Mar. 15th, 1969
New York City, New York, USA
Kim Raver's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2006 - Night at the Museum
2005 - Keep Your Distance
2004 - Mind the Gap
2002 - Martin & Orloff
Guest TV Roles
Special Agent Paris Summerskill
FDNY Paramedic Kim Zambrano
Raver was raised in New York City by her mother, Tina Raver, and her stepfather, Chris Meltesen. She has a sister, Cybele Raver, as well as three half sisters, Nadja Raver, Grace Raver, Aimée Raver, and two half brothers, Jacob Raver, and William Raver. A fine arts graduate of Boston University, Raver continues to study theater in New York with teacher and mentor Wynn Handman. She is fluent in French and German, a language that she learned as a child from her German-born mother.Together with her husband Manuel Boyer she has two sons, Luke West Boyer and Leo Kipling Boyer. Leo Kipling was born in New York City where Raver was performing in Lipstick Jungle. Raver returned to work on the show only a few weeks after giving birth. Raver got her start as a child star in 1975 appearing on Sesame Street at age 6. She remained on the show for three years. She initially acted in commercials for Visa and Jeep when her adult career began. Her first prominent role was her Broadway debut in 1995 in the Philip Barry play "Holiday" in which she co-starred with Laura Linney and Tony Goldwyn. She also appeared in the feature film City Hall with Al Pacino. She also co-starred with John Spencera and David Schwimmer in "The Glimmer Brothers", a production of the Williamstown Theatre Festival, written by Warren Leight. After her time on Third Watch, she was cast as Audrey Raines in the popular television series 24, and was a series regular for two seasons.
- She and her _"Lipstick Jungle" (2008)_ (qv) co-star, 'Brooke Shields' (qv), both attended the same grade school.
- After five seasons on _"Third Watch" (1999)_ (qv) she left for a role on _"24" (2001)_ (qv), ironically the sixth season of _"Third Watch" (1999)_ (qv), the only one she didn't take part in, was the show's last season.
- Auditioned to the movie _The Last of the Mohicans (1992)_ (qv).
- A fine arts graduate of Boston University, Raver continues to study theater in New York with teacher and mentor 'Wynn Handman' (qv). She is fluent in French and German, a language that she learned as a child from her German-born mother.
- Big break came with her Broadway debut in the play "Holiday" in which she co-starred with 'Laura Linney' (qv) (_The Truman Show (1998)_ (qv)) and 'Tony Goldwyn' (qv).
- Appeared on _"Sesame Street" (1969)_ (qv) as a child.
- Lives in New York and spends her free time running, practicing yoga and being near her close-knit family.
- Received BFA from Boston University School for the Arts in 1991.