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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan  

Chris Abraham
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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
age 57
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
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
age 25
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
age 33
Matthew Thomas Ryan (born May 17, 1985) is an American football quarterback and team captain for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for ...more
Jeri Ryan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
age 51
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
age 72
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
age 34
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
age 56
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
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
Dec. 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 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
age 50
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
age 88
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
age 33
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
Richelle Ryan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
age 33
Sam Ryan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
age 50
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
Dec. 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
age 37
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
age 35
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
age 35
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
age 71
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
Frank Ryan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
age 82
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
age 71
Jason Ryan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Ryan
age 43
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
Dec. 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