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Katheryn Winnick: Beauty, Brains and Brawn
Many people may not be aware of actress and martial artist Katheryn Winnick, but that is an oversight that is quickly being corrected. Katheryn is considered one of Hollywood's quickest rising stars, and those familiar with her performances in films such as Amusement, Killers, Choose and the cult classic Satan's Little Helper, fully understand why. Those unfamiliar with Katheryn are in for a very pleasant surprise. This talented actress is a dynamic performer with the chops to make a big name for herself.
Of all her attributes, Katheryn's beauty is easily the most noticeable on first glance. Her shimmering golden locks frame an adorable set of baby blue peepers, perfectly formed nose, and luscious lips that highlight a radiant smile. It only takes the briefest moment to be enchanted by this beautiful blond masterpiece of femininity. And once she has her hooks in you, she definitely will not let you go.
She is the kind of woman a man cannot take his eyes off of from the minute she walks into a room. Or from the first moment she appears on screen. Katheryn Winnick's physical beauty is captivating to say the least. Whether playing a bit part as Matthew McConaughey's girlfriend in Failure To Launch or starring as the heroine in a fight with the devil in Satan's Little Helper, Katheryn makes an impression that will last a lifetime. But her good looks is just the first of Katheryn's many outstanding qualities. Once you can take a moment to look past her gorgeous face and hot body, you will find so much more waiting to be discovered.
In addition to being an sexy and talented actress on the rise, Katheryn is also a prosperous business owner. Along with her parents and siblings, she owns several branches of her Win-Kai Martial Arts Studios. She opened the first studio when she was only 16 years old and quickly made a success of her enterprising endeavor. Soon she opened more branches in both Toronto and New York City. Katheryn not only is an owner of the business but also an instructor there.
It was her abilities as a martial arts instructor that gave her a break in the film industry. Director David Cronenberg was making his film eXistenZ in Toronto and needed someone to train Jennifer Jason Leigh in martial arts. He turned to Katheryn and before long she had found her way into the Canadian television series Student Bodies. From there, Katheryn's career has taken off and continues to gain momentum with absolutely no sign of slowing down.
To top off her beauty and brains, Katheryn has the brawn to let her go toe-to-toe with the toughest action heroes. With a third-degree black belt in tae kwon do and a second-degree black belt in karate, Katheryn is well-prepared to spar with the most aggressive opponents and take down the biggest challenges the cinematic world can throw her way. When a director needs a tough chick that can also portray a bouncy bimbo, sexy seductress or an elegant lady, they need look no further.
Katheryn's fighting skills are the real deal. She is even a licensed bodyguard, qualified to watch over those in need of protection. Her extensive martial arts skills lend an air of authenticity to her action scenes that other stars can never match. Of course, this does not mean Katheryn cannot play a vulnerable, defenseless damsel in distress when she needs to. No matter what part Katheryn is called on to portray, she has the beauty, brains and brawn to handle them all.