Ksenia Solo is a Canadian-Lebanese actress best known for playing Mackenzie “kenzi” Malikov in Lost Girl. She also portrayed the character “Natasha” in the 2021 American science fiction television show Turn: Washington. She has appeared in a number of other media as well, including movies and theater. Solo was born in Lebanon and was raised in British Columbia. Her Lebanese parents encouraged her to pursue an acting career and she received her first professional acting lessons at age 14 from Yusef Islam and Bahia Soliman.
Solo was encouraged by these professionals to pursue acting so when an opportunity to do so came about during the opening day of the Toronto International Play Festival, she grabbed it with both hands. She impressed the casting director and producers with her performance as a teenager in the musical Hair. Since then, Ksenia Solo has been used to playing characters in different media such as a stage play, movie and television. As a result, she has learned that she can be an excellent actress if she chooses to pursue it. Ksenia Solo Biography reveals that she is no stranger to the limelight as she has been married twice, first to Paul Giamati and second to Frank Caan, a Canadian rock star.
Ksenia Solo Personal Details
- Date Of Birth: 8 October 1987
- Birth Place: Riga, Latvia
- Birth Name: Ksenia Solo
- Nickname: Ksenia
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Occupation: Actress
- Nationality: Latvian, Canadian
- Race/Ethnicity: White (Russian)
- Religion: Unknown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Blue
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Ksenia Solo Body Statistics
- Weight in Pounds: 110 lbs
- Weight in Kilogram: 50 kg
- Height in Feet: 5′ 4″
- Height in Meters: 1.63 m
- Body Build/Type: Slim
- Body Shape: Banana
- Body Measurements: 33-24-35 in (84-61-89 cm)
- Breast Size: 33 inches (84 cm)
- Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
- Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
- Bra Size/Cup Size: 32A
- Feet/Shoe Size: 7 (US)
- Dress Size: 2 (US)
Ksenia Solo Family Details
- Father: Unknown
- Mother: Unknown
- Spouse/Husband: Unmarried
- Children: No
- Siblings: Unknown
Ksenia Solo Education
- Not available
Ksenia Solo Facts
- She was born on October 8, 1987, in Riga, Latvian SSR, Soviet Union, and raised in Toronto.
- Her mother is a former ballerina-turned-actress.
- She entered the industry as a dancer, having studied ballet until the age of 14.
- At 18, she became the youngest recipient to ever receive two consecutive Gemini Awards in 2005 and 2006.
- In May 2010, she was considered one of the 55 faces of the future by Nylon Magazine’s Young Hollywood Issue.
Solo was born in Calgary, Alberta where her parents are originally from Lebanon. She is described as having dark skin and dark hair. Her parents decided that Solo should go to Canada to pursue a career as an actor since this is where she was described as having the “look”. She was born in 1987. Ksenia was listed on the 2021 Canadian Walk of Fame.
A former student of the famous Russian actress, Marina Ledyanoff Ksenia Solo was inspired by the beautiful Russian star when she was growing up. She studied ballet in her early years and then pursued a career in acting. She later studied classical Russian theater and became familiar with classic Russian plays which are popular among actors of that era. Later, while still working on her stage performances, Ksenia Solo discovered that she had a strong Russian accent even though she was not of Russian decent. To remedy this, Ksenia Solo studied her Latino style of speech with the goal of changing her accent.
Ksenia Solo continues to work today. In the 2021 American television show life surprising, she played the role of a woman whose husband was killed in a plane crash. Ksenia Solo returned for a second season of life surprising to find out that her husband was actually a name similar to hers. It was very touching to see Ksenia Solo dealing with the loss of her husband and also to see her dealing with the loss of her identity, as well as with the struggle of coming to terms with her own sexuality.
Ksenia Solo’s best known roles were on the television show Lost Girl, as the badly injured love interest of a former marine biologist played by Peter Locke; as an associate of a ruthless organization that wants to use her for a biological weapon; and as the wife of a man killed in a plane crash. Ksenia Solo was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Lost Girl television show. She later appeared in the movie Quantum of Solace opposite Tom Cruise. Ksenia Solo has since gone on to play recurring characters in other movies and TV series such as Minority Report and The Firm. She currently has several film projects in development at different studios.