Kristin Bauer van Straten Bio, Age, Husband, Tattoo, Movies and Net Worth

Kristin Bauer Van Straten  Bio

Kristin Bauer van Straten born Kristin Neubauer on 26 November 1966, in Racine, Wisconsin, United States, is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles as vampire Pamela Swynford De Beaufort on the HBO television series True Blood, Jerry’s girlfriend Gillian on Seinfeld, and as sorceress Maleficent in the ABC series Once Upon a Time.

Kristin Bauer van Straten

Kristin Bauer van Straten Age

Born on 26th November, 1966, Kristin 52 years old.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Height

She is 1.75 meters tall.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Husband

She is married to Abri van Straten since. 2009.


In her childhood, she played sports, rode horses, and fired shotguns. She went to The Prairie School in Racine, before going on to study fine arts at Washington University in St. Louis as well as in Boston and New York in her youth, but decided to become an actress and moved to Los Angeles, where she has been living since she began acting in 1994. She still draws and paints, commissioned portraits.


She had her first regular role in a television series, in 1995, as Maggie Reynolds on The Crew. Some of her other recurring roles include Geneva Renault in Total Security, Candy Cooper in That’s Life, Rebecca Colfax in Dirty Sexy Money, and Belinda Slypich in Hidden Hills. However, her best known film role was in Dancing at the Blue Iguana in 2000. She played a porn star appearing as the featured act at a Los Angeles strip club and performed an extended nude dance. She starred in the award-winning short film Room 302, in 2001 and in 2004 she had a minor role in the film 50 First Dates, which starred Adam Sandler.

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Kristin Bauer Van Straten Mera | Kristin Bauer Van Straten Justice League

She supplied the voice of the superhero Mera, in the animated series Justice League.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Seinfeld

Van Straten also made a number of guest appearances in several television shows, including LA Law, Seinfeld, Everybody Loves Raymond, Dark Angel, Two and a Half Men, Star Trek: Enterprise, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Desperate Housewives, and George Lopez. She made an appearance in a Seinfeld episode; The Bizarro Jerry as Gillian, Jerry’s girlfriend with “man hands”.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten True Blood

van Straten played the vampire Pamela Swynford De Beaufort on the HBO fantasy drama series True Blood, from 2008 to its conclusion in 2014 . TV Guide confirmed on December 8, 2009, that she had been promoted from recurring status to a series regular.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Maleficent

van Straten was cast in the fantasy television series Once Upon a Time in 2011, as the evil fairy Maleficent, the wicked fairy godmother, using the name from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, the rival of the Evil Queen of Snow White.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Desperate Housewives

She was cast in the series Desperate Housewives in 2006, as of Veronica.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten 50 First Dates

She was cast as Kristin Bauer a Female Firefighter in the film 50 First Dates in 2004.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Romy And Michele

She was cast in the film Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion in 1997, as Kelly.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Star Trek

In 1993, she was cast in the series Star Trek Deep Space Nine as Blond Girl.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $4 million.

Kristin Bauer Van Straten Movies







Glory Daze



Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion



My Little Havana



Dancing at the Blue Iguana



Hollywood Palms


Room 302



50 First Dates

Female Firefighter

Living with Lou



Life of the Party



Subject: I Love You

Sarah Drake




The Story of Luke



Teen Lust



Nocturnal Animals

Samantha Van Helsing


Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay

Crystal Frost/Killer Frost

Happy Anniversary


Kristin Bauer Van Straten Tattoo

Kristin has a large orchid tattoo stretching from her right upper arm onto her back. She told Tattoo magazine that she ended up with the floral design because she wanted “something light, feminine, and timeless.”

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Note: This biography is based on the available information as of 2023, and real-time updates or developments are being updated by our editorial team.