Actor Ron Reagans passing away on June 26, 2016 at the age of 84.
Reagan was best known for his role in the 1984 hit movie Back to the Future.
He also appeared in a handful of TV series and movies, including The Dick Van Dyke Show, Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Back to The Future: The Game.
He was born in Los Angeles on May 25, 1950 and grew up in a small California town.
His family had a strong Catholic background and Reagan attended the Catholic Church in his hometown of Modesto.
When Reagan first began acting, he played an innocent young man named Richard Mardis, the son of a lawyer in a New York City bar.
Reagan’s character was a lawyer for a wealthy client named Paul Mardiss, who was being sued for his financial affairs.
The lawsuit was eventually settled out of court for the Mardises, and Reagan became one of the most successful actors of the decade.
In 1987, Reagan played a man who had a secret past, and a secret identity: George W. Bush.
Bush had a business empire that was based on his brother George Sr.’s oil company, Texaco.
It was called the Oil Sands and it was in the heart of the U.S. The Bushs owned the company from 1976 to 2000.
As a kid, Reagan had an interest in history.
As an adult, Reagan became an avid historian and he spent many years researching history.
In 1988, Reagan was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, but he withdrew from the nomination and went on to win the Best Actor award in 1993.
After the nomination, Reagan returned to Hollywood and made several movies.
Reagan starred in the 1995 film The King and I. He was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category for The King & I, but lost out to Michael Keaton.
In 1994, Reagan wrote a memoir, The Man Who Killed Kennedy, which was about his time in the White House and the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
In the book, Reagan claimed to have seen Kennedy killed in the back of a limousine on the South Lawn of the White house.
His claims were backed up by a photo taken by a photographer, who claimed to see the limousines driver in the car as Kennedy was being shot.
In 1995, Reagan made his film debut in the film, A Time for Truth.
In 2000, Reagan starred as a military officer in The King, which also won Best Actor.
Reagan made a cameo appearance in the 2001 film, Star Wars: Episode IV Revenge of the Sith.
In 2004, Reagan received a nomination for the Academy Award, for his performance as a U.N. peacekeeping officer in the 2002 film The Battle of the Beanfield.
In 2006, he was nominated again for Best Supporting Actress for the role of Colonel Robert Kennedy in the 2006 film JFK.
Reagans career also saw him portray a CIA officer in 2005’s The Spy Who Loved Me.
Reagan also had a recurring role in 2002’s Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
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