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Ryan O'Neal

20 April 1941 to 8 December 2023

An American actor, who became an international film star after his Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated performance in Love Story (1970). A string of notable films throughout the 1970s secured Ryan O’Neal’s fame, including What’s Up, Doc? (1972), Paper Moon (1973), Barry Lyndon (1975), Nickelodeon (1976), A Bridge Too Far (1977) and The Driver (1978). He also had regular roles in such US television series as Empire (1962-1963), Peyton Place (1964-1969), Miss Match (2003) and Bones (2006-2017).

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