• Canadian actress, movie producer and director born in New Westminster, British Columbia in 1972
• Has had roles in nearly 70 movies and TV series, best known for playing Shirah in "The Chronicles of Riddick" (2004)
• Trained as a classical ballet dancer for 8 years at the Royal Academy of Dance in Toronto, Ontario
• Produced 39 episodes of the mystery crime series “Motive” in 2015 and 2016, has 6 directing credits
• Net worth estimated at over $1 million as of November 2022
Who is Kristin Lehman?
Canadian actress, movie producer and director Kristin Lehman, was born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, on 3 May 1972, meaning that her zodiac sign’s Taurus. She’s had roles in nearly 70 movies and TV series, and is perhaps still best known for her playing of Shirah in the 2004 action science fiction adventure movie “The Chronicles of Riddick”, directed by David Twohy, and which starred Vin Diesel, Judi Dench and Colm Feore. It follows wanted criminal Richard Bruno Riddick who’s found himself on the planet Helion Prime, and now stands against the Necromongers, an invading empire which wants to kill all humans; the movie was nominated for five awards.
Education and early life
Kristin was raised in New Westminster by her parents who prefer to maintain their privacy, and thus not a lot about them is known; Kristin hasn’t spoken of having siblings, but it’s believed that she has an older sister.
She became interested in dancing at the age of nine, and went on to practice classical ballet for eight years at the Royal Academy of Dance in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Kristin matriculated in 1990 and then enrolled at college; it was during her college years that she fell in love with acting, and not long after she graduated in 1994, she moved to Los Angeles, California and began working on her way up in the film industry.
Roles in TV series
Kristin made her debut TV series appearance in the 1995 episode “Off Broadway: Part 1” of the crime comedy “The Commish”, and she gained recognition in the same year, when cast to play Urs in the crime mystery “Forever Knight”, created by Barney Cohen and James D. Parriott, and which starred Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher and Nigel Bennett. It follows an 800 years old vampire who’s working in Toronto as a police officer, and the series won one of its 15 award nominations.
Some of Kristin’s roles in the remainder of the ‘90s were in the crime action “F/X: The Series”, another crime action “Kung Fu: The Legend Continues”, and the mystery action “Earth: Final Conflict”.
In 2001, she portrayed Miss Laura Eastwood in the romantic comedy “Go Fish”, created by Pam Brady and Adam Herz, and which starred Kieran Culkin, Will Friedle and Joe Flaherty; it follows three friends who’ve just begun attending Westlake High. Kristin could then have been seen appearing in an episode of the fantasy horror “The Twilight Zone”, the adventure action “Andromeda”, and the romantic drama “Kevin Hill”.
The year 2007 saw her play the lead character Corinna Wiles in seven episodes of the adventure crime action “Drive”, which Ben Queen and Tim Minear created, and which also starred Rochelle Aytes and Emma Stone; it follows the people competing in an illegal cross-country race, and the series was nominated for three awards.
Kristin’s also known for her playing of Gwen Eaton in the 2012 crime mystery “The Killing”, which Veena Sud created, and which starred Billy Campbell, Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos. It follows the discovery of the body of a 17 years old girl, the series aired from 2011 to 2014 and won three of its 56 award nominations.
Kristin’s since appeared in only a couple of TV series, while her three most recent roles have been in the 2020 episode “Meet in the Middle” of the fantasy horror “The Twilight Zone”, seven episodes of the 2021 fantasy horror “Midnight Mass”, and two episodes of the 2022 romantic drama “Grey’s Anatomy”.
Roles in movies
Kristin’s debut film role was her playing of Tina in the 1996 crime mystery “Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct: Ice”, and the remainder of the ‘90s saw her appear in the family adventure “Alaska”, the crime horror comedy “Toe Tags” both in 1996, and the 1998 romantic comedy “Dog Park”.
In 2002, she was cast to play Shannon Blackwell in the drama “Verdict in Blood”, directed by Stephen Williams, and which starred Wendy Crewson, Shawn Doyle and Sally Kellerman; it follows former police officer Joanne Kilbourn who’s now working as a justice and criminal expert for a TV news show. Then in 2005 Kristin could have been seen playing supporting characters in the romantic drama “Lie with Me” and the musical comedy “Burnt Toast”, and in 2006 the action crime thriller “The Sentinel”.
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Her following notable performance was her playing of Mary Alice Wells in the 2012 comedy drama “Arthur Newman”, directed by Dante Ariola, and which starred Colin Firth, Emily Blunt and Anne Heche. It follows a man who’s faked his own death and has assumed a new identity – the movie was nominated for a Torino Film Festival Award for Best Feature Film.
Kristin’s since appeared in only three movies: the 2014 romantic mystery thriller “The Loft”, the 2017 short drama “Reel Women Seen”, and the 2019 drama “Lie Exposed”.
Kristin produced 39 episodes of the mystery crime series “Motive” in 2015 and 2016.
She has six directing credits, and these include episodes of the 2019 crime series “The Murders”, the 2020 fantasy horror series “The Order”, and the 2021 mystery horror series “Nancy Drew”.
Awards and nominations
Kristin’s won one of her eight award nominations: the 2017 Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series, for “Natural Selection”.
She was also nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role in 2016 and 2017, both for “Motive”.
Love life and husband
Kristin prefers not to share the details of her love life with her fans, but it’s still known that she’s been married to Adam Greydon Reid since 19 May 2007.
Adam’s a Canadian actor, screenwriter and director, who’s appeared in more than 70 movies and TV series, and is perhaps best known for his playing of Peter Beckert in the family adventure series “Lost in Space”, which aired from 2018 to 2021 and won six of its 39 award nominations. Adam’s won five awards, four for his performance in the 2019 comedy mini-series “Hospital Show”.
In 2010, Kristin gave birth to their son Sam Reid – they’re keeping the boy away from media.
She hasn’t mentioned other men whom she’s dated; Kristin’s married to Adam Greydon Reid as of November 2022, and they have a son together.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Kristin enjoys being active on Instagram, and has posted over 50 pictures onto the social media network, while there are today nearly 2,500 people following her; she mostly uploads interesting pictures, in which she teaches her fans various facts about the world.
She’s passionate about visiting natural locations, and has been all around Canada, as well as to many European and Asian countries; Kristin’s favorite place to travel to is Plitvice lakes in Croatia.
Her favorite animals are sheep and donkeys.
Kristin’s favorite foods are spaghetti and pizza.
Her favorite actresses are Meryl Streep and Emma Stone, and some of her favorite films include “It’s Complicated”, “Out of Africa” and “Little Women”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Kristin’s age is 50. She has light blue eyes and short blonde hair, her weight is 130lbs (58kgs) and she’s 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall.
Kristin’s net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of November 2022.