Shiri Freda Appleby was born on Dec. 7, 1978 in Los Angeles
Shiri started acting in 1985 in the TV series Santa Barbara. Then she had roles in, among many others, thirtysomething, The Killing Time, The Bronx Zoo, Dear John, The Bite, Who's the Boss?, Knots Landing, Adam 12, Sunday Dinner, Doogie Howser: MD, Baywatch, Xena: Warrior Princess (as Tara), and The Amanda Show. But she is probably best known as Liz Parker in the 1999 - 2002 TV sci-fi drama Roswell. Since then she has been in numerous movies and television productions, including Swim Fan, Charlie Wilson's War, Darklight, Pizza My Heart, To Love and Die, ten episodes of the final season of ER, and starred in the canceled 2010 - 2011 TV dramedy Life UneXpected.
At the end of 2012, Shiri announced that she was pregnant and expecting in the Spring.