Crystal Reed

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Crystal Reed
Crystal Reed by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Reed in July 2013
Born (1985-02-06) February 6, 1985 (age 29)[1][2][3]
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.[4]
Occupation Actress, Model

Crystal Reed (born February 6, 1985)[1][2][3] is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Allison Argent in the MTV series Teen Wolf.[5]

Early life[edit]

Reed was born in Detroit, Michigan and was raised in Roseville, Michigan. She graduated from Roseville High School in 2003.[4] She has one older brother named Corey and was raised in a conservative Catholic family, though she has also stated that she attended a Baptist church growing up.[6] Reed studied dance from an early age and was dance captain in high school. While living in Detroit, she was an active member of her local community theatre and starred in the musicals Annie, Fiddler on the Roof and Grease. She attended Wayne State University and was a part of the Bachelor of Fine Arts program. She moved to Chicago and appeared in a number of local productions. In December 2008, she moved to Hollywood to pursue a screen career.[7]

Career[edit]

During 2010, she guest starred in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: NY, Rizzoli & Isles and The Hard Times of RJ Berger.

Since 2011, she has co-starred as Allison Argent, the female lead of the MTV series Teen Wolf. Before Season 3B of Teen Wolf, Reed wanted to move on from the show, do different things and explore other areas of film creatively. She approached executive producer of the show, Jeff Davis, who supported her decision.[8] Reed left the show in March 2014 in the form of Allison Argent's death at the end of Season 3B.

Reed's film credits include Skyline opposite Donald Faison and Eric Balfour and Crazy, Stupid, Love. with Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Steve Carell and Julianne Moore.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Reed at the 2012 Comic-Con in San Diego.
Year Title Role Notes
2010 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Julie Episode: "Lost & Found"
2010 The Hard Times of RJ Berger Renee Episode: "The Berger Cometh"
2010 Rizzoli & Isles Natalie Episode: "She Works Hard for the Money"
2010 CSI: NY Jules Roday Episode: "Damned If You Do"
2011 Drop Dead Diva Ali Episode: "He Said, She Said"
2011–2014 Teen Wolf Allison Argent Main Cast Season 1-3

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Skyline Denise Feature film
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. Amy Johnson Feature film
2012 Jewtopia Rebecca Ogin Feature film
2013 Crush Bess Feature film
2014 Too Late Dorothy Pre-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reed, Crystal (June 26, 2013). "Bday". Twitter. Retrieved February 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Crystal Reed: Bio". BuddyTV. Retrieved November 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Joan Rivers (Host), Crystal Reed (Guest) (August 2, 2013). Fashion Police (TV). E! Entertainment Television. 
  4. ^ a b Cheney, Alexandra (2011-06-15). "My First Job: 'Teen Wolf's' Crystal Reed". blogs.wsj.com. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  5. ^ Tyler Posey and Crystal Reed Exclusive Interview TEEN WOLF (MTV’s Reboot Airing in 2011) By Christina Radish - Collider.com
  6. ^ http://www.thebacklot.com/teen-wolfs-crystal-reed-nothing-infuriates-me-more-than-small-minded-people/08/2011/
  7. ^ a b Teen Wolf Cast Bios - Crystal Reed - MuchMusic.com
  8. ^ http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/17/teen-wolf-post-mortem-crystal-reed-interview/

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