Terry Ryan

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Birthday
14, 1946
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
May 16, 2007 (60)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1946
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
May 16, 2007 (60)

About

Ohio-born author remembered for a 2001 memoir entitled The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio. The film adaptation of the work was released in 2005.

Before Fame

After graduating from Bowling Green State University, she settled in San Francisco, California.

Trivia

The DreamWorks film version of her popular memoir starred Woody Harrelson and Julianne Moore.

Family Life

She and her nine siblings grew up in Defiance, Ohio. Sadly, she died of lung cancer at the age of sixty.

Associated With

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom presided over Ryan's 2004 marriage to partner Pat Holt.