40th president of the United States whose controversial economics philosophy, Reaganomics, impacted the latter part of the 20th century.
He was a film star during the Golden Age of Hollywood, and appeared in movies such as 1939's Dark Victory, 1940's Knute Rockne, All American, and 1942's Kings Row.
He gave a 1964 televised speech called "A Time for Choosing" in support of presidential contender Barry Goldwater, a speech that would be credited with jump-starting his political career.
He and his first wife, Academy Award-winner Jane Wyman, divorced in 1948. He married Nancy Davis in 1952, fathered four biological children and adopted a son named Michael.
He and Lee Marvin co-starred in his final film, 1964's The Killers.
Send a correction for Ronald Reagan's Profile:
Are you human?
5 + 2 =
Thanks for contacting us. We will get in touch with you soon!
Close this window