Kristin Kreuk Biography
However, she was then offered the role in Edgemont. CBC TVs casting director for the show contacted her high school in search for an exotic looking teenager for the role of a Chines Canadian, Laurel Yeung. Kristin had no acting experience other than the school plays auditioned for the role only at the encouragement of her drama teacher. Needless to say she impressed the casting director and landed the role.
After the first season of Edgemont, Kristin got herself an agent and then with the help of her agent she landed the lead character in the movie for television Snow White: The Fairest of them All. Like Edgemont, the film was shot in Vancouver. She appeared with actress Miranda Richardson. Caroline Thompson directed Snow White: The Fairest of them All for ABC and it was aired in 2002 for the same network.
After Snow White, Kristins agent got her a role in the series Smallville by WB Network. Her agent sent her audition tape to the screenwriters of Smallville, Miles Millar and Alfred Gough. Smallville was about the teenage life of Clark Kent. It was before he becomes Superman and Kristins character, Lana Lang, was Kents love interest.
In 2003, Kristin ended her appearance in Edgemont. Then the following year she landed the role in Sci Fi Channels mini series Legend of Earthsea. The miniseries was directed by Rob Lieberman and was aired in December of 2004.
With the success of her television appearances, she became a spokesmodel of Neutrogena for their worldwide campaign. Other fellow Neutrogena spokesmodel included Mischa Barton, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Mandy Moore. In 2005, she renewed her contract with the company.
She also appeared in several films including Partition, Dream Princes and Eurotrip.