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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 Polish, Irish, and German ancestry ("Hyra" is a Polish surname, and "Ryan" is her maternal grandmother's maiden name). ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 10 wins & 24 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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 2015 Fan Girl
Mary
 2014 How I Met Your Dad (TV Series)
Narrator
- Pilot (2014) ... 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 (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 AIM toothpaste (1981) 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:

Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre, I don't mind saying that, it's true. I love doing them and hopefully always will do them. I don't feel particularly typecast because I think I do so many different kinds of things. Whether they're seen or not is another issue. See more »

Trivia:

Lost the lead role in Washington Square (1997) to Jennifer Jason Leigh See more »

Trademark:

Striking blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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