Meg Ryan Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


8th September 2016

Quote: "She came down and was an extra for a day, and she kept saying to me and my son, who has a little part in the movie, 'Mum, I know you and Jack like this, but I just don't get it.'" Meg Ryan's 11-year-old daughter Daisy hasn't caught the acting bug after joining her mum on the set of her directorial debut, Ithaca. Meg also appears in the film with her eldest child, 24-year-old actor Jack Quaid.


7th September 2016

Quote: "I love you, sweetie! Sweetie, I love you. I'll find you. I'll wait for you. I'll meet you in the park. Let's have hot dogs at that thing by the place with the deal, and we'll get to know each other again." Tom Hanks jokes about catching up with his frequent co-star Meg Ryan after they were both booked as guests on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America on Tuesday (06Sep16), but were kept in different interview areas.


6th September 2016

Quote: "I have a Twitter? Somebody's been tweeting for me! (But) I'm sure I have one!" Actress Meg Ryan is surprised to learn she has an official microblogging page, which appears to have been run by a representative.


27th April 2015

Fact: A new musical inspired by Meg Ryan's animated 1997 film Anastasia is set to premiere at the Hartford Stage in Connecticut next year (16). Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak will take charge of the adaptation, with help from playwright Terrence MCNally and composer Stephen Flaherty and lyricist Lynn Ahrens, who originally worked on the hit movie. The story, loosely based on the Russian Revolution, follows the adventures of the youngest daughter of the last emperor of Russia as she attempts to find her relatives, years after escaping an attack on the royal family.


10th February 2014

Quote: "I used to try and meet rock stars after we saw their concerts. I can remember staking out elevators and stairwells of hotels trying to meet Tom Petty. There was a small group of us who finally got in an elevator with him and we all ended up sweating and looking down, too nervous to talk. It's the nearest I came to being a groupie!" Meg Ryan remembers her time as a Tom Petty groupie.


24th September 2013

Fact: Meg Ryan has signed on to read Delia Ephron's book Sister Mother Husband Dog (etc.) for a new audio recording of the writer's tome. The actress previously worked with Delia and her late sister, screenwriter/director Nora Ephron, on the movies You've Got Mail and Sleepless In Seattle.


6th August 2013

Fact: Meg Ryan will play a hoarder obsessed with the former husband of Lisa Kudrow's character in the former Friends star's new comedy Web Therapy.


21st June 2012

Fact: Meg Ryan has sold her Bel Air mansion for $11.1 million (£6.9 million), 12 years after buying the sprawling property for $8.6 million (£5.3 million).


2nd May 2012

Fact: Actress Meg Ryan is selling off her Bel-Air, Los Angeles home. The six-bedroom Spanish-style property has been placed on the market for $11.4 million (£7.13 million). She purchased the mansion in 2000 for just under $9 million (£5.63 million).


13th March 2012

Fact: Meg Ryan accompanied her son Jack Quaid to The Hunger Games premiere in Los Angeles on Monday night (12Mar12). The young actor, whose father is Dennis Quaid, makes his movie debut in the film.


23rd May 2011

Fact: Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan's hit romantic comedy Sleepless In Seattle is to hit the stage as a musical in 2012. The spectacular will debut at the Pasadena Playhouse in California for a month-long run next June (12).


29th May 2009

Quote: "I'm as good as Meg Ryan and Julia Roberts, but Hollywood people are scared of me and think I'm uncontrollable." Former supermodel Janice Dickinson is a frustrated actress.


29th April 2009

Fact: Meg Ryan has paid tribute to her Sleepless In Seattle co-star Tom Hanks in an essay written for Time magazine's upcoming 100 Most Influential issue.


23rd November 2008

Fact: Meg Ryan is selling her California home - for a whopping $19.5 million (GBP13 million). The 6,877 square foot Bel Air property includes a pool, spa, and a guest house.


3rd November 2008

Quote: "I had to ride through Central Park with Meg Ryan doubling with me on my horse, grabbing hold of my back. And the producer made it pretty clear to me that he didn't mind if I fell off, but if she fell off, I'd be in really big trouble." Hugh Jackman on working with a movie superstar in KATE + LEOPOLD.


16th September 2008

Quote: "I have a great friend of mine who’s a dream analyst. One of the all time great nights is she and I, and for her to indulge me and analyse my dreams." Meg Ryan on her perfect night out.


3rd September 2008

Quote: "Normally on a movie, if we do get time to rehearse, I am surrounded by men and tend to wear jogging pants or jeans and no make-up. But every morning on The Women I would really worry about what I should wear. I really cared what those girls thought of me." Actress Eva Mendes wanted to win the approval of her THE WOMEN co-stars Annette Bening, Debra Messing, Meg Ryan and Jada Pinkett Smith with her wardrobe.


3rd September 2008

Quote: "Normally on a movie, if we do get time to rehearse, I am surrounded by men and tend to wear jogging pants or jeans and no make-up. But every morning on The Women I would really worry about what I should wear. I really cared what those girls thought of me." Actress Eva Mendes wanted to win the approval of her THE WOMEN co-stars Annette Bening, Debra Messing, Meg Ryan and Jada Pinkett Smith with her wardrobe.


6th August 2008

Quote: "Adoption is just the way I met my daughter. We have a different story than, 'I went to the hospital...' but it's just as mysterious and enormous." Actress Meg Ryan on becoming a mum to three year old DAISY, who she adopted from China.


18th April 2008

Fact: Meg Ryan's one-time boyfriend Craig Bierko has launched a quirky new online chat show, called BATHING WITH BIERKO. The first episode features the actor chatting to pal John Malkovich while the two naked men take a bath together.


20th April 2007

Quote: "(I was like) 'Oh man, I hope she's not incredibly bummed that I'm not Russell Crowe or Tom Hanks.'" THE O.C. star Adam Brody on kissing Meg Ryan in new movie In The Land of Women.


7th December 2006

Fact: Meg Ryan will lend her voice to Bart Simpson's therapist in an episode of cult cartoon show The Simpsons, which will debut in America in March (07).


21st April 2006

Fact: Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan's teenage son JACK has landed his first lead acting role in a school production of Tom Jones.


19th April 2006

Quote: "There are assumptions made about the way you look. I'm always surprised when people don't think I'm smart." WHEN HARRY MET SALLY star Meg Ryan on preconceived notions of beauty.


19th April 2006

Fact: Meg Ryan has taught her newly adopted one-year-old daughter DAISY sign-language so the two can communicate before the baby learns to speak.


31st March 2006

Fact: Meg Ryan's ex-boyfriend and CINDERELLA MAN star Craig Bierko was originally offered the chance to play CHANDLER BING on Friends but passed on the role. Matthew Perry was the second choice to play the comical sitcom star.


24th February 2006

Fact: <p>Actress Meg Ryan will guest star in the Geena Davis presidential drama COMMANDER IN CHIEF when it returns to screens in the US later this spring (06). </p>


29th December 2005

Fact: <p>Meg Ryan and Hollywood couple Courteney Cox and David Arquette were among the guests at Laura Dern and Ben Harper's sunset wedding ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday (23DEC05). </p>


22nd November 2005

Fact: <p>RAY star Kerry Washington and actress Mia Maestro have become the latest movie stars to sign up for timepiece ads - they'll both appear in new print ads for Movado watches. The actresses join the likes of Charlize Theron, John Travolta, Johnny Depp, Uma Thurman, Meg Ryan and Pierce Brosnan among those who are helping to sell watches. </p>


10th September 2005

Quote: <p>"She had a love scene with ZACH BRAFF so I think we're even." THE OC star Adam Brody insists his girlfriend Rachel Bilson isn't upset about his first movie sex scene with Meg Ryan in IN THE LAND OF WOMEN. </p>


9th September 2005

Quote: <p>"It's kind of cool, my first love scene... Sweet, sweet love. It was interesting... I'm wasted in the scene. I'm not nude but you see my nipples." THE OC star Adam Brody was impressed with his sex scene debut alongside Meg Ryan in new film IN THE LAND OF WOMEN. </p>


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