Victoria Pratt

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Victoria Pratt

Victoria Pratt attending the "Night of 100 Stars" for the 82nd Academy Awards viewing party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA on March 7, 2010
BornVictoria Ainsle Pratt
(1970-12-18) December 18, 1970 (age 41)
Canada Chesley, Ontario, Canada
OccupationTelevision actress, film actress, fitness model, author
 
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Victoria Pratt

Victoria Pratt attending the "Night of 100 Stars" for the 82nd Academy Awards viewing party at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA on March 7, 2010
BornVictoria Ainsle Pratt
(1970-12-18) December 18, 1970 (age 41)
Canada Chesley, Ontario, Canada
OccupationTelevision actress, film actress, fitness model, author

Victoria Ainsle Pratt (born December 18, 1970 in Chesley, Ontario) is a Canadian actress and fitness model. Her television roles include Xena: Warrior Princess, Once a Thief, Cleopatra 2525, Mutant X, and Day Break. Her film roles include House of the Dead 2.

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Biography

Early life

Pratt attended Chesley District High School in Chesley, Ontario. Pratt graduated summa cum laude in Kinesiology at Toronto's York University and took at job there in the Human Performance Lab, testing professional athletes including the players of the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Winnipeg Jets and the San Jose Sharks. She was offered a scholarship to the physiotherapy Master's program at the University of Toronto but declined the offer. She co-authored a book about bodybuilding and fitness with one of her former university professors. Pratt was a professional fitness model along with WWE's Trish Stratus and Torrie Wilson.

Career

Robert Kennedy, publisher of MuscleMag, convinced her to study acting and she began attending classes at the Actors Network in Toronto. She began to land acting roles in 1998, including the science-fiction TV shows Once a Thief (as Jackie Janczyk), Cleopatra 2525 (as Sarge) and Mutant X (as Shalimar Fox).

In 2006, she had a lead role in the ABC series Day Break as police detective Andrea Battle. Of the 13 completed episodes that were made, only 6 made it to air before the series was cancelled.

Personal life

Pratt has a blue belt in Shotokan karate and is a keen kickboxer.[1]

She divides her time between Toronto, Los Angeles and New Zealand.

Filmography

Victoria Pratt in 2005

Films

YearFilmRoleNotes
1998LegacyDingFirst Film Role
2000BlacktopCharlieTV Movie
2002The Mallory EffectJennifer
2005HushCallieTV Movie
Murder at the PresidioCpl. Tara JeffriesTV Movie
MaydaySimmsTV Movie
House of the Dead 2HensonTV Movie
2006Kraken: Tentacles of the DeepNicoleTV Movie
Her Fatal FlawLaney HennessyTV Movie
Comedy HellKelliTV Movie
2007What Love isSara
Brotherhood of BloodCarrie Rieger
Hush Little BabyJaimeTV Movie
2008Journey to the Center of the EarthMartha DennisonTV Movie/Mini Series
2010Mongolian Death WormAliciaTV Movie
2011Soda SpringsShellyTV Movie
Your Love Never FailsAnne MarieDirect-To-Video

TV Series

YearTV SeriesRoleNotes
1997Once a ThiefJackie JanczykRecurring Character: 13 episodes
1998Xena: Warrior PrincessCyaneRecurring Character
1999Forbidden IslandWilkesGuest Starred
2000Cleopatra 2525Rose "Sarge"Main Character: 28 episodes
First WaveClaire WilsonGuest Starred
2001–2004Mutant XShalimar FoxStarring Role: 66 episodes
2006–2007Day BreakAndrea BattleMain Character: 13 episodes
2007Ghost WhispererProfessor Claudia PolliliGuest Starred
2008MoonlightDee Dee DwightGuest Starred
LifeDiane GrahamGuest Starred
2009CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCarla BanksGuest Starred
Fear ItselfRobie CollinsGuest Starred
Cold CaseVanessa QuartermanGuest Starred
2010NCISTiffany ChaseGuest Starred
2011Lie To MeLillyGuest Starred: Series 3 Episode 10

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