Born: March 29, 1968
Place: Mount Albert, New Zealand
Parents: Julia Ryan and Frank Ryan former mayor; currently Chairman of Finance for Auckland City
Siblings: 5 brothers; one sister
Hair: ash blonde dyed black for the character Xena
Eyes: icy blue
Occuption: The Warrior Princess on the show Xena Warrior Princess
Previous Occuptions: traveling Europe; working as a gold miner in Australia; bank advertisements in New Zealand; comedy series Funny Business; hostess of Air New Zealand Holiday; and appeared on Hercules the Legendary Journeys as other characters before Xena. guest star role on Spiderman; Something So Right; interviews on Regis and Katie-Lee; guest hostess on Regis Live; Rosie O'Donnel show; Broadway Grease
Martial Status: divorced Garth Lawless; married the executive producer of Xena and Hercules Rob Tapert on March 28, 1998
Children: one daughter named Daisy Lawless by Garth and two sons named Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Tapert by Robert Tapert
Languages: English, German, Hebrew, Italian, and French
Best Line About Xena: "Xena's agenda is just to get through th day without killing someone."
Favorite Episode: "Is There A Doctor In The House?"