Ren Hanami (born Linda Maureen Hanna) is an American actress, writer, and director best known for her roles in Silicon Valley, Pretty Little Liars, and Air Force One.


Hanami was born in Inglewood, California, as Linda Maureen Hanna. Her mother was a Japanese woman from Hawaii, and her father was a Scotsman from Massachusetts; she was then raised in Huntington Beach. She first worked as a singer and dancer at Disneyland. She later earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theater and a Certificate in Feature Film Writing from the University of California, Los Angeles. Afterwards, Hanami started her acting career. She is currently the spokesperson for AAA Hawa'ii and also the National Chairman of the SAG-AFTRA Asian Pacific American Media Committee.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Hanami portrayed Doctor Marion Rillo in the Season Twelve episode Alpha Male.


  • Criminal Minds - Alpha Male (2017) TV episode - Doctor Marion Rillo
  • Bitch (2017) as Family Lawyer
  • Silicon Valley (2016) as Lynn (3 episodes)
  • Angie Tribeca (2016) as Fluga (2 episodes)
  • Pretty Little Liars (2016) as Judge
  • Guest Room (2015) as Renee (short)
  • Sequestered (2014) as Reyna Salinas
  • Parenthood (2014) as Regular Teacher
  • Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013) as Profiler
  • Private Practice (2011) as Concierge
  • Southland (2011) as Nurse
  • The Big Bang Theory (2010) as Singer (uncredited)
  • The Storm (2009) as Dawn Maleuga (TV miniseries)
  • Un-Broke: What You Need to Know About Money (2009) as Reporter
  • Without a Trace (2009) as Neighbor
  • Grey's Anatomy (2008) as Ms. Chen
  • Mask of the Ninja (2008) as Additional Voices (voice)
  • Street Warrior (2008) as Voice (uncredited)
  • The Young and the Restless (1989-2006) as Ms. Lee/Flight Attendant #1/Bank Teller (3 episodes)
  • ER (2006) as NICU Nurse (2 episodes)
  • General Hospital (2005) as Dean Ryan/Kim Chan (3 episodes)
  • How to Be a Hong Kong Superstar (2005) as Vocal Coach (short)
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (2004) as Nurse
  • Permanent Midnight (1998) as TV Host (uncredited)
  • Air Force One (1997) as Reporter #4
  • Profiler (1996) as Newscaster (credited as Ren Hana'mi)
  • Cagney & Lacey: The Return (1994) as Margie
  • One Woman's Courage (1994) as Newscaster
  • Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992) as Younger Nurse
  • The Bakery (1990) as Female Newscaster (credited as Linda Hanna)
  • Knots Landing (1990) as Receptionist
  • Valerie's Family: The Hogans (1989) as Floor Manager
  • Tour of Duty (1989) as Whore #2/Whore #1 (2 episodes)
  • On the Television (1989) as Various Characters (2 episodes)
  • Love with a Twist (1989) as Mai
  • Thirtysomething (1988) as Nurse (credited as Linda Hanna)
  • The Bronx Zoo (1987) as Test Supervisor


  • Lizard Lesson (2016) (short)


  • Lizard Lesson (2016) - Producer/Executive Producer (short)


  • Lizard Lesson (2016) (short)


  • Lizard Lesson (2016) (short)


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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