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Kristin Bauer van Straten Biography

Birth Name:
Kristin Neubauer
Birth Place:
Racine, Wisconsin, United States

Fast Facts

  • Studied art in Boston, St
  • Louis and New York before moving to Los Angeles and deciding to become an actor after being cast in her first movie right off the street
  • Widely known for her role as Jerry's "man hands" girlfriend on Seinfeld
  • Continues to professionally draw and paint between acting jobs
  • Is an active environmentalist and activist, working for such causes as the International Fund for Animal Welfare's "Tails for Whales" campaign


  • Jeff Neubauer -- Brother
  • Ralph Neubauer -- Father
  • Abri van Straten -- Husband
  • Sara Neubauer -- Mother
  • Jill Neubauer -- Sister