Ryan Cassidy

Biography: Ryan John Cassidy was born February 23, 1966, in Santa Monica, California. He is the youngest of the Cassidy brothers and, as he has been known to point out, the one few people know about or remember. He is often placed into context with brothers David (half-brother), Shaun and Patrick or parents Shirley Jones and the late Jack Cassidy, all of whom have had long, successful careers in film, television, theater and the recording industry. At first Ryan was unswayed by the lure of show business and considered a career in law enforcement. However, after graduating from Beverly Hills High School in 1984, he embarked on an acting career that lasted through the late '80s. During this time, he appeared in the Lionel Ritchie music video "Penny Lover", the NBC sitcom "The Facts of Life" in the sixth season as Kevin Metcalf (a role designed around Ryan himself) and as Jake Hittman in an episode of the short-lived CBS series "Jesse Hawkes". He left show business in the '90s and pursuedRyan John Cassidy was born February 23, 1966, in Santa Monica, California. He is the youngest of the Cassidy brothers and, as he has been known to point out, the one few people know about or remember. He is often placed into context with brothers David (half-brother), Shaun and Patrick or parents Shirley Jones and the late Jack Cassidy, all of whom have had long, successful careers in film, television, theater and the recording industry. At first Ryan was unswayed by the lure of show business and considered a career in law enforcement. However, after graduating from Beverly Hills High School in 1984, he embarked on an acting career that lasted through the late '80s. During this time, he appeared in the Lionel Ritchie music video "Penny Lover", the NBC sitcom "The Facts of Life" in the sixth season as Kevin Metcalf (a role designed around Ryan himself) and as Jake Hittman in an episode of the short-lived CBS series "Jesse Hawkes". He left show business in the '90s and pursued different avenues, finally settling on work behind the scenes. In the spring of 2000, Ryan decided to actively re-establish himself as an actor and is pursuing more dramatic roles. Expand

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tbd The Facts of Life: Season 6 Sep 26, 1984 Kevin Metcalf (1985) tbd