Katheryn Winnick’s biographyKatheryn Winnick is a Canadian actress who became famous for her role as warrior Lagertha in the Vikings acclaimed TV series. However, Winnick began shooting long before, making her 1999 debut in the PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal science fiction series. The Ukrainian audience has a special attitude to Katherine because Slavic blood flows in the veins of the charming woman.
Katheryn Winnick’s childhoodKatheryn Winnick was born on December 17, 1977, in the small town of Etobicoke, Ontario. The actress is of Ukrainian descent and her real name sounds like Katerina Vinnitskaya. Fleeing from Soviet repression in the postwar years her ancestors fled from their native Galicia to Germany and the next generation of Vinnytsia settled in Canada.
Katheryn Winnick’s acting careerStill, Katheryn decided to link her life with the stage. After graduating from school she moved to the United States where she became a student of William Esper, and unsurpassed drama master, who taught her all the subtleties of the complex art.
More or less significant was her role as Jenna from the low-budget Satan's Little Helper horror-comedy, but since the film’s cheap special effects caused the audience only disgust, no one was able to appreciate the girl’s play. But in 2005 she had the opportunity to reincarnate as the first wife of young millionaire Donald Trump, Ivana Zelníčková. The directors of the project were impressed by the Slavic roots of the actress.