Beth Riesgraf

Beth Riesgraf

Leverage ♦ Criminal Minds ♦ Caper ♦ My Name is Earl

Beth Riesgraf is best known for starring in TNT’s award-winning drama, ‘Leverage’, which wrapped it’s final season last year. Beth can next be seen starring opposite Jason O’Mara, Jessica Szohr, and Lauren Stamile in USA’s ‘Complications’.

Other notable TV credits include her recurring role as ‘Dr. Maeve Donovan’ on ‘Criminal Minds.’ She has guest-starred on numerous shows such as ‘The Mentalist,’ ‘My Name Is Earl,’ ‘Without a Trace,’ ‘NCIS,’ and ‘How I Met Your Mother.’

On the big screen, Riesgraf can next be seen starring opposite Rory Culkin, Martin Starr and Jack Kesy in ‘Shut In’ from the executive producer of ‘Paranormal Activity’ and ‘Insidious’.  Riesgraf also co-produced and starred opposite Giovanni Ribisi in the silent independent film ‘The White Door,’ the feature film ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks’ and the independent films ‘Nobody’ and ‘Let’s Be Civil Kenneth.’ She can also be seen in the web series ‘Caper’ opposite Harry Shum Jr., Abby Miller and Hartley Sawyer on the Geek & Sundry channel.

In addition to acting, Riesgraf is a professional photographer and filmmaker. In 2003, Riesgraf received critical acclaim for her short ‘Far Away Swimming Pool’ which was based on a two-week road trip across America. The film was part of a group show called ‘America Motel’ and was exhibited alongside the works of photographer Alex Prager, and author/artist Mercedes Helnwein. In November 2011, Riesgraf was selected to write, direct and produce a short for We are the Superlative Conspiracy (WeSC) titled ‘A Standard Story’ to help promote their new line of merchandise made exclusively for The Standard Hotel. The film went on to receive critical acclaim, subsequently winning Best of Show, two awards of excellence in Creativity/Originality, and Best Actress in the Best Shorts Competition 2012.

Her photos and short films have been exhibited in London, New York and Los Angeles and published in numerous publications including ANTHEM, NYLON, GQ, MEAN, ZINK, ANGELENO, JANE and MEN’S JOURNAL.



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