Ryan Michelle Bathe

Ryan Michelle Bathe


Ryan Michelle Bathe was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for One for the Money (2012), Boston Legal (2004) and This Is Us (2016).

Bathe grew up in Stamford, Connecticut. She graduated from Stanford University, and she received a Master of Fine Arts from New York University. She is a member of the sorority Delta Sigma Theta.

Bathe has had guest starring roles in a number of television shows, including 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. 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.

In 2012 she had a recurring role opposite her real life husband Sterling K. Brown in the Lifetime drama series Army Wives. In 2014, she was a female lead opposite Kevin Hart in the ABC comedy pilot Keep It Together. In 2016, Bathe was cast in a recurring role in the NBC drama series, This Is Us, also starring Brown.

In 2018, Bathe was cast as one of leads in the BET+ comedy-drama series First Wives Club based on the film of the same name written by Robert Harling.

In June 2007, Bathe married fellow actor and Stanford alum Sterling K. Brown. They have two sons.


  • Born: July 27, 1976
  • Age: 46 years old


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This page was last edited on January 25th, 2021.
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