Daniel Ryker is a character in the NBC series, "The Blacklist".


General Ryker is the father of Beth Ryker.


He was outside the Pentagon with some other flag officers when an enlisted man arrived and told him about his daughters impending abduction.

During the Yugoslav Wars he had been responsible for the bombing of a chemical weapons manufacturing plant which caused the death of Ranko Zamani's family.

He was reunited with his daughter at Washington DC Zoo.