Tiffani Amber Thiessen was born on January 23, 1974, in Long Beach, California, USA. After many years of going by her full name, Tiffani Amber Thiessen is now credited as simply Tiffani Thiessen. As a child, she competed in many beauty pageants, and she won the Miss Junior America pageant in 1987. In 1984, she joined the cast of Aaron Spelling’s famed Beverly Hills 90210. In the fall of 2002, she began another gig as a series regular on Fox’s Fastlane, a hip, pastel-colored hybrid of The Fast and the Furious and Miami Vice, overseen by Charlie’s Angels director McG. ~ Derek Armstrong, All Movie Guide.