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Mount Sinai Obituaries and Services » Bernard Paul Feldman
June 11, 1945 - April 24, 2015
Service Information Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel
Service Date: Tuesday April 28th, 2015
Service Time: 11:30 am
Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills - TaNaCH Chapel
5950 Forest Lawn Drive
Los Angeles, California 90068
Bernard Feldman AKA Paul Ryan 6.11.45 – 4.24.15
Bernard Feldman known as Paul Ryan, successful TV & Radio Host, Author, Speaker, Spiritual Practitioner & Announcer at Agape International Spiritual Center was 69 when he passed away at Providence Saint Joseph Hospital in Burbank after a two-year’s battle with Leukemia with his loved ones at his side. His beloved 91-year-old mother, Joyce survives him.
His life was filled with many close friends & students who benefited from his loyalty, mentorship, sense of humor and spiritual guidance.
As a TV host, Paul hosted “Celebrity Master Class” for the Screen Actors Guild Foundation with Diahann Carroll, Burt Reynolds & George Hamilton. He interviewed over 2000 celebrities around the world as a Hollywood correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight” & co-hosted his own TV show entitled “Mid-Morning L.A.” He was also the host & producer of 675 in-depth celebrity TV talk shows with guests that included superstars such as Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, & Sophia Loren, as well as legendary directors, writers & producers.
Paul Ryan was known as one of Hollywood’s premier TV Hosting coaches & as an actor he’s co-starred in films with Michelle Pfeiffer & Sir Peter Ustinov, movies directed by Sidney Poitier & Gil Cates. He also costarred on ABC’s hit show “Desperate Housewives.”
For the past few years, he has produced an ongoing conscious TV show on “A BraveHeart View,” & produced & hosted “The BraveHeart Awards with recipients that included Marianne Williamson, Tippi Hedren, Sherri Shepherd, Carol Channing & Dr. Maya Angelou.
As an author, Paul’s book “The Art of Comedy: Getting Serious about Being Funny” was published by Random House with accolades from celebrity admirers, such as:
“The Art of Comedy gets you to smile, laugh, & love, all while creating comedy & making massive amounts of money in the workplace!”
Mark Victor Hansen, NY Times #1 bestselling book series Chicken Soup for the Soul
“Building a sense of humor can turn your life around. Feeling less stressful & skipping along the lighter side of life might be the right road for you. Paul’s book is your roadmap.”
As a public speaker Paul gave lectures around the globe to corporations, cruise ships & exclusive spas on “Hollywood, Health, & Humor.”
When Paul was asked what he wanted his legacy to be, he replied “I touched people’s lives in a really good way.”