Krista Allen

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Not to be confused with Christa B. Allen.
Krista Allen
Krista Allen 2.jpg
Krista Allen at the Oxfam America/MySpace's Rock for Darfur event, in October 2006.
Born c. 1971–1972
Ventura, California, United States
Other names Krista Allen-Moritt
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Justin Moritt (1996–1999)
Mams Taylor (2010–2012)
Children 1
Website Official website

Krista Allen is an American model and actress. She is best known for her work in the television series, Days of Our Lives, and Baywatch Hawaii, and in the Hollywood film The Final Destination. She also portrays the eponymous character on The CW series Significant Mother, and starred in the erotic movie series Emmanuelle in Space.[1]

Early life[edit]

Krista Allen was born in Ventura, California.[2] Allen has an older brother, Dalton Earl Allen, Jr. She grew up in Houston[2] 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. She considered teaching as a profession, interning as a kindergarten teacher, but decided to move back to California and pursue an acting career. Allen also is a certified yoga instructor.[3]

Career[edit]

Allen first gained attention playing the lead role in the erotic cable television series Emmanuelle in Space (1994)

She appeared on the television shows Days of Our Lives in the role of Billie Reed from 1996–2000, and Baywatch Hawaii as Jenna Avid (2000-2001).

Allen played a sexy virtual reality character Maitreya/Jade Blue Afterglow in an episode of The X-Files, and made a 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 Mable. In 2005 she appeared in the short-lived Fox sitcom Head Cases.[4] In both Smallville and Mutant X, Allen played a woman who could control men with her sex pheromones. In 2001 Allen 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.[4]

In 2002, she had a role in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.[5]

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.[6]

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.[7] 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 August 2015, Allen began appearing as Lydia Marlowe on The CW series Significant Mother.[8]

In addition to acting, Allen also has done nude modeling, being featured in Spanish magazine, Interviu, and French magazine, Newlook.[9][10][11][12] Allen was featured in Maxim magazine's Girls of Maxim gallery and was Named #70 on the Maxim "Hot 100 of 2005" list.[13]

Allen had a T-shirt line called Superexcellent for several years.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Allen is vegan.[14][15]

On 14 September 1996, she married Justin Moritt, a production manager and producer. She gave birth to her first child at age 26, a son named Jakob Nolan Moritt (aka Jake Moritt) on July 12, 1997. The couple later divorced in 1999.

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.[16]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Raven Cali Goodwin Video
1997 Liar Liar Woman in Elevator
Haunted Sea, TheThe Haunted Sea 2nd Mate Johnson
2000 Sunset Strip Jennifer
2001 Totally Blonde Meg Peters
2002 Face Value Syd Deshaye
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Pretty Woman
2003 Anger Management Stacy
Paycheck Holographic Woman
2004 Shut Up and Kiss Me! Tiara Benedette
Tony n' Tina's Wedding Maddy
2005 Feast Tuffy
2007 Leo Krista Short film
All Along Dr. Sara Thompson
2008 Meet Market Lucinda
Third Nail, TheThe Third Nail Hannah
2009 Alien Presence Waymar
Locker 13 Patricia Short film
Shannon's Rainbow Jessica
Silent Venom Dr. Andrea Swanson Video
Final Destination, TheThe Final Destination Samantha Lane
2010 Black Widow Jennifer
2012 Amazing Racer Jessica
Little Women, Big Cars Doro

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Emmanuelle 1: First Contact Emmanuelle TV movie
Emmanuelle 2: A World of Desire
Emmanuelle 3: A Lesson in Love
Emmanuelle 4: Concealed Fantasy
Emmanuelle 5: A Time to Dream
Emmanuelle 6: One Final Fling
Emmanuelle 7: The Meaning of Love
Emmanuelle 8: Queen of the Galaxy
1995 The Bold and the Beautiful Shelley
Deadly Games Mrs. Fleisig Episode: "One Mean Mother"
High Tide Patty Episode: "Bikini Patrol"
1996 Episode: "A Three Hour Tour"
Episode: "Sunspirit"
Silk Stalkings Cora Jean Riggs / Sharon Grayson Episode: "Black and Blue"
Diagnosis: Murder Page Tanner Episode: "Misdiagnosis Murder"
Married... with Children Crystal Clark Episode: "Calendar Girl"
Weird Science Annabel Episode: "Gary and Wyatt's Bloodsucking Adventure"
Rolling Thunder Michelle TV movie
1996–1999 Days of Our Lives Billie Reed 41 episodes
1996 Pacific Blue Theresa Vanoni Episode: "Takedown"
1999 Ann Fairchild Episode: "Just a Gigolo"
2000 X-Files, TheThe X-Files Jade Blue Afterglow / Maitreya Episode: "First Person Shooter"
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"
Arli$$ Krista Episode: "Hard Choices"
Spin City Jesse (uncredited) Episode: "Yeah Baby!"
Charmed The Oracle 3 episodes
Inside Schwartz Kelsie Anders Episode: "Comic Relief Pitcher"
2002 Zero Effect TV movie
Friends Mable Episode: "The One Where Joey Dates Rachel"
Glory Days Melanie Stark Episode: "Miss Fortune Teller"
Mutant X Lorna Templeton Episode: "Deadly Desire"
Smallville Desiree Atkins Episode: "Heat"
2003 Fastlane Skyler Kase Episode: "Defense"
Episode: "Offense"
Andromeda The Princess Episode: "The Illusion of Majesty"
Just Shoot Me! Mary Elizabeth Episode: "The Last Temptation of Elliot"
Lyon's Den, TheThe Lyon's Den Gloria Episode: "The Quantum Theory"
Episode "Separation Anxiety"
Frasier Liz Wright Episode: "The Placeholder"
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"
Screaming Cocktail Hour, TheThe Screaming Cocktail Hour Singer TV series
2005 Monk Teresa Telenko Episode: "Mr. Monk Goes to Vegas"
Jake in Progress Lisa Episode: "Take a Number"
Head Cases Laurie Payne Episode: "Pilot"
Episode: "S(elf) Help"
2006 Out of Practice Kathy Kelly Episode: "Restaurant Row"
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
Cashmere Mafia Victoria Episode: "Conference Call"
Starter Wife, TheThe Starter Wife Eve 4 episodes
2009 Dirty Sexy Money Dana Whatley Episode: "The Unexpected Arrival"
Episode: "The Bad Guy"
Philanthropist, TheThe Philanthropist Julia Rist 3 episodes
2010 Jesse Stone: No Remorse Cissy Hathaway TV movie
Life Unexpected Candace Carter Episode: "Homecoming Crashed"
2011 Protector, TheThe Protector Miss Monroe Episode: "Pilot"
Love Bites Janine Episode: "Sky High"
2012 L.A. Complex, TheThe L.A. Complex Jennifer Bell Recurring Role
2013 Rules of Engagement Heidi Episode: "Timmy Quits"
Melissa & Joey Candice Episode: "Teach Your Children"
2014 Hawaii Five-0 Nani Kahanu Episode: "Ho'i Hou"
Mistresses Janine Winterbaum 2 Episodes
Castle Naomi Duvray Episode: "Last Action Hero"
2015 Significant Mother Lydia Marlowe Upcoming series

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seven Questions with Krista Allen". Blog.sitcomsonline.com. Retrieved August 3, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Krista Allen Photos, Gossip, Bio & Review". AskMen.com. Retrieved January 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ "2003 Interview with Krista Allen". Maxim. Retrieved 2008-09-16. 
  4. ^ a b "Credits for Krista Allen". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  5. ^ "Biography". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  6. ^ "AOL TV:What About Brian? Characters". Television.aol.com. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  7. ^ a b "Krista Allen". Poptower.com. 1971-04-05. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  8. ^ Bibel, Sara (April 13, 2015). "The CW Sets Summer 2015 Schedule Including America's Next Top Model & Significant Mother". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved July 5, 2015. 
  9. ^ [1] Archived October 29, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ Inma Muro (2007-05-14). "La ex de George Clooney" (in Spanish). Interviu.es. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  11. ^ "Newlook Magazine [France] (May 1997)". Whosdatedwho.com. 2015-08-21. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  12. ^ "Newlook Magazine [France]: Newlook Magazine [France] (May 1997)". Magazine-covers.lucywho.com. 2015-08-21. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 
  13. ^ [2] Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  14. ^ "Veggie Boom Boom official site". Veggieboomboom.com. Retrieved 30 May 2012. 
  15. ^ "Krista Allen – My Vegan Journey". Om Times Magazine. Retrieved June 16, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Separation and Divorce". Indiaglitz.com. Retrieved 2015-08-27. 

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