Saturday, 25 September 2010

Grace Park

Grace Park (born March 14, 1974)is an American-born Canadian actress. She is best known as Sharon Valerii (and the various other iterations of Number Eight, a humanoid Cylon) on Battlestar Galactica, as well as Shannon Ng in the Canadian television series teen soap Edgemont. Park co-starred in A&E's The Cleaner until it was cancelled on September 25, 2009 and stars in the CBC's The Border in Canada. Currently, Park plays detective Kona Kalakaua in CBS' remake of Hawaii Five-0, which debuted September 20, 2010 on CBS

Born in Los Angeles, California, Park and her family moved to Canada when she was 22 months old. She was raised in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Kerrisdale. Grace Park graduated from Magee Secondary in 1992 and holds a degree in psychology from the University of British Columbia

Park has a role in the 2007 movie West 32nd, a crime drama set in New York City’s Korean neighborhood.She appeared as Lt. Sandra Telfair in Electronic Arts' Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, along with her Battlestar Galactica co-star, Tricia Helfer.
In 2008, she had co-starring roles in the A&E series The Cleaner and the CBC series The Border. In 2009, Park had an uncredited cameo role on the television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She appeared as a fan in a crowd at a science fiction convention, objecting to a gritty remake of a Star Trek-like series, comparable to the Battlestar Galactica remake in which she starred. In 2009 she reprised her role as Sharon aka cylon Number Eight from Battlestar Galactica in the television movie Battlestar Galactica: The Plan. It told the series story from the cylons' point of view.In 2010, she appeared in Fox series Human Target as Eva Kahn.


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