Of Mexican descent, Kristen was born in The Rio Grande Valley of SouthTexas, she is the middle daughter of a self-made businessman and aregistered nurse. She has been performing as a dancer since the age of four. At the age of13 Kristen was cast as a "Grotesque" in her first school play, "Beauty& the Beast". At the age of 15 Kristen was cast in her firstcommercial.
Her nickname - "Olive Oil" due to her long neck and big doeeyes. She attended engineering school in Texas while staying active on thedance team. She worked in Dallas as a global operations engineer whereher boss gave her the nick-name, "fearless". She taught yoga anddiscovered the art of Oriental Belly Dance in the evenings. She alsogot to live, work with and/or travel in the Dominican Republic, Sweden,Spain, India, UK, Brazil & Australia.
Upon her arrival to NYC, she enrolled in Lee Strasberg Institute,performed off-off Broadway and after two years moved to Los Angeles. .
|1||Sadie and the Slot Machines||2006||as Show Girl|
|2||Cowboys & Indians||2011||as Gentle Bird|
|5||Criminal Minds||2005||as Mother|
|6||General Hospital||1963||as ER Nurse|
|7||The Agency||2010||as Carly|
|8||The Bold and the Beautiful||1987||as Abby|