Appleby, Shiri 1978–

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APPLEBY, Shiri 1978–


Full name, Shiri Freda Appleby; born December 7, 1978, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Jerry and Dina Appleby. Education: Attended University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles; studied acting with Jeffrey Tambor. Avocational Interests: Writing, playing the guitar, travel, knitting, crocheting, reading, backgammon, shopping.

Addresses: Agent—Tracey Jacobs, United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—John Carrabino, Foundation Management, 100 North Crescent Dr., Suite 323, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Publicist—Heidi Slan, PMK/HBH, 8500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress. Appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, Young Artist Foundation, best young actress in a cable movie, 1993, for Perfect Family.


Film Appearances:

Annie Winslow, The Killing Time, New World, 1987.

Grace, Curse II: The Bite (also known as The Bite), TransWorld Entertainment, 1988.

Millie, I Love You to Death, TriStar, 1990.

Nina, Family Prayers, Arrow Releasing, 1993.

Bridget Manilla, The Thirteenth Floor (also known as Abwaerts in die Zukunft), Columbia, 1999.

Free sample girl, The Other Sister, Buena Vista, 1999.

Laurie Petler, Deal of a Lifetime, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1999.

Samantha "Sam"/"Sammie" Russell, A Time for Dancing, East of Doheny, 2000.

Amy Miller, Swimfan (also known as Swimf@n and Tell Me You Love Me), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2002.

Carla, The Skin Horse, Haymaker Productions, 2003.

Sarah, The Battle of Shaker Heights, Miramax, 2003.

Abby Morrison, Love Surreal, Dreamguy Productions/Candlelight Media Group, 2004.

Amanda, Havoc, MDP Worldwide, 2004.

Nikki, When Do We Eat?, 2004.

Violet, Undertow, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Recurring role, Santa Barbara, NBC, c. 1985.

Amy Escobar, Knight & Daye, NBC, 1989.

Rachel, Sunday Dinner, CBS, 1991.

Elizabeth "Liz" Parker Evans, Roswell (also known as Roswell High), The WB, 1999–2001, then UPN, 2001–2002.

Herself, Project Greenlight 2, HBO, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife, NBC, 1987.

Jessica, Go toward the Light (also known as Go to the Light), CBS, 1988.

Steff Wallace, Perfect Family, USA Network, 1992.

Lilith, Darklight, Sci–Fi Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Shiri, Mystery Magical Special (also known as Marc Summers' Mystery Magical Special), Nickelodeon, 1986.

Presenter, The Teen Choice Awards 2000, Fox, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Little Hope, "The Parents Are Coming, the Parents Are Coming," thirtysomething, ABC, 1987.

Nicole, "Behind Closed Doors," The Bronx Zoo, NBC, 1988.

Nicole, "Truancy Blues," The Bronx Zoo, NBC, 1988.

(Scenes deleted) Girl, "Hello/Goodbye," Dear John..., NBC, 1988.

First kid, "To Tony, with Love," Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1989.

Mary Frances at the age of ten, "My First Born," Knots Landing, CBS, 1990.

Molly Harris, "Love Makes the World Go 'Round ... or Is It Money?," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1993.

First fairy, "A Midsummer's Nightmare," Brotherly Love, NBC, 1995.

Cindy, "Bye Mom," City Guys, NBC, 1997.

Jennie, "Hot Water," Baywatch, syndicated, 1997.

Karen, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," 7th Heaven, The WB, 1997.

Tara, "Forgiven," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1998.

Tara, "A Tale of Two Muses," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1998.

Rene, "Local Hero," Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1999.

Voice of Cynthia, "Terry's Friend Dates a Robot," Batman Beyond (animated), The WB, 2000.

Geek, The Amanda Show, Nickelodeon, 2000.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including Emergency Vets, Animal Planet; and as Jessica, Raven, CBS.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Claire, Against the Grain, NBC, 1993.

Ms. Murphy, "24 Hours" (also known as "The Longest Day"), ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1994.

Lori, Movie Stars, The WB, 1999.


Music Videos:

"It's My Life," by Bon Jovi, 2000.

"Save Yourself," by Sense Field, 2002.

"I Don't Want to Be," by Gavin DeGraw, 2004.



Interview, October, 1999, pp. 339–40.

Seventeen, March, 2000, pp. 164–66, 168.

Starlog, December, 2000, pp. 72–75.

Teen, January, 2000, p. 62.

TV Guide, Cable Edition, February 5, 2000.

Venice, October, 2001.


Teen Hollywood Online,, September 6, 2002.