Kristin Lehman
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Kristin Lehman

Kristin Lehman
Kristin Lehman - Motive set - November 2012 (cropped).jpg
Lehman on the set of Motive in November 2012
Born (1972-05-03) May 3, 1972 (age 48)
OccupationActress, dancer
Years active1995-present
Adam Reid

Kristin Lehman (born May 3, 1972) is a Canadian actress and dancer known for her roles in the television series Poltergeist: The Legacy, Judging Amy, and The Killing. From 2013 to 2016, she starred as Detective Angie Flynn in the CTV series Motive. Recently, Lehman played Miriam Bancroft, wife of Laurens Bancroft, in Season 1 of Netflix's Altered Carbon. Lehman said she was "really intrigued and challenged" to play the character, considering it different from her other work. Her background as a dancer helped her prepare for the role. Of the character's sexuality, "She has commodified her sexuality and I was interested in exploring that side of the character".

Life and career

Lehman was born in New Westminster, grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, and studied classical ballet at Canada's Royal Academy of Dance for eight years.[2] She has acted professionally since 1995. In the 1990s, she appeared in Canadian programs such as Forever Knight, Due South and Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, before moving to Los Angeles.[3]

Lehman was a regular cast member in the Showtime horror series Poltergeist: The Legacy (1998-99). She later starred in the short-lived ABC medical drama Strange World (1999). She also was a regular cast member in the short-lived dramas Century City, Tilt, Killer Instinct and Drive.[3] Lehman also appeared in recurring roles in Felicity and Judging Amy, and played guest roles on many shows, including The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone, Andromeda, Kevin Hill, Prison Break, and Castle.

Lehman's film credits include Alaska (1996), Bleeders (1997), Dog Park (1998), The Way of the Gun (2000), Lie with Me (2005), The Sentinel (2006), The Loft (2013), and television movies Playing House, Rapid Fire and The Gathering.

Lehman starred in AMC's drama series The Killing from 2011 to 2012.[4] As of 2013, she plays the lead role in the Canadian series Motive.[5]

Personal life

Lehman is married to actor Adam Reid, and they have a son.[6]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Alaska Florence
1997 Bliss Scope / Steps Woman
1997 Bleeders Kathleen Strauss
1998 Dog Park Keiran
1999 Dinner at Fred's Sarah Billings
2000 The Way of the Gun Francesca Chidduck
2004 The Chronicles of Riddick Shirah Director's cut
2005 Lie with Me Rachel
2006 The Sentinel Cindy Breckinridge
2014 The Loft Det. Higgins
2019 Lie Exposed Mickey


Year Title Role Notes
1995 The Commish Cynthia Episode: "Off Broadway: Part 1"
1995-1996 Forever Knight Urs 4 episodes
1996 Toe Tags Chana TV movie
1996 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice Tina TV movie
1996 Due South Rhonda Episode: "Flashback"
1996 F/X: The Series Katiya Episode: "F/X: The Illusion"
1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Det. Jordan McGuire 6 episodes
1996 The Outer Limits Janet Marshall Episode: "Falling Star"
1997 The Outer Limits Katya Rubinov Episode: "Dead Man's Switch"
1997 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Jackie Kinley / Julie Bright Episode: "The Undead, The Stalker"
1997 Once a Thief Alexa Lundquist Episode: "Art of Death"
1997 Earth: Final Conflict Cynthia Clarkson Episode: "Resurrection"
1998 The X-Files Esther Nairn / Invisigoth Episode: "Kill Switch"
1998-1999 Poltergeist: The Legacy Kristin Adams 36 episodes
1999 Strange World Dr. Sidney MacMillan 13 episodes
2000 The Outer Limits Larissa Episode: "Stasis"
2001 Felicity Avery Swanson 4 episodes
2001 Go Fish Laura Eastwood Series regular, 5 episodes
2001 The Outer Limits Lorelle Palmer Episode: "Time to Time"
2002 UC: Undercover Diane Robertson Episode: "Manhunt"
2002 Verdict in Blood Shannon Blackwell TV movie
2002-2003 Judging Amy Dr. Lily Reddicker 20 episodes
2002 The Twilight Zone Becca Niles Episode: "Dead Man's Eyes"
2002 Andromeda Molly Noguchi Episode: "Lava and Rockets"
Episode: "Waking the Tyrant's Device"
Nominated - Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role in a Dramatic Series[7]
2004 Century City Lee May Bristol 9 episodes
2004 Kevin Hill Serena Quinn Episode: "Going for the Juggler"
2005 Puppets Who Kill Honeypot Episode: "Buttons on a Hot Tin Roof"
2005 Tilt Ellen / Miami 9 episodes
2005 G-Spot Francesca 8 episodes
2005 Burnt Toast Debra TV movie
2005-2006 Killer Instinct Det. Danielle Carter 12 episodes
2006 Damages Susan Keever TV movie
2006 Playing House Marina TV movie
2006 Prison Break Jane Phillips Episode: "Rendezvous"
Episode: "Bolshoi Booze"
2006 Rapid Fire Angela TV movie
2007 Backyards & Bullets Caroline Garrison TV movie
2007 Drive Corinna Wiles 6 episodes, Series regular
2007 The Gathering Ann Foster TV miniseries
2010 Human Target District Attorney Allyson Russo Episode: "Run"
2011-2012 The Killing Gwen Eaton 24 episodes
2011 Castle Serena Kaye Episode: "Eye of the Beholder"
2013-2016 Motive Detective Angie Flynn Lead Role
Nominated - Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (2016)[7]
Nominated - Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (2017)[8]
Won - Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series (2017)[9]
2017 Rogue Theresa Archer Lead Role (Season 4)
2017 Ghost Wars Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne Lead role
2018 Altered Carbon Miriam Bancroft Main role
2019 Hospital Show Lisa Web series


  1. ^ "Kristin Lehman - MONTECRISTO". Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Kristin Lehman: Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Kristin Lehman- Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ Sneider, Jeff (6 October 2011). "Kristin Lehman to 'Arthur Newman'". Variety. Retrieved 2011.
  5. ^ O'Connell, Michael (30 January 2013). "ABC Adds Canadian Drama 'Motive' to Summer Schedule". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013.
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  7. ^ a b "awards database". Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ "2017 TV Nominees -". Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "Leo Awards, Nominees by Name 2017". Archived from the original on 27 May 2017. Retrieved 2017.

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