Dina Meyer

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Dina Meyer
Dina Meyer by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Meyer in May 2012
Born (1968-12-22) December 22, 1968 (age 52)
Queens, New York, United States
Years active1993–present

Dina Meyer (born December 22, 1968)[1] is an American actress.[2] She began her career appearing in a recurring role on the Fox teen drama series Beverly Hills, 90210 (1993–94), before landing a female leading role opposite Keanu Reeves in the 1995 film Johnny Mnemonic.

Meyer has had starring roles in films Dragonheart (1996), Starship Troopers (1997), Bats (1999), D-Tox (2002), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). She played Detective Allison Kerry in the Saw film franchise. On television, Meyer starred as Barbara Gordon/Oracle/Batgirl in the short-lived The WB series Birds of Prey (2002–03) and was regular on Secret Agent Man (2000) and Point Pleasant (2005).

Early life[edit]

Meyer was born in Queens, New York, to a Jewish family; her Jewish grandparents were from Austria and Germany.[3] In 1991, she graduated from Long Island University in Brookville, New York with the Bachelor of Business Administration.[4] She trained in acting for three years at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York.[4]


Meyer moved to Los Angeles in 1993 to appear in a recurring role of Lucinda Nicholson in the Fox teen drama series Beverly Hills, 90210. Shortly afterwards, she was cast as the female lead in the action film Johnny Mnemonic opposite Keanu Reeves. The following year, she starred in the fantasy film Dragonheart directed by Rob Cohen. In early 1997, Meyer had a recurring role as Kate Miller in the NBC sitcom Friends. Later that year, she went to star alongside Casper Van Dien in the science fiction film Starship Troopers directed by Paul Verhoeven. The film underperformed at box-office.[5] The following year, she starred alongside James Caan in the neo-noir film Poodle Springs, which was released on HBO. In 1999, she starred in the horror film Bats, the film was a moderate box office success.[6] In 2002, she starred opposite Sylvester Stallone in the thriller film D-Tox. Also in 2002, Meyer appeared as Romulan Commander Donatra in the science-fiction film Star Trek: Nemesis.

Meyer in 2013

In 2000, Meyer starred in the UPN spy drama series Secret Agent Man, which was canceled after one season. From 2002 to 2003, she starred as Barbara Gordon/Oracle/Batgirl in the short-lived The WB superhero series Birds of Prey. She reprised this role in 2019, on the CW series The Flash during "Crisis on Infinite Earths" crossover.[7] In 2003, she had a recurring role in the Fox comedy-drama Miss Match, and in 2005 was regular cast member in the Fox prime time soap opera, Point Pleasant. Meyer also played the leading roles in the Lifetime television movies Deception (2004), Crimes of Passion (2005), His and Her Christmas (2005), The Boy Next Door (2008), and Web of Desire (2009).

In 2004, Meyer played Detective Allison Kerry in the horror film Saw. She reprised her role in Saw II (2005), Saw III (2006) and Saw IV (2007). She later starred in a number of straight-to-video horror films, include Crazy Eights (2006), and Decoys 2: Alien Seduction (2007). She appeared in the 2010 horror-comedy film Piranha 3D and 2017 horror film The Evil Within. In 2013, Meyer appeared in the western film Dead in Tombstone opposite Mickey Rourke. Meyer also played the leading roles in two more Lifetime Movie Network films, Lethal Seduction (2015) as a sexy, psychotic woman determined to get her man, and Flight 192 (2016), playing an FBI Agent who is caught between a rock and a hard place when she learns shortly after boarding a flight to Washington, DC, that her husband and son have been taken hostage.

Meyer has made several guest appearances on television series, including Ally McBeal, Six Feet Under, Nip/Tuck, The Mentalist, Castle, NCIS, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and American Horror Story. She had a recurring roles ABC comedy-drama Scoundrels in 2010, and on The CW teen drama 90210 from 2011 to 2012.[8][9][10][11][12] In 2014, she starred opposite Patrick Warburton and Jesse Bradford in the Crackle series Sequestered. In 2018, she had a recurring roles on SyFy fantasy series The Magicians, as in the fourth season of Showtime’s critically acclaimed drama, The Affair. In 2019, she began appearing in an recurring role in the CW sports drama All American as Gwen Adams, Asher's (played by Cody Christian) mother.



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Johnny Mnemonic Jane
1996 Dragonheart Kara
1997 Starship Troopers Dizzy Flores
1998 Nowhere Land Monica
1999 Bats Sheila Casper
2000 Stranger Than Fiction Emma Scarlett
2001 Time Lapse Kate Direct-to-video
2002 D-Tox Mary
2002 Unspeakable Diana Purlow
2002 Deadly Little Secrets Stephanie Vincent
2002 Star Trek: Nemesis Romulan Commander Donatra
2003 The Movie Hero Elizabeth Orlando / The Love Interest
2004 Saw Detective Allison Kerry
2004 Breach Lisa Vincson
2005 Crimes of Passion Rebecca Walker
2005 Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough Kirsten Richards Direct-to-video
2005 The Receipt Venus
2005 Saw II Detective Allison Kerry
2006 Saw III Detective Allison Kerry
2006 Crazy Eights Jennifer Jones
2007 Decoys 2: Alien Seduction Alana Geisner
2007 Saw IV Detective Allison Kerry
2009 VideoDome Rent-O-Rama Ms. Motley
2009 Fatal Secrets Julia
2010 Piranha 3D Paula Montellano
2013 Dead in Tombstone Calathea "Cal" Massey
2015 Golden Shoes Kathleen Larou Direct-to-video
2015 Clarity Sharon
2016 Fortune Cookie Detective Emma Hoskins Direct-to-video
2016 Amerigeddon Kelly
2016 The Unwilling Michelle Harris
2016 Flight 192 Sarah Plummer
2017 The Evil Within Lydia
2017 Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars Dizzy Flores (voice)
2019 Line of Duty Ruth Carter
2020 Unbelievable!!!!! Female Moesha
TBA Black Nightshade Dr. Amy Collins Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Strapped Delivery Person Television film
1993–1994 Beverly Hills, 90210 Lucinda Nicholson Recurring role; 12 episodes
1997 Friends Kate Miller Guest role; 3 episodes
1997 Michael Hayes Rebecca Klein Episode: "Pilot"
1998 Poodle Springs Laura Parker-Marlowe Television film
1998 Ally McBeal Anna Flint Episode: "Forbidden Fruits"
2000 Secret Agent Man Holliday Main role; 12 episodes
2002 Federal Protection Bootsie Cavander Television film
2002 Six Feet Under The Widow Episode: "Someone Else's Eyes"
2002 The Outer Limits Dr. Rachel Harris Episode: "Free Spirit"
2002–2003 Birds of Prey Barbara Gordon/Oracle/Batgirl Main role; 14 episodes
2003–2004 Miss Match Lauren Logan Recurring role; 8 episodes
2004 Deception Erin Television film
2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Meg Cunningham Episode: "Swap Meet"
2005 His and Her Christmas Liz Madison Television film
2005–2006 Point Pleasant Amber Hargrove Main role; 13 episodes
2006 Thief Wanda Atwater Episode: "Pilot"
2006 Imaginary Playmate Suzanne Driscoll Television film
2007 CSI: Miami Elissa McClain Episode: "Deep Freeze"
2008 Web of Desire Beth Wyatt Television film
2008 Riddles of the Sphinx Jessica Television film
2008 Monk Sally Larkin Episode: "Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized"
2008 The Boy Next Door Sara Television film
2009 Nip/Tuck Roxy St. James Episode: "Roxy St. James"
2009 The Lost Mira Television film
2009 Burn Notice Samantha Episode: "Sins of Omission"
2010 NCIS Holly Snow Guest role; 2 episodes
2010 The Mentalist Abigail Barge Episode: "Red Herring"
2010 Castle Lady Irena Episode: "The Mistress Always Spanks Twice"
2010 Scoundrels Nina Hong Guest role; 3 episodes
2010 The Glades Patricia Dixon Episode: "Second Chance"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Anne-Marie Tolsom Episode: "The List"
2011 Charlie's Angels Jennifer Rice Episode: "Angels in Paradise"
2011–2012 90210 Sheila Guest role; 3 episodes
2012 Criminal Minds Regina Lampert Episode: "Unknown Subject"
2012 Undertow Toby French Television film
2013 The Wrong Woman Kay Sullivan Television film
2014 Sequestered Helen Bennett Main role; 12 episodes
2015 Truth & Lies Alison Television film; also known as Text to Kill
2015 Lethal Seduction Carissa Kensington Television film
2015 A Dogwalker's Christmas Tale Missy Paxton Television film
2016 Fishes 'n Loaves: Heaven Sent Mary Louise Michaels Television film
2016 Turbulence Sarah Plummer Television film
2017 Girlfriend Killer Detective Michelle Price Television film
2017 Kingdom Luanne Episode: "Cactus"
2018 Evil Doctor Dr. Natalie Barnes Television film
2018 Code Black Joan Reeves Episode: "Better Angels"
2018 The Magicians Stone Queen Guest role; 3 episodes
2018 The Affair Julie Christiansen Guest role; 3 episodes
2018 American Horror Story: Apocalypse Nora Campbell Episode: "The End"
2018-2020 NCIS: Los Angeles Veronica Stephens 2 episodes
2019 All Rise Kiki Mackin Episode: Dripsy
2019-2020 All American Gwen Adams 4 episodes
2019 The Flash Barbara Gordon/Oracle Episode: “Crisis on Infinite Earths: Part Three”

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2014 Ancient Space Dr. Willow Burke / Specialist Alma Linh (voice)
2018 Blade Runner: Revelations Eve / Ad Woman (voice)


  1. ^ Meyer, Dina "dinameyer" (March 28, 2011). "DinaMeyer: @viper_h 12/22 :)". Twitter.com.
  2. ^ "Dina Meyer". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2014. Archived from the original on November 29, 2014.
  3. ^ "Jews in the News: Gal Gadot, Scarlett Johansson and Billy Crystal - Tampa Jewish Federation". www.jewishtampa.com. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  4. ^ a b https://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/dina-meyer/bio/147452/
  5. ^ "Starship Troopers". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  6. ^ "Bats". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  7. ^ "'Birds of Prey' star to reprise Huntress role in Arrowverse's 'Crisis on Infinite Earths'". EW.com. Retrieved August 6, 2020.
  8. ^ "Dina Meyer Information, Photos, and Trivia". Movietome.com. Archived from the original on March 9, 2009. Retrieved December 11, 2012.
  9. ^ "Dina Meyer Biography". starpulse.com. Retrieved December 11, 2012.
  10. ^ "Dina Meyer from Monk". film.com. RealNetworks. Archived from the original on September 27, 2010. Retrieved December 11, 2012.
  11. ^ "Dina Meyer | Biography, Photos, Movies, TV, Credits". Hollywood.com. Retrieved December 11, 2012.
  12. ^ "Dina Meyer". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved December 11, 2012.

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