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RIGG, Rebecca 1967–

Rebecca Riggs)

PERSONAL

Born December 31, 1967, in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; married second husband, Simon Baker (an actor), 1996 (some sources cite 1998); children: Stella, Claude, Harry.

Addresses: Agent— The Endeavor Agency, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., Third Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actress.

Awards, Honors: Australian Film Institute Award nomination, best actress in a supporting role, 1981, for Fatty Finn.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Sandra Harper, The Restless Years, 10 Network (Australia), between 1977 and 1982.

Gabe Baker, A Country Practice, 7 Network (Australia), 1983–1984.

Angela Reddy, Willing and Abel, 9 Network (Australia), beginning 1987.

Amy Preston, E Street, 10 Network, 1992–1993.

Lindsay Straus, Michael Hayes, CBS, 1997–1998.

Kelly Newman, a recurring role, L. A. Doctors (also known as L. A. Docs), CBS, 1998–1999.

(As Rebecca Riggs) Commandant Mele–On Grayza, a recurring role, Farscape, Sci–Fi Channel, 2002–2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Katrin, "Quest beyond Time," Winners, [Australia] and PBS, 1985.

The Great Bookie Robbery, 9 Network (Australia), 1986.

Phoebe Coe Parkinson, Emma: Queen of the South Seas, [Australia] and syndicated, 1988.

Shirley Noonan, Come in Spinner, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1990.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Narelle, Fortress, HBO, 1986.

Ellen, Mercy Mission: The Rescue of Flight 771, NBC, 1993.

Madonna, Joh's Jury, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1993.

Cherilyn Skow, Day of the Roses, Odyssey, 1998.

(As Rebecca Riggs) Meryl Leonardi, Alien Cargo, UPN, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Kerry Jamieson, "A Little Knowledge: Parts 1 & 2," A Country Practice, 7 Network (Australia), 1982.

Rafferty's daughter, Rafferty's Rules, 7 Network, 1987.

Trisha Farley, "Every Day a Gift," The Flying Doctors, 9 Network (Australia), 1987.

Jane Connor, "The Curse," Fire, 7 Network, 1995.

Jane Connor, "The Rip Off," Fire, 7 Network, 1995.

Kate Kenny, "Double Jeopardy: Parts 1 & 2," Blue Heelers, 7 Network, 1995.

Margaret, "Blind Man's Bluff," The Sentinel, UPN, 1997.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Mrs. Vansen, Space: Above and Beyond (also known as Above and Beyond), Fox, 1995.

The Guardian, NBC, 1997.

Kelly Newman, L. A. Doctors (also known as L. A. Docs), CBS, 1998.

Film Appearances:

Tilly, Fatty Finn, Hoyts Distribution, 1980.

Mercia King, Doctors & Nurses, Classic Films, 1981.

(Uncredited) Michelle, Monkey Grip, Cinecom International, 1983.

Michelle, Raw Nerve, 1990.

Cheryl Ball, Spotswood (also known as The Efficiency Expert), Miramax, 1992.

Debbie McCormick, Hunting, Skouras Pictures, 1992.

Helena Martinelli (some sources cite Helena Yankovitch), Tunnel Vision, Hen's Tooth Video, 1995.

Former girlfriend, Jerry Maguire, TriStar, 1996.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Herald Sun TV Guide, May 21, 2003.

InStyle, June, 2003.

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