(born March 14 1974
) is an American-Canadian
actress of Korean
descent. She is best known as Sharon Valerii
(and the various iterations of Number Eight
, a humanoid Cylon
) on Battlestar Galactica
, as well as Shannon Ng in the Canadian television series
teen soap Edgemont
Born in Los Angeles, California
, Park and her family moved to Canada
when she was 22 months old. She was raised in the Vancouver
neighborhood of Kerrisdale
. Grace Park graduated from Magee Secondary
in 1992, holds a degree in psychology
from the University of British Columbia
, and speaks English
, along with some French
. She is currently studying Spanish
. As of 2005, Park lives in Vancouver
with her husband, Korean real estate developer Phil Kim. She was named #93 in Maxim Online's 2006 Hot 100 List.
Park has a role in the 2007 movie West 32nd, a crime drama dealing with New York City’s Korean underworld.
She appeared as Lt. Sandra Telfair in Electronic Arts' Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, along with her Battlestar Galactica co-star, Tricia Helfer.