|Biography & Filmography
Warm welcome to Kristin Kreuk's Star Site
"My primary profession is as an actress. I am also one half of a producing duo with Rosena Bhura at Parvati Creative Inc. I am also a part of a fabulous team of young ladies over at Girls by Design. Thank you so much for your support, kindness and interest. I am endlessly grateful."
Kristin was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her father,
Peter Kreuk, is of Dutch descent; her mother,
Deanna Che, is of Chinese descent, but was born in Indonesia; her maternal grandmother was born in Jamaica of Chinese descent. Both parents are landscape architects. She has a sister named
Justine, who is about five years younger. Kristin trained in karate and gymnastics at the national level until high school but quit in Grade 11 due to scoliosis. She attended Edith Cavell Elementary School and Eric Hamber Secondary School in Vancouver.
Kristin planned to study psychology, environmental science, or forensic science at Simon Fraser University, when a casting director for the CBC TV series Edgemont contacted her secondary school, looking for an Asian girl to play the part of a Chinese Canadian, Laurel Yeung, on show, which was shot in Vancouver. Kristin's drama teacher convinced Kreuk, who had no previous acting experience other than in musicals at her high school, to audition for the role, which she won.
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