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Kristanna Loken

Kristanna Loken: American Actress and Former Fashion Model

Kristanna Loken shot to stardom with her portrayal of Terminatrix in 2003’s blockbuster Terminator 3 and quickly established herself as one of Hollywood’s sexiest action stars. Since then, she has collaborated on multiple films with Uwe Boll such as BloodRayne and Painkiller Jane.

Now she is back with Black Rose, a genre film in which Loken stars as a serial killer profiler opposite action star Alexander Nevsky.

Kristanna Loken’s Biography

Kristanna Loken is an American actress and former fashion model best known for her role as T-X in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and its sequel Terminator 2: Judgment Day as well as roles in BloodRayne Bounty Killer and The L Word.

Loken was born in Ghent, New York to Rande Porath and Merlin Loken; her mother was a fashion model while her father operated an apple farm. Loken began modeling at 16 after being encouraged by her mother; participating in the 1994 Elite Model Look competition where she placed third runner-up.

At first, she made her debut in an episode of As the World Turns in 1994 before later appearing in various other television shows such as Philly, Unhappily Ever After and Boy Meets World. However, her real breakthrough came in 1995 when she was cast as Terminatrix in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines movie; since then she has appeared in multiple more movies as well as appearing on numerous TV series.

Though she maintains an active filming schedule, she still finds time for social activity. She maintains an extensive circle of friends whom she enjoys spending time with; furthermore, she is passionate about animal rights advocacy.

While Loken’s acting career continues to flourish, she has also ventured into producing. She produced and starred in two independent movies called Body of Deceit and Mercenaries before writing various screenplays herself.

She has amassed an estimated net worth of $10 Million thanks to her professional career as an actress and fashion model, garnering many awards and nominations throughout. Additionally, she has experienced multiple relationships before moving on from actor Noah Danby – previously being married.

Kristanna Loken’s Filmography

Kristanna Loken began her acting career as a model, and after making guest appearances on various television series such as Law & Order and Boy Meets World, eventually landed regular roles on the long-running daytime soap opera As the World Turns (1994). Kristanna made her feature film debut with Gangland (2000), followed by Academy Boyz the following year.

Loken was born and raised in New York and became a beloved action star with her sultry looks and towering 5’11” frame. She featured prominently in several movies such as Mortal Kombat: Conquest in 1997 and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines in 2003; BloodRayne and Bounty Killer followed, plus guest-starring appearances on television series like The L Word and Painkiller Jane among others.

Loken has most recently made her appearance in 2014’s movie Mercenaries.

Kristanna Loken’s Personal Life

Kristanna Loken was born October 8, 1979, in Ghent, New York to Norwegian and German parents and raised on her parents’ fruit farm before beginning to make her mark as an actress in soap operas and children’s shows such as Boy Meets World. Later she made an impressive appearance in Law & Order: Pacific Blue before landing a role in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines which would cement her place as a strong sci-fi action star; since then she has gone on to feature in roles like BloodRayne: Painkiller Jane as well as being featured prominently in sci-fi films such as BloodRayne: Painkiller Jane as well as appearing in Sy-Fy miniseries Dark Kingdom: The Dragon King among others.

Loken trained for her role in T3 by packing on 15 pounds of muscle mass and studying the Israeli combat technique Krav Maga. Additionally, she has appeared in low-budget direct-to-DVD movies as well as independent flicks; additionally, she voiced for multiple video games.

Loken has several tattoos on her body, such as the crescent moon and star designs on each wrist, an image of a horse on her ankle, and a crest on her shoulder. She practices Bikram yoga and holds a black belt in the Israeli martial art Krav Maga; additionally, she supports MyLife charity organization through charity work and supports it with fundraising initiatives.

Loken was previously married to actor Noah Danby. They tied the knot at her parent’s farm in 2006 and divorced 18 months later in 2009. Loken is currently dating her trainer.

Kristanna Loken’s Awards

Kristanna Loken made her big screen debut as a cyborg assassin in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines in 2003 and quickly rose to stardom as one of Hollywood’s hottest new action stars. Additionally, she made waves within horror genre films like Blood Rayne and In the Name of the King.

Loken then appeared as one of the main protagonists on the Sy-Fy Channel series Painkiller Jane, based on the comic book of the same name. Loken played Jane Vasko – an FBI agent recruited by an unknown governmental organization to fight neurological disease – earning her critical acclaim and earning her a Saturn Award nomination for her performance.

Loken has achieved success across film, TV, and theater; yet remains relatively private about her personal life, refusing to comment publicly about romantic possibilities with BloodRayne co-star Michelle Rodriguez or confirm or deny reports of potential romances between them.

Kristanna Loken has not only established two production companies – Loken Mann Productions and KT Productions – but she has also found fame as an actor, appearing in films like University Intelligence, X: The End Time, and Repeater as well as other projects currently in development.

Loken has worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest actors such as Oscar winner Sir Ben Kingsley, Pierce Brosnan, Burt Reynolds, Jason Statham, and Claire Danes during her career. Additionally, she is a gifted singer who has performed at New York City Opera.

Loken has been in a long-term relationship with movie director Jonathan Bates and has one son named Thor. Loken is an outspoken proponent of animal rights and advocates on their behalf; as well as mental health awareness; she supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by fundraising actively on their behalf. Additionally, she participates in charity events like Race for the Cure and Walks to End Alzheimer’s. Most recently she appeared alongside Oscar nominee Bruce Dern in Fighting For Freedom film.


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