Katheryn Winnick Central|| Victory or Vahalla ||
Welcome to Katheryn Winnick Central, your newest, most complete and up-to-date fansite for Canadian actress Katheryn Winnick. You might know her from the TV series appearances, Bones or Nikita, or one of her many movies, such as Killers, When Nietzsche Wept, Cold Souls or Hellraiser. For the last four years she's been know as the badass shieldmaiden turned Earl, Lagertha, on History's Vikings series. Please follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr for the most recent updates.
- Studied acting at New York’s William Esper Studio.
- Won silver medals at the Canadian National Tae Kwon Do finals.
- Got kicked out of summer camp for “reckless behavior” when she was 14.
- Her brother Adam is a Canadian soldier fighting in Afghanistan.
- Holds a 3rd-Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, a 2nd-Degree Black Belt in Karate, and is a licensed bodyguard.
- Opened her first martial arts studio at the age of sixteen, Win Kai Martial Arts, which quickly expanded to three successful branches in New York and Toronto.
- Chosen by Vanity Fair to appear in the magazine’s high-profile and highly-selective “Vanities” section (September 2009).
- Was handpicked from thousands of aspiring young actors to be featured in the initial season of Bravo’s popular documentary TV series, The It Factor (2002).
- Her brother Markjan Winnick is also an actor.
- Katheryn’s last name of ‘Winnick’ means ‘winemaker’ when expressed in Ukrainian.