Born on September 7, 1969 in New York City, Diane Farr is an American actress who rose to fame for her work on television series. She studied at New York’s Stony Brook University, and later at Longborough University in England. Before she established herself as an actress, she worked in New York and waited tables at several restaurants in Manhattan, like Mumbles, Brother Jimmy's BBQ, and Downtime.
Diane Farr became a household name as co-host of the MTV series Loveline. She continued her career on television, earning roles in The Drew Carey Show, The Job, Like Family, Bull, Secret Agent Man and Arliss. She is also known for playing Maria’s mom on the series Roswell, which premiered at The WB and was later seen on UPN. Farr also had a role in Rescue Me, and later left the show to star as FBI agent Megan Reeves on the CBS series Numb3rs. In May 2008, it was reported that Farr would not be returning to the show. She was also in an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Bram and Alice. A published author, Farr's first book, The Girl Code: The Secret Language of Single Women (On Dating, Sex, Shopping and Honor Among Girlfriends), a comic look at single women in the 21st century, was released on Valentine's Day 2001 and has since been sold in seven countries and translated in to five languages. Farr has written for Glamour, Jane, Esquire, Maxim, Cosmopolitan, Soma and Self. She has also taught acting at a maximum-security prison, and was a model when she was 12 years old. Farr’s other credits include producing the HBO do!$#!#entary, Children of God: Lost and Found, about the Children of God cult. Active in charities, she has been appointed as an Ambassador to the Mineseeker Foundation and the Sole of Africa, a campaign dedicated to detecting and removing landmines in Africa, joining other patrons like Nelson Mandela, Sir Richard Branson, Queen Noor and Brad Pitt.