Remember When Dennis Quaid Was Married To Meg Ryan?

Remember When Dennis Quaid Was Married To Meg Ryan?
April 9, 2020 - 12:12 / Anna Valenzuela Rosas

Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan are two of the most well-known actors in Hollywood. Did you know they were married? The Parent Trap and When Harry Met Sally stars had a 13-year long relationship that collapsed from the pressures of Hollywood. 

You could make a movie about these movie stars' lives intertwining!

Hollywood Heartthrobs Dennis Quaid And Meg Ryan Met On Set

The Right Stuff's Dennis Quaid and Sleepless In Seattle's Meg Ryan met on the set of their first movie together, Innerspace, but the acting giants did not begin to date until their second film together D.O.A. in 1988. Once they started seeing each other they were smitten and the public loved watching their romance blossom both on-screen and off. 

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Frequency star, Dennis Quaid and Top Gun's Meg Ryan married in February of 1991 and had their gorgeous son Jack Quaid on April 24th, 1992. They both report that they had a beautiful marriage but the pressures of Hollywood really took a toll on each of them and the false narratives built by the media especially bothered Meg. 

The Journey To Me Production still 1987

When Harry Met Sally's Meg Ryan And Footloose's Dennis Quaid's Break-Up

When the pair first got together it was Dennis who was the more successful actor and during their marriage, Meg began to land bigger and bigger roles. Dennis felt more and more pressure to reach a certain level in the acting community then cocaine and alcohol added to the mix and the marriage fell apart.

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The media assumed that their 2000 divorce was due to an affair between Meg & Russell Crowe but because both Meg and Dennis were staying private about the details, the media was left to draw their own conclusions. 

Years later Meg clarified that Dennis had many infidelities during their marriage and his struggles with drugs are what led to the inevitable break-up. The You've Got Mail actress told Oprah, she did not leave Quaid for Crowe and that they had actually already been separated for quite some time before she and Crowe started their short relationship. 

Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan circa 1994 Los Angeles CA USA.

Meg Ryan And Dennis Quaid Today

Today, the acting giants are on great terms and are supportive of each other and their son, Jack Ryan's career. Jack seemed to follow in his parents' footsteps and became an actor as well, starring in HBO's Vinyl and the Hunger Games franchise.

Jack Quaid at the HBO TV-Series Vinyl premiere in New York, 15.01.2

Quaid married again and had a set of twins with real-estate agent Kimberly Buffington in 2004 which unfortunately also ended in divorce. The Big Easy star is now happily engaged to 26-year old Ph.D. student Laura Savoie.

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Ryan adopted a daughter in 2006 and is now engaged to "Jack and Diane" singer John Mellancamp!