RYAN O’NEAL’S OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Born Patrick Ryan O’Neal on April 20, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, Ryan O’Neal is one of Hollywood's favorite actors.
Prior to launching his acting career, Ryan trained to become a professional boxer, competing in two Golden Gloves championships in Los Angeles in 1956 and 1957. He had an impressive amateur fighting record – 18 wins to 4 losses, with 13 knockouts.
A few years later Ryan O’Neal made his feature film debut in Elmore Leonard's The Big Bounce (1969). From there he went on to make some of his most memorable films: Love Story (1970), What’s Up Doc (1971), The Thief Who Came To Dinner (1973), Paper Moon (1973), Barry Lyndon (1975), Oliver's Story (1975) and Irreconcilable Differences (1984).
In 1979, Ryan met and fell in love with actress Farrah Fawcett. Together they co-starred in the made-for-TV miniseries Small Sacrifices (1989) and Good Sports (1991). Ryan and Farrah had one child Redmond. Ryan's other children include daughter Tatum, and sons Griffin and Patrick.
WALK OF FAME
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Honors Stars
"Love Story" co-stars Ryan O'Neal and Ali MacGraw receive their stars in a virtual "Walk of Fame" ceremony.