Birth Name: Kristen Holdenried
Place of Birth: Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Date of Birth: August 1, 1973
Kris Holden-Ried is a Canadian actor. His father was born in Germany. His mother is of Latvian descent. He was a champion competitor in riding and fencing, was a member of the Canadian National Pentathlon Team, and has a silver medal from both the Pan American and Pan Pacific Pentathlon Championships. Kris has one son.
Kris’ maternal grandfather was named Romans Kolesnikovs. Romans was born in Riga, Latvia.
Kris’ maternal grandmother was named Velta Bertelsons. Velta likely was born in Latvia.
Sources: Obituary of Kris’ father – http://legacy.com
Obituary of Kris’ maternal grandfather, Romans Kolesnikovs – http://rskane.ca