“This is a very unique embarrassment”: The Boys Star Jack Quaid is Still Distressed by Meg Ryan’s ‘Fake Orgasm’ Scene in Movie Rejected by Tom Hanks

Jack Quaid once stayed at a hotel opposite the Katz deli where Meg Ryan shot the infamous fake orgasm scene and made an odd discovery

The Boys Star Jack Quaid is Still Distressed by Meg Ryan’s ‘Fake Orgasm’ Scene in Movie Rejected by Tom Hanks


  • The famous scene from When Harry Met Sally where Meg Ryan faked an orgasm at a deli is an ever favorite
  • The actress's son, Jack Quaid, was extremely once due to the scene as he once stayed in front of the deli where the scene was shot
  • The actor recently talked about his time filming Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer
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The Boys actor Jack Quaid, known for portraying the lead role of Hughie in the Amazon show, is truly a Hughie in real life too. With parents Dennis Quaid and Meg Ryan being actors, Quaid has had a great life but an embarrassment too!


Talking about the 1989 movie When Harry Met Sally, Quaid’s mother, Meg Ryan shot an infamous scene in Katz’s deli. Faking an orgasm and proving Billy Crystal’s character in the movie, Jack Quaid was quite embarrassed when he revealed some details about what happened to the deli after his mother shot the scene!

Jack Quaid as Hughie in The Boys
Jack Quaid as Hughie in The Boys

Jack Quaid Had A Very Embarrassing Moment At A Deli!

Back in 1989, Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal starred in the rom-com When Harry Met Sally. With Ryan portraying the role of Sally Albright, she had a very infamous and yet iconic scene in a deli. Proving to Billy Crystal’s Harry Burns that women can fake their orgasms, the actress lets out moans, and people in the diner are quite disturbed by the behavior.

Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally (1989)

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Although it was all a part of the film, the deli (called Katz’s Deli) hasn’t forgotten the incident. Placing an arrow on the table where Meg Ryan sat, her son Jack Quaid felt a lot of embarrassment when he stayed at a hotel across the deli. In an interview with Interview MagazineMeg Ryan shared with Carol Burnett her conversation with her embarrassed son.

“My son just called me this morning and he’s in New York staying at a hotel that’s right across the street from Katz’s Deli. My daughter was here and everybody was on speaker, and they were like, ‘Mom, this is a very unique embarrassment.’ He said, ‘You know you can go into that deli and there’s an arrow pointing down to the table where you shot that scene.”

Being an actor famous in his own world, the actor recently appeared in Christopher Nolan’s 2023 magnum opus Oppenheimer. Speaking about the experience, the actor shared that he felt like a mere blip but he enjoyed shooting the film!


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Jack Quaid Felt Like A “Blip” In Oppenheimer

Jack Quaid in Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer (2023)
Jack Quaid in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer (2023)

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Starring alongside iconic actors like Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr., and Emily Blunt, The Boys star recalled his experience filming Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. In an episode of Bingeworthythe actor shared his experience with the world on what it took to create a masterpiece!


“Shooting that was such an incredible experience. Like, I’m like a blip in that movie, but it was just so incredible to sit there and watch true masters do what they do. I got kind of starstruck, especially when he would do the ‘director’s point,’ that framing thing [directors do] with their hands.”

With several projects to his name, Jack Quaid is currently busy reprising his role of Hughie in the fourth season of Amazon’s The Boys. Jack Quaid’s iconic character of Hughie Campbell can be seen in The Boys which is available to stream on Prime Video in the U.S.


Written by Visarg Acharya

Articles Published: 2027

Visarg Acharya, Associate Content Writer, has been heavily involved in movies, series, and history. Having an experience of 2 years in the field of content writing, Visarg is a seasoned writer. Having a degree in Physics, Visarg Acharya has published a dissertation alongside a plethora of poems and short stories along the way.