Cyril Ring

Cyril Ring
Born (1892-12-05)December 5, 1892
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died July 17, 1967(1967-07-17) (aged 74)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Years active 1921 - 1951
Spouse(s) Charlotte Greenwood
(1915 - 1922; divorced)

Cyril Ring (December 5, 1892  July 17, 1967) was an American film actor. He began his career in silent films in 1921. By the time of his final performance in 1951, he had appeared in over 350 films, almost all in small and/or uncredited parts.

He is probably best known today for his role as Harvey Yates, a con artist and accomplice to fellow con artist Penelope, played by Kay Francis in the Marx Brothers first film The Cocoanuts (1929). He also appeared in an uncredited small part in the Marxes third film, Monkey Business (1931).


Born in Massachusetts, he was the brother of actress Blanche Ring and the first husband of actress/dancer Charlotte Greenwood (from 1915–1922; divorced).[1][2] He died on July 17, 1967 in Hollywood, California, aged 74.

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