Kim Raver Biography

(Best Known for Her Role as 'Dr. Teddy Altman' in the Medical Drama 'Grey's Anatomy')

Birthday: March 15, 1969 (Pisces)

Born In: New York City, United States

Kim Raver is an American actress best recognized for her television roles as Audrey Raines on ‘24,’ Teddy Altman on ‘Grey's Anatomy’ and Kim Zambrano on ‘Third Watch.’ She has also starred in a number of feature films. Raver got her start as a child actor in 1975, featuring on the children’s education series ‘Sesame Street’. As a child, Raver attended a boarding school and later earned her B.F.A. in drama from Boston University. She continues to study theater with her mentor and teacher Wynn Handman. She made her film debut with the 2002 feature flick ‘Martin & Orloff’ and eventually went on to appear in various sitcoms and movies. In 2006, she portrayed Erica Daley in 'Night at the Museum.'  She also appears in a recurring role in NBC's television series 'Revolution.' A physically fit woman, she spends her leisure time practicing yoga and running. Besides English, the talented actress is fluent French and German, a language she learned from her German-born mother.

Quick Facts

Also Known As: Kimberly Jayne Raver

Age: 55 Years, 55 Year Old Females


Spouse/Ex-: Manu Boyer (m. 2000)

mother: Tina Raver

children: Leo Kipling Boyer, Luke West Boyer

Born Country: United States

Actresses T V & Movie Producers

Height: 5'8" (173 cm), 5'8" Females

Ancestry: German American

City: New York City

U.S. State: New Yorkers

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education: Boston University


Kim Raver began acting at the age of 6 when she was cast in the 1975 educational series ‘Sesame Street’. Years later, in 1999, she was cast for the role of Kim Zambrano in the crime drama ‘Third Watch’. She made her big screen debut with the 2002 feature flick ‘Martin & Orloff’. Two years later, the actress joined the cast of the action drama ‘24’ as ‘Audrey Raines’. That year she also starred in ‘Mind the Gap’, a multi-story comedy movie that moves back and forth between multiple stories that associate with each other by the movie’s end.

During 2006 and 2007, Raver played Kathryn Hale in the sitcom ‘The Nine.’ She was featured in ‘Night at the Museum’ (2006), a fantasy-comedy about a divorced father who starts working as a night watchman at a museum and eventually realizes that the exhibits come to life at night. This was followed by her role in the comedy drama ‘Lipstick Jungle’. In 2009, the actress began playing Dr. Teddy Altman in the medical drama series ‘Grey's Anatomy’. She next had recurring roles in ‘Revolution’ and ‘24: Live another Day’.

Following a guest appearance in the crime procedural drama ‘Bones’, Raver played Madeline Faulkner in the 2015 anthology series ‘Full Circle’. Two years later, she was featured in a few episodes each of ‘APB’ and ‘Ray Donovan.’ In 2018, she portrayed the character of Andrea Frost in the political thriller drama ‘Designated Survivor’ and also voiced Captain Marvel in ‘Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors’.

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Family & Personal Life

Kim Raver was born on March 15, 1969, in New York City, New York, USA to Tina Raver. Her stepfather’s name is Chris. Raver has a sister named Cybele, two half-brothers, William and Jacob, and three half-sisters, Grace, Nadja and Aimée. She studied at the boarding school Northfield Mount Hermon School and later graduated from Boston University with a degree in drama.

Talking about her love life, Raver has been married to writer cum director Manuel Boyer since 2000. They have two sons, Leo Kipling and Luke West.

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