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Meg Ryan (I)


Blond-haired, blue-eyed with an effervescent personality, Meg Ryan was born Margaret Mary Emily Hyra in Fairfield, Connecticut, to Susan (Duggan), an English teacher and one-time actress, and Harry Hyra, a math teacher. She has Rusyn/Ruthenian, Irish, and German ancestry ("Hyra" is a Ruthenian surname, and "Ryan" is her maternal grandmother's ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 11 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sleepless in Seattle
(1993)
Anastasia
Anastasia Anastasia
(1997)
When Harry Met Sally...
When Harry Met Sally... Sally Albright
(1989)
You've Got Mail
You've Got Mail Kathleen Kelly
(1998)

Filmography

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  Picture Paris (TV Series) (announced)
 2015 Fan Girl (TV Movie)
Mary
 2014 How I Met Your Dad (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2013 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Karen Sharpe
- Stage Struck (2013) ... Karen Sharpe
- Case Files (2013) ... Karen Sharpe
 2009 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Meg Ryan
- The Reunion (2009) ... Meg Ryan
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Dr. Swanson
- Yokel Chords (2007) ... Dr. Swanson (voice)
 1998 Hurlyburly
Bonnie
 1997 Anastasia
Anastasia (voice)
 1997 Anastasia: Adventures with Pooka and Bartok (Video Game)
Anastasia (voice)
 1995 Restoration
Katharine
 1995 French Kiss
Kate
 1993 Flesh and Bone
Kay Davies
 1992 Prelude to a Kiss
Rita Boyle
 1990-1991 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Dr. Blight
- An Inside Job (1991) ... Dr. Blight (voice)
- The Ark (1991) ... Dr. Blight (voice)
- Send in the Clones (1991) ... Dr. Blight (voice)
- Heat Wave (1991) ... Dr. Blight (voice)
- Two Futures: Part 2 (1991) ... Dr. Blight (voice)
 1990 Joe Versus the Volcano
DeDe / Angelica / Patricia
 1988 The Presidio
Donna Caldwell
 1987 Promised Land
Beverly 'Bev' Sykes
 1986 Top Gun
Carole
 1985 Wildside (TV Series)
Cally Oaks
- Until the Fat Lady Sings (1985) ... Cally Oaks
- Buffalo Who? (1985) ... Cally Oaks
- Don't Keep the Home Fires Burning (1985) ... Cally Oaks
- The Crimea of the Century (1985) ... Cally Oaks
- Delinquency of a Miner (1985) ... Cally Oaks
 1984-1985 Charles in Charge (TV Series)
Meagan Parker
- Charles 'R' Us (1985) ... Meagan Parker
- War (1984) ... Meagan Parker
 1982-1984 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Betsy Stewart
- Steve and Betsy Get Married (1984) ... Betsy Stewart
- Episode #1.5000 (1984) ... Betsy Stewart
- Episode #1.7161 (1984) ... Betsy Stewart
- Episode #1.7141 (1983) ... Betsy Stewart
- Come Fly with Me (1983) ... Betsy Stewart
 1982 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Denise
- Amy & the Angel (1982) ... Denise
 1982 One of the Boys (TV Series)
Jane (1982)
 1981 Rich and Famous
Debby Blake, 18 Years
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Freixenet (Spain, 1997) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 24 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 107 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her infamous interview on the BBC's Parkinson (1971) in 2003] I don't even know the man. That guy was like some disapproving father! It's crazy. I don't know what he is to you guys, but he's a nut. I felt like he was berating me for being naked in the movie. He said something like, 'You should go back to doing what you were doing'. And I thought, are you like a disapproving dad right now? I'm... See more »

Trivia:

She and her good friend Tom Hanks have been co-stars in three movies as love interests: Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) and You've Got Mail (1998). See more »

Trademark:

Graceful walk See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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