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Kristin Kreuk

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Personal Life

  • born Kristin Laura Kreuk in Vancouver, British Columbia on December 30, 1982
  • her father, Peter Kreuk, is of Dutch descent; her mother, Deanna Che, is of Chinese descent, but she was born in Indonesia
  • she has a sister named Justine, who is about five years younger
  • she trained in karate and gymnastics at the national level until high school but quit in Grade 11 due to scoliosis
  • she bought a home in Los Angeles with her boyfriend Mark Hildreth
  • she doesn’t eat meat, as she stated in her weblog Girls by Design

Career

  • after shooting the first season of Edgemont, she landed the lead role of Snow White in a TV movie titled Snow White: The Fairest of Them All
  • originally, she was unsure about auditioning for Lana’s role
  • upon reading the graveyard scene from the pilot, she was so impressed that when she was offered the role, she immediately accepted
  • she wrapped up her role on Edgemont in 2003
  • in 2004, she took the role of Tenar for the Sci Fi Channel miniseries Legend of Earthsea
  • Neutrogena made her the spokesmodel for their new worldwide advertising campaign
  • In 2005, she renewed her contract with Neutrogena for another two years, making her the company’s longest-serving model spokesperson

Television

  • Snow White (2001) – Snow white
  • Edgemont (2001-2005) – Laurel Yeung
  • Legend of Earthsea (2004) – Tenar
  • Smallville (2001-2009) – Lana Lang
  • Chuck (2009) – Hannah (4 episodes)
  • Ben Hur (2010) miniseries – Tirzar
  • Vampire (2011) – Maria Lucas
  • Beauty and the Beast (2012) pilot – Catherin (lead role)

Films

  • Eurotrip (2004) – Fiona
  • Dream Princess (2006) – Princess
  • Partition (2007) – Naseem Khan
  • Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009) – Chun-Li
  • Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy (2011) – Heather Thompson
  • Space Milkshake (2012) – Tilda

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