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Kristin Kreuk (born December 30, 1982 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian actress.

She's most famous for her roles in Superhero show Smallville as Lana Lang, and as Catherine in The CW's Beauty and the Beast (2012).

Selected Filmography

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     Live-Action Films 

     Live-Action Series 


     Voice Acting 

This actress provides examples of:

  • Action Girl: In a few of her roles. Kristin also trained in both karate and gymnastics in high school.
  • Actor-Shared Background:
  • Alliterative Name: Kristen Kreuk. Also applies to some of her characters: Lana Lang and Catherine Chandler.
  • Dawson Casting: In Smallville Kristin was 19 while playing high school freshman Lana Lang.
  • Fake Nationality: She's Canadian, but plays some Asian characters due to her Chinese descent. She has also played American characters.
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  • Mixed Ancestry: Her father is of Dutch descent, her mother is of Chinese descent born in Indonesia, and her maternal grandmother was Chinese Jamaican.
  • Romance on the Set: In Earthsea with Mark Hildreth (Jasper).
  • Star-Making Role: Playing Lana Lang in Smallville rose her to stardom.
  • What Could Have Been: She was considered to play the role of Helen of Troy in Troy.


Video Example(s):


Smallville- Seismic Sex

When Lana gets superpowers, she and Clark take full advantage. And it's felt all over Smallville.

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