Jeri Ryan Biography
Early Life and Education
Jeri Ryan was born Jeri Lynn Zimmermann on February 22, 1968, in Munich, West Germany, to Jerry and Sharon Zimmermann. Her daddy was a Master Sergeant in the United States Army while her mom was a social worker. Ryan has one brother or sister, a brother named Mark. Ryan is an American person despite the fact that she was born in Germany as her father was a member of the U.S. military.
Growing up, Ryan lived in a number of military bases, consisting of those in Kansas, Maryland, Hawaii, and Georgia. Eventually, her daddy retired from the military and the household settled in Paducah, Kentucky, in 1986. Ryan graduated from Lone Oak High School in 1986 and went on to study at Northwestern University in Illinois. She made a Bachelor's degree in Theatre in 1990.
Ryan took part in charm pageants during her college years. In 1989, she completed in the Miss America competition, representing Illinois. While she did not win the crown, she ended up in the third runner-up position and made a scholarship to help pay for her education.
After completing her studies, Jeri Ryan pursued a profession in acting. Her first notable function was the character Pamela Barnes, a recurring character in the tv show "Melrose Place", in 1994. In 1995, she appeared in episodes of "Charlie Grace" and "The Sentinel". However, her big break was available in 1997 when she was cast as the appealing cybernetic humanoid Seven of Nine in the science fiction tv series "Star Trek: Voyager". Ryan's character was presented in the 4th season of the show, and she continued in the role up until the show's conclusion in 2001. Her portrayal of Seven of Nine earned her 4 consecutive Saturn Awards elections for Best Supporting Actress on Television, winning in 2001.
Apart from "Star Trek: Voyager", Ryan has actually had prominent roles in other tv series. She starred as Ronnie Cooke in the legal drama series "Boston Public" from 2001 to 2004, and as Jessica Devlin in the legal drama "Shark" from 2006 to 2008, alongside James Woods
. Ryan had a recurring function in the science-fiction series "Dark Skies" and appeared in episodes of popular series such as "Matlock", "Diagnosis Murder", "Two and a Half Men", and "Law & Order: SVU". In 2011, she signed up with the cast of TNT's crime drama "Leverage" for the show's 4th season.
Ryan has also appeared in movies, consisting of "The Last Man" (2000) and "Dracula 2000" (2000). Throughout her career, she guest-starred in television series like "Body of Proof", "Warehouse 13", "Helix", and "Bosch". Most recently, Ryan reprised her role as Seven of Nine in the 2020 series "Star Trek: Picard", together with Sir Patrick Stewart
Jeri Ryan was wed to Jack Ryan, a financial investment lender, and later on Republican political candidate from 1991 to 1999. Together, they have a child named Alex, born in 1994. Following her divorce from Jack Ryan, Jeri Ryan began dating Star Trek: Voyager producer, Brannon Braga. During her relationship with Braga, Ryan underwent an unpleasant stalking experience by a fan which caused the stalker's arrest and prosecution.
In 2007, Ryan married French Chef Christophe Eme and the couple opened up a restaurant named Ortolan situated in Los Angeles, California. In 2008, the couple had a daughter, Giséle.
Throughout her life, Jeri Ryan has actually kept an active presence on the planet of science fiction fandom and frequently takes part in Star Trek and other fan conventions. Ryan has actually stayed a cherished figure amongst fans of the Star Trek franchise due to her renowned role as Seven of Nine.
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