Biography

Kirsten Simone Vangsness (born July 7, 1972) is an American actress. She graduated from Cerritos High School in Cerritos, California in June 1990. She is currently appearing on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds as FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia, as well as the spin-off, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, which premiered on February 16, 2011.

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Kirsten Simone Vangsness (born July 7, 1972) is an American actress. She graduated from Cerritos High School in Cerritos, California in June 1990. She is currently appearing on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds as FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia, as well as the spin-off, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, which premiered on February 16, 2011.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Kirsten Vangsness, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 15

Birthday 1972-07-07

Place of Birth Pasadena, California, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Stuck as Sunny
2017 Dave Made a Maze as Jane
2017 Axis as Heather (voice)
2016 Diani and Devine Meet the Apocalypse as Fawn
2016 Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously as Herself
2016 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2 episodes) as Penelope Garcia
2015 Kill Me, Deadly as Mona Livingston
2015 Marvel's Agent Carter (1 episode) as Ruby (uncredited)
2011 The Chicago 8 as Sketch Artist
2011 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (13 episodes) as Penelope Garcia
2010 In My Sleep as Madge
2008 Tranny McGuyver as TV News Reporter
2005 Criminal Minds (324 episodes) as Penelope Garcia (1 episode)
2004 LAX (3 episodes)
2004 Phil of the Future (1 episode)

Writing

2005 Criminal Minds (5 episodes)Writer

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