|Beth Riesgraf Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||August 24, 1978|
Beth Riesgraf is an American actress, director, producer, and writer who is widely known for her portrayal of the protagonist, the sticky-fingered resident thief Parker, on the TNT television series Leverage (2008–2012), her stellar performance earning her Saturn Award nominations for “Best Supporting Actress on Television” in 2011, 2012, and 2013 consecutively. She has starred in several other TV programs including the USA Network show Complications (2015) in which she played the main role of Samantha Ellison. Beth has also been featured in numerous films like In Search of Fellini (2017). She has written for, and directed, various movies such as A Standard Story (2011) and produced some as well, including The White Door (2006).
Beth Jean Riesgraf
Belle Plaine, Minnesota, United States
She went to Cimarron-Memorial High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, graduating with honors in 1996.
Actress, Director, Producer, Writer
- Father – Elroy Othmar Riesgraf
- Mother – Janet Ann Riesgraf
- Siblings – Laura Phyllis (Older Sister), Sarah Verena (Older Sister), Julie Florence (Older Sister), Carrie Marie (Older Sister), Mary Pat (Older Sister)
She has been represented by Silver Lining Entertainment.
Beth Riesgraf’s net worth had been $3 million as per CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
60 kg or 132 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
She has dated –
- Jason Lee (2001–2007) – Beth was in a relationship with actor Jason for 6 years. The pair was formerly engaged. Together, they have a son named Pilot Inspektor Riesgraf Lee (b. September 28, 2003). Her son’s name was often in the news for being unique.
- Alan Smyth – She started dating actor Alan Smyth in 2009.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of German descent on her father’s side of the family and of German, Danish, Irish, and English descent on her mother’s side.
- Sharp features
- Cheerful smile
Beth Riesgraf Favorite Things
- Part About Playing Parker – Her character’s continual and gradual unfolding with growing a little after letting her walls down a bit in each season
- Accessory – A vintage Valentino clutch
Source – TV Megasite, IMDb
Beth Riesgraf Facts
- She had a lovely time growing up in Minnesota with a lot of freedom to run around, with her having go-karts and four-wheelers, too.
- Beth has recalled that she was very active as a kid. She used to play sports like tennis and softball, and also ride horses.
- She was prom queen as well as class president when she was in her senior year in high school.
- Beth has loved doing fun activities outdoors with her son in order to stay in shape. She has enjoyed camping together and has noticed that after spending a weekend in the woods, she is sorer than after a week of working out at the gym.
- As Leverage was filmed in America’s beer capital, Portland, with the crew working out of a gastropub, Beth had a blast doing all the tastings in the microbreweries.
- Beth has affirmed that one of the most unbelievable stunts she has ever done was while shooting for Leverage, when she ran on top of a moving train, without any harness.
- She has relished dressing up around the holidays. Her friends have also liked to join her and she has found it to be a wonderful excuse to get fancy and have fun.
Featured Image by Beth Riesgraf / Instagram