Kristof Konrad was born in Poland and trained as an actor at the National Dramatic Academy in Warsaw, Poland (M.F.A. in Theatre) and the Alexander Fersen Academy in Rome, Italy. While in Poland, he studied and worked with theatre and film masters Jerzy Grotowski and Andrzej Wajda.
For the past ten years, Kristof has successfully worked as an actor in film and television in the United States and Europe. Some of his TV credits include: Scorpion, Zoo, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., House of Cards, Nikita, Scandal, Undercovers, E-Ring, Alias, The Unit, The Agency, JAG, Gilmore Girls, and many others. Some of his film credits include:Red Sparrow, Angels and Demons, Independence Day, Hotel California,ChernobylDiaries, andOperation Samum. In the U.S., Kristof has worked with directors Kenneth Branagh, Francis Lawrence, Ron Howard, and Roland Emmerich. For a complete list of credits, visit his IMDB page.
Kristof is also an acting coach, movement director, teacher of the Alexander Technique, and co-director of Alexander Techworks with Jean-Louis Rodrigue. Kristof has taught for the Berlin International Film Festival, Moscow Generation Campus, Verbier Festival & Academy in Switzerland, and the UBS Verbier Youth Orchestra. He worked with the cast of King Lear and The Seagull of The Royal Shakespeare Company; helped Sharon Lawrence to create Vivien Leigh in Orson’s Shadow at the Pasadena Playhouse; worked with the cast of Electricidad at the Mark Taper Forum; and worked with the artists of Cirque du Soleil’s Ka on improving performance and preventing injuries. Past and current coaching students include: Kenneth Branagh, Cobie Smulders, Justin Chatwin, Michael Welch, Jennifer Siebel-Newsom, JoBeth Williams, Eric Dane, Sharon Lawrence, and many more.