jeri ryans reformed borg drone was introduced to star trek voyager with a lot of fan hope and speculation that she would be gay, but that never panned out. jeri ryan is a star trek iconand one of the most important political figures of our time. jeri lynn ryan (born jeri lynn zimmermann february 22, 1968) is an american actress who played the former borg drone seven of nine in star trek voyager, for which she was nominated four times for a saturn award and won in 2001. She has reprised her role as seven of nine in star trek picard. jeri ryan charged that her husband took her on surprise trips to new orleans, new york and paris in 1998 and that he insisted she accompany him to sex clubs in each city. Jeri ryan was born jeri lynn zimmerman on february 22, 1968 in munich, germany to her proud parents jeri and sharon zimmerman. She grew up a self-admitted army brat being raised on military bases in kansas, maryland, georgia, texas, and hawaii before settling in paduch, kentucky at the age of 11.