Krista Allen

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Krista Allen
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Krista Allen at a Myspace event in 2011
Born (1971-04-05) April 5, 1971 (age 43)
Ventura, California, U.S.
Other names Krista Allen-Moritt
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Justin Moritt (1996–1999) (1 child)
Mams Taylor (2010–2012)
Website
Official website

Krista Allen (born April 5, 1971) is an American actress. She is best known for her work in the television series , Days of Our Lives, and Baywatch Hawaii, and in the Hollywood films Liar Liar, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Anger Management, and The Final Destination.

Early life[edit]

Allen was born in Ventura, California. Allen has an older brother, Dalton Earl Allen, Jr. She grew up in Houston and later lived in Austin, Texas, going to school at Austin Community College and majoring in education. Krista transferred to and graduated from the University of Texas with an education degree.[1] She considered teaching as a profession, interning as a kindergarten teacher, but decided to move back to California and pursue an acting career. Krista is also a certified yoga instructor.[2]

Career[edit]

Krista Allen gained first notice by appearing on the television shows Days of our Lives in the role of Billie Reed from 1996–2000, and Baywatch Hawaii as Jenna Avid, from 2000–2001.

Allen is also well known for playing a sexy virtual reality character Maitreya/Jade Blue Afterglow in an episode of The X-Files, and is remembered for her brief appearance as the "Elevator Girl" in the Jim Carrey comedy Liar Liar.

In 2002, she appeared in an episode of Friends, "The One Where Joey Dates Rachel" as Joey's girlfriend Mabel. In 2005, she appeared in the short-lived Fox sitcom Head Cases.[3] In both Smallville and Mutant X, Allen played a woman who could control men with her sex pheromones. In 2001, Krista guest starred in supernatural TV series Charmed as "The Oracle" for three episodes, She also appeared in Toby Keith's video "A Little Too Late", and had a small role in CSI as Kristy Hopkins, a hooker who caught the eye of Nick Stokes, in the pilot episode on October 6, 2000. She returned later in the first season as a murder victim.[3]

In 2002, she had a role in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.[4]

In 2005, she was one of the stars of HBO's Unscripted, playing herself as an actress who struggles to overcome her sex symbol status in order to win more serious roles.

Allen had a recurring role on the ABC series What About Brian as Bridget, a reluctant but potential love interest for the main character Brian, played by Barry Watson.[5] In 2007, Allen appeared in the ABC reality television series Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, featuring a dozen celebrities in a stock car racing competition. In the first round, she matched up against skateboarder Tony Hawk and rodeo champion Ty Murray.[6] Allen appeared on the second season of Denise Richards: It's Complicated which premiered on June 7, 2009. Allen also appeared on an episode of NBC's Love Bites in 2011.

In addition to acting, Allen has also done nude modelling, being featured in Spanish magazine Interviu and French magazine Newlook.[7][8][9][10] Allen was featured in Maxim magazine's Girls of Maxim gallery and was Named #70 on the Maxim "Hot 100 of 2005" list.[11]

For several years, Allen had a t-shirt line called SuperEXcellent.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Allen is vegan.[12][13] She runs a blog called Veggie Boom Boom with Katrina McCaffery.[12]

On October 10, 2010, she married Mams Taylor, an Iranian rapper. They separated in April 2011 and Allen filed for divorce at Los Angeles County Superior Court on February 12, 2012.[14]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Raven Cali Goodwin Video
1997 Liar Liar Woman in Elevator
1997 Haunted Sea, TheThe Haunted Sea 2nd Mate Johnson
2000 Sunset Strip Jennifer
2001 Totally Blonde Meg Peters
2002 Face Value Syd Deshaye
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Pretty Woman
2003 Anger Management Stacy
2003 Paycheck Holographic Woman
2004 Shut Up and Kiss Me! Tiara Benedette
2004 Tony n' Tina's Wedding Maddy
2005 Feast Tuffy
2007 Leo Krista Short film
2007 All Along Dr. Sara Thompson
2008 Meet Market Lucinda
2008 Third Nail, TheThe Third Nail Hannah
2009 Alien Presence Waymar
2009 Locker 13 Patricia Short film
2009 Shannon's Rainbow Jessica
2009 Silent Venom Dr. Andrea Swanson Video
2009 Final Destination, TheThe Final Destination Samantha Lane
2010 Black Widow Jennifer
2012 Amazing Racer Jessica
2012 Little Women, Big Cars Doro
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1994 Emmanuelle 1: First Contact Emmanuelle TV movie
1994 Emmanuelle 2: A World of Desire Emmanuelle TV movie
1994 Emmanuelle 3: A Lesson in Love Emmanuelle TV movie
1994 Emmanuelle 4: Concealed Fantasy Emmanuelle TV movie
1994 Emmanuelle 5: A Time to Dream Emmanuelle TV movie
1994 Emmanuelle 6: One Final Fling Emmanuelle TV movie
1994 Emmanuelle 7: The Meaning of Love Emmanuelle TV movie
1994 Emmanuelle 8: Queen of the Galaxy Emmanuelle TV movie
1995 The Bold and the Beautiful Shelley
1995 Deadly Games Mrs. Fleisig Episode: "One Mean Mother"
1995 High Tide Patty Episode: "Bikini Patrol"
1996 High Tide Patty Episode: "A Three Hour Tour"
Episode: "Sunspirit"
1996 Silk Stalkings Cora Jean Riggs / Sharon Grayson Episode: "Black and Blue"
1996 Diagnosis: Murder Page Tanner Episode: "Misdiagnosis Murder"
1996 Married... with Children Crystal Clark Episode: "Calendar Girl"
1996 Weird Science Annabel Episode: "Gary and Wyatt's Bloodsucking Adventure"
1996 Rolling Thunder Michelle TV movie
1996–1999 Days of our Lives Billie Reed 41 episodes
1996 Pacific Blue Theresa Vanoni Episode: "Takedown"
1999 Pacific Blue Ann Fairchild Episode: "Just a Gigolo"
2000 X-Files, TheThe X-Files Jade Blue Afterglow / Maitreya Episode: "First Person Shooter"
2000 18 Wheels of Justice Jessica Macy Episode: "Smuggler's Blues"
2000–2001 Baywatch Jenna Avid 26 episodes
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kristy Hopkins (uncredited) Episode: "Pilot"
2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Kristy Hopkins Episode "I-15 Murders"
Episode: "Boom"
2001 Arli$$ Krista Episode: "Hard Choices"
2001 Spin City Jesse (uncredited) Episode: "Yeah Baby!"
2001 Charmed The Oracle 3 episodes
2001 Inside Schwartz Kelsie Anders Episode: "Comic Relief Pitcher"
2002 Zero Effect TV movie
2002 Friends Mable Episode: "The One Where Joey Dates Rachel"
2002 Glory Days Melanie Stark Episode: "Miss Fortune Teller"
2002 Mutant X Lorna Templeton Episode: "Deadly Desire"
2002 Smallville Desiree Atkins Episode: "Heat"
2003 Fastlane Skyler Kase Episode: "Defense"
Episode: "Offense"
2003 Andromeda The Princess Episode: "The Illusion of Majesty"
2003 Just Shoot Me! Mary Elizabeth Episode: "The Last Temptation of Elliot"
2003 Lyon's Den, TheThe Lyon's Den Gloria Episode: "The Quantum Theory"
Episode "Separation Anxiety"
2003 Frasier Liz Wright Episode: "The Placeholder"
2003 Two and a Half Men Olivia Pearson Episode: "Did You Check with the Captain of the Flying Monkeys?"
2004 I'm with Her Jennifer Episode: "I'm Not with Her"
2004 Screaming Cocktail Hour, TheThe Screaming Cocktail Hour Singer TV series
2005 Monk Teresa Telenko Episode: "Mr. Monk Goes to Vegas"
2005 Jake in Progress Lisa Episode: "Take a Number"
2005 Head Cases Laurie Payne Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "S(elf) Help"
2006 Out of Practice Kathy Kelly Episode: "Restaurant Row"
2006 Freddie Kaitlyn Episode: "Freddie and the Hot Mom"
2006–2007 What About Brian Bridget Keller 11 episodes
2007 Business Class Lori TV movie
2008 Held Up TV movie
2008 Cashmere Mafia Victoria Episode: "Conference Call"
2008 Starter Wife, TheThe Starter Wife Eve 4 episodes
2009 Dirty Sexy Money Dana Whatley Episode: "The Unexpected Arrival"
Episode: "The Bad Guy"
2009 Philanthropist, TheThe Philanthropist Julia Rist 3 episodes
2010 Jesse Stone: No Remorse Cissy Hathaway TV movie
2010 Life Unexpected Candace Carter Episode: "Homecoming Crashed"
2011 Protector, TheThe Protector Miss Monroe Episode: "Pilot"
2011 Love Bites Janine Episode: "Sky High"
2012 L.A. Complex, TheThe L.A. Complex Jennifer Bell Recurring Role
2012 Rules of Engagement Heidi Episode: "Timmy Quits"
2014 Hawaii Five-0 Nani Kahanu Episode: "Ho'i Hou"

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