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Tiffani Thiessen

Tiffani Amber Thiessen (born January 23, 1974) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Kelly Kapowski in Saved by the Bell and as Valerie Malone in Beverly Hills, 90210. She is also known for her role on Fastlane as Wilhelmina 'Billie' Chambers, as well as her current role of Elizabeth Burke in the USA Network television series White Collar. After many years of going by her full name, she dropped her middle name, and is now credited as simply Tiffani Thiessen. Thiessen was born in Long Beach, California, the daughter of Robyn Ernest, a homemaker, and Frank Thiessen, a park designer and landscape architect. She has two siblings; an older brother named Todd, an actor and avid cyclist, and a younger brother named Schuyler. Her father is of German descent and her mother is a mix of Greek, Turkish, and Welsh descent. She credits her brother, Todd, as one of her most important sources of inspiration, and her mother and grandmother as role models. She attended Cubberley Elementary and Marshall Junior High School in Long Beach. In 1992, Thiessen graduated as valedictorian at Valley Professional High School in Studio City, Los Angeles, California. Her uncle, Roger Ernest,

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