Jeri Ryan Biography
Jeri Ryan is born Jeri Lynn Zimmermann is an American actress. She was born on February 22, 1968, in Munich, Germany, to Gerhard Florian Zimmermann and Sharon. She has one older brother, Mark. As a daughter of a military father, Jeri grew up on Army posts in Kansas, Maryland, Hawaii, Georgia, and Texas. Her father retired from the Army when she was 11, and the family settled in Paducah, Kentucky.
She graduated from Lone Oak High School in 1986, and then attended Northwestern University, where she was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. She graduated from Northwestern in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre.
She made her acting debut in Who’s the Boss?, and followed that with guest-starring roles in television series such as Melrose Place, Matlock, and The Sentinel, as well as such television films as Co-Ed Call Girl. Her big break came when she won a regular role as the extraterrestrial investigator Juliet Stuart on the television series Dark Skies.
In 1997 Ryan was chosen for a role on the science fiction series Star Trek: Voyager as Seven of Nine, a Borg drone who had been “liberated”, or free, from the Borg’s collective consciousness. When she joined the cast in season 4, ratings increased 60%. She appeared in Wes Craven’s Dracula 2000. After Voyager ended in 2001, Ryan joined the cast of Boston Public in the role of Veronica “Ronnie” Cooke, a frustrated lawyer who quits the bar to become a high-school teacher. The series ended in 2004.
Ryan appeared in the romantic comedy film Down with Love and in the independent film Men Cry Bullets. Ryan’s first film lead was in the indie comedy The Last Man, as the last woman left on Earth.
In 2005 she had a role in a pilot called Commuters. She also had a recurring role as Charlotte Morgan on The O.C. in 2005, and she guest-starred as Courtney Reece on David E. Kelley’s Boston Legal in 2006. Ryan then co-starred in the CBS legal drama Shark as Los Angeles County District Attorney Jessica Devlin alongside series lead James Woods, but she did not return for episodes aired after the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike
She guest-starred as defense attorney Patrice La Rue on April 7, 2009, episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Ryan next won a seven-episode role on the TNT drama Leverage in season 2 as a grifter named Tara Cole, to fill in while series regular Gina Bellman (Sophie) was on maternity leave.
She was in the Kevin Tancharoen-directed short film Mortal Kombat: Rebirth as Sonya Blade. The web series, Mortal Kombat: Legacy, officially launched in March 2011. Ryan was a regular in the medical drama series Body of Proof, which premiered on March 29, 2011. Ryan has also continued to appear in guest roles on genre television series, most recently on the sci-fi series Warehouse 13. She has also been announced to join the sci-fi series Helix for a multi-episode arc. Ryan made a return guest appearance on the TNT drama Leverage in season 4, episode 13 as the grifter Tara Cole, in the episode entitled “The Girls’ Night Out Job”, which aired December 11, 2011.
Jeri Ryan Age
She was born on February 22, 1968.
Jeri Ryan Husband
Jeri Ryan married investment banker and future Republican political candidate Jack Ryan on June 15, 1991. The actress met Jack in 1990 while dealing blackjack at a charity event. The couple had a son, Alex, on August 15, 1994. Ryan and Émé married in the Loire Valley, France, on June 16, 2007. On March 2, 2008, Ryan gave birth to daughter Gisele Émé in Los Angeles, California.
Jeri Ryan Movies and TV Shows
Jeri Ryan Movies
- The Relic (2018)
- Against the Wild: Survive the Serengeti (2016)
- Mortal Kombat: Rebirth (2010)
- Dead Lines (2010)
- Secrets in the Walls (2010)
- The Commuters (2005)
- Down with Love (2003)
- The Last Man (2000)
- Disney’s The Kid (2000)
- Dracula 2000 (2000)
- Men Cry Bullets (1999)
- Pier 66 Beth Saunders (1996)
- In the Line of Duty: Ambush in Waco (1993)
- Flash III: Deadly Nightshade (1993)
- Just Deserts (1992)
- Nightmare in Columbia County (1991)
Jeri Ryan TV Shows
- 2016-17 – Bosch
- 2015 – NCIS
- 2015 – Arrow
- 2014 – 2017 – Major Crimes
- 2014 – Helix
- 2011 – Law & Order: Criminal Intent
- 2011–2012 – Warehouse 13
- 2011–2013 – Body of Proof
- 2010 – Psych
- 2009 – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
- 2009–2011 – Leverage
- 2006 – Boston Legal
- 2006–2009 – Iron Chef America
- 2006–2008 – Shark
- 2005 – The O.C.
- 2004–2011 – Two and a Half Men
- 2001–2004 – Boston Public
- 1999 – The Sentinel
- 1999 – Dilbert
- 1997 – Dark Skies
- 1997–2001 – Star Trek: Voyager
- 1996 – The Client
- 1996 – Melrose Place
- 1996 – Diagnosis: Murder
- 1995 – Murder, She Wrote
- 1995 – Charlie Grace
- 1994 – Time Trax
- 1993 – The Jackie Thomas Show
- 1993 – Matlock: The Fatal Seduction
- 1991 – Who’s the Boss?
- 1991 – The Flash
- 1991 – Top of the Heap
- 1991 – Nurses
- 1991 – Reasonable Doubts
Jeri Ryan Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $30 million.