conrad (Matt), Georgia Ellis (Kitty) and Parley Baer (Chester) Gunsmoke was a long-running old-time radio and television Western drama created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston. ... New Zoo Revue was an American syndicated, half-hour show that originally aired from 1972 until 1977. ... Aerial photo featured in the opening sequence of Green Acres There is also the US town of Green Acres, Washington. ... The Doris Day Show is an 128-episode American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the CBS network from September 1968 until September 1973. ...

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Fran Ryan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (326 words)
Fran Ryan (November 29, 1916 – January 15, 2000) is an American character actress who had starred in television and in films.
Fran played the role of Sister Agatha in the soap opera General Hospital in (1979).
Fran was often compaired to actress Marjorie Main cause of their looking similar to one another.
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FRAN Wounds on Speck's throat indicate that he was strangled from behind...
FRAN He could be sending these to any agent in any office in the country...
Fran scribbles something on a piece of paper: "What a genius!" Slides it over.
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