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Meg Ryan Biography

QUICK FACTS
Activities Actress , Director , Producer
Real name Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra
Nationality USA
Born November 19, 1961 (Fairfield, Connecticut – USA)

BIOGRAPHY
Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra is the full name of the renowned actress and producer Meg Ryan, who was born on November 19, 1961, in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. The daughter of Harry and Susan, both teachers, Meg moved in with her mother after their divorce and adopted her maiden name, Ryan. She studied at Saint Plus X Elementary School, where her mother taught and, later, she would study journalism at New York University. Thanks to the fact that her mother, in addition to being a teacher and amateur actress, worked as an audition selector for a New York company, Meg got the opportunity to work in a commercial when she was 18 years old. Her mother was the main promoter of her career.

He would make his film debut at the age of 20, in a small role in the film Rich and Famous (1981), and then participate in the film The Well of Hell (1983) and appear in the series As the World Turns (1982-1984) . ), Charles in Charge (1985) and Wildside (1985), before landing her first big project, as Carol, in the successful film Top Gun: Passion and Glory (1986). The film offered him more and better roles, in films such as Viaje insólito (1987), Promised Land (1987) and Dead on arrival (1988). But her great role would come shortly after, as the cheerful and charismatic Sally Albright, in the popular comedy and romance film When Harry Met Sally (1989), one of the roles that would define her career and that would give her a nomination for a Golden Globe.

Known as a romantic comedy icon and one of the most popular actresses, Meg was one of the most notable presences in cinema during the 90s, in films such as A Kiss Spell (1992), Something to Remember ( 1993 ) . , When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), French Kiss (1995), Addicted to Love (1997), City of Angels (1998), You’ve Got Email (1998), Kate & Leopold (2001), among others .

In recent years, the actress has appeared in series such as Larry David (2009), Web Therapy (2013), How I Met Your Mother (2014).