Frank Ryan
Daniel Hugh Kelly
Daniel Hugh Kelly as Frank Ryan
Ryan's Hope
Portrayed by: Michael Hawkins (1975-1976)
Andrew Robinson (1976-1978)
Daniel Hughes Kelly (1978-1981)
Geoffrey Pierson (1983-1985)
John Sanderford (1985-1989)
Duration: 1975-1981 & 1983-1989
First appearance: July 17, 1975
Last appearance: January 13, 1989
Cause/reason: Series finale
Created by: Claire Labine
Paul Avila Mayer
Family: Ryan family
Gender: Male
Occupation: Lawyer
Residence: New York, New York
Parents: John "Johnny" Ryan I
Maeve Colleary
Siblings: Kathleen Ryan
Patrick "Pat" Ryan
Mary Ryan I
(sister, deceased)
Siobhan Ryan
Sean Ryan
(brother, deceased)
Margaret "Maggie" Ryan
(sister, deceased)
Dakota Smith
(paternal half-brother)
Marital status: Jillian "Jill" Coleridge
(married) [??/1983-]
Past marriage(s): Delia Reid
(divorced) [1970-1977]
Children: John "Johnno" Ryan II
(son, with Delia)
Edmund Coleridge II
(son, with Jill, deceased)
Mary Ryan II
(daughter, with Jill)
Grandchildren: Owen Ryan
(grandson, via Johnno)
Grandparents: Sean Colleary
(maternal grandfather, deceased)
Unknown woman
(maternal grandmother, deceased)
Aunts & uncles: Unknown man
(paternal uncle, deceased)
Annie Colleary
(maternal aunt, deceased)
Nieces & nephews: Maura "Katie" Thompson
Deidra Thompson
Grace Coleridge
Ryan Fenelli
Sean Novak
Cousins: Barry Ryan
(paternal cousin)
Elizabeth Jane "E.J." Ryan
(paternal cousin)
Romances: Jillian "Jill" Coleridge
Jillian "Jill" Coleridge
Jillian "Jill" Coleridge
Rae Woodard
Rae Woodard
Jillian "Jill" Coleridge
Faith Coleridge

Francis "Frank" Ryan is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera Ryan's Hope.

Actor History:Edit

  • Michael Hawkins (1975-1976)
  • Andrew Robinson (1976-1978)
  • Daniel Hugh-Kelly (1978-1981)
  • Geoffrey Pierson (1983-1985)
  • John Sanderford (1985-1989)

Character History:Edit

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