Shiri supports causes related art programs for children, healthy lifestyles, and animal rights.
Shiri first acting experience, while she was still a child, was because her parents took her to auditions to help her overcome her shyness.
Shiri's Zodiac Sign is Sagittarius.
Shiri was appear in several music videos like: It's My Life by Bon Jovi and I Don't Want To Be by Gavin DeGraw.
Shiri has a small scare over her left eyebrow, from a dog bite from when she was younger.
Shiri's parents are Jerry Appleby, a telecommunications executive, and Dina Appleby, a Hebrew school teacher.
In 1993, Shiri was nominated for a Young Artist Award in the category Best Young Actress in a Cable Movie for her role in Perfect Family (1992).
In 2000, Shiri was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the category of TV - Choice Actress for her role in the TV series Roswell.
In 2013, Shiri had her first daughter, Natalie Bauader Shook.
In 2004, Shiri starred in the Sci-fi channel TV movie Darklight as Lilith.
When she was younger, Shiri was in commercials for Taco Bell.
Shiri appeared in commercials for Cheerios when she was a child.
Shiri's natural hair colour is medium brown.
Shiri was once a camper counselor and a hostess.
Shiri has stated that she enjoys going to Santa Barbara and spending the day at the beach.
Shiri has stated that she loves shopping at bookstores.
Shiri has stated that she would like to do a comedy.
Shiri admits that she kept her infamous waitress uniform from the set of Roswell.
Shiri has stated that Annette Benning and Susan Sarandon are her favorite actresses.
Shiri has stated that one of her favorite television shows is Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Shiri has stated that she would love to be in a comedy movie someday. She has expressed interest in either working with Adam Sandler or Jim Carrey.
Shiri went to high school with the members of the band 'Incubus.'
Shiri has stated that while she had fun learning to dance for her role in A Time for Dancing, it was hard for her to learn the moves because she says she is uncoordinated.
Shiri recently went on a world-wide tour to promote the release of Roswell on DVD.
Shiri has stated that she would love to be part of a Roswell movie if anyone ever decided to make it.
Shiri has stated that her two favorite episodes of Roswell are the "Pilot" and "The End of the World."
Shiri will have a small role in the upcoming 2006 film, I'm Reed Fish.
Shiri began acting at the age of 4 when she got her first part in a commercial.
Shiri has stated that two of her favorite books are Angela's Ashes and Catcher in the Rye.
Shiri has a cat named Abby.
Shiri is 5' 3" (1.60 m) tall.
Her mother, Dina, was born in Israel.
Some of her activities in high school include being on the yearbook committee, student council, and she was a cheerleader for a year.
Shiri graduated from Calabasas High School in the class of 1997.
She was voted Most Spirited by her senior classmates at Calabasas High.
Shiri went to the University of Southern California where she studied English literature and theatre arts.
She has a younger brother named Evan.
Her first name, Shiri, means song of mine in Hebrew.
She audtioned for all 3 female roles on Roswell several times before being cast as Liz.
Shiri was in the 'Sense Field' video Save Yourself.
Shiri: (on questions about aliens and fantasy because of her role in Roswell) They ask questions like 'do you believe in aliens' and those types of things. They were really interested in aliens, and that was really something that the Japanese have an interest in, and they are also very big fans of romances.
Shiri: I think from here on it's up to me to prove that I'm growing up and that I have other things to say, but in terms of the show it definitely gave me all of the opportunities I've had so far.
Shiri: (on keeping her waitress uniform from her role in Roswell) I took my waitress uniform. Seemed fitting.
Shiri: I've been watching so many movies and they all have to do with the DVDs. It's just so much more convenient.
Shiri: (on her childhood) I had a really normal childhood except I acted. It was like, my brother played soccer, and I was on television sometimes.
Shiri: (on Roswell success) The people were just so lovely and accommodating and had really interesting questions and it was just interesting to see how the show is actually received in so many different countries.
Shiri: (on crying while filming) There was a scene early on during the first season of Roswell and I broke down crying. Since then, I've always just been able to do it.
Shiri: (on her role in Roswell) She wasn't as naive and innocent as she was in the first season.
Shiri: (on Roswell) I think the show has sort of given me a name in this business and allowed a lot of people the opportunity to see what I can do, and it's just sort of like a sweet starting point.
Shiri: My mom thinks I should do more comedy but only if I don't have to audition.
Shiri: I wish I could be Woody Allen just for a day so I could understand how he does it and get my ass out of bed and in front of the typewriter.
Shiri: (on her screen test with Jason Behr for 'Roswell') We rehearsed and it just happened the chemistry was really special. You never know if the camera is seeing what you are feeling. Watching it now is really amazing.
Shiri: There are a lot of different sides to me. I don't know if I'm always peaches-and-cream..
Shiri: (on how she survive and not becoming one of those problematic child actors that do not make it in adults) My parents. I never went to any of the Hollywood child parties. I had a really normal childhood except I acted. It was like, my brother played soccer, and I was on television sometimes.
Shiri: (on her acting career while she was doing Roswell) I've been lucky. I've been doing this for a long time, so I've been able to know what I like and don't like about certain aspects of it. That way you can basically take it for what it's worth.
Shiri: I find that people are constantly coming up to me now. There's been a definite surge of people recognizing me and I'm not sure if it has to do with the DVDs or not, but I've sort of assumed that it does because the show has been off the air for three years now.
Shiri: (on finding out that the first season of 'Roswell' was picked up for a full season) I didn't even know what to do. It was unbelievable. It was like a dream come true.
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