Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra professionally known as Meg Ryan, is a
actress and producer. She began her acting career in 1981 in minor roles,
before joining the cast of the CBS-TV soap As the World Turns in 1982. Ryan
then began appearing supporting roles in several independent big screen films
such Promised Land (1987) and the Rob Reiner-directed romantic comedy
When Harry Met Sally (1989). The film brought her first recognition and
Golden Globe nominations. In the 1990s, Ryan starred in popular romantic
comedy films, including Sleepless In Seattle (1993).