Kristanna Sommer Loken (born October 8, 1979) is an American model and actress best known for her roles in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, BloodRayne and Painkiller Jane. Loken was born on October 8, 1979 in Ghent, New York, the daughter of Rande (nee Porath), a model, and Merlin 'Chris' Loken, a writer and apple farmer. All four of her grandparents were born in Norway and emigrated from there to Wisconsin's Norwegian American community. She grew up on her parents' fruit farm in Upstate New York. She has a sister named Tanya. After her mother encouraged her to become a model, Loken participated at the 1994 Elite Model Look in which she placed 3rd runner-up.
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