Ryan Michelle Bathe

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Ryan Michelle Bathe
Ryan Michelle Bathe portrait.jpg
Bathe in 2007
Born (1976-07-27) July 27, 1976 (age 42)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Alma mater Stanford University (BA)
New York University (MFA)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present
Children 2

Ryan Michelle Bathe (born July 27, 1976) is an American actress.

Personal life[edit]

Bathe grew up in Stamford, Connecticut. She graduated from Stanford University, and she received a Master of Fine Arts from New York University.[1] She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. In June 2007, Ryan Michelle Bathe married fellow actor (and Stanford alum) Sterling K. Brown. They have two sons.[2][3]


Bathe has had guest starring roles in a number of television shows, include ER, Half & Half, Girlfriends, Brothers & Sisters, and How I Met Your Mother. She was regular cast member during the second season of the ABC legal drama series Boston Legal playing attorney Sara Holt.[4] From 2009 to 2010, she had a recurring role on the short-lived NBC medical drama Trauma, and in 2011 had starring role in the TV Land sitcom Retired at 35.[5] She had main roles in the independent films All About Us and April Moon.

In 2012, Bathe co-starred opposite Katherine Heigl in the crime comedy film One for the Money. Later that year, she had a recurring role opposite her real life husband Sterling K. Brown in the Lifetime drama series Army Wives.[6] In 2014, she was a female lead opposite Kevin Hart in the ABC comedy pilot Keep It Together.[7] In 2016, Bathe was cast in a recurring role in the NBC drama series, This Is Us, also starring Brown.[8]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Ryan Michelle Bathe Biography". Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Porter, Lauren (September 19, 2016). "6 Things To Know About Sterling K. Brown And His Wife Ryan Michelle Bathe Love Story". Essence. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ Barney, Chuck (March 9, 2017). "'This Is Us': Former Bay Area resident Sterling K. Brown feels 'blessed beyond words'". The Mercury News. Digital First Media. Retrieved September 16, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Breaking News - Three New Cast Members Join ABC's "Boston Legal" - TheFutonCritic.com". Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "TV Land greenlights George Segal sitcom". Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  6. ^ Ausiello, Michael; Ausiello, Michael (21 October 2011). "Exclusive: Army Wives Enlists Stars of ER, Rescue Me and Boston Legal For Season 6". Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (1 April 2014). "Ryan Michelle Bathe Cast In ABC's Kevin Hart Comedy Pilot As Role Gets Reworked". Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (23 August 2016). "'This Is Us' Adds Ryan Michelle Bathe As Recurring". Retrieved 18 January 2017. 

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