Kristanna Loken is an American actress and model born on October 8, 1979, in Ghent, New York. She is best known for her roles in movies and television series such as "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines", "BloodRayne", and "Painkiller Jane".

Loken began her career as a model and made her acting debut in the 1997 film "As Good as It Gets". She then appeared in several television shows, including "Law & Order" and "The L Word", before landing her breakthrough role as the T-X Terminator in "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" (2003).

Loken has also starred in a number of independent films, including "Lime Salted Love" (2006) and "In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale" (2007). She is also known for her portrayal of the titular character in the film adaptation of the video game "BloodRayne" (2005).

Aside from her acting career, Loken is also an advocate for LGBT rights and has been involved in various charity initiatives. She publicly came out as a lesbian in 2006 and has been an outspoken supporter of the LGBT community since then.

In recent years, Loken has continued to act in both film and television, appearing in series such as "Burn Notice" and "The Legend of Hells Gate". She also co-created and starred in the web series "Painkiller Jane" in 2007.