Ralph Byrd

Apr 22, 1909

Bio: Though he only vaguely resembled Chester Gould's jut-jawed comic strip detective Dick Tracy, Ralph Byrd played the character with such assurance and authority that it is well-nigh impossible to envision anyone else in the role. In films from 1936 after several years on stage, Byrd first appeared as Tracy in the 1937 Republic serial Dick Tracy, then reprised the… More


Ralph Byrd Videos

Union Station
2 minutes 15 seconds
Dick Tracy Returns
3 minutes 10 seconds
Close To My Heart
30 seconds

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