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|Also Known As:||John Huntington Rea,John Ridgley,John Ridgeley||Died:||January 17, 1968|
|Born:||September 6, 1909||Cause of Death:||heart ailment|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor|
Actor Michael Rider was widely known for his presence on the silver screen. He also was featured in the miniseries "Fresno" (1986-87). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Outlaws" (CBS, 1986-87). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in "Platoon Leader" (1988) with Michael Dudikoff and "Road House" (1989). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Montana" (TNT, 1989-1990). He also was featured in the TV movie "Seeds of Tragedy" (Fox, 1990-91). Most recently, Rider acted on "Melissa & Joey" (Freeform, 2009-2015).
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John Ridgely (September 6, 1909 – January 18, 1968) was an American film character actor with over 100 film credits. He appeared in the 1946 Humphrey Bogart film The Big Sleep as blackmailing gangster Eddie Mars and had a memorable role as a suffering heart patient in the film noir Nora Prentiss (1947). The Chicago, Illinois-born actor appeared in a large number of other Warner Bros. films in the 1930s and 1940s.
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