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Jeri Ryan Biography

Birth Name:
Jeri Lynn Zimmerman
Birth Place:
Munich, West Germany
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Won the Miss Illinois pageant in 1989 and came in fourth place in the 1990 Miss America pageant
  • Her Star Trek: Voyager character Seven of Nine required a costume that was so tight at first, she passed out on set
  • David E
  • Kelly wrote the role of Ronnie Cooke on Boston Public specifically for her
  • During divorce proceedings, she alleged that her ex-husband Jack Ryan had pressured her into visiting sex clubs
  • This information became public in 2004 when he was campaigning for Illinois State senate and prompted him to withdraw from the race
  • Opened the French restaurant Ortolan in Los Angeles with her then-fiancé, now husband, chef Christophe Eme, in 2005
  • The restaurant appears in an episode of Boston Legal featuring Ryan