Christopher Ryan

Biography

Christopher Ryan was born on January 25, 1950 in Bayswater, London, England. He is an actor, known for Santa Claus (1985), The Young Ones (1982) and A Small Problem (1987). Best known for playing "Mike" in The Young Ones (1982), but he nearly did not get the part. Comic Strip member Peter Richardson was originally cast but had to drop out, and actor Andy de la Tour, who had seen Ryan in the play, "Can't Pay, Won't Pay", put him forward, instead. Trained at the East 15 Theatre School. Amomg the 31 performers that have acted in both the 20th Century and 21st Century Doctor Who TV series.

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Dirty Weekend

Small One

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Requiem Apache

Club Barman (as Chris Ryan)

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The Proper Care & Feeding of an American Messiah

Homeless Man

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Sil and the Devil Seeds of Arodor

Kiv

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The Cassidy Kids

Billy Carter (Adult)

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Absolutely Fabulous - White Box

Marshall (10 episodes, 1992-2004)

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My Dad's Christmas Date

Cords Man

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Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape

Himself (archive footage)

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Santa Claus: The Movie

Vout

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Dead Man Running

Bookie at the Dogs (uncredited)

Starring In
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My Dad's Christmas Date

Cords Man

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Sil and the Devil Seeds of Arodor

Kiv

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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

Marshall

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The Tree of Life

Prisoner

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Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape

Himself (archive footage)

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Dead Man Running

Bookie at the Dogs (uncredited)

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Idiocracy

Doctor (uncredited)

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A Scanner Darkly

New Path Resident #1

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The Cassidy Kids

Billy Carter (Adult)

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The Proper Care & Feeding of an American Messiah

Homeless Man

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Alice in Wonderland

Mr. Seven/Royal Gardener #3 (as Chris Ryan)

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Absolutely Fabulous - White Box

Marshall (10 episodes, 1992-2004)

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Requiem Apache

Club Barman (as Chris Ryan)

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Dirty Weekend

Small One

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Santa Claus: The Movie

Vout

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