Meg Ryan may be widely known for her lead role in the Rob Reiner-directed romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally, which brought her first Golden Globe nomination. Before starring in a string of popular romantic dramas and comedy films, Ryan first had minor roles in 1981. One year later, the actress joined the cast of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns. Subsequently, she achieved recognition for her supporting roles in several independent films like Promised Land (1987). Her lead role in When Harry Met Sally brought her widespread attention. In the 1990s, Ryan appeared in many popular comedy films and romantic dramas including Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Addicted to Love (1997), and City of Angels (1998).
On the occasion of Meg Ryan’s 50th birthday, let’s have a look back at Ryan’s looks before and after she was famous.
In May 2011, Ryan was cast in Long Time Gone
Strolling on a beach in Hawaii in 2009, Ryan looked toned and healthy.
Ryan at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of her film Serious Moonlight (2009).
Ryan’s last project, The Women, is a remake of the same-titled 1939 production.
In 2007, Ryan played as Sarah Hardwicke, a mother and wife facing breast cancer, in independent project In the Land of Women.
Ryan made a comeback to her romantic comedy roots with Kate & Leopold (2001).
Ryan in September 2006.
In 1995, Ryan was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award.
She co-starred with Tom Hanks in the romantic comedy Sleepless in Seattle, which garnered huge success.
In 1990, Meg starred in Joe Versus the Volcano.
Meg Ryan played minor roles in 1981. In 1982, she joined the cast of the CBS soap opera As The World Turns.
Meg Ryan Interview on Ellen