Michelle Krusiec Biography

Birthday: 1974-10-02
Place of Birth: Fallon, Nevada USA
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Wiki Biography: At the age of 12, a talent agent scouted Michelle Krusiec in her hometown of Virginia Beach. She began formal training at the Virginia Governor's Magnet School for the Arts and graduated with a Theatre and English Degree from Virginia Tech in 1995. She completed additional studies on scholarship at Oxford and then found herself globe-trotting as the host of "Travelers" (1996) for the Discovery Channel, visiting over 50 destinations around the world. Krusiec has graced films such as Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Cursed (2005), Daddy Day Care (2003), and Duplex (2003), but her uncanny performance in Alice Wu's feature Saving Face (2004) caught the attention of critics from numerous publications, including the Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Slate Magazine, NY Post, and Washington Post. Michelle's performance opposite Joan Chen garnered Krusiec a coveted Golden Horse nomination for Best Actress. Inarguably recognized as the "Chinese" Academy Award, the Golden Horse awards have recognized and established talents such as Joan Chen, Maggie Cheung and Li Gong. She is one of the first Asian American actors to be recognized by these prestigious awards. In television, Michelle has made over 30 guest appearances (not including her own NBC series) on prime time hits such as "Grey's Anatomy" (2005), "Weeds" (2005), "Cold Case" (2003), "Without a Trace" (2002), "NCIS" (2003), "Monk" (2002), "ER" (1994), and HBO's dark comedy "The Mind of the Married Man" (2001). Krusiec's independent forays have premiered in festivals such as Sundance and the Toronto International film festival. In 2002, Michelle was invited to premiere her one-woman solo show, "Made in Taiwan," at the HBO Aspen Comedy festival. Hollywood Reporter named her one of the Top Ten Rising Stars. Recently, the Hollywood Reporter once again highlighted Michelle as part of their "Faces of Sundance" feature 2005.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
One World Sui Blake 1998 - 2001
Snow Wonder 2005 Drama
This Might Hurt 2009
Knife Fight Shannon Haung 2013
Relative Insanity Marsha 2013 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
For the Cause 2000
Pursuit of Happiness Miko 2001 Comedy, Romance
Saving Face Wilhelmina 'Wil' Pang 2005 Comedy, Drama, Romance
What Happens in Vegas Chong 2008 Biography
Far North Anja 2008 Comedy, 0, Game Show
What Happens in Vegas... Chong 2008 Comedy, Romance
Henry Poole is Here 2008 Comedy, Drama
The Locksmith Monique 2010 Biography, Comedy, Crime
Lie yan Cheating Man's Wife 2010 Thriller
Take Me Home Suzanne 2011 Comedy, Romance
Shuffle One Night Stand / Kevin's Mother 2011 Drama
Sunset Stories Nova 2012 Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Knife Fight Shannon Haung 2013 Drama
Four of Hearts Christy 2013 Drama, Romance
Relative Insanity Marsha 2014 Comedy, Drama
This Last Lonely Place VA Doctor 2014 Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Invitation Gina 2015 Thriller