Ryan O'Neals Dressing Table Preparing for the “Main Event” Redmond, Mozart and I with Farrah watching over us On set with Tatum shooting Paper Moon The lovely Barbra and I shooting What's Up Doc Ryan O'Neal and cast of Peyton Place Kissing my baby Ryan and Farrah shoot the title sequence for Good Sports Nomination Best Actor Academy Awards 1971 Ryan and Farrah engrossed in deep conversation Ryan O’Neal and Ali McGraw in “Love Story” My High School picture
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Born Patrick Ryan O’Neal on April 20, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, Ryan O’Neal is one of Hollywood's favorite actors.

Prior to launching his acting career, Ryan trained to become a professional boxer, competing in two Golden Gloves championships in Los Angeles in 1956 and 1957. He had an impressive amateur fighting record – 18 wins to 4 losses, with 13 knockouts.

A few years later Ryan O’Neal made his feature film debut in Elmore Leonard's The Big Bounce (1969). From there he went on to make some of his most memorable films: Love Story (1970), What’s Up Doc (1971), The Thief Who Came To Dinner (1973,) Paper Moon (1973), Barry Lyndon (1975), Oliver's Story (1975) and Irreconcilable Differences (1984).

In 1979, Ryan met and fell in love with actress Farrah Fawcett. Together they co-starred in the made-for-TV miniseries Small Sacrifices (1989) and Good Sports (1991). Ryan and Farrah had one child Redmond. Ryan's other children include daughter Tatum, and sons Griffin and Patrick. Read Ryan's full bio or go to his IMDB page.

Today Ryan resides in Malibu with his favorite four-legged companion Mozart. Ryan O'Neal's book, BOTH OF US: MY LIFE WITH FARRAH, is available for order here. To keep up with Ryan's latest news follow him on Twitter or Facebook.

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Both of Us. My Life with Farrah Back Cover Book JacketBoth of Us: My Life with Farrah

Finally, the true Hollywood Love Story! Ryan O'Neal's intimate memoir of his turbulent and passionate love story with Farrah Fawcett.



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We enjoy long walks on Malibu beach, reading good books, watching our Kings, and reminiscing about old memories on and off screen.



Ali MacGraw & Ryan O'Neal in Love Letters

They made history 45 years ago when they starred in Love Story, the most talked about film of its day – Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal reunited for Love Letters, a special theatrical tour.

(Video Clip On Ryan's Facebook page)