(1989) brought her widespread attention and her first Golden Globe nomination.Ryan subsequently established herself, both nationally and internationally, as one of the most successful actresses in the 1990s and early 2000s, particularly in romantic comedy films such as Sleepless in Seattle (1993), French Kiss (1995), You've Got Mail (1998), and Kate & Leopold (2001).
Around that same time, she appeared in a Burger King commercial.
Several television films and smaller film roles followed, including appearances in Charles in Charge, Armed and Dangerous, Amityville 3-D and Promised Land; for her role in the lattermost she received her first Independent Spirit Award nomination. Her first leading role was the romantic comedy film When Harry Met Sally...
More About Age: 55 Birthplace: London, United Kingdom Profession: Television producer, Film Producer Credits: The Departed, Hugo, Rango, Dark Shadows The Aviator, more In 2007, Meg Ryan was spotted cozying up to Matthew Perry in Los Angeles.
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Due to her success as an actress, she dropped out of college a semester before she would have graduated.
After her film debut in George Cukor's Rich and Famous, Ryan played Betsy Stewart in the daytime drama As the World Turns, from 1982 to 1984, and her character was featured in a popular romantic story arc.
(This award is given to "outstanding women who, through their endurance and the excellence of their work, have helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry.") In 1997, Ryan voiced the lead role in the animated film Anastasia, which garnered good reviews and enjoyed box office success.
She also appeared opposite Matthew Broderick in Addicted to Love playing a female lead at least superficially different than her usual direction, as one of a pair of jilted lovers bent on revenge. City of Angels drew positive reviews and became a financial success, topping nearly 0 million worldwide.
In 1986, she played Carole Bradshaw, the wife of Naval Flight Officer Nick "Goose" Bradshaw (played by Anthony Edwards) in Top Gun. (1989), which paired her with comedic leading man Billy Crystal and earned her a Golden Globe nomination.
Ryan appeared in the film Innerspace (1987) with her future husband Dennis Quaid, and later in the remake of D. Her portrayal of Sally Albright includes an oft-recounted scene in which her character, lunching with Crystal in Katz's Delicatessen in Manhattan, theatrically demonstrates for him how easy it is for a woman to fake an orgasm.
The year 1993 saw the release of the hugely successful romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle, which paired Ryan for a second time with Tom Hanks.