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Who Is The Most Famous Ryan In The World?

Updated February 23, 2021 589 votes 26 voters 16.4k views69 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Ryan.

How many celebrities with the last name Ryan can you think of? The famous Ryans below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Ryan, famous musicians named Ryan, and even athletes named Ryan.

Meg Ryan is certainly one of the most famous Ryans on this list. One of the famous actresses with the last name Ryan, she started her career on As the World Turns before becoming the darling of romantic comedies. When Harry Met Sally..., Sleepless in Seattle, and You've Got Mail are among her notable films.

Another of the famous people with the last name Ryan is Amy Ryan. She is an actress who won an Oscar for her performance in the 2007 movie Gone Baby Gone. She also appeared in The Wire, The Office, and In Treatment.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Ryan? Just add them to the list! Then be sure to vote up all of the famous people with the surname Ryan that you've heard of. 

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    Amy Ryan

    1968-05-03
    Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski (born May 3, 1969), known professionally as Amy Ryan, is an American...  more
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    Meg Ryan

    1961-11-19
    Meg Ryan (born Margaret Mary Emily Hyra; November 19, 1961) is an American actress and...  more

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    Debby Ryan

    1993-05-13
    Deborah Ann Ryan (born May 13, 1993) is an American actress and singer. Ryan started acting in...  more

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    Jeri Ryan

    1968-02-22
    Jeri Lynn Ryan (born Jeri Lynn Zimmermann; February 22, 1968) is an American actress best...  more

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    Lee Ryan

    1983-06-17
    Lee Ryan (born 17 June 1983) is an English singer-songwriter and actor. He is best known as a...  more
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    Matt Ryan

    1981-04-11
    Matthew Darren Evans (born 11 April 1981, Swansea, Wales), known professionally as Matt Ryan,...  more
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    Marisa Ryan

    1974-11-20
    Marisa Ryan (born November 20, 1974) is an American actress, best known for her role as...  more
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    Paul Ryan

    1970-01-29
    Paul Davis Ryan (born January 29, 1970) is an American politician who served as the 54th...  more

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    Sheila Ryan

    1921-06-08
    Sheila Ryan (born Katherine Elizabeth McLaughlin, June 8, 1921 – November 4, 1975) was an...  more
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    Mark Ryan

    1956-06-07
    Mark Ryan (born 7 June 1956) is an English actor, author, action director and voice actor. He...  more
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    Mitchell Ryan

    1934-01-11
    Mitchell Ryan (born January 11, 1928) is an American former film, television, and stage actor,...  more
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    Kate Ryan

    1980-07-22
    Kate Ryan (born Katrien Verbeeck; 22 July 1980) is a Belgian singer and songwriter, and the...  more

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    Peggy Ryan

    1924-08-28
    Margaret O'Rene "Peggy" Ryan (August 28, 1924 – October 30, 2004) was an American dancer and...  more
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    Gerry Ryan

    1956-06-04
    Gerard Ryan (4 June 1956 – 30 April 2010) was an Irish presenter of radio and television...  more
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    Irene Ryan

    1902-10-17
    Irene Ryan (born Jessie Irene Noblitt; October 17, 1902 – April 26, 1973) was an American...  more
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    Blanchard Ryan

    1967-01-12
    Susan Blanchard Ryan (born January 12, 1967) is an American actress. After working in MTV and...  more
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    Stevie Ryan

    1985-06-02
    Stevie Ryan is an American actress. She formerly starred in the VH1 series Stevie TV. She was...  more
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    Rebecca Ryan

    1991-04-27
    Rebecca Ryan (born 27 April 1991) is an English actress, known for her roles as Debbie...  more
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    Will Ryan

    1939-11-13
    William Frank Ryan (born November 13, 1939) is an American voice actor, singer and musician....  more
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    Sam Ryan

    1969-02-05
    Samantha Ryan is an American sportscaster who is a sports anchor for WABC-TV New York's...  more
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    Matt Ryan

    1985-05-17
    Matthew Thomas Ryan (born May 17, 1985) is an American football quarterback and team captain...  more

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    Michelle Ryan

    1984-04-22
    Michelle Claire Ryan (born 22 April 1984) is an English actress. She played Zoe Slater on the...  more
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    Mason Ryan

    1982-01-13
    Barri Griffiths (born 13 January 1982) is a Welsh professional wrestler and actor, best known...  more
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    Ger Ryan is an Irish film and television actress, whose credits include Queer as Folk, Family,...  more
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    Roz Ryan

    1951-07-07
    Roz Ryan (born Rosalyn Bowen; July 7, 1951) is an American actress, singer, voice actress, and...  more