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The Hunt for Red October (1990)

Alec Baldwin was the original Jack Ryan in this film adaptation based on Clancys’s first Ryan novel of the same name. Set in late Cold War era, a Soviet submarine captain tries to defect to the US with his crew and the Soviet Navy’s latest nuclear missile submarine and it’s up to Ryan, who deduced this was his motive, to stop a violent confrontation between US and Soviet forces.

Here's every actor who has played Jack Ryan and the movie you've seen them in

Hanna Flint
Contributor

Jack Ryan is one of the world’s most infamous CIA operatives.

The fictional character, created by Tom Clancy, has led 11 books since 1984 and several film adaptation with different actors playing him.

With the arrival of the first trailer for Amazon’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan TV series, here’s a slideshow of every actor who has played Ryan and which movie they appeared in.

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