Kimberly Jayne "Kim" Raver (born March 15, 1969) is an American actress.
She is best known for her numerous roles on TV: as Kim Zambrano on Third Watch, Audrey Raines on 24, Nico Reilly on Lipstick Jungle, and, most recently, Teddy Altman on Grey's Anatomy.
Raver was raised in New York City by her mother, Tina Raver, and her stepfather, Chris Meltesen. She has a sister, Cybele Raver, as well as three half sisters, Nadja Raver, Grace Raver, Aimée Raver, and two half brothers, Jacob Raver, and William Raver. A fine arts graduate of Boston University, Raver continues to study theater in New York with teacher and mentor Wynn Handman. She is fluent in French and German, a language that she learned as a child from her German-born mother.
Together with her husband Manuel Boyer she has two sons, Luke West Boyer (b. 2002) and Leo Boyer (b. 2007). Leo Kipling Boyer was born on October 9, 2007, in New York City where Raver was performing in Lipstick Jungle. Raver returned to work on the show only a few weeks after giving birth.
At the beginning of her adult career, Raver acted in commercials for Visa and Jeep. Her first prominent role was her Broadway debut in 1995 in the Philip Barry play...