Crystal Lowe

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Crystal Lowe
Crystal Lowe.jpg
Crystal Lowe in 2005
Born (1981-01-20) January 20, 1981 (age 37)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s)
Miko Tomasevich (m. 2009)

Crystal Lowe (born January 20, 1981) is a Canadian actress and model. She may be best known for her role as Rita Haywith in the Hallmark Channel's Signed, Sealed, Delivered series and television films.

Early life[edit]

Lowe was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. In an interview in 2016 she said that she had wanted to be an actress since the age of five.[1]

On August 8, 2009, Lowe married her fiance Miko Tomasevich at Vancouver's historic Hycroft Manor. She and her husband own Hyde Restaurant in Vancouver, British Columbia.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Lowe started her career as a model. Her first acting role was at age 15 was as Nya on an episode of Stargate SG-1. Lowe went on to guest star in several popular television shows like Masters of Horror, Psych, Supernatural, Stargate: Atlantis, The L Word plus many more.

Lowe's first film role came in 2000 when she was cast in the film Get Carter. Soon after she was cast as Tiffany in the horror film Children of the Corn: Revelation. In 2006 Crystal was cast as Ashlyn Halperin in Final Destination 3. Her next role was as Lauren in the remake of Black Christmas. Just after Black Christmas, Lowe went on to star as Elena in Wrong Turn 2: Dead End.

Lowe went on to do cameo roles in the films Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Good Luck Chuck. In 2008 she was reunited with her Final Destination 3 Co-stars Sam Easton and Amanda Crew in the film That One Night. Also in 2008, Lowe was cast in supporting roles for the films Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon, Poison Ivy: The Secret Society and Center Stage: Turn It Up.

In 2010, Lowe appeared as Zoe in the film Hot Tub Time Machine, as Vala in the 9th season of the CW show Smallville[4] and as Nina in Sheldon Wilson's horror/thriller film Killer Mountain. In mid-2011, Lowe was cast as Tina in A Little Bit Zombie and as Piper/Peaches in the TV movie To the Mat. In early 2012, she was cast as Toby Nance, one of the lead characters in the new series Primeval: New World.[5][6]

In 2014, Lowe was cast as Rita Heywith in the Hallmark series Signed, Sealed, Delivered, which aired for one season in 2014 before becoming successive television films. In 2015, she took a role behind the camera, directing the locally produced short film Becoming Sophie which was featured at Cannes Short Film Library and L.A. Women's Film Festival.[7]

In 2017, Lowe played Sarah Albans, the mother of Julian, the main antagonist in the film version of Wonder,[8] based on the 2012 novel.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Get Carter Girl #1
2000 Sanctimony Virginia
2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation Tiffany
2002 Insomnia Kay Connell
2002 I Spy Beautiful Girl
2004 Going the Distance Waitress
2005 Thralls Tanya Watner
2006 Final Destination 3 Ashlyn Halperin
2006 Scary Movie 4 Chingy's Girl #1
2006 Snakes on a Plane Autograph Girl
2006 Black Christmas Lauren Hannon
2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Hot Party Girl #3
2007 Wrong Turn 2: Dead End Elena Garcia
2007 Good Luck Chuck Cam's Wedding Friend
2007 Coffee Diva Chipped Tooth / Starlet Short film
2008 That One Night Stacy
2008 Center Stage: Turn It Up Lexi
2008 Dim Sum Funeral Jane
2009 Driven to Kill Tanya
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine Zoe
2011 Suffer Crystal Short film
2012 A Little Bit Zombie Tina
2013 Charlie Rose
2016 Rampage: President Down Crystal (Bill's Girlfriend)
2017 Wonder Sarah Albans

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Stargate SG-1 Nya Episode: "Emancipation"
Breaker High Melina Episode: "Beware of Geeks Baring Their Gifts"
1998 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Pascal Episode: "The Case of the Open Hand"
1999–2000 Cold Squad Myra Larson/Lawson Episode: "Deadly Games: Part 2"
Episode: "Death by Intent: Part 1"
1998–2001 Da Vinci's Inquest Hooker Nude Girl
Shelley Dunne
Sylvia
Sylvia
Episode: "Little Sister: Part 2"
Episode: "The Most Dangerous Time"
Episode: "Banging on the Wall"
Episode: "Cheap Aftershave"
2002 MTV's Now What? Shannon Episode: "Zack's Little Problem"
Episode: "Reality Bites"
Episode: "Purity Test"
The Secret Life of Zoey Cheerleader Television film
The Twilight Zone Groupie Episode: "Harsh Mistress"
2004 Life as We Know It Julie Episode: "Natural Disasters"
2005 The Life Student #3 Television film
The Collector Cree Episode: "The Tattoo Artist"
The L Word Cocktail Waitress Episode: "Lap Dance"
2006 Masters of Horror Lily Episode: "Pick Me Up"
Killer Instinct Yvette Episode: "She's the Bomb"
The Evidence Deb Kintza Episode: "And the Envelope Please"
Totally Awesome Pretty Girl Television film
2007 Falcon Beach Kelly Episode: "Strawberry Social Reject"
Psych Eden Episode: "Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast"
Daphne Episode: "If You're So Smart, Then Why Are You Dead?"
Bionic Woman Jessica Episode: "Second Chances"
2008 Stargate Atlantis Mardola Episode: "Harmony"
Poison Ivy: The Secret Society Isabel Turner Television film
Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon Ashley Television film
The Boy Next Door Nicole Warner Television film
2009 Supernatural Leticia Gore Actress Episode: "The Real Ghostbusters"
What Color Is Love? Faiza Television film
Trust Michelle Television film
2010 Smallville Vala Recurring character
2011 Shattered Woman Episode: "Finding the Boy"
Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story Natalie Television film
To the Mat Piper / Peaches Television film
Killer Mountain Nina Television film
2012 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Cassandra Episode: "Headshot"
2012–2013 Primeval: New World Toby Nance Season 1, 13 episodes
2013-2014 Signed, Sealed, Delivered[9] Rita Haywith Television series, 11 episodes
2014 Almost Human Jeannie Episode: Simon Says
2014 Republic of Doyle Michelle Cantwell Episode: "No Rest for the Convicted"
2014 Signed, Sealed, Delivered film series Rita Haywith Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel Television film; 1 film
2015 Signed, Sealed, Delivered film series Rita Haywith Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel; 3 films
2015 Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die Gretchen / Linda French Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel
2016 Signed, Sealed, Delivered film series Rita Haywith Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel; 3 films
2016 Hearts of Christmas Lauren Wright Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel
2017 Signed, Sealed, Delivered film series Rita Haywith Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel; 2 films
2017 Christmas at Holly Lodge Callie Hallmark Channel Television Film[10]
2018 Signed, Sealed, Delivered film series Rita Haywith Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel; 1 film

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crystal Lowe – Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From The Heart". Starry Mag. 20 February 2016.
  2. ^ "MAIN STREET: Hyde and Lowe". westender.com. 27 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Crystal Lowe, Hyde Restaurant, Vancouver". Women's Enterprise Center. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  4. ^ "SMALLVILLE: SEASON 9 REVIEW". uk.ign.com. 21 May 2010.
  5. ^ "Crystal Lowe takes on predators in the streets of Vancouver in new Primeval spin-off". Vancouver Observer. 15 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Primeval: New World – meet the cast". Radio Times. 8 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Vancouver Models: Crystal Lowe". Daily Hive. 23 December 2015.
  8. ^ "B.C. actress's role in Wonder brings perspective to the topic of bullying". trailtimes.ca. 11 December 2017.
  9. ^ About Signed, Sealed, Delivered - The Series Archived 2014-04-13 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ "Hallmark Channel 'Christmas At Holly Lodge' Premiere: Meet The Cast, Watch Trailer". ibtimes.com. 3 December 2017.

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