Ryan Michelle Bathé
|Date Of Birth||July 27, 1976|
|Age||45 years 10 months 0 days|
|Day of Birth||Tuesday|
|Place Of Birth||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Professions||Actress , Model|
|Ethnicities||Black , African American|
|Body Features & Measurements|
5 Feet 9 Inches
|Sons|| Amare Brown (born 2015) |
Andrew Brown (born 2011)
|Father In-Law||Sterling Brown Jr|
|Mother In-Law||Aralean Banks Brown|
|Education (Graduation)||Bachelor of Arts|
|Education (High School)||West Hill High School, Stamford, Connecticut (1994)|
|Alma Mater||Tisch School of the Arts |
New York University
|Education (Post-Graduation)||Master of Fine Arts|
|Love, Romance, Marriage|
|Husband||Sterling K Brown (married- 2007)|
|Debut (Movie)||Brother to Brother (2004)|
|Debut (TV)||The Education of Max Bickford(2001)|
|Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes|
|Favorite TV show||Grimm|
|Social Networks, Web links|
|Twitter Profile||Ryan Michelle Bathé Twitter Profile|
|Instagram Profile||Ryan Michelle Bathé Instagram Profile|
Ryan Michelle Bathe is an American TV & movie actress. She is particularly popular on TV. She is popular for playing the role of Sara Halt in Boston Legal(2005-2006).
Some of her popular roles are- Jackie in One for the Money (2012), Yvette in This Is Us (2016-2018), Stacey Brown in All About Us (2007), Sela Boone in 'Trauma', Jessica Sanders in Retired at 35(2011), Charlie in Army Wives(2012)
Recently she has appeared on 'The First Wives Club' as Ari Montgomery, in the series 'Timeline' as Mrs. Sklar, in the drama series 'All Rise' as Rachel Audubon.
Ryan Michelle Bathe (pronunciation: Ba-thay) was born on 27th July 1976 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States to Clare Bathe. She was raised in Stamford, Connecticut.
Mother- Clare Bathe
Ryan's mother Clare Bathe is a performer, she is a member of the disco group named 'Machine'. She is a very popular broadway singer. Clare's single "There But for the Grace of God Go I" was listed as the 6th greatest dance song by Slate magazine in 2006.
Clare Janice Jackson Bathé was born and brought up in St. Louis, Missouri. She became a professional singer at the age of just thirteen.
She has performed at the Inaugural Balls for Presidents Reagan and George Bush Sr. 
[Clare Bathe- Ryan Michelle Bathe's mother]
- High School: She attended the West Hill High School in Stamford, Connecticut. she graduated from High school in 1994.
- Graduation: She attended Stanford University for her graduation, she majored in Arts.
- Post-graduation: she attended the Tisch School of the Arts affiliated to New York University, she graduated with an MFA (Master of Fine Arts) from the institution in 2001.
Marriage- Husband- Children
Ryan Michelle Bathe & Sterling K. Brown
Ryan and Sterling were college mates. Though they were in the same college and the same locality, they actually met at the age of 17 in Grad school, they were both freshmen at the time of their meeting, the two lived in the same dorm and acted together in the college drama.
She saw him audition for a role in Joe Turner's 'Come And Gone', she was already impressed, it was just friendship at first, she was dating someone else at the time. The relationship turned romantic gradually.
The two attended post-graduation together as well. They were separated after college for a few years, however, the two got back together in New York after three years, they had a long-distance relationship for a while and finally settled down together.
Speaking of their relationship, Ryan said: 
"We know what it takes to make a relationship work, but when you find somebody who is worth it, it doesn't feel like a chore"
Ryan and Michelle got married in June 2007 after dating for almost a decade.
Image: Ryan Michelle Bathe wedding with Sterling Kelby Brown
- Ryan & her husband Sterling have pretty close social security numbers.
- They were both born in the same Hospital at St. Louis, Missouri.
- They graduated from the same grad school and post-grad school.
- They were in the same locality but met only when they were 18.
She and her husband Sterling Brown have appeared in TV series -This Is Us (2016– )(where Sterling has a main role), Army Wives(2007) together.
Apparently, the husband and wife do not reverse together, "We’ve learned that there are certain minefields and pitfalls in our relationship that, like a slalom, we just move right on past them, And rehearsing together is one of those things" said Ryan speaking about it.
Sterling K. Brown
Sterling Brown is an Emmy Award-winning actor. Sterling was born on April 5 1976 in St. Louis, Missouri to Sterling Brown & Aralean Banks Brown.
Sterling has played popular roles such as Christopher Darden in 'The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story'(2016), Randall Pearson in 'This Is Us' (2016-2020), Traeger in The Predator (2018), N'Jobu in 'Black Panther' (2018), Mattias in 'Frozen II'(2019)
Ryan revealed in her interview to Essence, that: 
"Sterling wanted a relationship that others could see God in and that inspired people to love each other and want to be married"
The couple has two sons Andrew Jason Sterling Brown(born 2011) & Amaré Michael Ryan Christian Brown (born 2015).
Andrew was born at home, it all happened so fast that Sterling helped her deliver the baby at home.
Andrew, the oldest, wants to be a scientist.
[Ryan Michelle Bathe Family: Sterling Kelby Brown(husband), Andrew Brown(Elder Son), Amare Brown(Younger Son)]
- It is said that her husband Sterling checks Ryan's Facebook, Twitter feeds for his morning news.
- Delta Sigma Theta sorority: She was a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority at college
- She is pro-gun control, pro racial equality.
- Political inclination: She supports the Democratic party.
- She is into yoga, likes Oprah, Deepak Chopra spirituality.
Body image struggle post-childbirth (Postpartum depression)
Soon after giving birth to her son, she wen through struggle because of her inability to snap-back. She found it extremely hard to lose the baby weight fast enough.
Speaking of her battle after the birth of her first son Andrew, she said:
"I had this beautiful, perfect little baby and I loved nursing him. I had so many positive things…but I spent all this time feeling down on myself because I didn't get skinny"
She revealed to have been angry at her husband Sterling for not gaining any weight himself, while she couldn't lose any. She felt she had ruined her career chances.
Not only that, she constantly felt she was not being a good mother either:
"I couldn’t be a good mom and protect my baby son the way that I was supposed to. That he didn’t deserve me, that he deserved better."
She was well settled by the time she had her second son.
Ryan Michelle Bathe started her career as Sarai in The Education of Max Bickford(2001).
She played the recurring role of Sara Holt in the comedy crime drama series created by David E. Kelley. She has appeared in a total of 16 episodes.
Ryan and cast received the 'Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series' award nomination at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
In the NBC medical drama 'Trauma' created by Dario Scardapane, she played recurring role of Sela Boone. She appeared on screen in a total of nine episodes.
Retired at 35
In the 'TV land' sitcom created by Chris Case, Ryan appeared as Jessica Sanders in all the episodes of the first season.
George Segal appeared as Alan Robbins, Johnathan McClain played David Robbins. Josh McDermitt (Brandon), Jessica Walter (Elaine Robbins) played the other main roles. Ryan played the love interest of 'David Robbins'.
In the 'Lifetime' drama TV series Created by Katherine Fugate, Ryan appeared in the recurring role of Charlie. She has appeared in a total of 11 episodes.
Ryan's real-life husband Sterling Brown appears in the series as Roland Burton, one of the main roles.
The First Wives Club
Ryan played one of the lead roles in the BET+ comedy-drama series. The series was based on the film 'The First Wives Club' written by Robert Harling.
The story revolves around three women Ari, Bree, and Hazel; who band together after going through divorces, find strength in sisterhood and decide to get little mischievous with their cheating ex-husbands.
Jill Scott (as Hazel Rachelle), Michelle Buteau (Bree Washington) appeared in main roles.
['The First Wives Club'- Ryan Michelle Bathe, Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau]
|2017||Linda from HR||Sierra|
|2015||Romantically Speaking||Krista||TV Movie|
|2014||Keep It Together||TV Movie|
|2012||One for the Money||Jackie|
|2007||All About Us||Stacey Brown|
|2006||Pink Collar||Alix||TV Movie|
|2005||Lackawanna Blues||Guest at Nancy's Birthday Party||TV Movie|
|2004||Brother to Brother||Girl in classroom|
|2003||Good Fences||Stormy||TV Movie|
|2020||All Rise||Rachel Audubon||3 Episodes|
|2019||Timeline||Mrs. Sklar||7 episodes|
|2019||The First Wives Club||Ari Montgomery||9 episodes; Regular|
|2018||The Rookie||Detective Paige||2 episodes: "The Hawke", "Crash Course"|
|2016-2018||This Is Us||Yvette||4 episodes|
|2018||Every Other Weekend||Ryan||3 episodes; also the producer|
|2016||Dr. Ken||Miss Flanagan||Episode: "Ken's Apology"|
|2016||Guidance||Dr. Rhonda Bartlett||2 Episodes; "Bam Bam", "Rumor or Trumor?"|
|2014||Franklin & Bash||Denise Parker||Episode: "Spirits in the Material World"|
|2012||Army Wives||Charlie||11 episodes|
|2011||Harry's Law||Mrs. Thomas||Episode: "American Girl"|
|2011||Retired at 35||Jessica Sanders||10 episodes|
|Title role; wasn't completed|
|2009-2010||Trauma||Sela Boone||9 episodes|
|2010||Private Practice||Robin||Episode: "Pulling the Plug"|
|2009||Brothers||Kathleen||Episode: "Snoop Returns"|
|2009||It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Office Worker||Episode: "A Very Sunny Christmas"|
|2009||Bones||Erin Miller||Episode: "The Double Death of the Dearly Departed"|
|2008||How I Met Your Mother||Michelle||episode: "Sandcastles in the Sand"|
|2004-2007||Girlfriends||Traci Blackwell||3 episodes|
|2007||Medium||Claire Williams||episode: "We Had a Dream"|
|2007||Brothers & Sisters||Noreen||2 episodes|
|2005-2006||Boston Legal||Sara Holt||16 episodes|
|2005||Independent Lens||Keisha||episode: "Brother to Brother"; Documentary series|
|2004||Half & Half||Aurora||episode: "The Big I Haven't the Vegas Idea Episode"|
|2003||ER||Miss Evelyn||episode: "Dear Abby"|
|2001||The Education of Max Bickford||Sarai||episode: "Who Is Breckenridge Long?"|
|As You Like It||
Writer: William Shakespeare
Location: Old Guthrie Theatre
|Much Ado About Nothing|
|Hot Mikado||Location: Ford Theatre|
|2006||Nomination||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Boston Legal (2004)||Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series||Shared with the cast|
- I never met Hitler, but I'm pretty sure I can say that I hate him
- Why do black women always have to remind people that we exist?
- I can't bring myself to be outraged at the Oscar nominations. Maybe cause we lived through this many times before?
- First time I was called a nigger was in kindergarten
- Life. It is huge and big and grand and glorious and awesome and mind-boggling
- Being the POTUS has to be the worst job imaginable. Everything you do is wrong. Go to war, people die. Don't, people die?
- (knowing when to apologize and admit wrongdoing) is the mark of a human being who’s really trying to grow.