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Irene Ryan

Irene Ryan
Ryan as Daisy "Granny" Moses, on The Beverly Hillbillies
Personal information
Birth nameJessie Irene Noblitt
Birth dateOctober 17, 1902
Place of birthEl Paso, Texas, U.S.
Date of deathApril 26, 1973(age 70)
Death placeSanta Monica, California, U.S.
Spouse-Tim Ryan (actor)-Tim Ryan-1922-1942
-Harold E. Knox-1946-1961

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Irene Ryan (October 17, 1902 - April 26, 1973) was an American 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 Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1963 and 1964.

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