Kelly Kruger

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Kelly Kruger
Born Kelly Kruger
(1982-11-12) November 12, 1982 (age 32)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Partner(s) Darin Brooks (2010–; engaged)

Kelly Kruger (born November 12, 1982) is a Canadian actress. She was best known for playing Mackenzie Browning on The Young and the Restless.

Private life[edit]

She was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, and speaks French fluently.[1]

In 2010, Kruger began dating former Days of Our Lives actor Darin Brooks.[2] In February 2014, they partnered with an organization called Aid Still Required.[3] On June 24, 2014, Brooks announced on Twitter that he and Kruger were engaged.[4]

In August of 2014 , Kelly launched a Beauty & Lifestyle Blog called Madison Charles.


At 17, Kelly was discovered by Elite Models while visiting her family in Los Angeles. She worked with multiple teen magazines, Macy’s, Sebastian hair & more. After working as a model she began pursuing her real passion which was acting. Kelly landed a lead role in the feature film Vampire Clan. Kruger appeared on the CBS daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless as Mackenzie Browning, from February 2002 to July 2003.[5][6] Kruger also appeared in several movies, as well as one episode each of the TV series Knight Rider and Blue Mountain State. Kelly has appeared on Hit shows such as Entourage, Bones, Criminal Minds and Castle.

In 2014, it was announced that Kruger had joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful, as a day player. Kruger will make her debut as Eva, in an episode as part of the show's location shoot in Paris, in August 2014.[7]Kelly Kruger returns as publicist, Eva, on November 10, 12, and 13 2014.


Year Film Role Notes
2000 Titans Shrieking Girl 1 episode
2001 Undressed Mandy unknown episodes
2002 The Young and the Restless Mackenzie Browning February 20, 2002-July 1, 2003
Vampire Clan Heather Ann Wendorf
2004 Mysterious Skin Deborah limited release
2005 Self Medicated Tori
2006 Criminal Minds Kelly Seymour Episode: "North Mammon"
2007 Perfect unknown
Bones Abigail Sims Episode: "The Girl in the Gator"
Entourage Lori Episode: "The Young and the Stoned"
2008 I Heart Veronica Martin Virginia
Infamous Cowgirl Carrie
Knight Rider Nikki Childress Episode: "I Wanna Rock and Roll All Knight "
2009 Wreckage Jessica completed
Street Tasha
2010 Blue Mountain State Julia King Episode: "Bowl Game"
2013 Happy Endings
2013 Brodowski & Company Heather
2013 Rizzoli & Isles Jenny Cabot Episode: "Partners in Crime"
2014 Republic of Doyle Felicity Shepherd Episode: " If the Shoe Fits"
2014 Castle Laura Westbourne Episode: "Room 147"
2014-present The Bold and the Beautiful Eva Recurring role
2015 Resurrecting McGinn(s) Anastasie McGinn Post-production
2015 Blue Mountain State: The Movie Julia King Post-production


  1. ^ "IMDB - Kelly Kruger Biography". Retrieved 2008-11-25. 
  2. ^ Di Lauro, Janet. "Catching up with Darin Brooks". Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  3. ^ Parziale, Dan (February 6, 2014). "Tag Archives: Darin Brooks". Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ Clifford, Kambra (June 25, 2014). "‘B&B’s’ Darin Brooks and ‘Y&R’s’ Kelly Kruger Engaged!". Soap Opera Network. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  5. ^ Kroll, Dan J. (January 18, 2002). "New Mackenzie named". Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  6. ^ Kroll, Dan J. (June 11, 2003). "Y&R trims cast of three contract roles". SoapCentral. Retrieved November 6, 2012. 
  7. ^ Newcomb, Roger (June 30, 2014). "Kelly Kruger To Appear on 'The Bold and the Beautiful'". We Love Soaps. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 

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