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Meg Ryan


Blond-haired, blue-eyed with an effervescent personality, Meg Ryan graduated from Bethel high school, Bethel in June 1979. Moving to New York, she attended New York University where she majored in journalism. To earn extra money while working on her degree, Meg went into acting using her new name Meg Ryan. In 1981, she had her big screen debut with... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Ithaca (announced)
Mrs. Macauley
  How I Met Your Dad (TV Series) (announced)
Narrator
- Pilot ... Narrator (rumored)
 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
 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 / Megan
- Charles 'R' Us (1985) ... Meagan Parker
- War (1984) ... Megan
 1982 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Betsy Stewart
- Episode dated 24 December 1982 (1982) ... Betsy Stewart
- Episode dated 3 March 1982 (1982) ... 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 Burger King fast food chain - Actress See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 24 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 105 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

On why she hasn't been working very much recently - I've been famous since I was a teenager. There are a lot of empty spaces in that. I just feel like I've been filling in the cracks a little bit. I feel very fortunate, very free. (2008) See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #57 in Premiere (USA) magazine's "The 100 Most Powerful People in Hollywood" list. See more »

Trademark:

Graceful walk See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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