Katrina Law is an American actress, singer and model best known for her breakthrough role of Mira in the Starz television series, ‘Spartacus’.
Date of birth
Katrina Law was born on September 30, 1985, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Family & Early life
Law was raised in South Jersey. Her father served in the US armed forces during the Vietnam War, where he met her mother who worked as a bartender. Being born to a Catholic father of German and Italian origin, and a Buddhist mother of Taiwanese origin, she learnt tolerance and patience early on in her life.
Noticing how energetic she was as a child, her mother enrolled her in a number of activities. She learnt to dance, took voice coaching, went to the gym, learnt karate, and also played soccer. She participated in sport as part of her varsity team, performed as a cheerleader, and became a member of The National Honors Society during her high school years. She initially enrolled into Richard Stockton College of New Jersey to study Marine Biology. However, she switched her major to Theatre Arts after getting a role in The Chorus Line for Summer Stock Theatre.
She is married to fellow actor, Keith Andreen. The couple got married in 2013 after three years of dating.
Not yet established.
At the age of ten, Katrina Law started her journey towards fame when she appeared on television for the first time as part of a Chinese movie in which she can be seen talking in Mandarin.
During her teenage years she represented her home state of New Jersey on the national television after being crowned Miss New Jersey Teen USA. She graduated from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with a degree in Theatre and went to Philadelphia and New York to pursue further courses in acting.
In 2000, she earned a small role in the comedy film ‘Lucky Numbers’, which was directed by Nora Ephron and starred John Travolta.
She earned her SAG status on the set of the film and landed a guest role in the NBC crime drama series ‘Third Watch’ in 2001.
Katrina Law continued to appear on television as well as act in independent films in the following years. However, she got her big break after she worked on the web series, ‘The Resistance’, in 2010. The low budget series, which was directed by Adrian Picardi, was picked up by Ghost House Pictures and Starz Media after the release of its four short teasers on YouTube.
Law, who was in a lead role in the series, went on to star in another Starz series, Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
Her 2017 television endeavor is the CBS crime-thriller, ‘Training Day’, in which she plays the role of Detective Rebecca Lee.
In 2020, she portrayed the role of Jessica in Christmas With The Darlings TV movie.
It is a little known fact that Katrina Law is also a talented singer and serves as the lead singer and bass player in the Southern California band Soundboard Fiction. She started singing at the age of six, and later learnt to play both acoustic guitar and bass guitar. She later formed the band along with some of her friends as a means of creative outlet for the group. While they initially played gigs at various events, they eventually turned it into a recording studio band so that they can focus on their creativity, avoiding the stress of playing live gigs. The band has released three albums so far. One of their most popular singles is "Ghost Town".
|Born||30th September, 1985|
|Home City||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|