Eileen Ryan, actor and mom of Sean Penn, dies at age 94
Veteran actor Eileen Ryan has died on the age of 94, a publicist for her son, Sean Penn, advised CBS News on Monday.
Her oldest son, Michael Penn, additionally wrote a tweet asserting her dying. “We misplaced mother yesterday,” the composer mentioned, with an image of Ryan.
A reason for dying has not been launched. Ryan was just a few days away from her ninety fifth birthday, which might have been on October 16.
Ryan was forged in dozens of films and television shows all through a profession that spanned greater than 60 years. Her film credit embody “Magnolia,” “I Am Sam,” “Eight Legged Freaks” and “All the King’s Men.” On TV, Ryan had roles on “The Twilight Zone,” “ER” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” She appeared along with her sons Sean and Chris in “At Close Range” and had acted in motion pictures directed by Sean.
She met actor Leo Penn in 1957 after assembly him throughout rehearsals for the “The Iceman Cometh” in New York and the couple stayed collectively till his dying in 1998. They had been mother and father to Sean, Michael and Chris. Chris Penn, who appeared in “Reservoir Dogs,” died in 2006 on the age of 40.