Kristen Wilson

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Kristen Wilson
Born (1969-09-04) September 4, 1969 (age 44)
Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States
Other names Kristin Wilson
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present

Kristen Wilson (born September 4, 1969) is an American actress.

Early life[edit]

Wilson was born and raised in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, near Boston. She was adopted as a child. She trained as a dancer there and worked with the Boston Ballet for four years. She received her BFA degree in musical theatre from Syracuse University but took some time off during her junior year to be in a national tour of West Side Story.

Career[edit]

Kristen made her film debut in the 1992 film Prototype and later landed a supporting role in Who's the Man? In 1995 Kristen moved to New York where she starred in the HBO TV movie Tyson as actress Robin Givens. Subsequently, she appeared alongside Adam Sandler in Bulletproof. Her other film credits include Get on the Bus, Pompatus of Love, Girl 6, Cross-Eyed, Dr. Dolittle, Dr. Dolittle 2 and Dr. Dolittle 3. She also plays the biological mother of Cameron(Tamera Mowry) and Alex(Tia Mowry) in the Disney film Twitches and Twitches too.

Wilson also has extensive television career as well; she is well known for her recurring role on The District. Her other credits include My Wife and Kids, Crossing Jordan, New York Undercover, Matt Waters and a pilot episode for the CBS' legal drama series Shark.

Wilson's work in theater consists of the Broadway hit Nick & Nora, 1492, The Hunchback, A FunnyForum, A My Name is Alice, The Club, and the national tour of West Side Story.

Kristen Wilson has 2 children. She currently works as a hostess at Townhouse but has recently filmed in a lead role in "Then the Night Comes" (2012).

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Prototype Bar Girl
1993 Who's the Man? Maria
1994 Dead Funny Fate 1
1995 Tyson Robin Givens TV Movie
1996 Educating Matt Waters Nicole Moore TV Movie
Girl 6 Salesgirl #1
The Pompatus of Love Tasha
Bulletproof Traci Flynn
Get on the Bus Shelly
1998 Dr. Dolittle Lisa Dolittle
1999 Cross-Eyed Laura
Harlem Aria Juila
2000 The Photographer Schuyler
Dungeons & Dragons Norda
2001 Tales from the Crypt Presents: Ritual Caro Lamb
Dr. Dolittle 2 Lisa Dolittle
2002 Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Loretta
2004 Walking Tall Michelle Vaughn
2005 Shackles Helen
Twitches Miranda Martine-DuBaer TV Movie
2006 Dr. Dolittle 3 Lisa Dolittle direct to video
Crossover Nikki
2007 Twitches Too Miranda Martine-DuBaer TV Movie
2008 Soccer Mom Dee Dee
2011 Mega Python vs. Gatoroid Barbara TV Movie

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Stand-Up, Stand-Up Hostress
1994 Another World Lila Dawson
1994–1998 New York Undercover Eileen Pleshette
1996 Matt Waters Nicole Moore
2001–2002 Crossing Jordan Kim Watkins
2002 My Wife and Kids Dr. Cooper Madison 1 episode
2002–2003 The District Kendall Truman
2006 Shark Billie Willis 1 episode

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