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Kirsten Vangsness

Writer / Screenwriter / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress | * 07/07/1972 (50) | Pasadena, California (United States of America (USA))
Kirsten Simone Vangsness (born July 7, 1972) is an American actress and writer. She is best known for her portrayal of FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds. She portrayed the same character on the spin-off series Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Movies with Kirsten Vangsness as Actress(10)

as Sunny2018 Stuck
as Jane2017 Dave Made a Maze
as Heather (voice)2017 Axis
as Mona Livingston2015 Kill Me, Deadly
as Sketch Artist2011 The Chicago 8
as Interior Decorator2010 Scream of the Bikini
as Madge2010 In My Sleep
as TV News Reporter2008 Tranny McGuyver

TV Shows/Series with Kirsten Vangsness as Actress(8)

as Penelope Garcia2022 Criminal Minds: Evolution
as Penelope Garcia2016 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
as Ruby (uncredited)2015 Marvel's Agent Carter
as Penelope Garcia2011 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
as Penelope Garcia2005 Criminal Minds
2004 LAX

TV Shows/Series with Kirsten Vangsness as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer2005 Criminal Minds

Additional Information

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Full Name: Kirsten Vangsness
Born: Friday, 07/07 1972 (July) in Pasadena, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 50 years + 147 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Educated at: Cerritos High School, California State University, Fullerton, Cypress College
Spouses (current/former): Keith Hanson
Other names for Kirsten Vangsness (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Kirsten Simone Vangsness"
Kirsten Vangsness frequently works together with these people:
Kelsey Wedeen (6x, Cast)
Darrett Sanders (6x, Cast)
Mark Gordon (5x, Crew)
Rick Dunkle (5x, Crew)
Glenn Kershaw (5x, Crew)
Erica Messer (5x, Crew)
Joe Mantegna (4x, Actor)
A.J. Cook (4x, Actress)
Breen Frazier (4x, Crew)
Gina Garcia (4x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:62514, Added: 05/23/2018, Last updated: 11/30/2022