Meg Ryan Biography

Birthday: 1961-11-19
Place of Birth: Fairfield, Connecticut USA
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Wiki Biography: 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 a brief appearance as Candice Bergen's daughter in George Cukor's last film Rich and Famous (1981). She tried out and was cast as Betsy in the day time television soap "As the World Turns" (1956). She was part of the cast from 1982 to 1984. Meg also had a part in the television series "One of the Boys" (1982), but this show was soon canceled. In 1984, she moved to tinsel town and landed a job in the western Television Series "Wildside" (1985). Meg's small part in the blockbuster movie Top Gun (1986) led to her being cast in Steven Spielberg's Innerspace (1987) where she co-starred with Dennis Quaid. She again co-starred with Quaid in the remake of D.O.A. (1988) and they married on Valentine's Day in 1991. In 1989, Meg appeared in When Harry Met Sally... (1989) and the scene at the restaurant became famous. Meg was nominated for both the Golden Globe and the BAFTA. In 1990, she co-starred with Tom Hanks in Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) and this time she played three roles as DeDe/Angelica/Patricia. She appeared again with Tom in the very successful Sleepless in Seattle (1993) for which she was again nominated for the Golden Globe. In 1994, Meg decided to act against type when she appeared as the alcoholic wife and mother in When a Man Loves a Woman (1994). After that, she went back to "cute" with both I.Q. (1994) and French Kiss (1995). In 1994, Meg won the Harvard Hasty Pudding Award as "Woman of the Year" and was voted as being one of "The 50 most beautiful people in the world 1994" by People Magazine.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
City of Angels Dr. Maggie Rice 2000 - 2000 Drama
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
D.O.A. Syndey Fuller 1949 Comedy, 0
Rich and Famous 1981
Amityville 3-D Lisa 1983 Reality Tv
Top Gun Carole 1986 0, Biography
Armed and Dangerous Maggie Cavanaugh 1986 Action, Comedy, Crime
Innerspace Lydia Maxwell 1987 Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Presidio 1988 0, Comedy, 0
When Harry Met Sally... Sally Albright 1989 0, Biography
Joe Versus the Volcano 1990 Comedy, Romance
The Doors Pamela Courson 1991 0
Prelude to a Kiss 1992 Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Sleepless in Seattle Annie Reed 1993 0, Biography
Flesh and Bone 1993 Drama, Mystery, Romance
When a Man Loves a Woman Alice Green 1994 0, Biography
I.Q. Catherine Boyd 1994 Comedy, Romance
French Kiss Kate 1995 Comedy, Romance
Courage Under Fire Karen Walden 1996 0, Game Show, Romance
Anastasia Anastasia 1997 Drama, 0, 0
Addicted to Love Maggie 1997 Comedy, Romance
City of Angels Dr. Maggie Rice 1998 0, 0
You've Got Mail Kathleen Kelly 1998 0, Biography
Hurlyburly 1998 Comedy, Drama
Proof of Life Alice Bowman 2000 0, 0, Biography
Hanging Up Eve Mozell Marks 2000
Kate & Leopold Kate McKay 2001 Biography, Sport, 0
In the Cut Franny Avery 2003 0
Against the Ropes 2004 Biography
The Promised Land Bev 2005
Homeland Security 2007
In the Land of Women Sarah Hardwicke 2007 Biography, 0
My Mom's New Boyfriend Marty 2008
The Women Mary Haines 2008 Comedy, Drama
The Deal Deidre Hearn 2008 Comedy, Romance
Serious Moonlight Louise 2009
Restoration 2011
Fan Girl Mary Farrow 2015 Comedy, Family, Music