Krista Allen

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Krista Allen

Allen at the Oxfam America/MySpace "Rock for Darfur" event, October 2006
Born(1971-04-05) April 5, 1971 (age 41)
Ventura, California, U.S.
Other namesKrista Allen-Moritt
OccupationActress/Model
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Justin Moritt (1996–1999)
Mams Taylor (2010–2012)
 
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Krista Allen

Allen at the Oxfam America/MySpace "Rock for Darfur" event, October 2006
Born(1971-04-05) April 5, 1971 (age 41)
Ventura, California, U.S.
Other namesKrista Allen-Moritt
OccupationActress/Model
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Justin Moritt (1996–1999)
Mams Taylor (2010–2012)

Krista Allen (born April 5, 1971) is an American actress. She is best known for her work in the television series Days of Our Lives, Baywatch Hawaii, and What About Brian; and in the Hollywood films Liar Liar, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Anger Management, and The Final Destination.

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Early life

Allen was born in Ventura, California. Allen has an older brother, Dalton Earl Allen, Jr. She grew up in Houston and later lived in Austin, Texas, going to school at Austin Community College and majoring in education. Krista eventually graduated from Ohio University with a fitness degree.[1]

Career

Allen played the lead role in the erotic series Emmanuelle in Space (1994). She also appeared on the television shows Days of our Lives (Billie Reed, 1996–2000), Married with Children "Calendar Girl" (1996) and Baywatch Hawaii (Jenna Avid, 2000–2001). Allen has also appeared in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Anger Management, and the Project Greenlight horror film Feast. Allen is also well known for playing a sexy virtual reality character Maitreya/Jade Blue Afterglow in an episode of The X-Files, and is remembered for her brief appearance as the "Elevator Girl" in the Jim Carrey comedy Liar Liar.

In 2002, she appeared in an episode of Friends, The One Where Joey Dates Rachel as Joey's girlfriend Mable. In 2005, she appeared in the short-lived Fox sitcom Head Cases.[2] In both Smallville and Mutant X, Allen played a woman who could control men with her sex pheromones. In 2001, Krista guest starred in supernatural TV series Charmed as "The Oracle" for three episodes, She also appeared in Toby Keith's video "A Little Too Late", and had a small role in CSI as Kristy Hopkins, a hooker who caught the eye of Nick Stokes, in the pilot episode on October 6, 2000. She returned later in the first season as a murder victim.[2]

In 2002, she had a role in Confessions of a Dangerous Mind.[3]

In 2005, she was one of the stars of HBO's Unscripted, playing herself as an actress who struggles to overcome her sex symbol status in order to win more serious roles. Allen is featured in Maxim magazine's Girls of Maxim gallery and was Named #70 on the Maxim "Hot 100 of 2005" list.[4]

Allen had a recurring role on the ABC series What About Brian as Bridget, a reluctant but potential love interest for the main character Brian, played by Barry Watson.[5] In 2007, Allen appeared in the ABC reality television series Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, featuring a dozen celebrities in a stock car racing competition. In the first round, she matched up against skateboarder Tony Hawk and rodeo champion Ty Murray.[6] Allen appeared on the second season of Denise Richards: It's Complicated which premiered on June 7, 2009. Allen also appeared on an episode of NBC's Love Bites in 2011.

In addition to acting, Allen had a t-shirt line called SuperEXcellent.[6]

Allen runs a blog called Veggie Boom Boom with Katrina McCaffery.[7] Allen is vegan.[7][8]

Personal life

On September 14, 1996, Allen married Justin Moritt, they were divorced in 1999.

On October 10, 2010, she married Mams Taylor, a British musician. They separated in August 2011 and Allen filed for divorce at Los Angeles County Superior Court on February 12, 2012.[9]

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1994Emmanuelle, Queen of the GalaxyEmmanuelle
1996RavenCali GoodwinVideo
1997Liar LiarBusty Woman in Elevator
1997Haunted Sea, TheThe Haunted Sea2nd Mate Johnson
2000Sunset StripJennifer
2001Totally BlondeMeg Peters
2002Face ValueSyd Deshaye
2002Confessions of a Dangerous MindPretty Woman
2003Anger ManagementStacy
2003PaycheckHolographic Woman
2004Shut Up and Kiss Me!Tiara Benedette
2004Tony n' Tina's WeddingMaddy
2005FeastTuffy
2007LeoKristaShort film
2007All AlongDr. Sara Thompson
2008Meet MarketLucinda
2008Third Nail, TheThe Third NailHannah
2009Alien PresenceWaymar
2009Locker 13PatriciaShort film
2009Shannon's RainbowJessica
2009Silent VenomDr. Andrea SwansonVideo
2009Final Destination, TheThe Final DestinationSamantha Lane
2010Black WidowJennifer
2012Amazing RacerJessica
2012Little Women, Big CarsDoro
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1994Emmanuelle 2: A World of DesireEmmanuelleTV movie
1994Emmanuelle 3: A Lesson in LoveEmmanuelleTV movie
1994Emmanuelle 4: Concealed FantasyEmmanuelleTV movie
1994Emmanuelle 5: A Time to DreamEmmanuelleTV movie
1994Emmanuelle 6: One Final FlingEmmanuelleTV movie
1994Emmanuelle 7: The Meaning of LoveEmmanuelleTV movie
1994Emmanuelle in SpaceEmmanuelleTV movie
1995Deadly GamesMrs. FleisigEpisode: "One Mean Mother"
1995High TidePattyEpisode: "Bikini Patrol"
1996High TidePattyEpisode: "A Three Hour Tour"
Episode: "Sunspirit"
1996Silk StalkingsCora Jean Riggs / Sharon GraysonEpisode: "Black and Blue"
1996Diagnosis: MurderPage TannerEpisode: "Misdiagnosis Murder"
1996Married with ChildrenCrystal ClarkEpisode: "Calendar Girl"
1996Weird ScienceAnnabelEpisode: "Gary and Wyatt's Bloodsucking Adventure"
1996Rolling ThunderMichelleTV movie
1996-1999Days of our LivesBillie Reed41 episodes
1996Pacific BlueTheresa VanoniEpisode: "Takedown"
1999Pacific BlueAnn FairchildEpisode: "Just a Gigolo"
2000X-Files, TheThe X-FilesJade Blue Afterglow / MaitreyaEpisode: "First Person Shooter"
200018 Wheels of JusticeJessica MacyEpisode: "Smuggler's Blues"
2000-2001BaywatchJenna Avid26 episodes
2000CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationKristy Hopkins (uncredited)Episode: "Pilot"
2001CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationKristy HopkinsEpisode "I-15 Murders"
Episode: "Boom"
2001Arli$$KristaEpisode: "Hard Choices"
2001Spin CityJesse (uncredited)Episode: "Yeah Baby!"
2001CharmedThe Oracle3 episodes
2001Inside SchwartzKelsie AndersEpisode: "Comic Relief Pitcher"
2002Zero EffectTV movie
2002FriendsMableEpisode: "The One Where Joey Dates Rachel"
2002Glory DaysMelanie StarkEpisode: "Miss Fortune Teller"
2002Mutant XLorna TempletonEpisode: "Deadly Desire"
2002SmallvilleDesiree AtkinsEpisode: "Heat"
2003FastlaneSkyler KaseEpisode: "Defense"
Episode: "Offense"
2003AndromedaThe PrincessEpisode: "The Illusion of Majesty"
2003Just Shoot Me!Mary ElizabethEpisode: "The Last Temptation of Elliot"
2003Lyon's Den, TheThe Lyon's DenGloriaEpisode: "The Quantum Theory"
Episode "Separation Anxiety"
2003FrasierLiz WrightEpisode: "The Placeholder"
2003Two and a Half MenOlivia PearsonEpisode: "Did You Check with the Captain of the Flying Monkeys?"
2004I'm with HerJenniferEpisode: "I'm Not with Her"
2004Screaming Cocktail Hour, TheThe Screaming Cocktail HourSingerTV series
2005MonkTeresa TelenkoEpisode: "Mr. Monk Goes to Vegas"
2005Jake in ProgressLisaEpisode: "Take a Number"
2005Head CasesLaurie PayneEpisode: "Pilot"
Episode: "S(elf) Help"
2006Out of PracticeKathy KellyEpisode: "Restaurant Row"
2006FreddieKaitlynEpisode: "Freddie and the Hot Mom"
2006-2007What About BrianBridget Keller11 episodes
2007Business ClassLoriTV movie
2008Held UpTV movie
2008Cashmere MafiaVictoriaEpisode: "Conference Call"
2008Starter Wife, TheThe Starter WifeEve4 episodes
2009Dirty Sexy MoneyDana WhatleyEpisode: "The Unexpected Arrival"
Episode: "The Bad Guy"
2009Philanthropist, TheThe PhilanthropistJulia Rist3 episodes
2010Jesse Stone: No RemorseCissy HathawayTV movie
2010Life UnexpectedCandace CarterEpisode: "Homecoming Crashed"
2011Protector, TheThe ProtectorMiss MonroeEpisode: "Pilot"
2011Love BitesJanineEpisode: "Sky High"
2012L.A. Complex, TheThe L.A. ComplexJennifer Bell / Jennifer Blake3 episodes

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