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Dina Meyer (born December 22, 1968) is an American film and television actress best known for her roles in Birds of Prey, Starship Troopers, and the Saw franchise.

She played Detective Allison Kerry in Saw, Saw II, Saw III, and Saw IV.

Early Life

Dina Meyer was born in Queens, New York. Her mother eventually got divorced from her father and married a man who owned an auto parts and repair shop. She has two brothers, one older and one younger.


Meyer's film debut was in the TV film Strapped in 1993. The same year, she moved to Los Angeles to appear in Beverly Hills, 90210 in a recurring role. Shortly afterward, she was cast as the female lead in Johnny Mnemonic and Dragonheart. Her television roles include regular appearances on UPN's Secret Agent Man and Fox's Point Pleasant and Birds of Prey.

Meyer has made several guest appearances on Friends, Six Feet Under, and Ally McBeal. Her additional guest star roles included Criminal Minds, Castle, The Mentalist, Burn Notice, and Nip/Tuck. Furthermore, she had recurring roles on FOX's Miss Match, ABC's Scoundrels, CW's 90210, and CBS's CSI and NCIS.

In 2013, Meyer appeared in the film Dead in Tombstone, opposite Mickey Rourke, and played opposite Patrick Warburton and Jesse Bradford in the web series Sequestered. Meyer was also cast in Lethal Seduction as a sexy, psychotic woman determined to get her man.



Year Title Role
1995 Johnny Mnemonic Jane
1996 Dragonheart Kara
1997 Starship Troopers Isabelle "Dizzy" Flores
1998 Nowhere Land Monica
1999 Bats Dr. Sheila Casper
2000 Stranger Than Fiction Emma Scarlett
2001 Time Lapse Kate
2002 D-Tox Mary
Unspeakable Diana Purlow
Deadly Little Secrets Stephanie Vincent
Star Trek: Nemesis Commander Donatra
2003 The Movie Hero Elizabeth Orlando / The Love Interest
2004 Saw Detective Allison Kerry
Breach Lisa Vincson
2005 Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough Kristen Richards
The Receipt Venus
Saw II Detective Allison Kerry
2006 Saw III Detective Allison Kerry
Crazy Eights Jennifer Jones
2007 Decoys 2: Alien Seduction Dr. Alana Geisner
Saw IV Detective Allison Kerry
2009 Balancing the Books Julia
2010 Piranha 3D Paula
VideoDome Rent-O-Rama Ms. Motley
2013 Dead in Tombstone Calathea Massey
2014 Christmas in Palm Springs Jessica Brady
2015 Lethal Seduction Carissa Kensington
Golden Shoes Kathleen Larou
Clarity Sharon
A Dogwalker's Christmas Tale Missy Paxton
2016 Fortune Cookie Detective Emma Hoskins
AmeriGeddon Kelly
Fishes 'n Loaves: Heaven Sent Mary Louise Michaels
The Unwilling Michelle Harris
Turbulence Sarah Plummer
2017 The Evil Within Lydia
Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars Isabelle "Dizzy" Flores
2018 Snatched Dr. Natalie Barnes
2019 Line of Duty Ruth Carter
2020 Unbelievable!!!!! Female Moesha

Television Series

Year Title Role
1993-1994 Beverly Hills, 90210 Lucinda Nicholson
1997 Friends Kate Miller
Michael Hayes Rebecca Klein
1998 Ally McBeal Anna Flint
2000 Secret Agent Man Holiday
2001 The Outer Limits Dr. Rachel Harris
2002 Six Feet Under The Widow
2002-2003 Birds of Prey Barbara Gordon / Oracle / Batgirl
2003 Miss Match Lauren Logan
2006 Thief Wanda Atwater
2005-2006 Point Pleasant Amber Hargrove
2007 CSI: Miami Elissa McClain
2008 Monk Sally Larkin
2009 Nip/Tuck Roxy St. James
Burn Notice Samantha
2010 The Mentalist Abigail Barge
Castle Lady Irena
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service Holly Snow
Scoundrels Nina Hong
The Glades Patricia Dixon
2004-2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Anne-Marie Tolsom / Meg Cunningham
2011 Charlie's Angels Jennifer Rice
2012 Criminal Minds Regina Lampert
2011-2012 90210 Sheila
2014 Sequestered Helen Bennett
2016 Con Man Barkeep 2
2017 Kingdom Luanne
2018 Code Black Joan Reeves
The Magicians Stone Queen
The Affair Julie Christiansen
American Horror Story Nora Campbell
2019 All Rise Kiki Mackin
The Flash Barbara Gordon / Oracle
2018-2020 NCIS: Los Angeles Veronica Stephens
2019-2021 All American Gwen Adams

Television Films

Year Title Role
1993 Strapped Delivery Person
1998 Poodle Springs Laura
2002 Federal Protection Bootsie Cavander
2003 Deception Erin
2005 Crimes of Passion Rebecca Walker
His and Her Christmas Liz Madison
2006 Imaginary Playmate Suzanne
2008 Riddles of the Sphinx Jessica
The Boy Next Door Sara Wylde
2009 The Lost Mira
Web of Desire Beth Wyatt
2011 Untitled Allan Loeb Project Diana
2012 Undertow Toby French
2013 The Wrong Woman Kay
2015 Truth & Lies Allison
2016 The Crooked Man Margaret
2017 Girlfriend Killer Detective Michelle Price
2018 Snatched Dr. Natalie Barnson

Video Games

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


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