Tsianina Joelson

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Tsianina Joelson
Tsianina Marie Means

(1975-01-16) January 16, 1975 (age 46)
Other namesTsianina Lohmann
OccupationActress, Fitness Model, Fitness Contestant, Dance Instructor, Model
Years active1993–2010
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Spouse(s)Greg Joelson
Michael Lohmann

Tsianina Joelson, or Tsianina Lohmann (pronounced "Cha'-nee-na",[1] born Tsianina Marie Means on January 16, 1975) is an American actress, fitness model, and former beauty queen.

Joelson was born in 1975 in Coquille, Oregon to Ken and Betty Means.[2] She was crowned Miss Coos County in 1993.[3] She was married to fellow Oregonian Greg Joelson (played 4 games in NFL in 1991) when she won Fitness America's Miss Fitness USA competition in 1997.[4][2] She married Michael Lohmann in 2004.[5]

Joelson was the co-host of the short-lived summer 1998 MTV series The Daily Burn.[6] Her most recognized movie role is for the 2000 film Bring It On, where she played wealthy cheerleader Darcy.[7] From 2000-2001 she also had four appearances in the role of Varia, an Amazon, on Xena: Warrior Princess in the 6th and final season.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2000 Boys and Girls Girl in Bar
2000 Bring It On Darcy
2000 Held for Ransom Marianne Donovan
2001 American Pie 2 Amy
2001 I Shaved My Legs for This Adrienne
2001 Girl's Best Friend Sandra Lacy
2005 The Rain Makers Karen
2009 According to Greta Stacy


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Malibu, CA Megan "Scott's Old Girlfriend"
2000 Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane Maja "My Dinner with Abby"
2000-2001 Xena: Warrior Princess Varia Recurring role
2001 Special Unit 2 Julie "The Skin"
2001 Men, Women & Dogs Angie "A Bulldog Scorned"
2001 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Megan Treadwell "Caged"
2004 Hollywood Division Dana Cassidy TV film

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  1. ^ Florence Jessica Paulle and Brianna Leigh (September 2004). "Interview with Tsianina Joelson". Whoosh!. Retrieved 2008-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b John Griffith (1998-01-24). "Do-it-herself approach is the ticket to winning for this fitness champ". The Oregonian. p. C1.
  3. ^ Pat Forgey (1993-07-12). "National sweetheart becomes Miss Oregon". The Oregonian. p. B4.
  4. ^ "Greg Joelson Pro Football Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Oahu marriage licenses and birth certificates". Honolulu Star-Bulletin. 2004-03-07. Retrieved 2008-07-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Byron Beck (1998-08-14). "Pumping up MTV". The Oregonian. p. E1.
  7. ^ Robert Koehler (2000-08-25). "Bring It On". Daily Variety. p. 7.
  8. ^ Jayelle Wilder (2008-04-12). "Just a Xena day on the picket line". The Courier Mail. p. 27.

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