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Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Ryan. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Ryan on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Ryan as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Ryan along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Ryan, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Ryans include Meg Ryan, Bobby Ryan, and Debby Ryan, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Meg Ryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Meg Ryan age 56 - Margaret Mary Emily Anne Hyra, known professionally as Meg Ryan, is an American actress and film producer. After playing minor roles in film and television, Ryan's breakout role came with the ...more

Bobby Ryan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Bobby Ryan age 31 - Bobby Shane Ryan is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently a member of the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. He was drafted second overall by the Mighty Ducks ...more

Debby Ryan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Debby Ryan age 24 - Deborah Ann "Debby" Ryan is an American actress, singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. Ryan has starred in the Disney Channel Original Series Jessie since 2011. Ryan is also ...more

Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Matt Ryan age 32 - Matthew Thomas "Matt" Ryan is an American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was drafted in the first round as the third overall pick in ...more

Jeri Ryan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Jeri Ryan age 50 - Jeri Lynn Ryan is an American actress best known for her role as the liberated Borg, Seven of Nine, on Star Trek: Voyager, for which she won two Saturn Awards. She is also known for her role as ...more

Nolan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Nolan Ryan age 71 - Lynn Nolan Ryan, Jr., nicknamed "The Ryan Express", is a former Major League Baseball pitcher and a previous chief executive officer of the Texas Rangers. He is currently an executive ...more

Michelle Ryan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Michelle Ryan age 33 - Michelle Claire Ryan is an English actress. She played Zoe Slater on the BBC soap opera EastEnders. In 2007, she starred in the short-lived American television series Bionic Woman. She appeared ...more

Rex Ryan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Rex Ryan age 55 - Rex Ashley Ryan is the head coach of the Buffalo Bills in the National Football League. After serving as an assistant coach for 22 years, Ryan attained his first head coaching job in the NFL ...more

Samantha Ryan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Samantha Ryan age 40 - Samantha Ryan is the stage name of an American pornographic actress.

Robert Ryan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Robert Ryan Died at 64 (1909-1973) - Robert Bushnell Ryan was an American actor who often played hardened cops and ruthless villains.

Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Jack Ryan Jack Ryan is a fictional character from the 2013 film Jack Ryan.

Amy Ryan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Amy Ryan age 49 - Amy Ryan is an American actress of stage and screen. A graduate of New York's High School of Performing Arts, she is an Academy Award nominee and two-time Tony Award nominee. Ryan began her ...more

Buddy Ryan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Buddy Ryan age 87 - James David "Buddy" Ryan is a former American football defensive coordinator and head coach.

Stevie Ryan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Stevie Ryan age 32 - Stevie Ryan is an American actress. She formerly starred in the VH1 series Stevie TV. She was born and raised in the city of Victorville, California and graduated from Silverado High School in ...more

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Richelle Ryan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Richelle Ryan age 32

Sam Ryan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Sam Ryan age 49 - Sam Ryan is an American sportscaster who has been with MLB Network since September 2011.

Tommy Ryan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Tommy Ryan Died at 78 (1870-1948) - Tommy Ryan was a famed welterweight and middleweight champion boxer who fought from 1887-1907. Ryan was considered an excellent boxer-puncher, and many consider him one of the all time greatest ...more

Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Matt Ryan age 36 - Matt Ryan is a Welsh actor from Swansea, Wales.

Lee Ryan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Lee Ryan age 34 - Lee Ryan is an English singer-songwriter and actor. He is known as a member of the British boy band Blue.

Kate Ryan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Kate Ryan age 37 - Kate Ryan is a Belgian World Music Award winner. She began her singing career in 2001 and later found fame with a string of dance hits. These included covers, mostly of Mylène Farmer and ...more

Bo Ryan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Bo Ryan age 70 - William Francis "Bo" Ryan, Jr. is an American college basketball coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Badgers men's basketball ...more

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Frank Ryan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Frank Ryan age 79 - Frank Beall Ryan is a retired American football quarterback in the National Football League who played for the Los Angeles Rams, Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins. Although he led the ...more

Heather Ryan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Heather Ryan age 71

Jason Ryan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Jason Ryan age 42 - Jason Paul Ryan is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He grew up in Bound Brook, NJ. He played during two seasons at the major league level for the Minnesota Twins. He was drafted by the ...more

Paddy Ryan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Paddy Ryan Died at 49 (1851-1900) - Paddy Ryan was an Irish American boxer, and became his sport's world's heavyweight champion from May 30, 1880 when he won the title from Joe Goss until losing his title to John L. Sullivan on ...more

Leo Ryan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Leo Ryan Died at 53 (1925-1978) - Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. was an American teacher and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative as a member of the Democratic Party. He represented California's 11th congressional district from ...more

Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Jack Ryan age 42

Fran Ryan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Fran Ryan Died at 84 (1916-2000) - Frances Mary "Fran" Ryan was an American character actress featured in television and films. She was born in Los Angeles, California.

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Chanel Ryan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Chanel Ryan Chanel Ryan is an actor.

Joey Ryan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Joey Ryan age 38 - Joseph "Joey" Ryan Meehan, better known by the ring name Joey Ryan, is an American professional wrestler. He was signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He is also known for his time ...more

Brendan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Brendan Ryan age 36 - Brendan Wood Ryan is an American professional baseball infielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. While he has typically fielded at shortstop in his professional career, Ryan ...more

Terry Ryan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Terry Ryan age 84

Connie Ryan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Connie Ryan Died at 76 (1920-1996) - Cornelius Joseph Ryan was an American second baseman, third baseman, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. A native of New Orleans who attended Louisiana State University, Ryan appeared in ...more

Marisa Ryan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Marisa Ryan age 43 - Marisa Ryan is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Elizabeth Cooper McGillis in the television sitcom Major Dad, she also co-starred as Det. Nell Delaney in the police drama ...more

Mitchell Ryan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Mitchell Ryan age 84 - Mitchell Ryan is an American actor known for playing Burke Devlin in the 1960s gothic soap opera Dark Shadows.

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George Ryan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
George Ryan age 84 - George Homer Ryan, Sr. was the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1999 until 2003. He was a member of the Republican Party. Ryan received national attention for his 1999 moratorium ...more

Bob Ryan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Bob Ryan age 72 - Robert "Bob" P. Ryan is an American sportswriter for The Boston Globe. He has been described as "the quintessential American sportswriter" and a basketball guru and is well ...more

Matthew Ryan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Matthew Ryan age 46 - Matthew Ryan is an American alternative country singer-songwriter. Ryan has also collaborated with Neilson Hubbard to form the band Strays Don't Sleep. Ryan's voice has been described as a ...more

Amanda Ryan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Amanda Ryan age 46 - Amanda Ryan is an English actress who trained at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She is best known for her role on TV series Shameless as Sgt. Carrie Rogers and her appearance in the ...more

Jon Ryan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Jon Ryan age 36 - Jonathan Robert Ryan is a Canadian professional American football player who is currently the punter for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He played college football for the ...more

Elizabeth Ryan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Elizabeth Ryan Died at 87 (1892-1979) - Elizabeth Montague Ryan was an American tennis player who was born in Anaheim, California but lived most of her life in the United Kingdom. Ryan won 30 Grand Slam titles. Nineteen of those ...more

Will Ryan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Will Ryan age 78 - Will Ryan is an American voice actor, singer and comedian.

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B. J. Ryan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
B. J. Ryan age 42 - Robert Victor "B.J." Ryan, Jr. is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. Though he never officially retired, Ryan has not played since 2009.

Jimmy Ryan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Jimmy Ryan Died at 60 (1863-1923) - James Edward Ryan, nicknamed ″Pony″, was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball who played eighteen seasons between 1885 and 1903, primarily for the Chicago White ...more

Kay Ryan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Kay Ryan age 72 - Kay Ryan is an American poet and educator. She has published seven volumes of poetry and an anthology of selected and new poems. From 2008 to 2010 she was the sixteenth United States Poet ...more

Jake Ryan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Jake Ryan Jake Ryan is an actor.

Irene Ryan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Irene Ryan Died at 71 (1902-1973) - Irene Ryan was an American actress, one of the few entertainers who found success in vaudeville, radio, film, television and Broadway. Ryan is most widely known for her portrayal of ...more

Thomas M. Ryan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Thomas M. Ryan Thomas M. Ryan is an American businessperson. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of CVS/Caremark Corporation from 1998 to 2011.

Mathew Ryan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Mathew Ryan age 25 - Mathew David "Mat" Ryan is an Australian association footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Club Brugge in the Belgian Pro League and also Australian national team. Making his senior ...more

Mason Ryan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
Mason Ryan age 36 - Barri Griffiths is a Welsh professional wrestler and former Gladiators competitor, also known by his Gladiators name Goliath and his ring name Mason Ryan. He is best known for his time with WWE. ...more