Ryan Lavery arrived in Pine Valley in 1998 as a con man seeking riches.

After being hired at WRCW, Ryan began a scheme involving kickback funds. Station manager Liza Colby discovered this and threatened jail time unless Ryan married Gillian Andrassy, who was about to wed Liza's nephew Scott Chandler...

Children: Children: Emma McDermott (with Annie McDermott), Spike Lavery (with Kendall Hart)
Mother: Gail Lavery (deceased)
Father: Patrick Lavery (deceased)
Siblings: Braden Lavery (deceased), Jonathan Lavery, Erin Lavery (deceased)
Significant Romantic Relationships: Gillian Andrassy (1st and 2nd wife/deceased), Greenlee du Pres (3rd wife/divorced), Hayley Vaughan Santos, Mia Saunders, Kendall Hart, Annie McDermott

Ryan Lavery Quotes

Greenlee Smythe Lavery: Just - I tried to remember when we weren't stressed to the max. Our honeymoon may have been the best time ever. I was just hoping that maybe tonight we could feel like that for just a few hours, let you remember how much I love you, how happy I am that I'm your wife, just like that night.
Ryan Lavery: Come here.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: What? What are you...
Ryan Lavery: I remember everything. I remember it was going to be the first time that we made love as husband and wife. And I remember thinking to myself that my bullet wound was easy compared to waiting to make love to you. I wanted you so bad. I want you now. I want you right now.

Ryan: Do you feel that?
Gillian: Your heartbeat.
Ryan: OUR heartbeat.

All My Children Quotes

Greenlee Smythe du Pres Lavery: How long? How long have you known that you love me?
Ryan Lavery: Well, I know - you know, I know I've been falling for a while.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: You didn't say a word?
Ryan Lavery: I wouldn't let myself, not until I was absolutely dead sure.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: That...
Ryan Lavery: That I could love you as much as Leo did. You remember that day in the park when you said that you were waiting for someone to give you that kind of love, the whole heart kind? Well, now I can. My whole heart is yours.

Ryan Lavery: I got halfway to the Valley Inn, and I stopped. What the hell was I thinking?
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I hated that you left.
Ryan Lavery: You're my wife. You're my beautiful wife. I'd be an idiot to be anywhere else.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I love you so much.
Ryan Lavery: I love you. This is where I should be, now and always. Come here. Come here.