Shiri Appleby was born in Los Angeles, California, on December 7, 1978. The daughter of Jerry and Dina Appleby, Shiri has been acting since the age of 4, landing jobs in several commercials for Cheerios, M&Ms, and Taco Bell. Her first television job was on the soap "Santa Barbara" (1984). Next came various roles on "thirtysomething" (1987), "The Bronx Zoo" (1987) and "Doogie Howser, M.D." (1989). She made her film debut in the low-budget sequel Curse II: The Bite (1988). I Love You to Death (1990) came next and Shiri finally started to get secure work as an actress. For the next four years, she worked steadily in television movies and made various television appearances. The actress Shiri Appleby is most known for her role of Liz Parker on the television series "Roswell". Shiri started at the age of four in commercials for products Cheerios and M&M's, and she studied English Literature at the University of Southern California.