Khrystyne Haje

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Khrystyne Haje
Born Khrystyne Kamil Haje
(1968-12-21) December 21, 1968 (age 48)
Santa Clara, California, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 1985–present

Khrystyne Kamil Haje (/krɪˈstn hɑː/; born December 21, 1968) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Simone Foster in the sitcom series Head of the Class.


Haje began her career at age 14 as a fashion model. Her acting career started at 17 in the television movie Crime of Innocence. After appearing in several other television roles, including an appearance in the movie Bates Motel, Haje landed the role of sensitive poet Simone Foster on Head of the Class. After the series ended in 1991, she continued acting in both television and films. She was named as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in People Magazine's first edition of that list in 1990.[1] That same year, Haje won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program for hosting the special Spaceship Earth: Our Global Environment.[2]

In 1995, Haje voiced the character of Rebecca Fallbrook in an episode of Batman: The Animated Series.

Personal life[edit]

Haje was born in Santa Clara, California and has four brothers. Haje is a founding board member of the Earth Communication Office (ECO), which helps to protect ecosystems. She appeared on the March 23, 2012 episode of the Rachael Ray Show to have her hair cut as part of National Donate Your Hair Day (April 27) for women with cancer. She dated comedian Doug Stanhope.





Awards and nominations[edit]

1992: Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program; Spaceship Earth: Our Global Environment (shared with Kirk Bergstrom and Kit Thomas)

Young Artist Awards nominations:

  • 1987: Exceptional Performance By a Young Actress in a New Television, Comedy or Drama Series, Head of the Class
  • 1988: Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Television Comedy Series, Head of the Class
  • 1989: Best Young Actress – Starring in a Television Comedy Series, Head of the Class


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