Krista Allen

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Krista Allen
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Krista Allen at a Myspace event in 2011
Born(1971-04-05) April 5, 1971 (age 43)
Ventura, California, U.S.
Other namesKrista Allen-Moritt
OccupationActress, model
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Justin Moritt (1996–1999) (1 child)
Mams Taylor (2010–2012)
Website
Official website
 
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Not to be confused with Christa B. Allen.
Krista Allen
Kristaallenpersonal.jpg
Krista Allen at a Myspace event in 2011
Born(1971-04-05) April 5, 1971 (age 43)
Ventura, California, U.S.
Other namesKrista Allen-Moritt
OccupationActress, model
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)Justin Moritt (1996–1999) (1 child)
Mams Taylor (2010–2012)
Website
Official website

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, and Baywatch Hawaii, and in the Hollywood films Liar Liar, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Anger Management, and The Final Destination.

Early life[edit]

Krista 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 transferred to, and graduated from, the University of Texas with an education degree. She considered teaching as a profession, interning as a kindergarten teacher, but decided to move back to California and pursue an acting career. Allen also is a certified yoga instructor.[1]

Career[edit]

Allen first gained attention playing the lead role in the erotic cable television series Emmanuelle in Space (1994) Later she appeared on the television shows Days of our Lives in the role of Billie Reed from 1996–2000, and Baywatch Hawaii as Jenna Avid (2000-2001).

Allen also is well known for playing a sexy virtual reality character Maitreya/Jade Blue Afterglow in an episode of The X-Files. And she 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 Mabel. 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 Allen 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 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.[4]

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.[5] 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 also has done nude modeling, being featured in Spanish magazine, Interviu, and French magazine, Newlook.[6][7][8][9] Allen was featured in Maxim magazine's Girls of Maxim gallery and was Named #70 on the Maxim "Hot 100 of 2005" list.[10]

Allen had a T-shirt line called Superexcellent for several years.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Allen is vegan.[11][12] She runs a blog called Veggie Boom Boom with Katrina McCaffery.[11]

On October 10, 2010, she married Mams Taylor, an Iranian rapper. They separated in April 2011 and Allen filed for divorce at Los Angeles County Superior Court on February 12, 2012.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1996RavenCali GoodwinVideo
1997Liar LiarWoman 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[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1994Emmanuelle 1: First ContactEmmanuelleTV movie
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 8: Queen of the GalaxyEmmanuelleTV movie
1995The Bold and the BeautifulShelley
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 BellRecurring Role
2012Rules of EngagementHeidiEpisode: "Timmy Quits"
2014Hawaii Five-0Nani KahanuEpisode: "Ho'i Hou"
2014MistressesJanine Winterbaum2 Episodes

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