Shiri Appleby as Liz Parker
Shiri Appleby has been in the business since she was 6 years old, having landed her first gig on the series Santa Barbara in 1985. After a slew of one-episode appearances on shows like Who’s the Boss?, 7th Heaven, and Beverly Hills, 90210, Shiri got her big break as Roswell’s resident girl-next-door Liz Parker.
Shiri has worked consistently following the show’s three-season run. Her most memorable projects include Swimfan with Erika Christensen, Havoc with Anne Hathaway, and Charlie Wilson’s War with Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks. She has also appeared in music videos for Bon Jovi’s “It’s My Life” and Gavin DeGraw’s “I Don’t Want to Be.”
From 2010 to 2011, Shiri led the cast of The CW family drama Life Unexpected. She produced and starred on the Alloy web series Dating Rules From My Future Self and had a four-episode arc on the HBO hit Girls. Come this June, Shiri can be seen in the Lifetime dramedy Un-Real, a story that follows the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition show.
As for her personal life, Shiri got engaged to chef Jon Shook in August 2012. (She previously dated Scrubs star Zach Braff for one year.) In March 2013, Shiri gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Natalie.
Fun Fact: Shiri’s not just beautiful and talented, but she’s also got brains to boot! She graduated from USC with a major in English Literature.