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Meg Ryan Biography

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Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan at the premiere of 'The Women'

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Meg Ryan's Birth Date: November 19, 1961

Place of Birth: Fairfield, Connecticut

Her Background: Ryan embarked on her acting career after studying journalism at New York University. Ryan made her film debut in Rich and Famous playing Candace Bergen's daughter.

Role That Really Got Her Noticed: Playing Anthony Edwards' girlfriend in the 1986 blockbuster Top Gun put her on everyone's radar.

Her Personal Life: Ryan was married to actor Dennis Quaid from February 1991 to July 2001.

Notable Movie Credits:
Rich and Famous (1981)
Top Gun (1986)
Armed and Dangerous (1986)
Innerspace (1987)
DOA (1988)
The Presidio (1988)
When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)
The Doors (1991)
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
IQ (1994)
French Kiss (1995)
Restoration (1995)
Courage Under Fire (1996)
City of Angels (1998)
You've Got Mail (1998)
Hanging Up (2000)
Proof of Life (2000)
Kate and Leopold (2001)
In the Cut (2003)
Against the Ropes (2004)
In the Land of Women (2007)
The Deal (2008)
The Women (2008)
Serious Moonlight (2009)

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