Kristin Herrera
Full Name
Kristin Lisa Herrera
Los Angeles, California
February 21st, 1989 (age 29)
Years Active

Kristin Lisa Herrera (b. February 21, 1989) is an American actress. She played Dana Cruz in Zoey 101.

Life and career Edit

Herrera was born in Los Angeles, California and has two older brothers and a sister, named Ryan, Justin and Ashley. She is of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent and speaks fluent Spanish. She attended Hillcrest Christian School in Granada Hills, Los Angeles.

Herrera has been acting in commercials since she was six. Her first TV role was in a phone service commercial. Other roles include Eleena on NYPD Blue, Aimee Varga on The Division, Sophie on The Bernie Mac Show, Katie on 7th Heaven and Frederika in ER.

In 2005, she played Dana Cruz in Zoey 101, Zoey (Jamie Lynn Spears) and Nicole's (Alexa Nikolas) roommate. After the first season, she departed from the show because the producers thought she looked too old and was replaced by Victoria Justice. Her character was originally planned to end up as Logan's girlfriend, but was replaced by Quinn Pensky. She also co-starred in feature film Freedom Writers opposite Hilary Swank. Herrera has taken a hiatus from acting, stating that she would like to pursue it again in the future. Her last acting role was on the soap opera General Hospital in 2008.