Ryan O’Neal looking very thoughtful and sexy
Born in Los Angeles, CA, Charles Patrick Ryan O’Neal Jr. started his career with guest appearances on television series episodes of The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Bachelor Father, Leave It To Beaver, and Wagon Train. He became enormously popular on the prime time soap opera Peyton Place as “Rodney Harrington”. Following the end of Peyton Place, O’Neal turned to film. One of his first roles was as “Oliver Barrett IV” in Love Story. His performance earned him an Oscar nomination as Best Actor in a Leading Role. Other leading roles soon followed. They include “Moses Pray” in Paper Moon, Irish rogue “Barry Lyndon” in Barry Lyndon, “Sgt Benson”, opposite John Hurt, in Partners, and as “Mooney Polaski” in the TV film The Man Upstairs which starred the four time Oscar winner Katherine Hepburn. O’Neal returned to television with recurring guest appearances on Bull, Miss Match, and Bones.