Tiffani Thiessen
American actress
Tiffani Thiessen
Tiffani Thiessen is an American actress best known for her roles as Kelly Kapowski in Saved by the Bell and as Valerie Malone in Beverly Hills, 90210. She is also known for her role on Fastlane as Wilhelmina 'Billie' Chambers, as well as her current role of Elizabeth Burke in the USA Network television series White Collar. After many years of going by her full name, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, she is now credited as simply Tiffani Thiessen.
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How actress Tiffani Thiessen hopes to save her daughter from body image issues
LATimes - 10 months
You know Tiffani Thiessen from "Saved by the Bell," "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "White Collar." These days, she is hanging out in a new locale: the set for her Cooking Channel show. Now in its second season, "Dinner at Tiffani's" finds Thiessen, 42, wearing an apron and preparing food with family,...
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How actress Tiffani Thiessen hopes to save her daughter from body image issues
LATimes - 10 months
You know Tiffani Thiessen from "Saved by the Bell," "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "White Collar." These days, she is hanging out in a new locale: the set for her Cooking Channel show. Now in its second season, "Dinner at Tiffani's" finds Thiessen, 42, wearing an apron and preparing food with family,...
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How actress Tiffani Thiessen hopes to save her daughter from body image issues
LATimes - 11 months
You know Tiffani Thiessen from "Saved by the Bell," "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "White Collar." These days, she is hanging out in a new locale: the set for her Cooking Channel show. Now in its second season, "Dinner at Tiffani's" finds Thiessen, 42, wearing an apron and preparing food with family,...
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How actress Tiffani Thiessen hopes to save her daughter from body image issues
LATimes - 11 months
You know Tiffani Thiessen from "Saved by the Bell," "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "White Collar." These days, she is hanging out in a new locale: the set for her Cooking Channel show. Now in its second season, "Dinner at Tiffani's" finds Thiessen, 42, wearing an apron and preparing food with family,...
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How actress Tiffani Thiessen hopes to save her daughter from body image issues
LATimes - 11 months
You know Tiffani Thiessen from "Saved by the Bell," "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "White Collar." These days, she is hanging out in a new locale: the set for her Cooking Channel show. Now in its second season, "Dinner at Tiffani's" finds Thiessen, 42, wearing an apron and preparing food with family,...
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How actress Tiffani Thiessen hopes to save her daughter from body image issues
LATimes - 11 months
You know Tiffani Thiessen from "Saved by the Bell," "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "White Collar." These days, she is hanging out in a new locale: the set for her Cooking Channel show. Now in its second season, "Dinner at Tiffani's" finds Thiessen, 42, wearing an apron and preparing food with family,...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tiffani Thiessen
    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Age 41
    Also in 2015, Thiessen started hosting her own show on Cooking Channel called "Dinner at Tiffani's".
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    On February 4, 2015, Thiessen reunited with Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Elizabeth Berkley, Dennis Haskins and Mario Lopez on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where they appeared in a Saved by the Bell sketch with Fallon.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2014
    Age 40
    Chris Paul also revealed publicly that he was a fan of Thiessen back then, when she sent him an autographed photograph of her Saved by the Bell-era for his 29th birthday in 2014.
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  • 2011
    Age 37
    In a much-discussed moment, Justin Bieber appeared wearing a T-shirt with a photo of Thiessen in her Saved by the Bell days at the 2011 MuchMusic Video Awards, admitting his admiration for her.
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  • 2009
    Age 35
    From 2009 through 2014 Thiessen appeared in the USA Network crime series White Collar as Elizabeth Burke.
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    Thiessen appeared with her husband Brady Smith on the September 6, 2009 episode of season four of the reality show HGTV Design Star.
    More Details Hide Details Interior designer Lonni Paul, one of the final three contestants of the season, was given the task of redesigning Thiessen's guest bedroom with an eco-friendly theme; Thiessen and Paul now have a nursery furniture line called PetitNest.
  • 2008
    Age 34
    In 2008, she made her second music video appearance, this time for Ben Lee's "American Television".
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  • 2005
    Age 31
    She married actor Brady Smith on July 9, 2005, and they have two children: daughter Harper (born 2010) and son Holt (born 2015) daughter 1995
    More Details Hide Details Thiessen served as maid of honor at 90210 co-star and best friend Jennie Garth's wedding to actor Peter Facinelli, with whom she co-starred on Fastlane. Garth and Thiessen's friendship has since come to an end. Her friendship with fellow 90210 star Tori Spelling also broke up, after Spelling's split from her first husband. In 2013, she participated in the One Bag party for April for Earth Month, in which the Glad company promoted "clean, green living". Thiessen was a teen idol during the 1990s, starting from her role as cheerleader Kelly Kapowski on Saved by the Bell and then playing bad girl Valerie Malone on Beverly Hills, 90210.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2003
    Age 29
    In 2003, she launched her production company Tit 4 Tat Productions, producing and directing the short film Just Pray in 2005, which earned distinctions at several film festivals.
    More Details Hide Details Later on, she starred in television movies Stroller Wars (2006) and Pandemic (2007), she joined the cast of ABC's drama What About Brian (2007) for its last five episodes and starred in the science fiction film Cyborg Soldier (2008).
  • 2001
    Age 27
    From 2001 to the spring of 2003, she was engaged to actor Richard Ruccolo, whom she had met during the Two Guys and a Girl run.
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    Thiessen was Spelling's first choice to replace Doherty in the popular series Charmed in 2001, but she refused his offer because she was hoping the NBC pilot for Everything But the Girl would be picked up.
    More Details Hide Details Meanwhile, Thiessen starred in direct-to-video parody film Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000) and in television movie Everything But the Girl (2001), before appearing in the Woody Allen-directed film Hollywood Ending (2002) and starring in action drama series Fastlane (2002–03) as Wilhelmina 'Billie' Chambers, for which she received a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice TV Actress in Drama/Action Adventure.
  • 2000
    Age 26
    In 2000, she was featured in the music video for "You're a God" by Vertical Horizon, portraying a beauty pageant contestant, in her first music video appearance.
    More Details Hide Details That year she also dropped her middle name which she had been including professionally for many years and is now credited as simply Tiffani Thiessen.
  • 1999
    Age 25
    In 1999, she went through a difficult period in her personal life, when David Strickland, also an actor, whom she had begun dating, committed suicide.
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  • 1995
    Age 21
    While starring in 90210, Thiessen began to take on continuous dramatic leading roles in television films: The Stranger Beside Me and She Fought Alone in 1995, Sweet Dreams and Buried Secrets in 1996.
    More Details Hide Details After her departure from the show, she appeared in a number of films, including Speedway Junky (1999), From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999), Love Stinks (1999) and The Ladies Man (2000); she also guest-starred on NewsRadio (1999), Two Guys and a Girl (2000), Just Shoot Me! (2001) and Good Morning, Miami (2003–04).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1994
    Age 20
    In 1994, after her tenure on Saved by the Bell had ended, Thiessen landed the role of Valerie Malone in Fox's Aaron Spelling-produced hit teen-drama Beverly Hills, 90210, to fill the void after Shannen Doherty's departure.
    More Details Hide Details She was the first actress to join directly the main cast of the show and portrayed Valerie until 1998, when she left in the early episodes of the ninth season of the show.
  • 1992
    Age 18
    In early 1992, Thiessen started dating Brian Austin Green, introduced by mutual friend David Faustino; they moved in together in July 1994, but they broke up next year.
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    In 1992, she starred in her first television movies Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style and A Killer Among Friends, making her film debut in Son in Law in 1993.
    More Details Hide Details She then continued with starring in spin-off Saved by the Bell: The College Years in its single season (1993–94) and in television movie Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas (1994), which marked the end of the original Saved by the Bell series.
  • 1990
    Age 16
    The success of the show gave her career a boost and Thiessen received Young Artist Award nominations for Outstanding Young Ensemble Cast in 1990 and Best Young Actress in an Off-Primetime Series in 1992 and 1993.
    More Details Hide Details Simultaneously, Thiessen guest starred on series such as Married... with Children, Charles in Charge and Step by Step.
  • 1989
    Age 15
    In 1989, she was named Cover Girl magazine's "Model of the Year", and landed her first role of Kelly Kapowski on NBC's television sitcom Saved by the Bell, starring until its end in 1993.
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  • 1987
    Age 13
    Thiessen participated in beauty pageants during her childhood and was crowned Miss Junior America in 1987.
    More Details Hide Details The following year, she graced the cover of Teen magazine, having won the magazine's "Great Model Search".
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1974
    Age 0
    Born on January 23, 1974.
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