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Kristina Anapau Biography

Kristina Anapau born in October 30, 1979 is an American actress and model.

Private life

Anapau was born and raised on the island of Hawaii, the daughter of a scientist and an artist. Shortly after graduating from high school at fifteen and entering the University of Hawaii at Manoa, she was cast in the Oahu-filmed television movie Escape From Atlantis; that was the start of her career in show business.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Skidmore College in New York.

Before gaining success as a film and TV actress, Anapau had intended to become a classical ballerina, having trained seriously since the age of 5.

Career

Anapau apppeared in 2010's Black Swan, from director Darren Aronofsky, opposite Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Winona Ryder, and Barbara Hershey. She will also be starring in the paranormal thriller, The Speak, alongside Tom Sizemore, which has just completed filming and is set for a 2011 release.

Anapau starred with Christina Ricci and Jesse Eisenberg in the Dimension Films thriller Cursed, directed by Wes Craven, and also appeared in the films Madison, starring Jim Caviezel and Academy Award Nominee Bruce Dern, the indie "Self Medicated" (winner of 38 international film festivals) with Diane Venora, as well as the Lions Gate comedy 100 Girls.

Anapau has also appeared in many television productions, such as House, M.D., Monk, CSI: NY, Once and Again, General Hospital, For the People, Haunted, The Opposite of Sex and the VH1 telefilm They Shoot Divas, Don't They? Anapau also starred opposite comedian Dane Cook in the Sony Television produced pilot Cooked and can be seen this fall on NBC's new series Knight Rider.

Anapau was a cover model for Stuff magazine. She was also one of Stuff magazine's "103 Sexiest Women in the World". as well as Stuff Magazine's "Hollywood's Most Wanted- 50 Hottest Women to Watch"
 

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