Christina Schmidt

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About Christina Schmidt

Christina Schmidt (born September 16, 1987), sometimes credited as Chrissy Schmidt, is a Canadian actress and plus-size model. Schmidt was born and raised in the Kitchener-Waterloo area and currently resides in New York City. Schmidt took acting classes with television actor Dean Armstrong, known in the United States for his participation on Showtime's Queer as Folk series. She also trained, before becoming an actress, with Kids on Camera, and The Second City, two prestigious training companies for aspiring actors. Her classes led to her first appearance, in the 2000 short film Notes from Mother. Her big break came when she was hired to play Terri McGreggor in the Canadian television hit Degrassi: The Next Generation. Playing Terri represented a challenge for the teenage actress, because the character is insecure about her self-image and appearance and soon later on, becomes entangled in an abusive relationship near the end of her run on the show. Schmidt was credited as a regular character on Degrassi through season's 1-3 (2001–2004). After that, Christina left the show to continue her career in modeling. The producers explained to the audience that her character, Terri, left

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