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Meg Ryan

1961 - Today

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Meg Ryan (born Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra; November 19, 1961) is an American actress. She began her acting career in 1981 when she made her acting debut in the drama film Rich and Famous. She later joined the cast of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns in 1982. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Meg Ryan has received more than 18,246,245 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Meg Ryan is the 471st most popular actor (up from 544th in 2019), the 888th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,017th in 2019) and the 243rd 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

  • 18M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Meg Ryan ranks 471 out of 9,996Before her are Mae West, Jean Harlow, Tom Hardy, John Rhys-Davies, Halle Berry, and Jonathan Pryce. After her are Tilda Swinton, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe, Steve Carell, Julie Walters, and Anne Bancroft.

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Among people born in 1961, Meg Ryan ranks 17Before her are Bill de Blasio, Carl Lewis, Woody Harrelson, Peter Jackson, Laurence Fishburne, and Joko Widodo. After her are Forest Whitaker, Robert Carlyle, Dennis Rodman, Manu Chao, Tim Roth, and Carlos Valderrama.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Meg Ryan ranks 888 out of 18,182Before her are John L. Hall (1934), Sinclair Lewis (1885), Halle Berry (1966), Little Richard (1932), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), and Al Jarreau (1940). After her are Dalton Trumbo (1905), Leon Festinger (1919), Stephen Covey (1932), Steve Martin (1945), W. Eugene Smith (1918), and Suzi Quatro (1950).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Meg Ryan ranks 243Before her are Karl Malden (1912), Jack Palance (1919), Lex Barker (1919), Mae West (1893), Jean Harlow (1911), and Halle Berry (1966). After her are Steve Carell (1962), Anne Bancroft (1931), Kevin Bacon (1958), Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), and Tom Waits (1949).

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