Jack Lord

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: John Joseph Patrick Ryan
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Died: January 21, 1998
  • Profession: Actor
Where to Watch

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  • Dr. No Sunday Aug 27th, 3:26pm

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Fast Facts

  • Earned a football scholarship to New York University.
  • Before he decided to become an actor, he worked as an engineer in Persia, was a merchant-marine officer and managed an art school.
  • Painted as a hobby and had his work exhibited in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art.
  • Worked as a Cadillac salesman to support himself while studying acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York.
  • Was considered for the role of Capt. Kirk on Star Trek.
  • Insisted, against the wishes of CBS, that Hawaii Five-O be filmed entirely on location.

Relationships

  • William Lawrence Ryan — Father
  • Ellen Josephine Ryan — Mother
  • Marie Lord — Wife

College

  • New York University, New York, New York, United States (BS, 1954)

Details

  • Birth Name: John Joseph Patrick Ryan
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Died: January 21, 1998
  • Profession: Actor