Kristina Leon was born in Athens and grew up in Greece, Sweden and in Kenya. She trained as an actress at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London between 1998 and 2001. Since graduating she has worked extensively in the theatre both in the UK, Greece and in Sweden. Her credits include Edgar in King Lear at the Embassy Theatre and the title role in Guernica at The National Theatre in Athens. Since returning to Sweden in 2008 she has worked in theatre, film and as a voice-over artist. Kristina Leon is a founding member of The Stockholm English Speaking Theatre, and played the title role in 4.48 Psychosis, Claire in Boston Marriage, Juno in Tales from Ovid, Cleopatra, Petruchio, Lady Anne, Olivia, Henry V, Macbeth and Orlando in Shakespeare In The Park, Veronica in The God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza and most recently the title role in Judith. She appeared in SEST’s summer Shakespeare production Much Ado About Nothing at Parkteatern, Djurgården in 2014.