(1920 - 1993)
Frank Ryan was active/lived in California, Florida. Frank Ryan is known for celebrity portrait painting, set designer.
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Biography Frank Ryan
The following information is provided June, 2004 by Jack Keough, an artist and first cousin of Frank Ryan.
Frank Ryan was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1920. He studied art at Pratt Institute, New York City. He graduated from college at the beginning of World War II and joined the Army Air Force with the rank of lieutenant. While in training in New Mexico, Frank did several oil paintings of western scenes. Serving in France during the war he constructed topographical maps for bombing raids into Germany. In his unit was the actor, Clark Gable with whom he became friends.
After the war ended, Clark Gable introduced him to Ralph Edwards and he took a job doing the scenery for the television show, This is Your Life<
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