Meg Ryan 2014
Ryan was born and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut , the daughter of Susan Jordan ( née Duggan), a former actress and English teacher, and Harry Hyra, a math teacher.    She is of German , Irish , and Polish descent. [ citation needed ] She was raised Roman Catholic  and attended St. Pius X Elementary School in Fairfield. She has two sisters, Dana and Annie, and a brother, musician Andrew Hyra, a member of the band Billy Pilgrim . Her parents divorced in 1976 when she was 15 years old.