Crystal Lowe

Crystal Lowe (born January 20, 1981) is a Canadian actress and model best known for her Scream Queen roles in horror films such as roles as Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001), Final Destination 3 (2006), Black Christmas (2006) and Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007) and as Rita Haywith in Hallmark Channel's Signed, Sealed, Delivered television and television film series (2013–2018).

Crystal Lowe
Crystal Lowe.jpg
Lowe in 2005
Born (1981-01-20) January 20, 1981 (age 39)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)
Miko Tomasevich
(
m. 2009)

Early lifeEdit

Lowe was born in Vancouver, British Columbia to a Chinese father and a Scottish mother.[1] In an interview in 2016 she said that she had wanted to be an actress since the age of five.[2]

CareerEdit

Lowe started her career as a model. Her first acting role was at age 15 was as Nya on an episode of Stargate SG-1. Lowe went on to guest star in several popular television shows like Masters of Horror, Psych, Supernatural, Stargate: Atlantis, The L Word plus many more.

Lowe's first film role came in 2000 when she was cast in the film Get Carter. Soon after she was cast as Tiffany in the horror film Children of the Corn: Revelation. In 2006 Crystal was cast as Ashlyn Halperin in Final Destination 3. Her next role was as Lauren in the remake of Black Christmas. Just after Black Christmas, Lowe went on to star as Elena in Wrong Turn 2: Dead End.

Lowe went on to do cameo roles in the films Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Good Luck Chuck. In 2008 she was reunited with her Final Destination 3 Co-stars Sam Easton and Amanda Crew in the film That One Night. Also in 2008, Lowe was cast in supporting roles for the films Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon, Poison Ivy: The Secret Society and Center Stage: Turn It Up.

In 2010, Lowe appeared as Zoe in the film Hot Tub Time Machine, as Vala in the 9th season of the CW show Smallville[3] and as Nina in Sheldon Wilson's horror/thriller film Killer Mountain. In mid-2011, Lowe was cast as Tina in A Little Bit Zombie and as Piper/Peaches in the TV movie To the Mat. In early 2012, she was cast as Toby Nance, one of the lead characters in the new series Primeval: New World.[4][5]

In 2014, Lowe was cast as Rita Heywith in the Hallmark series Signed, Sealed, Delivered, which aired for one season in 2014 before becoming successive television films. In 2015, she took a role behind the camera, directing the locally produced short film Becoming Sophie which was featured at Cannes Short Film Library and L.A. Women's Film Festival.[6]

In 2017, Lowe played Sarah Albans, the mother of Julian, the main antagonist in the film version of Wonder,[7] based on the 2012 novel.

Personal LifeEdit

On August 8, 2009, Lowe married her fiance Miko Tomasevich at Vancouver's historic Hycroft Manor. She and her husband own Hyde Restaurant in Vancouver, British Columbia.[8][9]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Get Carter Girl #1
2000 Sanctimony Virginia
2001 Children of the Corn: Revelation Tiffany Direct-to-video film
2002 Insomnia Kay Connell
2002 I Spy Beautiful Girl
2004 Going the Distance Waitress
2005 Thralls Tanya Watner Direct-to-video film
2006 Final Destination 3 Ashlyn Halperin
2006 Scary Movie 4 Chingy's Girl #1
2006 Snakes on a Plane Autograph Girl
2006 Black Christmas Lauren Hannon
2007 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Hot Party Girl #3
2007 Wrong Turn 2: Dead End Elena Garcia Direct-to-video film
2007 Good Luck Chuck Cam's Wedding Friend
2008 That One Night Stacy
2008 Center Stage: Turn It Up Lexi
2008 Dim Sum Funeral Jane
2009 Driven to Kill Tanya Direct-to-video film
2010 Hot Tub Time Machine Zoe
2012 A Little Bit Zombie Tina
2013 Charlie Rose
2016 Rampage: President Down Bill's Girlfriend [Crystal]
2017 Wonder Sarah Albans
2019 Benchwarmers 2: Breaking Balls Ramona Direct-to-video film

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Stargate SG-1 Nya Episode: "Emancipation"
1997 Breaker High Melina Episode: "Beware of Geeks Baring Their Gifts"
1998 Cold Squad Samantha Gordon Episode: "Merv Doucette"
1998 Da Vinci's Inquest Shelley Dunne Episode: "The Most Dangerous Time"
1998 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Pascal Episode: "The Case of the Open Hand"
1999–2000 Cold Squad Myra Larson Episodes: "Deadly Games: Part 2", "Death by Intent: Part 1"
2001 Da Vinci's Inquest Sylvia Episodes: "Banging on the Wall", "Cheap Aftershave"
2002 MTV's Now What? Shannon Episodes: "Zack's Little Problem", "Reality Bites", "Purity Test"
2002 The Secret Life of Zoey Cheerleader Television film
2002 The Twilight Zone Groupie Episode: "Harsh Mistress"
2004 Life as We Know It Julie Episode: "Natural Disasters"
2005 The Life Student #3 Television film
2005 The Collector Cree Episode: "The Tattoo Artist"
2005 The L Word Cocktail Waitress Episode: "Lap Dance"
2006 Masters of Horror Lily Episode: "Pick Me Up"
2006 Killer Instinct Yvette Episode: "She's the Bomb"
2006 The Evidence Deb Kintza Episode: "And the Envelope Please"
2006 Totally Awesome Pretty Girl Television film
2007 Falcon Beach Kelly Episode: "Strawberry Social Reject"
2007 Psych Eden Episode: "Scary Sherry: Bianca's Toast"
2007 Psych Daphne Episode: "If You're So Smart, Then Why Are You Dead?"
2007 Bionic Woman Jessica Episode: "Second Chances"
2008 Stargate Atlantis Mardola Episode: "Harmony"
2008 Poison Ivy: The Secret Society Isabel Turner Television film (Lifetime)
2008 Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon Ashley Television film (Sci-Fi)
2008 The Boy Next Door Nicole Warner Television film
2009 Supernatural Leticia Gore Actress Episode: "The Real Ghostbusters"
2009 What Color Is Love? Faiza Television film
2009 Trust Michelle Television film
2010 Smallville Vala 4 episodes (season 9)
2011 Shattered Woman Episode: "Finding the Boy"
2011 Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story Natalie Television film
2011 To the Mat Piper / Peaches Television film
2011 Killer Mountain Nina Television film
2012 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Cassandra Episode: "Headshot"
2012–2013 Primeval: New World Toby Nance Mail role
2013–2014 Signed, Sealed, Delivered Rita Haywith Main role[10]
2014 Almost Human Jeannie Episode: Simon Says
2014 Republic of Doyle Michelle Cantwell Episode: "No Rest for the Convicted"
2014–2018 Signed, Sealed, Delivered Rita Haywith Television film series (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries): 11 films
2015 Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die Gretchen / Linda French Television film (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)
2016 Hearts of Christmas Lauren Wright Television film (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)
2017 Christmas at Holly Lodge Callie Television film (Hallmark)[11]
2019 Flip That Romance Kat Television film (Hallmark)
2019 Christmas at Dollywood Maggie Davis Television film (Hallmark)
2020 The Wrong Wedding Planner Ashley Television film (LMN); as Yan-Kay Crystal Lowe

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canadian actress Crystal Lowe (interview) – AsianceMagazine.com". Archived from the original on 2012-06-28. Retrieved 2010-01-06.
  2. ^ "Crystal Lowe – Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From The Heart". Starry Mag. 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ "SMALLVILLE: SEASON 9 REVIEW". uk.ign.com. 21 May 2010.
  4. ^ "Crystal Lowe takes on predators in the streets of Vancouver in new Primeval spin-off". Vancouver Observer. 15 December 2012.
  5. ^ "Primeval: New World – meet the cast". Radio Times. 8 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Vancouver Models: Crystal Lowe". Daily Hive. 23 December 2015.
  7. ^ "B.C. actress's role in Wonder brings perspective to the topic of bullying". trailtimes.ca. 11 December 2017.
  8. ^ "MAIN STREET: Hyde and Lowe". westender.com. 27 March 2013.
  9. ^ "Crystal Lowe, Hyde Restaurant, Vancouver". Women's Enterprise Center. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  10. ^ About Signed, Sealed, Delivered - The Series Archived 2014-04-13 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ "Hallmark Channel 'Christmas At Holly Lodge' Premiere: Meet The Cast, Watch Trailer". ibtimes.com. 3 December 2017.

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