KRISTEN RENTON

ACTRESS

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BIOGRAPHY

 

Kristen has been following her passion as an actress from the early age of 17 when she was cast in The Sausage Factory, a wonderfully quirky series for MTV. Kristen most recently had a recurring role as "Ima" on the critically acclaimed FX series, Sons Of Anarchy; a hard-edged drama that revolves around the fictitious motorcycle gang, SAMCRO. Kristen's character is a no-nonsense porn star who seems to always leave a trail of chaos in her wake.

 

Her extensive TV background includes playing the Southern Belle "Morgan Hollingsworth" on NBC's popular daytime drama series, Days of Our Lives, as well as many memorable guest appearances on hit TV shows including, CSI:MIAMI, The OC, and CSI:NY. Kristen has recently worked on several projects including The Glades on A&E, a hilarious pilot for CBS called Friend Me, as well as a terrifying short Girl at the Door directed by Academy Award Nominee Colin Campbell. She recently won "Best Actress" at the Claremont Film Festival for her short "Love In Our Time" which she co-produced. Kristen was able to show her comedic side while recurring as Charlie Sheen's love interest in Anger Management, and is looking forward to the release of her most recent film, Battle Scars, which portrays the often dark reality service men and woman face adjusting to home life after returning from war, which won the "Festival Founders Choice Award for Feature Film" at the 2015 GI Film Festival.

 

Kristen has also appeared on Kendra On Top, a reality show on WE TV following the fast-paced and often hilarious life of her real-life girlfriend Kendra Wilkinson. She has also been featured in the docu-series "Celebrity Ghost Stories" where she recounted a terrifying evening on the ship The Queen Mary in which she witnessed one of the many documented "ghosts" on the ship. Kristen was also featured in the follow up series "The Haunting Of...." where she and renowned psychic Kim Russo returned to The Queen Mary to revisit her haunting experience and seek out long awaited answers.

 

After being asked to participate in the documentary "Give Me Shelter" which was written by her friend Katie Cleary, these two animal advocates began "World Animal News", which airs weekly on TRadioV, and discusses a variety of animal issues and causes. With powerful weekly in-studio guests, and very strong opinions, "World Animal News" has become wildly popular in the animal rescue and advocacy community.

 

Philanthropy is Kristen's passion and her focus when she isn't acting. She a huge animal activist, supporting Boxer Rescue LA, ASPCA, Dogs for the Deaf, HSUS, Save the Manatee Club and SPCA, just to name a few. Kristen was recently named as an ambassador for Lupus LA, as well as working with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She also volunteers at Children's Hospital LA, and is working closely with The Dream Builders Foundation as well as Delivering Dreams on many upcoming charitable events. She enjoys horseback riding and photography when she has a rare moment off! Kristen lives with her mastiff/boxer mix named Roxy and her beloved cat Minnie. She is attending The Pennsylvania State University, her parents' alma mater, to obtain a degree in Psychology.