What Are The ‘When Harry Met Sally’ Cast Doing Now in 2022?

The classic romantic comedy, ‘When Harry Met Sally’ is a must-watch movie. It is considered a cult masterpiece. But where are the actors from the film now?

When Harry Met Sally, a perfect romantic comedy, won viewers’ hearts with its beautiful storyline. Under the direction of Rob Reiner, the story follows Harry Burns (Bill Crystal ) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) from the moment they first met in Chicago. From there more than ten years of friendship and squandered opportunities.

When it opened in theatres in July 1989, the film, which was written by the late Nora Ephron, made more than $92.8 million in the United States. The film received a lot of positive reviews from critics, so let’s check out where the key actors are now.


Meg Ryan (Sally Albright)

In 1990, Ryan received her first Golden Globe nomination for her lead performance in When Harry Met Sally. Later this leads her to establish one of Hollywood’s go-to leading women.

She is also well known for her work in Sleepless in Seattle (1993) When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), You’ve Got Mail (1998), Kate & Leopold (2001), and The Women (2008).

Meg Ryan
Meg Ryan

Ryan’s interest in directing and filmmaking made her direct her first film. Ithaca, featured in 2015, is a film directed by Meg. She stars in independent films these days like In The Land Of Women and Serious Moonlight.

Ryan shares a kid named Jack with Dennis Quaid, with whom she was married from 1991 to 2001. In January 2006, Ryan adopted Daisy. After that, she began an on-and-off romance with John Mellencamp. They were engaged in November 2018. But after a year, they called it off.


Billy Crystal (Harry Burns)

Following his portrayal of the dashing Harry Burns, Billy Crystal became an Academy Awards presenter. His acting career has brought him one Tony and six Emmy Awards. 

Famously portraying Mike Wazowski in Monsters, Inc. Crystal, also starred in the HBO stand-up comedy 700 Sundays. His preferred genre is a comedy, and he has even taken his own show, Spend The Night With Billy Crystal, on the road.

Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal

More recently, Bill reprised his role as Mike Wazowski in the Disney+ comedy Monsters At Work and had an appearance in the first and only season of FX’s The Comedians. His married life is a success. He married Janice Crystal and they are together since 1970.

Carrie Fisher (Marie)

Carrie Fisher, who portrayed Sally’s best friend Marie, was a crucial ally in Sally and Harry’s romance. Fisher is most known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies.

She also featured in a range of other movies, such as Scream 3, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, and Wonderland. Several autobiographies on her personal life were also written by the actress, including the best-sellers Wishful Drinking and Shockaholic.

When Harry Met Sally cast Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher

Tragically, a heart attack claimed Carrie Fisher’s life in 2016 at the age of 60. She received a Grammy for Best Spoken Word Album after her passing for the 2016 audiobook adaptation of her biography, The Princess Diarist.

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Bruno Kirby (Jess)

Jess, played by Bruno Kirby, is Harry’s best friend who Harry tries to set up with Sally but who instead falls in love with Marie in the middle of the double date.

Kirby went on to appear in a number of movies after this one, such as City Slickers, The Godfather Part II, and Good Morning, Vietnam. Additionally, he made guest appearances on the HBO TV show Stuart Little, American Tragedy, and Entourage.

Bruno Kirby
Bruno Kirby

He wed fellow actress Lynn Sellers in 2003, but regrettably, he passed away in 2006 at the age of 57 due to complications from leukemia.

Steven Ford (Joe)

Five years after their road trip to New York City, Sally begins dating Joe, who was portrayed by Ford as Harry’s neighbor. Gerald Ford, a former president, and Betty Ford, a former first lady, are parents of Steven.

Steven Ford
Steven Ford

He then made appearances in Heat, Eraser, Starship Troopers, and Armageddon after his turn in When Harry Met Sally.The actor, who has never been married, devotes most of his time to motivational speaking and fund-raising for charities. He is on the Gerald R. Ford Foundation’s board of trustees.

Lisa Jane Persky (Alice)

After playing Alice, the actor made cameos on episodes like The Golden Girls, Private Eye, NYPD Blue, The X-Files, King of the Hill, and Private Eye.

When Harry Met Sally cast Lisa Jane Persky
Lisa Jane Persky

In 1995’s Destiny Turns On The Radio, Persky allegedly offered Quentin Tarantino his first ever on-screen kiss. But Persky was also a journalist while not acting. Even at the Los Angeles Review of Books, she rose to the position of founding editor and art director.


In December 2012, she ceased working for the magazine. In 2008, Persky wed music producer Andy Zax.

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