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Katheryn Winnick, actress,
Katheryn_Winnick at the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards. Photo copyright © 2014 by R.A.Lucas. Used with permission.
B: December 17, 1977 in Toronto, Ontario

Katheryn Winnick’s parents enrolled the whole family in martial arts when the future actor was just seven years old. She attained her first black belt at the age of 13 and by time she was 16 she ranked second in Canada in tae kwon do and karate. It was her expertise in martial arts that led her into a movie career. When David Cronenberg was filming eXistenZ in 1998, he brought Winnick in to teach martial arts to Jennifer Jason Leigh. Winnick plays the role of Lagertha in the series, Vikings and was nominated for a 2014 Canadian Screen Award for her work in that role. She is pictured above at the CSA award ceremonies in March of 2014.

Photo © 2014 R.A.Lucas


Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Biohazardous (2001)
Smoking Herb (2002)
Fabled (2002)
Daddy’s Little Girl (2002)
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
What Alice Found (2003)
50 First dates (2004)
Satan`s Little Helper (2004)
Going the Distance (2004)
Our Time is Up (2004)
Trump Unauthorized (TV-2005)
Hellraiser: Hellworld (VR-2004)
Cloud 9 (2005)
Failure to Launch (2006)
Kiss Me Again (2006)
Law Dogs (TV-2007)
Tipping Point (TV-2007)
When Nietzsche Wept (2007)
Amusement (2008)
Radio Free Albemuth (2008)
Cold Souls (2009)

Night and Day (2010)
Tranced (2010)
Radio Free Albemuth (2010
Killers (2010)
Love and Other Drugs (2010)
Choose (2011)
Bat $#*! Crazy (2011)
Children of the Air (2011, short)
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)
Stand Up Guys (2012)
The Black Marks (2013)
The Art of the Steal (2013)
Stripped (2016, short)
Geostorm (2016)
The Dark Tower (2017)
Speed Kills (2018)
Polar (2019)


TV Series – Cast:
Student Bodies (1999)

Bones (2010-2011)
Vikings (2013-2018)
Wu Assassins (2019)


TV Series – Guest appearances:
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1999)

Relic Hunter (2000)
Screech Owls (2001)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2002, 2009)
Tracker (2002)
Oz (2003)
Wild Card (2003)
10-8: Officers on Duty (2003)
CSI: Miami (2004)
1-800-Missing (2004)
CSI: NY (2005)
Criminal Minds (2006)
House (2007)
Law & Order (2008)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2009)

The Gates (2010)
The Glades (2011)
Nikita (2011)
Transporter: The Series (2012)
Person of Interest (2015)