JERI RYAN Biography - Theater, Opera and Movie personalities


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jeri ryan was born in Munich, Germany on February 22, 1968. Her father was an Army officer. After moving all over the United States, jeri ryan’s family settled in Kentucky. jeri ryan landed parts in the shows “Melrose Place, “Time Trax, ” “Matlock, ” and “Murder, She Wrote” before getting picked by NBC to star in the show Dark Skies.


jeri ryan was in seven episodes until the show was cancelled. Nevertheless those appearances were good enough to help her get the part of Seven of Nine in Star Trek Voyager. jeri ryan has moved from the form-fitting uniforms of Star Trek: Voyager’s Seven of Nine to the textbooks of Boston Public’s Ronnie Cooke. No matter where she goes, her fans are sure to follow.


jeri ryan was born Jeri Lynn Zimmerman on February 22, 1968 in Munich, Germany. An army brat, Jeri lived on military bases all over the US before the family finally settled down in Paduch, Kentucky. At one time wanting to be a veterinarian, jeri ryan caught the acting bug in fourth grade. jeri ryan graduated at the top of her class at Lone Oak High School and was voted most talented.


jeri ryan then attended Northwestern University for theater. The young beauty won the sixth annual Miss Northwestern Alpha Delta Phi Pageant in 1989 and in that same year, jeri ryan won the Miss Illinois Pageant and went came in fourth in the 1990 Miss America Pageant. Still working on her acting, jeri ryan auditioned for show after show and started doing commercials. jeri ryan won her first TV part on Who’s the Boss? playing a sexy swim instructor.


jeri ryan followed that up with roles on Matlock, Murder, She Wrote, and Melrose Place. jeri ryan also moved into TV-movies and appeared in Coed Call Girl, Nightmare in Columbia County and In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco. jeri ryan also appeared in the independent films The Last Man and Men Cry Bullets. jeri ryan’s starring role on NBC’s Dark Skies was short-lived, as the show was quickly cancelled, but she developed a cult following when jeri ryan signed on to play the part-Borg Seven of Nine on Star Trek: Voyager. When that show ended its run in 2001, jeri ryan landed another TV role on David E. Kelley’s Boston Public. jeri ryan has also appeared in the films The Kid and Dracula 2000.