Born in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, on the 5th of March 1979, Riki Lindhome grew up in Portville, New York. She hails from a Swedish lineage. The gorgeous blonde was taught at the University of Syracuse and was a member of the crowd of sketch comedians known as Syracuse Live. She focused on a career in acting after graduating in 2000. In the hit TV series titled Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lindhome was able to secure a minor role, as well as on the comedy series Titus. Riki got her first breakout role in 2003, garnering a place in the Actor’s Gang Theater group of Tim Robbins, and making an appearance in the play Embedded.
She was one of the actors to be cast in the Oscar-winning movie Million Dollar Baby, in which she got to play the beautiful character of Mardell Fitzgerald, who serves as the main character ‘s sibling. In 2005, Lindhome started playing a regular role on the popular series Gilmore Girls as Juliet, Logan Huntzberger ‘s friend, and classmate. She also appeared in the 2006 movie Pulse and was one of many media personalities for Nickelback’s “Rockstar” to be featured in the music video in 2007. A year later, Lindhome played a small role in the film Changeling appearing as a nurse. She would then appear in a string of television series, including Criminal Minds, Pushing Daisies, and The Big Bang Theory. In 2009 she landed a role in the Wes Craven classic The Last House on the Left; this served as a feature film remake of the original.