Meg Ryan

1961 - Today

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Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra (born November 19, 1961), known professionally as Meg Ryan, is an American actress and filmmaker. Known for her leading roles as quirky, charismatic women since the late 1980s, Ryan is particularly recognized for her work in romantic comedies, a genre she dominated during the 1980s and 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meg Ryan has received more than 21,557,077 page views. Her biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Meg Ryan is the 610th most popular actor (down from 469th in 2019), the 1,115th most popular biography from United States (down from 888th in 2019) and the 298th most popular American Actor.

Meg Ryan is most famous for her roles in romantic comedies, such as "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle."

Memorability Metrics

  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Meg Ryans by language

Over the past year Meg Ryan has had the most page views in the with 3,170,619 views, followed by Spanish (293,584), and German (276,960). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kirghiz (99.19%), Norwegian (Nynorsk) (94.38%), and Belarusian (84.34%)


Among actors, Meg Ryan ranks 610 out of 13,578Before her are Robert Vaughn, Idina Menzel, Akshay Kumar, Mark Wahlberg, Margaret Rutherford, and Coluche. After her are Shelley Duvall, James Gandolfini, Benicio del Toro, Jim Belushi, Stanley Tucci, and Richard S. Castellano.

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Among people born in 1961, Meg Ryan ranks 28Before her are Nastassja Kinski, Samy Naceri, Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, and Enzo Francescoli. After her are James Gandolfini, António Costa, Dennis Rodman, Andoni Zubizarreta, Tim Roth, and Élisabeth Borne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Meg Ryan ranks 1,115 out of 20,380Before her are Robert F. Furchgott (1916), Edmund Phelps (1933), Meir Kahane (1932), Mark Wahlberg (1971), Andrew Dickson White (1832), and Robert W. Holley (1922). After her are Shelley Duvall (1949), Lewis A. Swift (1820), Suzi Quatro (1950), James Gandolfini (1961), Lawrence Klein (1920), and Charlie Munger (1924).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Meg Ryan ranks 298Before her are Joanne Woodward (1930), Betty White (1922), Dean Reed (1938), Robert Vaughn (1932), Idina Menzel (1971), and Mark Wahlberg (1971). After her are Shelley Duvall (1949), James Gandolfini (1961), Jim Belushi (1954), Stanley Tucci (1960), Richard S. Castellano (1933), and James Cagney (1899).

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