Barbara Ryan
Colleen Zenk
Colleen Zenk as Barbara Ryan
As the World Turns
Portrayed by: Judi Rolin (1971)
Barbara Stanger (1971)
Donna Wandrey (1971-1972)
Colleen Zenk (1978-2010)
Duration: 1971-1972 & 1978-2010
First appearance: 1971
Last appearance: September 17, 2010
Cause/reason: Series finale
Created by: Irna Phillips
Family: Sullivan family
Gender: Female
Occupation: Fashion Designer
Residence: Oakdale, Illinois
Parents: Charles "Chuck" Ryan
(father, deceased)
Jennifer Sullivan
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: Richard "Rick" Ryan
Melinda Grey
(maternal half-sister, deceased)
Frances "Frannie" Hughes
(maternal half-sister)
Marital status: Henry Coleman
(married) [08/2010-]
Past marriage(s): James Stenbeck
(divorced, deceased) [1980-1983]
Gunnar St. Clair
(dissolved) [1983-1984]
Harold "Hal" Munson Jr.
(divorced, deceased) [1988-1990]
Harold "Hal" Munson Jr.
(divorced, deceased) [1992-1994]
John Dixon Sr.
(divorced) [1995-1996]
Harold "Hal" Munson Jr.
(divorced, deceased) [1999-2001]
Craig Montgomery
(divorced) [2001-2002]
James Stenbeck
(divorced, deceased) [2002]
Children: Paul Ryan
(son, with James)
Jennifer Munson
(daughter, with Darryl, adopted by Hal, deceased)
William "Will" Munson
(son, with Hal)
John "Johnny" Dixon Jr.
(son, with John, deceased)
Sven Coleman
(step-son, deceased)
Grandchildren: Jennifer Ryan
(granddaughter, via Paul, deceased)
Eliza Ryan
(granddaughter, via Paul)
John "Johnny" Montgomery
(grandson, via Jennifer)
Hallie Munson
(adopted granddaughter, via Will)
Aunts & uncles: Kimberly "Kim" Sullivan
(maternal aunt)
Cousins: Sabrina Hughes
(maternal cousin)
Andrew "Andy" Dixon
(maternal cousin)
Christopher "Chris" Hughes II
(maternal cousin)
Other relatives: Hope Dixon
(maternal first cousin once removed)
Romances: Thomas "Tim" Hughes
John Dixon Sr.
James Stenbeck
(lovers, deceased)
Steven Farrell
Thomas "Tim" Hughes
Brian McColl
Duncan McKechnie
Gavin Kruger
Darryl Crawford
Antonio "Tonio" Reyes
James "Evan" Walsh III
Walker Daniels
Henry Coleman

Barbara Ryan Coleman (formerly Stenbeck, St. Clair, Munson, Dixon, & Montgomery) is a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera As the World Turns.

Actress History:Edit

  • Judi Rolin (1970-1971)
  • Barbara Stanger (1971)
  • Donna Wandrey (1971-1972)
  • Colleen Zenk (09/1978-09/2010)

Character History:Edit