Okay, anyone under 18, leave now, etc, etc. A Ronnielott story Jeri Ryan knew that her acting career was at a crossroads. Sure, her role on Deep Space 9 had gotten her a lot of recognition, but that had been more for her tits and they were pretty nice tits, she had to admit with a smile than for her acting ability. She made up her mind that that was something that was going to have to change — as much as she liked being admired for her looks, Jeri Ryan really wanted to be received as a great actress. When the producers of Boston Public came calling, Jeri knew that this could be her big break, a role where she could show some acting depth and character development, rather than some two-bit actress who could fill out a shirt.