Dina Meyer

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Dina Meyer
Dina Meyer by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Dina Meyer in May 2012.
Born (1968-12-22) December 22, 1968 (age 45)
Queens, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present

Dina Meyer (born December 22, 1968)[1] is an American film and television actress best known for her roles as Barbara Gordon in Birds of Prey, Dizzy Flores in Starship Troopers, and Detective Allison Kerry in the Saw films. She portrayed Mrs. Hong as a recurring guest star on ABC's Scoundrels.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Personal life[edit]

Dina Meyer was born and raised in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, but moved to Dix Hills, Long Island, just before her last year of junior high school. Her first experience in the entertainment industry came when she did some modeling from ages nine to 16. She always wanted to become an actress but her parents did not think that was a wise career move; they wanted her to get a good education, so she went to college and graduated from Long Island University in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing (and a minor in French).[citation needed]

She has two brothers, one older named Gregory and one younger named Evan.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Meyer started acting in 1993, with her first major role playing Lucinda Nicholson in the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210. In the same year she made her film debut in the TV film Strapped. She broke out two years later, playing the cybernetically enhanced bodyguard Jane in the cyberpunk thriller Johnny Mnemonic. In addition to Johnny Mnemonic, she has played roles in other science fiction productions including Starship Troopers, Birds of Prey and Star Trek Nemesis. She played Detective Allison Kerry in the horror/thriller film Saw and its sequels. She made several guest appearances on Friends and Miss Match, the latter alongside another former Batgirl actress, Alicia Silverstone. She also played one of the leads on Point Pleasant. In March 2006, Meyer was in the series premiere episode of Thief as Wanda, the wife of Andre Braugher's character Nick, although her character did not reappear. In 2009 she made an appearance on Burn Notice as Samantha, Michael Weston's ex-fiancee. Meyer has a recurring role on ABC's 2010 series Scoundrels as Mrs. Hong.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Johnny Mnemonic Jane
1996 Dragonheart Kara
1997 Starship Troopers Dizzy Flores
1998 Nowhere Land Monica
1999 Bats Dr. Sheila Casper
2000 Stranger Than Fiction Emma Scarlett
2001 Deadly Little Secrets Stephanie Vincent
2001 Time Lapse Kate
2002 Star Trek Nemesis Romulan Commander Donatra
2002 D-Tox Mary
2002 Federal Protection Bootsie Cavander
2002 Unspeakable Diana Purlow
2003 Deception Erin
2003 Movie Hero, TheThe Movie Hero Elizabeth Orlando/The Love Interest
2004 Saw Detective Allison Kerry
2004 Breach Lisa Vincson
2005 Storyteller, TheThe Storyteller Lydia
2005 Crimes of Passion Rebecca Walker
2005 Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough Kirsten Richards
2005 Receipt, TheThe Receipt Venus
2005 Saw II Detective Allison Kerry
2006 Saw III Detective Allison Kerry
2007 Decoys 2: Alien Seduction Dr. Alana Geisner
2007 Saw IV Detective Allison Kerry
2007 Crazy Eights Jennifer Jones
2009 VideoDome Rent-O-Rama Ms. Motley
2009 Fatal Secrets Julia
2010 Piranha 3-D Janice Montellano
2012 Undertow Toby French
2013 Dead in Tombstone Calathea
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Strapped Delivery Person TV film
1993-
1994
Beverly Hills, 90210 Lucinda Nicholson twelve episodes
1997 Friends Kate Miller three episodes
1997 Michael Hayes Rebecca Klein Episode: "Pilot"
1998 Poodle Springs Laura Parker-Marlowe TV film
1998 Ally McBeal Anna Flint Episode: "Forbidden Fruits"
2000 Secret Agent Man Holliday nine episodes
2002 Six Feet Under The Widow Episode: "Someone Else's Eyes"
2002 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Dr. Rachel Harris Episode: "Free Spirit"
2002–
2003
Birds of Prey Barbara Gordon fourteen episodes
2003–
2004
Miss Match Lauren Logan eight episodes
2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Meg Cunningham Episode: "Swap Meet"
2005 His and Her Christmas Liz TV film
2005–
2006
Point Pleasant Amber Hargrove thirteen episodes
2006 Thief Wanda Atwater Episode: "Pilot"
2006 Imaginary Playmate Suzanna TV film
2007 CSI: Miami Elissa McClain Episode: "Deep Freeze"
2008 Web of Desire Beth Wyatt TV film
2008 Riddles of the Sphinx Jessica TV film
2008 Monk Sally Larkin Episode: "Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized"
2008 Boy Next Door, TheThe Boy Next Door Sara TV film
2009 Nip/Tuck Roxy St. James Episode: "Roxy St. James"
2009 Lost, TheThe Lost Mira TV film
2009 Burn Notice Samantha Episode: "Sins of Omission"
2010 NCIS Holly Snow Episode: "Jet Lag" and "Guilty Pleasure"
2010 The Glades Patricia Dixon Episode: "Second Chance"
2010 Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist Abigail Barge Episode: "Red Herring"
2010 Castle Lady Irena Episode: "The Mistress Always Spanks Twice"
2010 Scoundrels Mrs. Hong Episodes: "Yes Sir, Yes Sir, Three Bags Full" and "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Anne-Marie Tolsom Episode: "The List"
2011 Charlie's Angels Mrs. Hanson Episode: "Angels in Paradise"
2011 90210 Sheila Episode: "A Thousand Words"
2012 Criminal Minds Regina Lampert Episode: "Unknown Subject" (7x12)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meyer, Dina "dinameyer" (28 March 2011). "DinaMeyer: @viper_h 12/22 :)". Twitter.com. 
  2. ^ "Dina Meyer's Hot Bikini & Tease – SCOUNDRELS" (video). Joblo.com. Retrieved 26 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Dina Meyer Information, Photos, and Trivia". Movietome.com. Archived from the original on 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  4. ^ "Dina Meyer Biography". starpulse.com. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  5. ^ "Dina Meyer from Monk". film.com. RealNetworks. Archived from the original on 2010-09-27. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  6. ^ "Dina Meyer | Biography, Photos, Movies, TV, Credits". Hollywood.com. Archived from the original on 2013-01-25. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 
  7. ^ "Dina Meyer". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved 2012-12-11. 

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