Kristen Cloke

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Kristen Cloke
Kristen Ann Cloke

(1968-09-02) September 2, 1968 (age 52)
OccupationActress, writer
Years active1990–present
(m. 1998)

Kristen Ann Cloke (born September 2, 1968)[1] is an American actress. She appeared in Space: Above and Beyond, and has acted in several small parts of other TV series. She is known for her role as Valerie Lewton in Final Destination and as Leigh Colvin in the slasher film Black Christmas (2006).

Personal life[edit]

Cloke was born in Van Nuys, California and attended California State University, Northridge.[2] She is married to producer, writer, and director Glen Morgan, and has four children.


Her first feature film role was the female lead in Megaville, alongside Billy Zane.

Cloke's other credits include lead parts in Caged Fear and A Part of the Family. She has also had featured roles in Stay Tuned, Mistress, and The Marrying Man. Cloke's previous television credits include: Winnetka Road as Maybeth, Silk Stalkings as Annie Overstreet, and guest appearances on One West Waikiki, Cheers, Mad About You, Dear John, Murder She Wrote, Quantum Leap, Doogie Howser, MD, and Vengeance Unlimited.

In 1995, Cloke's breakout role came as Captain Shane Autumn Vansen on Space: Above and Beyond. As a result of her work as Vansen, a guest role in The X-Files episode "The Field Where I Died" was written for her. Cloke played Melissa Ephesian, a wife of a cult leader and soulmate of FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder; Melissa is thought to have Dissociative Identity Disorder, though it is later revealed that her different personalities correspond to her past lives. She later described the episode as a love letter between herself and producer Glen Morgan, her then fiancé (now husband).

In 1996, she won a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for her performance in the ABC Afterschool Special The Long Road Home, in which she played a young wife who has difficulty relating to her husband's son. In 1997-98, she had recurring role as Dr. Lara Means of the Millennium Group on Millennium.

On March 17, 2000, Cloke starred as Valerie Lewton in the film, Final Destination.

In addition to her acting, she is the artistic director of The Alliance Repertory Company in Burbank, California, where she writes, produces and directs.

Cloke was named #9 of Sci-Fi's Sexy 50, by Femme Fatales magazine in 1997.



Year Title Role Notes
1990 Megaville Christine
1991 The Marrying Man Louise
1991 Caged Fear Kristen
1992 Stay Tuned Velma as Kristin Cloke
1997 The Rage Kelly McCord
2000 Final Destination Valerie Lewton
2003 Willard Psychiatrist Uncredited
2006 Black Christmas Leigh Colvin
2011 Magnificat Lynn's Mother Short film; voice role
2011 Final Destination 5 Valerie Lewton Archive footage
2014 Tips Nancy Graffin Short film
2017 Lady Bird Ms. Steffans


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Sydney Suzanne Episode: "She Loves Me"
1991 Going Places Krysten Episode: "Room to Move"
1992 Silk Stalkings Annie Overstreet Guest role; 3 episodes
1992 Dear John Annette Episode: "Who's Who"
1992 Doogie Howser, M.D. Suzanne Rodgers Episode: "Look Ma, No Pants"
1992 Quantum Leap Shirley Constantine Episode: "Deliver Us from Evil"
1993 Cheers Shauna Episode: "Sunday Dinner"
1993 Mother of the Bride Francine Television film
1993 Diagnosis Murder Josie Swanson Guest role; 2 episodes
1994 Winnetka Road MayBeth Serlin Main role; 6 episodes
1994 A Part of the Family Gina Television film
1994 One West Waikiki Wendy Cochran Episode: "Terminal Island"
1994 Mad About You The Salesperson Episode: "When I'm Sixty-Four"
1994 Murder She Wrote Emma Kemp Episode: "Dear Deadly"
1995 ABC Afterschool Specials Amanda Episode: "Long Road Home"
1995–1996 Space: Above and Beyond Captain Shane Vansen Main role; 23 episodes
1996 The X-Files Melissa Episode: "The Field Where I Died"
1997-98 Millennium Lara Means Recurring role; 10 episodes
1998 Vengeance Unlimited Harrington/Tamara Simpson Episode: "Noir"
2000 The Others Allison / The Woman Guest role; 2 episodes
2001 Felicity Rabbi Marisa Levin; episode "Senioritis" Episode: "Senioritis"
2009 Men of a Certain Age Beth Episode: "Pilot"
2011 Pretty Little Liars Susan Episode: "Careful What U Wish 4"
2017 Lore Dr. Marjorie Freeman Episode: "Echoes"


Year Title Notes
2014 Intruders 2 episodes
2018 The X-Files "Rm9sbG93ZXJz" (co-writer)


  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905–1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At
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