The daughter of a West Indian father and African American mother, Kristen Ariza was born in Orlando, Florida.

At the age of 17 she landed a role in the pilot episode of the British television series "The Tomorrow People." She would later earn a B.A. degree in Theatre from Florida State University. She continued her acting training at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, GA and later moved to New York City. Kristen has performed in numerous stage productions ranging from contemporary shows and musicals to Shakespeare.

Kristenís tv guest appearances include "The District," "Star Trek: Enterprise," "Numb3rs," "Charmed," "Surface," "Cold Case" and "The Unit."

Kristen's film credits include the following:

Check out the following sites for additional information about Kristen:

Kristen Ariza@Internet Movie Database
Kristen Ariza@The Utopian Society
Kristen Ariza@EpisodeWorld