Meg Ryan took a break from acting to spend time with her children: This is her today.

Meg Ryan, the Hollywood star known for iconic films like “Sleepless in Seattle” and “You’ve Got Mail,” stepped away from acting to focus on her family. Born in Connecticut in 1961, she gained fame as “America’s sweetheart.”

Ryan’s decision to pause her acting career came after a high-profile romance with Russell Crowe drew significant media attention, prompting her to prioritize her personal life.

Her journey in acting began while studying at the University of Connecticut and New York University, landing her early commercials and roles. She rose to prominence in “Top Gun,” where she met her former husband, Dennis Quaid.

After a decade of marriage, Ryan and Quaid divorced amid allegations of infidelity but maintain a supportive relationship and share a son, Jack.Ryan expanded her family through adoption, embracing Daisy, a Chinese girl, in 2006, finding the experience as fulfilling as raising her biological son.