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Katheryn Winnick

As her impressively diverse list of credits attests, the beautiful Canadian-born Katheryn Winnick has always been drawn to the unconventional, showing range and depth with every role she plays. Winnick will next star as the fearless shield maiden, 'Lagertha', wife and warrior of a great Viking leader in the new eagerly-anticipated television series "Vikings". Produced by MGM and The History Channel, "Vikings" is an epic historical drama that chronicles legendary events of the medieval times, also starring Golden Globe Winner, Gabriel Byrne and Travis Fimmel. Winnick considers "Vikings" to be her most precious acting memories to date. This year alone, Winnick exemplifies her talent and diversity in roles when she appears as Charlie Sheen's ex in "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III" (co starring Bill Murray, Patricia Arquette, and Jason Schwartzman); and alongside Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, and Alan Arkin in Lakeshore Entertainment's "Stand Up Guys". Upcoming, Winnick can be seen opposite Kurt Russell and Matt Dillon in the heist comedy "The Fix". Recent career highlights include a sexy turn opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway in Ed Zwick's "Love and Other Drugs"; a fun, physically demanding role as one of the eponymous assassins in the Ashton Kutcher, Katherine Heigl action-comedy, "Killers" (in which Winnick did all her own stunts); a juicy recurring role as David Boreanaz's love interest on Fox's hit primetime TV series, "Bones"; and a subtly endearing performance in Sophie Barthes' "Cold Souls" (2009) alongside Academy Award-nominated co-stars Paul Giamatti, Emily Watson, and David Straitharn that resulted in a nod for 'Best Ensemble Cast' at that year's Independent Spirit Awards. Winnick demonstrates talent beyond the acting realm as an accomplished martial artist. After receiving her first Black Belt at the ripe old age of thirteen, she went on to compete in the Canadian Nationals, opened a handful of highly-successful Tae Kwon Do schools in and around Toronto, and - as if all that was not enough - eventually trained to become a licensed bodyguard. She currently holds a third-degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do and a second-degree Black Belt in Karate.

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Dec 17, 1977 In Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Crediti:
Prime apparizioni:
nel series Student Bodies 1997-09-27
Ultimi progetti:
Film Geostorm 2017-10-13
Known For
Poster of Vikings
Poster of Children of the Air
Poster of Ipotesi di follia
Poster of Biohazardous
Film Geostorm Olivia 2017-10-13
Film La Torre Nera Laurie Chambers 2017-08-03
series Vikings Lagertha Lothbrok 2013-03-03
Film Uomini di parola Oxana 2013-01-31
Film The Art of the Steal - L'arte del furto Lola 2013-09-11
Film Children of the Air Samantha Thomas 2012-01-14
Film A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III Ivana 2012-11-15
series Transporter: The Series Darcy Daniels 2012-12-06
Film Choose Fiona 2011-01-17
series Person of Interest Frankie Wells 2011-09-22
Film Radio Free Albemuth Rachel Brady 2010-01-01
Film Amore & altri rimedi Lisa 2010-11-22
Film Killers Vivian 2010-06-04
series The Glades Valerie Dorman 2010-07-11
series Nikita Kelly 2010-09-09
Film Cold Souls Sveta 2009-08-07
Film Amusement Tabitha 2008-10-09
Film Ipotesi di follia Nina Patterson 2007-01-28
Film When Nietzsche Wept Lou Salome 2007-08-02
Film A casa con i suoi Melissa 2006-03-10
Film Cloud 9 Olga 2006-01-01
Film 13 Graves Amy 2006-11-18
Film Kiss Me Again Chalice 2006-04-28
Film Trump Unauthorized Ivana Trump 2005-05-24
Film Hellraiser: Hellworld Chelsea 2005-09-06
Film 50 volte il primo bacio Young Woman 2004-02-13
Film Halloween killer Jenna Whooly 2004-01-01
Film Our Time Is Up Waif 2004-01-01
Film Vado, vedo, vengo - un viaggio tutte curve Trish 2004-08-19
series CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-21
series Dr. House Unknown 2004-11-16
series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
series The It Factor 2002-01-06
Film Two weeks notice - Due settimane per innamorarsi Tiffany 2002-12-19
Film Biohazardous Jennifer 2001-05-11
series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
series Relic Hunter Roselyn 1999-09-25
series Student Bodies Holly Benson 1997-09-27