Ryan Michelle Bathe is an American film and television actress.
Bathe grew up in Stamford, Connecticut. She graduated from Stanford University and received a Master of Fine Arts from New York University. Her most notable role to date is playing attorney Sara Holt on the American TV series Boston Legal. In June 2007, Ryan Michelle Bathe married fellow actor Sterling K. Brown, her college sweetheart. The two had their first child in 2012, and appeared onscreen together in Season 6 of Army Wives.