Mary Christina Brown is an American indie actress with a multi-cultural background of Dutch, Irish, English, Welsh, and Native American (father’s side) and Korean, Japanese (mother’s side). Even though she is mixed with Korean and Japanese descent, she is also culturally influenced with the Filipino and Chinese culture from her stepmother. Coming from a military family, she was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
After moving around the country during her early childhood, she finally settled with her family in San Francisco. No matter where Mary Christina lived, she always held a passion for both the performing arts (acting, singing, dancing) and martial arts. She booked her first commercial for Fox television at age seven and started modeling for print advertising campaigns shortly thereafter. She studied Hapkido, Tae Kwon Do, and Capoeria in her childhood and teen years. She danced professionally all her life, varying from tap, jazz, modern, ballet, hip hop, and even traditional Hawaiian and Tahitian. Mary Christina is also classically trained in voice and played the cello and violin. While living in San Francisco and attending performing art schools (Young People's Musical Theater Company, A.C.T. Conservatory, School of the Arts High School, Bennett Theatre Lab, to name a few), she decided to fully commit to her creative endeavors.
After a short stint in Silicon Valley as a Network Technician and Internet Systems Engineer, Mary Christina decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the arts and entertainment industry.
As an actress, Mary Christina combines all her talents, including her physical skills in yoga, dance, and martial arts to fully express and commit in subtle ways that brings life to the characters she portrays. Mary Christina has worked extensively on different films playing a variety of characters across the spectrum.
Some of her works are as follows: "Blood and Bone" playing Anastasia, a henchman with Michael Jai White, Eamon Walker and Julian Sands, “Dark Island” playing Rachel Gant, a special ops soldier in the indie sci-fi action thriller with Jai Koutrae and Zero Kazama, “Night of the Templar” playing Japoniko, a mysterious minimalist swords woman seeking revenge acting opposite Norman Reedus, Udo Kier, and the late David Carradine, “The Man with the Iron Fists” playing Jasmine, a courtesan with Russell Crowe and in “AWOL-72” as Monica, an international undercover special agent with Luke Goss, Bokeem Woodbine and RZA.
Most recent works include "Max Steel" performing stunts, "Coco" the hip hop drama musical playing Sapphire acting opposite John David Washington, "Vigilante Diaries" playing Swan acting alongside Michael Jai White, "MindBlown" playing Private Fasa, and Kana, a Yakuza killer in Syfy's television movie "Doomsday Device."
Mary Christina practices yoga, dance, and trains in a variety of styles of martial arts, and enjoys horseback riding and the great outdoors.