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Overview (3)

Born in Ventura, California, USA
Birth NameKrista J. Allen
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Krista was born in Ventura, California and grew up in Austin, Texas. Her idols growing up were Lucille Ball and Gilda Radner. She made her way back to Southern California as a young adult and wanted to try out the acting biz. Just weeks after she landed in LA, she booked the coveted role of "Billie Reed" on NBC's Days of Our Lives (1965). After her 3-year stint on the show, she was offered a starring role on Baywatch (1989) Hawaii. She starred in Anger Management (2003), with Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler; and Liar Liar (1997) with Jim Carrey. She also received high praise for her role in George Clooney's Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002). She has had great success in recurring and guest-starring roles on some of the most celebrated TV shows of our time, like Married with Children (1986), Friends (1994), Monk (2002), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Smallville (2001), Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Rules of Engagement (2007), Just Shoot Me! (1997) and Two and a Half Men (2003), just to name a few. She recently starred in the title role of the CW comedy, Significant Mother (2015), in 2015. In addition to being a sought after actress, Krista is also bringing her comedic talents to the stage as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles. Krista is also super mom to her son, Jake Moritt, and her 10-year-old beagle, Jack.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jordan Clark

Spouse (2)

Mams Taylor (10 October 2010 - 2012) ( divorced)
Justin Moritt (14 September 1996 - 1999) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

Trivia (14)

Majored in education at Austin (TX) Community College, then interned as a kindergarten teacher before she decided to pursue her dream of an acting career. Despite previous rumors, she did not attend the University of Texas.
Her maternal grandfather, Antone Pacheco Raposa (António Pacheco Raposo), was of Portuguese origin. Her other ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, Dutch, Welsh, and remote African (through her descent from Elizabeth Key Grinstead, a biracial woman born in the 1600s, who successfully sued to emancipate herself from slavery).
Has started her own T-shirt line; formerly called Sex Brand, its name was changed to SuperEXcellent.
In both Smallville (2001) and Mutant X (2001), she played a woman who could control men with her pheromones.
#70 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 of 2005 list.
In March of 2008 her relationship with George Clooney, whom she met on the set of Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), ended.
Grew up in Houston, TX.
Filed for divorce on Feb. 28, 2012, from second husband Mams Taylor after 16 months of marriage and six months of separation.
Gave birth to her first child at age 26, son Jacob Nolan Moritt (aka Jake Moritt) ,on July 12, 1997. Child's father is her first husband, Justin Moritt.
Became a certified yoga instructor in 2010.
Became a director and spokesman for the non-profit organization R.I.S.E. & Stand that helps educate and raise awareness about bullying, human trafficking, domestic abuse and animal cruelty.
In 2014 she obtained a California motorcycle drivers license.
Krista's show, Significant Mother (2015), was rated one of the top 15 new comedy series for 2015.
Former promotional model for the Texas Bikini Team during its inaugural season in 1992 - she was featured in the pay per view series The Bikini Open (she is a featured model with the 1992 Bikini Open trading card collection as #43. Texas Bikini Team founder Dawn Waggoner is #33 in the same collection. The trading card collection is a usual listing on eBay - it is rumored that a Texas Bikini Team fan in the Houston, TX area is known to purchase the Bikini Open 1992 trading cards since they are devalued commodities).

Personal Quotes (4)

I believe there is a power greater than me, greater than anything I could ever achieve in my own way of thinking, because my best thinking has gotten me into some pretty messy places in my life!
You Vs You Baby, Own that sh*t.
The best portion of your life will be small, nameless moments you spend smiling with someone who matters to you.
When you do things from the soul other people really dig that sh*t.

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