|Michelle Ryan Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||April 22, 1984|
Michelle Ryan is an English actress and voiceover artist who is best known for having been cast as Zoe Slater on the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 2000 to 2005. She is also known for her other on-screen roles such as Jaime Sommers in Bionic Woman, Lady Christina de Souza in Doctor Who, Nimueh in Merlin, Rose Water in Agatha Christie’s Marple, Dolores in The Worst Witch, Helen Hanson/Teresa Hamilton in Covert Affairs, Lexi Cunningham in Death in Paradise, Katherine Reimer in Jekyll, Loretta in Girl Walks into a Bar, Maryam in The Last Photograph, Lila in I Want Candy, Shauna in Love’s Kitchen, and Katy in Cockneys vs Zombies.
Michelle Claire Ryan
Enfield, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Michelle Ryan studied at Chace Community School located in Forty Hill, Enfield Town, England.
Actress, Voiceover Artist
- Father – Craig Ryan (Former Fireman)
- Mother – Tina Ryan (Makeup Artist)
- Sibling – Mark Ryan (Brother) (Electrician)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
65 kg or 143.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Michelle Ryan has dated –
- Gary Lucy (2002) – She had a fling with actor, television personality, and model Gary Lucy in the year 2002.
- Jason Segel (2009) – In June 2009, she started going out with the American actor, comedian, screenwriter, singer-songwriter, author, and producer, Jason Segel, but the duo separated the following month.
Race / Ethnicity
Michelle Ryan Facts
- She was ranked at number #70 on FHM‘s “100 S*xiest Women” in 2002, at number #21 on FHM‘s “100 S*xiest Women” in 2004, at number #4 on FHM‘s “100 S*xiest Women” in 2005, and at number #59 on FHM‘s “100 S*xiest Women” in 2007.
- She was cast as Tiffany in the King’s Head Theatre production of Lloyd Evans’s play, Who’s the Daddy? in 2005.
- Michelle Ryan auditioned for the role of Vesper Lynd, an agent for Her Majesty’s Treasury, in the 2006 spy film, Casino Royale, but the role went to French actress Eva Green.
- She made her first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Suzy in the 2006 British romantic comedy-drama film, Cashback, starring Sean Biggerstaff and Emilia Fox.
- Alongside the likes of Miguel Ferrer and Lucy Hale, she co-starred as Jaime Sommers, a bartender who is involved in a near-fatal car accident and becomes the ‘Bionic Woman’, in the American science fiction drama television series, Bionic Woman, in 2007.
- In 2007, Michelle also played a psychiatric nurse named Katherine Reimer in the television drama series, Jekyll.
- She provided vocals to the character of Lieutenant Julisa Paris in Alien: River of Pain in 2017.
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