Lara Jean Chorostecki
|Lara Jean Chorostecki|
|Born||Brampton, Ontario, Canada|
Lara Jean Chorostecki (born September 24, 1984) is a Canadian actress  known for her role as Fredricka "Freddie" Lounds in the American psychological thriller–horror television series Hannibal, and as Sergeant Krystina Breeland on the critically acclaimed Canadian series X Company.
Chorostecki was born in Brampton, and attended Mayfield Secondary School. Chorostecki's father worked in a bank and her mother was a [French] teacher. She is of Polish and Scottish descent. She has a brother.
Chorostecki became interested in acting after seeing Les Misérables when she was eight years old. She performed at the Stratford Festival for a number of years. Chorostecki was the youngest ever person to be accepted into the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre Training in Stratford, Ontario. She earned a Masters in Classical Acting in London, England at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Early in her career, Chorostecki had series regular roles in the Starz series Camelot and the Canadian comedy Dan for Mayor as well as a recurring role in The Listener and the BBC America series Copper.
In 2014, Chorostecki began filming a series regular role on the CBC World War II drama X Company, where she plays Sergeant Krystina Breeland.
In 2016, Chorostecki was cast in the recurring role of Beth MacLeish on the ABC political drama series Designated Survivor, which premièred in the fall of the same year.
Her interests include writing poetry.
|2008||Loving Loretta||Trish||Short film|
|2012||Please Kill Mr. Know It All||Sally|
|2016||The Masked Saint||Michelle|
|2006||72 Hours: True Crime||Pam Constable||"Frenzy"|
|2007||Degrassi: The Next Generation||Molly||"Free Fallin': Part 2"|
|2007||Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost||Young Estelle||TV film|
|2008||Charlie & Me||Older Casey||TV film|
|2009||The Listener||Maya||Recurring role|
|2009||The Border||Kim Norton||"Dark Ride"|
|2010||Republic of Doyle||Emma||"The Return of the Grievous Angel"|
|2010||Dan for Mayor||Charlie||Recurring role|
|2010||The 19th Wife||Ann Eliza Young||TV film|
|2012||Beauty and the Beast||Iris||"All In"|
|2012-2013||Copper||Sybil O'Brien||Recurring role|
|2013||Lost Girl||Ianka||"Of All the Gin Joints"|
|2013-2015||Hannibal||Fredricka "Freddie" Lounds||Recurring role|
|2015||X Company||Krystina Breeland||Main role|
Nominated–Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series(2017)
|2016-2017||Designated Survivor||Beth MacLeish|
- "'In the Belly of the Beast': Actress Lara Jean Chorostecki Talks About Her New Role in NBC's Hannibal". Toronto Verve. April 3, 2013.
- Storrow, Holly (March 23, 2013). "An interview with 'Hannibal' star Lara Jean Chorostecki". The Daily Quirk.
- Martirosyan, David (May 6, 2013). "Behind-the-scenes with Lara Jean". TORO Magazine.
- "INTERVIEW: Inspired by Nature, Lara Jean Chorostecki". Defective Geeks. April 10, 2013.
- "Where Are They Now? Alumni Profile: Lara Jean Chorostecki, from The Stratford Festival to Europe, back again and beyond!". The MEI Academy. May 10, 2011.
- "Brampton native stars in NBC's Hannibal". Brampton Guardian. April 12, 2013.
- Vlessing, Etan (June 29, 2011). "Lara Jean Chorostecki and Jefferson Brown In Canuck Rom-Com". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Gelman, Vlada (August 14, 2012). "Exclusive: NBC's Hannibal Taps Camelot Actress to Fill Philip Seymour Hoffman's Shoes". TVLine.
- "2017 nominees". academy.ca. Retrieved 9 March 2017.