Cast of "Birds of Prey"
Gordon/Oracle - Dina Meyer
Gordon/Oracle on Birds of Prey was played by
an actress named Dina Meyer. Dina's previous
credits include episodes of Friends and
Ally McBeal, and the TV series Secret
Agent Man, but her most memorable role may be
playing Private Dizzy Flores in the movie "Starship
of past Batman television series, animated series, and
movies might remember Barbara Gordon as the neice of
Commissioner Gordon who also has the alter ego of Batgirl.
In the 1988 graphic novel "The Killing Joke,"
Barbara was paralyzed by the Joker, and in the years
since in the comics, with her career as Batgirl being
over, Barbara has become the computer genius known as
Oracle. If it is on a computer, chances are Barbara
can hack into it.
the television Birds of Prey, Barbara was also
a teacher in her civilian identity. We saw in the series
how that part of her life and her life of being the
Oracle sometimes conflicted.
we heard, Dina was shooting something in Montreal.
Meyer Trivia! Dina was born and raised in Queens,
N.Y. Her college major was in Business Administration
and she minored in French at Long Island University.
She also attended the Sarbonne in Paris. Dina also appeared
in the most recent Star Trek movie, "Nemesis."
Kyle/The Huntress - Ashley Scott
role of Helena Kyle, a.k.a. the Huntress, for Birds
of Prey was played by Ashley Scott. Ashley's
most recent credit before the show was as "Asha"
on the FOX series Dark Angel. She also
played "Gigolo Jane" in the movie "A.I."
Kyle has an interesting background -- much like the
original Pre-Crisis comic books, this Huntress is the
daughter of Batman and the Catwoman. Now in the future
of New Gotham, the Huntress has suffered losses with
her mother murdered and a rift with her father, Bruce
Wayne. You may note she doesn't use his last name.
for Ashley next in the movie "S.W.A.T."
Scott Trivia! Ashley has two pet Australian
tree frogs named Azul and Chunk, according to a WB press
release. Ashley was born in Louisiana and raised in
Charleston, S.C.. Ashley also modeled for several years.
- Rachel Skarsten
who may or many not some day become the new Black Canary,
was played in Birds of Prey by an actress named
Rachel Skarsten. Rachel's past credits include
episodes of Twice in a Lifetime and The
Famous Jett Jackson. She also starred in the
TV series Little Men and in the movie
"Angels in the Infield."
background on the TV Birds of Prey was much different
than how things were for the Dinah in the Birds
comic. This Dinah was only 17, as previously noted,
and she has some sort of psychic ability.
Skarsten Trivia! Rachel was born and raised
in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Rachel is also fluent in
Norwegian. She is said to be travelling Europe in the
Summer of 2003 and then going to an unnamed Canadian
university in the Fall.
Jesse Reese - Shemar Moore
Moore appeared in Birds of Prey as Detective
Jesse Reese, a recurring ally to the Birds.
previously starred as Malcolm Winters for eight years
in the soap The Young & The Restless, and
he was also in the film "The Brothers." He
is also currently the host of the syndicated Soul
recently completed a pilot called "Chasing Alice."
Moore Trivia! Shemar received the Daytime Emmy
Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in 2000, for
his role as Malcolm Winters. He also earned a place
in TV history as being the person to present Susan Lucci
with her long-awaited first Daytime Emmy Award after
years of being nominated and not winning. Shemar has
also received five NAACP Image Awards.
Harleen Quinzel - Mia Sara
Sara (Ferris Bueller's Day Off) played Dr.
Harleen Quinzel, who very well might be considered the
"Big Bad" of Birds' first season.
- Ian Abercrombie
now know the identity of the actor playing Alfred in
Birds of Prey, and it is Ian Abercrombie.
London-born Abercrombie's past credits including playing
Elaine's boss Mr. Pitt for a season of Seinfeld.
He was also in "Addams Family Values," "Army
of Darkness," Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star
Trek: Voyager, and hundreds of other television
and movie appearances spanning many decades. He has
also done a great amount of theater work. If that was
not enough, he is also used for many voiceovers. He
has even played a butler before, in the movie "The
Lost World: Jurassic Park" and on the soap Santa
of Prey and its characters
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