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October 17, 1902
Irene Ryan (Irene Noblette) was an Emmy- and Tony
Award-nominated actress, one of the few entertainers who found success
in vaudeville, radio, film, television and Broadway.
She is most widely
known for her portrayal of "Granny" on the long-running TV
series The Beverly Hillbillies (1962-1971), for which she was
nominated for Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Continued Performance by
an Actress in a Series (Lead)" in 1963 and 1964.
Death: April 26, 1973 (age 70)
Ryan died several days following a stroke suffered during a
performance of the musical Pippin on Broadway.
Where is Irene Ryan buried?
- Forest Lawn Cemetery (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, California
- Calvary Cemetery, Santa Barbara, California
- Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, California