|Jeri Ryan, one of Hollywood’s hardest working actors, has performed a wide range of roles across a multitude of genres. Ryan attained cult status early in her career as the character Seven of Nine in the hit series Star Trek: Voyager. Currently, she stars in ABC’s Body of Proof opposite Dana Delany and also recurs on TNT’s Leverage and on the hit CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men.|
After graduating from Northwestern University, Ryan soon landed her first series regular role on the short-lived, but iconic Dark Skies. She continued her sci-fi run on Star Trek: Voyager, becoming a fan favorite when she joined the cast in the show’s fourth season.
David E. Kelly would create Ryan’s next role specifically for her, that of frustrated lawyer-turned teacher Ronnie Cook of Boston Public fame. Ryan would continue her working relationship with Kelly in a recurring part on Boston Legal. Her next project, CBS’s critically acclaimed legal drama Shark, would team her with Oscar winner James Woods. This and a string of noteworthy performances on a variety of shows has made Jeri Ryan one of the most recognized actors on television today.
On the big screen, Ryan appeared opposite Rene Zellweger and Ewan McGregor in the 2003 comedy Down with Love, and with Gerard Butler in Dracula 2000.
A gourmet-cooking enthusiast herself, Ryan met renowned French chef Christophe Eme at a charity event in 2003. The couple married in 2007 and reside in Los Angeles with their children.
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