Meg Ryan

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra
  • Birth Place: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/19/1961, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Meg Ryan Fast Facts:
  • Was called Peggy by family and friends while growing up in Connecticut, where she was homecoming queen at Bethel High School.
  • Took Ryan, her mother's maiden name, as her surname when she got her Screen Actors Guild card in the late 1970s.
  • Was studying journalism at NYU when her mother, a casting agent, got her an audition for the role of Candice Bergen's daughter in George Cukor's last film, Rich and Famous (1981); her film debut led to a two-year stint on the soap As the World Turns.
  • In the fall of 2005, became an ambassador for the humanitarian organization CARE International to help raise awareness of women's issues.
  • Meg Ryan Relationships:
  • Daisy True - Daughter
  • Pat Jordan - Stepfather
  • Dana Hyra - Sister
  • Andrew Hyra - Brother
  • Anthony Edwards - Ex-significant Other
  • Harry Hyra - Father
  • Susan Ryan Jordan - Mother
  • Annie Hyra - Sister
  • Dennis Quaid - Ex-husband
  • Jack Henry Quaid - Son
  • John Mellencamp - Ex-significant Other
  • Meg Ryan Awards:
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1999 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1994 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States; attended New York University, New York, New York, United States

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