Tiffani Amber Thiessen is an American actress. She starred as Kelly Kapowski on NBC’s Saved by the Bell and as Valerie Malone on Fox’s Beverly Hills, 90210. She has also starred in other TV series such as Fox’s Fastlane, ABC’s What About Brian, and USA Network’s White Collar.
About Tiffani Thiessen in brief
Tiffani Amber Thiessen is an American actress. She is known for starring as Kelly Kapowski on NBC’s Saved by the Bell and as Valerie Malone on Fox’s Beverly Hills, 90210. She has also starred in other TV series such as Fox’s Fastlane, ABC’s What About Brian, and USA Network’s White Collar, as well as in a number of TV movies, and she has also appeared in several films like Son in Law, Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th, Hollywood Ending, Alexa and Katie, and Cyborg Soldier. She was the first actress to join directly the main cast of the show and portrayed Valerie until 1998, when she left in the early episodes of the ninth season of the TV show. In 2003, she launched her production company Tit 4 Productions, producing and directing the short film Just Pray, which earned distinctions at several film festivals, including Best Score at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, and Best Director at the Teen Choice Award for ‘Billie Jean’ Chambers.
In 2005, she starred in the Woody Allen-directed film Hollywood Ending before appearing in the action-drama series Fastlane as Wilhelmina Chambers, for which she received a Teen Choice Choice Award nomination for Best TV Actress. In 2000, she was featured in the music video for You’re a God by Vertical Horizon, portraying a beauty pageant contestant, in her first music video appearance. That year she also dropped her middle name which she had been including professionally for many years and is now credited as simply Tiffani ThIessen. She attended Cubberley Elementary and Marshall Junior High School in Long Beach, California, and graduated as valedictorian at Valley Professional High School.