Kristin Kreuk

Kristin Kreuk

Her role as Lana Lang in WB's Smallville
Background:"Sometimes I love [acting] but then sometimes I think it's too much for me and I don't know if it is something that I could do for the rest of my life." Kristin KreukNeutrogena model and actress Kristin Kreuk is well remembered for her portrayal of lovely girl Lana Lang, the love interest of Clark Kent, in the popular Warner Bros television series Smallville (2001).Formerly, she gained notice in the Canadian television series Edgemont (2000) after landing the starring role of 16 year-old Laurel Yeung, the smart, savvy and artistic girl from Toronto. In more recent projects, Kristin played the title character in the ABC television movie Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001) and Tenar, the student of the High Priestess of the Tombs of Atuan in the Sci-Fi Channel miniseries Legend of Earthsea (2004).Off screen, the brown-haired, hazel-eyed beauty ranked No. 10 of 100 Sexiest Girls in FHM UK and No. 71 of 100 Sexiest Girls in FHM America in 2002, and was listed as the 24th of FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in 2003. She was also voted the first of Femme Fatales' 50 Sexiest Women in 2005. As for her romantic life, Kreuk, who shares the same birthday with famous athletes Tiger Woods, NBA superstar LeBron James and former Olympic sprinter Ben Johnson, is reportedly dating her Legend of Earthsea co-star, Canadian actor Mark Hildreth.Fans will soon see Kristin playing 17-year-old Naseem in the independent feature film Partition (2005, also starring Jimi Mistry and Neve Campbell).Vancouver's DaughterChildhood and Family:Daughter to a Dutch father and a Chinese mother, Kristin Laura Kreuk was born on December 30, 1982, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.Together with her younger sister Justine Kreuk, Kristin grew up in Vancouver under the guidance of their landscape architect parents.Kristen, who described herself as shy and boring, spent her youth focusing on her studies. While studying at Vancouver's Eric Hamber High School, she became involved in high school stage productions while attending drama class. In her senior year, Kristin's drama teacher encouraged her to join an open casting audition for the CBC series Edgemont and she got the role. By the time Kristin graduated high school, the big fan of Jodie Foster was on her way to an acting career.In her free time, the Eurasian-looking beauty enjoys hobbies, watching movies, dancing, reading, writing, gymnastics and spending time with friends.EdgemontCareer:Acting in high school theater productions, Kristin Kreuk, who intended to further her education at an university, began her professional acting career after she was persuaded by her drama teacher to attend an open audition for a role in Edgemont. In 2000, she eventually won the starring role of 16 year-old Laurel Yeung, the intelligent, savvy, artistic girl from Toronto who has problems dealing with her new suburban environment, in the CBC teen soap.Kristin began collecting fans while in the show.Kreuk also became well known through the popular Warner Bros television series Smallville (2001). The story is about the young life of comic book hero Clark Kent (Superman) and his hidden love for Lana Lang (played by Kristin). The success of the series helped launch Kristin's career. Shortly after, she did interviews for several popular magazines including Rolling Stone and Your Magazine.Moreover, Kristin became one of the spokesmodels for Neutrogena skin care products, following in the footsteps of Jennifer Love Hewitt and Mandy Moore.The rising young star had her television movie debut in 2001 when she landed the title role in Snow White: The Fairest of Them All, a presentation of ABC's The Wonderful World of Disney. In the film, Kreuk costarred with Miranda Richardson.In 2004, Kreuk moved on to a big screen project when she made a cameo appearance as Fiona in the comedy EuroTrip (2004, starring Scott Mechlowicz and Michelle Trachtenberg). That same year, she also teamed up with director Rob Lieberman and producer Lawrence Bender in the Sci Fi Channel miniseries, based on Ursula K. Le Guin's novel, Legend of Earthsea (2004, also starring Shawn Ashmore, Isabella Rossellini and Danny Glover). During her hectic schedule, Kreuk also had guest spots in such television shows as Live with Regis and Kathie Lee (2003), Late Night with Conan O'Brien (2004) and T4 (2004).Kreuk, who's favorite TV shows are Friends, Third Watch and Emergency Room, will soon be seen in the independent feature film Partition (2005), opposite Jimi Mistry and Neve Campbell. With Vic Sarin directing, Kristin will play a defenseless 17-year-old girl whose world is horrified by the trauma of the 1947 Separation of India.Awards:----------
I don't walk into a room with an authoritative stance. I tend to be a little more submissive, even though I think I have a certain amount of strength. So, it's tough for me to play authority without feeling uncomfortable.More Kristin Kreuk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Just because I don't do bad things doesn't mean I don't have bad thoughts.More Kristin Kreuk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I spill water on myself all the time at nice restaurants. I've run into poles and knocked myself out.More Kristin Kreuk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have had a very charmed life. I look at what's happened in my life, and I feel so lucky. I don't know how it occurred. I didn't plan it, but I got to be with my family when I needed to be with my family. I got to go and travel the world, doing these amazing projects, and I feel like I'm so privileged and grateful.More Kristin Kreuk quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I can travel anywhere in the world and I can pretty much fit in.More Kristin Kreuk quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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