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Ryan O'Neal

Charles Patrick Ryan O'Neal, Jr. (born April 20, 1941), better known as Ryan O'Neal, is an American actor best known for his appearances in the ABC nighttime soap opera Peyton Place and for his roles in such films as Paper Moon (1973), Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon (1975), A Bridge Too Far (1977), and Love Story (1970), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations as Best Actor. Since 2007 he has had a recurring role in the TV series Bones. O'Neal was born on April 20, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, the eldest son of actress Patricia (née O'Callaghan) and novelist/screenwriter Charles "Blackie" O'Neal. His brother, Kevin, is an actor and screenwriter. His maternal grandfather was Irish and his maternal grandmother was Russian Jew. O'Neal attended University High School, and trained there to become a Golden Gloves boxer. During the late 1950s, Blackie O'Neal had a job writing on a television series called "Citizen Soldier" and moved the family to Munich, Germany, where Ryan attended Munich American High School. O'Neal appeared in guest roles on series that included The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Bachelor Father, Leave It to Beaver, Westinghouse Playhouse,

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Ryan O'Neal -- Screw You UT ... Andy Warhol's Farrah Fawcett Painting is MINE!

Ryan O'Neal
Screw You UT Farrah Is Mine

Ryan O'Neal shockingly just won a huge lawsuit over who owns an extremely expensive Andy Warhol painting of Farrah Fawcett.The University of Texas -- Farrah's alma mater -- sued Ryan, claiming the… READ MORE >

Ryan O'Neal --  I'm Desperate To Keep Farrah Painting -- 'Or I'll Die!'

Ryan O'Neal
I'm Desperate To Keep Farrah Painting 'Or I'll Die!'

Ryan O'Neal is a desperate man ... telling TMZ if he's forced to give up a famous Warhol painting of Farrah Fawcett ... it will kill him.O'Neal may have been overly dramatic when we saw him… READ MORE >

- 223 days ago
Ryan O'Neal -- Don't Forget About FARRAH FAWCETT!!!

Ryan O'Neal
Don't Forget About FARRAH FAWCETT!!!

Three years ago today, the world mourned the death of Farrah Fawcett ... for about 5 minutes ... until Michael Jackson died ... and overshadowed the loss of Charlie's most famous Angel. But today,… READ MORE >

- 758 days ago
Oprah RIPPED By OWN Reality Star Ryan O'Neal -- She Failed Us

Oprah Winfrey
Ripped By OWN Reality Star -- She FAILED Us

Nobody watched Ryan O'Neal's reality show on the OWN network ... NOBODY ... not even Oprah Winfrey ... this according to Ryan O'Neal. The 70-year-old Hollywood star -- who starred with his famous… READ MORE >

- 832 days ago
Ryan O'Neal's Son -- Equipped with Monitoring Device

Ryan O'Neal's Son
Equipped with Monitoring Device

Ryan O'Neal's 26-year-old son Redmond got one hell of a parting gift during his sentencing last week for a probation violation -- a state-of-the-art GPS monitoring bracelet.Redmond's probation was… READ MORE >

- 1018 days ago
Nancy Grace: I Never Trash-Talked Ryan O'Neal

Nancy Grace
I Never Trash-Talked Ryan O'Neal

Nancy Grace is perplexed that Ryan O'Neal dropped out of "Dancing with the Stars" because of her, telling TMZ, she never said anything bad about him.Sources directly connected to Ryan tell us ...… READ MORE >

- 1044 days ago
Ryan O'Neal:  'Dancing with the Stars' was Just Too Grace-Full

Ryan O'Neal
"Dancing with the Stars" Was Just Too Grace-Full

Ryan O'Neal said he backed out of "Dancing with the Stars" because of a bad knee, but multiple sources connected with the show tell TMZ ... he REALLY backed out because he can't stand Nancy… READ MORE >

- 1045 days ago
Ryan O'Neal -- My Family Is 'Falling Apart'

Ryan O'Neal
MY FAMILY IS 'FALLING APART'

Hours after one son was arrested for drug possession on Tuesday, his other son got into a gnarly head-on car accident -- and now, Hollywood legend Ryan O'Neal tells TMZ, his family is "falling… READ MORE >

- 1084 days ago
Ryan O'Neal Sues Over Warhol Portrait of Farrah

Ryan O'Neal Sues Over Warhol Portrait of Farrah

Ryan O'Neal claims an obsessed, demented, Farrah Fawcett fan is behind recent accusations he stole a $30 million Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah ... so he's suing the guy for defamation.Farrah… READ MORE >

- 1106 days ago
Ryan, Redmond O'Neal Visit Farrah Fawcett's Grave

Ryan, Redmond O'Neal Visit Farrah Fawcett's Grave

On the one year anniversary of her death, Ryan O'Neal and son Redmond visited the grave of Farrah Fawcett at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery yesterday.Redmond was granted special leave… READ MORE >

- 1489 days ago

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