Eddie Ryder

Eddie Ryder (January 23, 1923 – March 29, 1997) was an American television and film actor, as well as a writer and television director. Ryder was born in New York City and died in El Paso, Texas.

Eddie Ryder
Eddie Ryder (1956), in Hot Rod Girl
Edward Reider

(1923-01-23)January 23, 1923
DiedMarch 29, 1997(1997-03-29) (aged 74)
Other namesEd Ryker, Eddie Reider, Edward Reider, Edward Ryder
Years active1953–87


He was a veteran of 92 movies and television programs. His television career began at age 29 playing a high school boy on the December 26, 1953 Adventures of Superman episode titled My Friend Superman with George Reeves, Jack Larson, and Noel Neill.[1] Ryder preceded this with playing Ronald on the January 31, 1953 Space Patrol episode Runaway Planetoid.[2]


Ryder would go on in the 1950s to appear in several TV series, many as an uncredited actor, and top films.


The 1960s brought several credited appearances in major TV and film.


For Ryder, the 1970s kept him in television as a secondary actor and mostly making single appearances.

During the 1980s, Ryder appeared in 3 television series and 1 film: The Dukes of Hazzard, Hill Street Blues, and General Hospital. In 1986, Ryder appeared in the comedy A Masterpiece of Murder with Bob Hope and Don Ameche.



  1. TV.com Adventures of Superman: My Friend Superman
  2. TV.com Space Patrol: Runaway Planetoid
  3. TV.com Matinee Theater: Alumni Reunion
  4. Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 252. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.
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