Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra, known professionally as Meg Ryan, is an American actress and film producer. After early roles in films such as Top Gun and Promised Land, she achieved international recognition for her lead performance in When Harry Met Sally. ., which earned her her first Golden Globe nomination.
She subsequently established herself as one of the most successful actresses of the 1990's, particularly in romantic comedy films, including Joe Versus The Volcano, Sleepless in Seattle, French Kiss, You've Got Mail and Kate & Leopold. Her other notable films include The Doors, When a Man Loves a Woman, Courage Under Fire, City of Angels and Proof of Life.