She is known for her leading role as Liz Parker in the television series Roswell.Her film credits include A Time for Dancing (2002), where she played a main role as Sam Russel; Swimfan (2002); Havoc (2005) with Anne Hathaway; and Charlie Wilson's War (2007) with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts.In 2008, Appleby joined the cast of the final season of ER, playing an intern named Daria Wade, before starring as Cate Cassidy in the CW drama Life Unexpected that ran for two seasons.In the summer of 2012, she starred as Lucy in the web comedy series Dating Rules from My Future Self.
It took her 14 years—from start to finish, with a large chunk of time spent working, to complete the degree, which she did in 2012.Appleby began her acting career at the age of four, starting with advertisements for various products such as Cheerios and M&M's. (1989), ER (1994), Baywatch (1989), Xena: Warrior Princess (1995), 7th Heaven (1997), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), before landing her break-out role in the series Roswell (1999–2002), where she tried out for the roles of Isabel and Maria before landing the leading role of Liz Parker.She also participated in a short film called Carjacking directed by Dan Passman and co-starring Geoff Stults.In 2007, she appeared in the movie What Love Is alongside Cuba Gooding Jr., Matthew Lillard, and Anne Heche.
Don't worry, Mystic Falls fans: Candice Accola will be prepared to help Elena transition on The Vampire Diaries Season 4 premiere. In the meantime, the actress will star on season two of , a Web series in which a young woman takes romantic advice from a future version of herself and sets out to change her bedroom-hopping ways as a result.
Shiri Freda Appleby (born December 7, 1978) is an American actress.