Kristen Wilson was born and raised in Massachusetts where she trained as a dancer and performed with the Boston Ballet for four years. She received her BFA degree in musical theatre from Syracuse University. Taking time out in her junior year to take part in a national tour of "West Side Story", Wilson was well on her way to a successful acting career. Soon after, Wilson moved to New York where she starred in "Tyson" and then landed her first feature film role starring Adam Sandler in Bulletproof (1996). Wilson recently married special effects make-up artist, Martin Astles and is expecting her second child. She now resides in Los Angeles.