Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Grace Park

Grace Park (born March 14, 1974) is an American-born Canadian actress of Korean descent. 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.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Park and her family moved to Canada when she was 22 months old. She was raised in the Vancouver neighborhood of Kerrisdale. Grace Park graduated from Magee Secondary in 1992 and holds a degree in psychology from the University of British Columbia. Park speaks English and "understand[s] some Korean." She is currently studying Spanish. As of 2005, Park lives in Vancouver with her husband, Korean real estate developer Phil Kim. She was named #93 in Maxim Online's 2006 Hot 100 List.

Park has a role in the 2007 movie West 32nd, a crime drama dealing with New York City’s Korean underworld.

She appeared as Lt. Sandra Telfair in Electronic Arts' Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, along with her Battlestar Galactica co-star, Tricia Helfer.

She most recently has had co-starring roles in the A&E series The Cleaner and the CBC series The Border.

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