Mitchell Ryan Obituary: How Did Mitchell Ryan Die?

Mitchell Ryan was an American film, television, and stage actor, who in his six decades of television is known for playing Burke Devlin in the 1960s gothic soap opera Dark Shadows.

He was said to have a co-starring role as Thomas Gibson’s father Edward Montgomery on Dharma & Greg.

Born on January 11, 1934, in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the United States of America and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.

Mitchell’s father was said to have been a salesman and his mother was a writer. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War after which he went to the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia, where he made his acting debut in Thunder Road.

Ryan married Lynda Morse in 1972. They later divorced. The couple had one child. He later got married again to Barbara Albertine, after 11 years of being together, in 1998. They have two children and five grandchildren.

Mitchell is said to have died of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles, on March 4, 2022, at the age of 88.

The veteran actor is said to have acted in numerous movies like the 1958 Thunder Road as Jed Moultrie (uncredited), 1966-1967 Dark Shadows (TV Series) as Burke Devlin as well as 1970 Monte Walsh as “Shorty” Austin


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