| Mary E. Ryan|
| November 11, 1885Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
October 2, 1948, Cranford, New Jersey, United States
Stop Thief!, Home-Keeping Hearts, The Man from the West
Mary Ryan (actress; 1885-1948) Wikipedia
Mary Ryan (November 11, 1885 – October 2, 1948) was an American stage and screen actress. She began acting as a child and was a popular young ingenue in the first decade of the twentieth century. She later made over 30 silent film shorts. She appeared in the 1906 hit play Brewster's Millions starring Edward Abeles. She was the leading lady to young John Barrymore in his first breakout Broadway success, The Fortune Hunter (1909). In 1912 she signed with the Philadelphia based Lubin Manufacturing Company to appear in their short films. She is not to be confused with actress Mary Nash who was also born as Mary Ryan.
Ryan was married to Sam Forrest from 1908 until his death in 1944. She died October 2, 1948 from undisclosed causes, at age 62.