Crystal Reed

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Crystal Reed
Crystal Reed by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Reed in July 2013
Born(1985-02-06) February 6, 1985 (age 29)[1][2][3]
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.[4]
OccupationActress, Model
 
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Crystal Reed
Crystal Reed by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Reed in July 2013
Born(1985-02-06) February 6, 1985 (age 29)[1][2][3]
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.[4]
OccupationActress, Model

Crystal Reed (born February 6, 1985)[1][2][3] is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Allison Argent in the MTV series Teen Wolf.[5]

Early life[edit]

Reed was born in Detroit, Michigan and was raised in Roseville, Michigan. She graduated from Roseville High School in 2003.[4] She has one older brother named Corey and was raised in a conservative Catholic family, though she has also stated that she attended a Baptist church growing up.[6] Reed studied dance from an early age and was dance captain in high school. While living in Detroit, she was an active member of her local community theatre and starred in the musicals Annie, Fiddler on the Roof and Grease. She attended Wayne State University and was a part of the Bachelor of Fine Arts program. She moved to Chicago and appeared in a number of local productions. In December 2008, she moved to Hollywood to pursue a screen career.[7]

Career[edit]

During 2010, she guest starred in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: NY, Rizzoli & Isles and The Hard Times of RJ Berger.

Since 2011, she has co-starred as Allison Argent, the female lead of the MTV series Teen Wolf. Before Season 3B of Teen Wolf, Reed wanted to move on from the show, do different things and explore other areas of film creatively. She approached executive producer of the show, Jeff Davis, who supported her decision.[8] Reed left the show in March 2014 in the form of Allison Argent's death at the end of Season 3B. Many Teen Wolf fanatics saw her character, Allison Argent, as a hero and started using terms such as "Ally A Saves the Day."

Reed's film credits include Skyline opposite Donald Faison and Eric Balfour and Crazy, Stupid, Love. with Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Steve Carell and Julianne Moore.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Reed at the 2012 Comic-Con in San Diego.
YearTitleRoleNotes
2010CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationJulieEpisode: "Lost & Found"
2010The Hard Times of RJ BergerReneeEpisode: "The Berger Cometh"
2010Rizzoli & IslesNatalieEpisode: "She Works Hard for the Money"
2010CSI: NYJules RodayEpisode: "Damned If You Do"
2011Drop Dead DivaAliEpisode: "He Said, She Said"
2011–2014Teen WolfAllison ArgentMain cast

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
2010SkylineDeniseFeature film
2011Crazy, Stupid, Love.Amy JohnsonFeature film
2012JewtopiaRebecca OginFeature film
2013CrushBessFeature film
2014Too LateDorothyPre-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Reed, Crystal (June 26, 2013). "Bday". Twitter. Retrieved February 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Crystal Reed: Bio". BuddyTV. Retrieved November 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Joan Rivers (Host), Crystal Reed (Guest) (August 2, 2013). Fashion Police (TV). E! Entertainment Television. 
  4. ^ a b Cheney, Alexandra (2011-06-15). "My First Job: 'Teen Wolf's' Crystal Reed". blogs.wsj.com. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  5. ^ Tyler Posey and Crystal Reed Exclusive Interview TEEN WOLF (MTV’s Reboot Airing in 2011) By Christina Radish - Collider.com
  6. ^ http://www.thebacklot.com/teen-wolfs-crystal-reed-nothing-infuriates-me-more-than-small-minded-people/08/2011/
  7. ^ a b Teen Wolf Cast Bios - Crystal Reed - MuchMusic.com
  8. ^ http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/03/17/teen-wolf-post-mortem-crystal-reed-interview/

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