Meg Ryan

American actress (born 1961)

Meg Ryan (born November 19, 1961) is an American actress. She has starred in several romantic comedies, but has also worked in other movie genres, including drama and mystery.

Meg Ryan
Ryan at the Metropolitan Opera's Season Opening Night - "Das Rheingold" in 2010
Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra

(1961-11-19) November 19, 1961 (age 62)
Alma materUniversity of Connecticut
New York University
Years active1981–present
Dennis Quaid
(m. 1991; div. 2001)
ChildrenDaisy True Ryan (adopted b. 2005)[1]
Jack Henry Quaid


Year Title Role Notes
1981 Rich and Famous Debby Blake
1983 Amityville 3-D Lisa
1986 Top Gun Carole Bradshaw
Armed and Dangerous Maggie Cavanaugh
1987 Promised Land Beverly "Bev" Sykes
Innerspace Lydia Maxwell
1988 D.O.A. Sydney Fuller
The Presidio Donna Caldwell
1989 When Harry Met Sally... Sally Albright
1990 Joe Versus the Volcano DeDe / Angelica Graynamore/ Patricia Graynamore
1991 The Doors Pamela Courson
1992 Prelude to a Kiss Rita Boyle
1993 Sleepless in Seattle Annie Reed
Flesh and Bone Kay Davies
1994 When a Man Loves a Woman Alice Green
I.Q. Catherine Boyd
1995 French Kiss Kate Also producer
Restoration Katharine
1996 Courage Under Fire CPT Karen Emma Walden
1997 Addicted to Love Maggie
Anastasia Anastasia Romanov (voice role)
1998 City of Angels Dr. Maggie Rice
Hurlyburly Bonnie
You've Got Mail Kathleen Kelly
2000 Hanging Up Eve Mozell Marks
Proof of Life Alice Bowman
2001 Kate & Leopold Kate McKay
2003 In the Cut Frannie Avery
2004 Against the Ropes Jackie Kallen
2007 In the Land of Women Sarah Hardwicke
2008 The Deal Deidre Heam
My Mom's New Boyfriend Martha Durand
The Women Mary Haines
2009 Serious Moonlight Louise "Lou"
2015 Fan Girl Mary Farrow TV movie
2016 Ithaca Mrs. Kate Macauley Also director/producer

Television work



  1. "Make that two! Meg Ryan and adorable daughter Daisy True sip identical drinks during afternoon shopping trip". Mail Online. April 15, 2013. Retrieved March 10, 2016.

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