Kristin Kreuk

Kristin Kreuk
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Kreuk at the 2012 Comic-Con International
Born Kristin Laura Kreuk
(1982-12-30) December 30, 1982 (age 34)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Residence Toronto, Canada
Occupation Actress, film producer
Years active 1989–present

Kristin Laura Kreuk ( k/; [1] Dutch:  [krøːk]; born December 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress. She is known for the roles of Lana Lang in the superhero television series Smallville and Laurel Yeung in the Canadian teen drama Edgemont. She has also starred in movies such as Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001), Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009), and Irvine Welsh's Ecstasy (2011).

From 2012 to 2016, Kreuk played the role of Catherine Chandler in The CW series Beauty & the Beast.

Early life

Kreuk was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, [2] to Peter Kreuk and Deanna Che, two landscape architects. [3] [4] Her father is of Dutch descent, her mother is of Chinese descent, born in Indonesia, and her maternal grandmother was Chinese Jamaican. [5] She has a younger sister, Justine Kreuk. [6] [7]

Kreuk trained in karate [8] and gymnastics at the national level until high school, but quit in grade 11 due to scoliosis. [8] [9] Kreuk was planning to study forensic science or psychology at Simon Fraser University, and was surprised when a casting director for the CBC television series Edgemont contacted her at her high school. [4]

Other Languages
български: Кристин Крук
bosanski: Kristin Kreuk
Deutsch: Kristin Kreuk
español: Kristin Kreuk
français: Kristin Kreuk
hrvatski: Kristin Kreuk
Bahasa Indonesia: Kristin Kreuk
italiano: Kristin Kreuk
latviešu: Kristīna Krūka
македонски: Кристин Крук
Bahasa Melayu: Kristin Kreuk
Nederlands: Kristin Kreuk
português: Kristin Kreuk
српски / srpski: Кристин Крук
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Kristin Kreuk
svenska: Kristin Kreuk
Türkçe: Kristin Kreuk
українська: Крістін Кройк
Tiếng Việt: Kristin Kreuk