Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Kim Raver Biography

Birth Name:
Kimberly Jayne Raver
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began acting career at age 6 on Sesame Street (alongside her older sister, Cybele) after being discovered at a department store
  • Fluent in French and German
  • Big break came when she landed a role on Broadway in Holiday, opposite Laura Linney and Tony Goldwyn
  • Returned to work on Lipstick Jungle only weeks after her second son, Leo, was born
  • Joined Grey's Anatomy in the middle of season 6 before being promoted to a series regular before the end of the season


  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Manuel Boyer -- Husband
  • Tina Raver -- Mother
  • Cybele Raver -- Sister
  • Leo Kipling Boyer -- Son
  • Luke West Boyer -- Son
  • Chris Meltesen -- Stepfather