Kristin Kreuk

Kristin Kreuk

Canadian actress
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Kristin Laura Kreuk (; born December 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress. Debuting on Canadian teen drama Edgemont, she became most known for her roles as Lana Lang in the superhero television series Smallville (2001–2008), and as Catherine Chandler in The CW sci-fi series Beauty & the Beast (2012–2016).

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Kristin Kreuk was born on Thursday, 30 December 1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her full name at birth was Kristin Laura Kreuk. She is best known as an actress. Kreuk's country of citizenship (nationality) is Canadian. Kristin attended high school at Eric Hamber High School, Vancover, British Columbia. Her religion is listed as Cult. She is 5' 4" (163 cm) tall and weighs 115 lbs (52 kg) with an athletic build. She has green eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $6,000,000 US dollars. Kristin Kreuk is 41 years old and her zodiac star sign is Capricorn.

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Full name at birth
Kristin Laura Kreuk
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Claim to fame
Lana on Smallville
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Date of birth
30 December 1982
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Place of birth
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Occupation
Actress, Film Producer, Model
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Height
5' 4" (163 cm)
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Weight
115 lbs (52 kg)
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Shoe size
8 (US), 40 (EU), 6.5 (UK), 250 (J)
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Pets
Kernie (Dog)
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Net worth
$6,000,000 USD
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High school
Eric Hamber High School, Vancover, British Columbia
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Talent agency
The Gersh Agency, Inc.
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Partner: Mark Hildreth (Long-Term)
2004-
Kristin Kreuk and Mark Hildreth
I love having messy hair. I put in a lot of effort to have it look as messy as possible.
  • Attended Eric Hamber High School. Was initally planning to go to university for psychology or environmental studies. Was the last member to be cast for "Edgemont" (2000). The "Edgemont" (2000) casting director sent a fax to all the high schools in British Columbia for an "exotic" looking girl to play the part of Laurel. Voted in at #10 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll, U.K. edition. [June 2002] Came in at #71 in FHM's Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll, American edition. [June 2002] Voted #24 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women list [2003]. Had never worked professionally as an actress before "Edgemont" (2000) (but had done stage work). Is the latest Neutrogena model, following in Jennifer Love Hewitt and Mandy Moore's footsteps. Femme Fatales (January/February 2005). She is #1 on their 50 Sexiest Women of the Year list. Named #67 on the Maxim magazine "Hot 100 of 2005" list. #18 on askmen.com's Top 99 Most Desirable Women in 2005 Her younger sister's name is Justine. Her father, Peter Kreuk, is of Dutch ancestry and her mother, Deanna Che, is of Chinese ancestry but born in Indonesia; both are landscape architects. Growing up she did gymnastics, swimming, martial arts, and theater (in high school). Has a purple belt in karate. Her favorite shows are "Friends" (1994), "Third Watch" (1999), "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2000), and "ER" (1994). Admires Cate Blanchett and Jodie Foster. Named #28 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005) Her surname "kreuk" is Dutch for a "wrinkle" or "fold" in a material (textiles in particular). Named #46 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006). Proud member of Greenpeace, Red Cross and UNICEF. Has her own Lana Lang action figure. Her hobbies include movies with friends, reading, writing, dancing, knitting, and gymnastics. Was first to be cast on "Smallville" (2001). Ranked #10 on Wizard magazine's "Sexiest Women of TV" list (March 2008). Her father is Dutch and her mother is Chinese meaning she is Eurasian like fellow actors Andrew Johnston, Brandon Lee, Keanu Reeves, Rob Schneider, Russell Wong, Michael Wong, and actresses Jessica Anderson, Devon Aoki, China Chow, Kelly Hu, Jaymee Ong, Traycee King, Maggie Q, and Monica Young. Formed "Girls By Design" with "Smallville" (2001) producer Kendra Voth, a website where teen girls can come together to explore, express, create and realize their potential together. Actively participates in her company, "Girls By Design", which features the writings of Sima Kumar, Kailin Gow and Tammy Lelie. Allison Mack and Caitlin Crosby have been guest contributors to "Girls By Design". Has appeared in TV projects with no less than five actors who have portrayed Superman. The first, obviously is her "Smallville" (2001) co-star Tom Welling. Christopher Reeve, who played the Man of Steel in Superman (1978) and its three sequels, also made two guest appearances on the show. On "Chuck" (2007) she has appeared with Brandon Routh, who took over the role in Superman Returns (2006) and Adam Baldwin who voiced the character in Superman/Doomsday (2007) (V). She also worked on "Chuck" with Ryan McPartlin, who was a contender for the role in "Superman Returns," and last: Dean Cain who portrayed Clark Kent in "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman" (1993), also guest starred on "Smallville" for one episode. Voted in at #8 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Girls of 2009 poll, U.K. edition. Ranked #28 in the 2010 FHM UK list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World". Was officially "introduced" to the big screen when she played the key role in "Snow White" (the 2001 film).
  • Named #28 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
  • Is the latest Neutrogena model, following in Jennifer Love Hewitt and Mandy Moore's footsteps.
  • Does not smoke.
  • Was the last member to be cast for "Edgemont" (2000). The "Edgemont" (2000) casting director sent a fax to all the high schools in British Columbia for an "exotic" looking girl to play the part of Laurel.

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