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Kristin Kreuk Biography

Birth Name:
Kristin Laura Kreuk
Birth Place:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Father is Dutch and mother is Chinese-Indonesian
  • Studied karate for five years
  • Landed a role in the Canadian teen drama Edgemont when her high-school drama teacher suggested she respond to a casting call
  • Simultaneously worked on Edgemont and Smallville, both of which filmed in her hometown of Vancouver
  • Became a spokeswoman for Neutrogena in 2002
  • Cocreated a social-networking Web site called GirlsByDesign
  • com, which helps teenage girls collaborate on projects and build self-esteem


  • 2015People's Choice Awards-Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress: winner
  • 2014People's Choice Awards-Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actress: winner