She is very gorgeous, smart, and intelligent; you’re free to call her beauty with brains. Chandra West has succeeded in writing her name in the sands of time as far as the Canadian movie industry is concerned. The talented actress has appeared in several blockbuster movies as well as popular television series including White Noise, The Tooth Fairy, Mister Sterling, and The Gates, just to mention a few.
Who is Chandra West?
Chandra West is an amazing Canadian actress, best known for her role in the movie titled The Salton Sea. She played the role of Val Kilmer’s wife in the movie. Chandra has equally appeared in comedy series such as The Tooth Fairy, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, My Neighbor’s Secret, Rosewood and many more.
The actress was born as Chandra K. West on 31st December 1970 in Oakville City of Ontario, Canada. She spent her early years in Canada and completed her basic education at Monterey Elementary school situated in Oak Bay, British Columbia. Chandra also attended the Concordia University of Montreal, Quebec where she completed her theatre performance program. Developing an interest in acting from a very young age, Chandra joined the theatre club in school and was featured on several plays and drama organized by her school.
After her graduation, the charming actress further went to Oxford, England where she participated in acting summer camp when she was seventeen years old. The camping helped Chandra master the skills she needed to be a professional actress; thereby preparing her for her future career. Today, she has become a distinguished actress both in the Canadian Movie industry as well as the American movie industry. Learn everything you need to know about the gorgeous looking actress below.
She Made Her First Film Appearance at age of 21
The amazing actress got her first movie role in 1991 when she featured in the movie titled True Confections. West played the role of Carol in the movie alongside Leslie Hope and others. After that, Chandra played minor roles in two other television films titled Beyond Reality and Forever Knight. Her impressive performances brought her to the attention of top movie directors who later featured her in their movies. In the rest of the 90s, the actress made several appearances in numerous films including Puppet Master, Night Terrors, No Contest, and Something More. She also starred in TV series such as The Secrets of Lake Success, Catwalk, Madonna: Innocence Lost, A face to Die For, Universal Soldier, and many more.
Chandra got her breakthrough in 2002 when she played the role of Liz in the crime thriller titled The Salton Sea. West portrayed the role of Val Kilmer’s wife in the movie which later brought her into the limelight. Her next project was the 2003 movie Mister Sterling for which she earned an Emmy-Award nomination for her excellent performance. Also, she appeared alongside Michael Keaton in the horror film titled White Noise in 2005. Her other movies include The Took Fairy, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, Hidden Moo, Z, and Badland. Some of her other TV series include Dead lawyers, Wild Card, NYPD Blue, The Last Trimester, Eleventh Hour, My Neighbor’s Secrets, Monk, Private practice, and Chicago PD, among others.
She is Married to a Renowned American TV Producer and Director
While Chandra West has been enjoying a blossoming acting career, the actress also has an interesting love life. She is married to a renowned American producer and film director named Mark Thinker. Mark is popular for his role as a director in movies such as Deadwood, NYPD Blue, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and The White Shadow, just to mention a few. He was born and raised in Stamford, Connecticut; Mark completed his higher education at the Syracuse University in 1973. Since the inception of his career, Mark has directed pilot movies and has equally worked as an executive producer in a handful of movies.
The pair met each other several years ago and in October 2005, they walked down the aisle. Before their marriage, Mark was previously married to Kristin Harmon who is an actress and painter. They got married in 1988 and after two years, they went their separate ways in the year 2000. Five years later, he and Chandra started their journey to living happily ever after. They have been together for over a decade and divorce seems not to exist in their dictionary. Apparently, they don’t have kids yet but that might be among their future goals.
Her Height and Body Measurements
The amazing Canadian actress is very smart and has an impeccable personality. She has always wowed her fans with her stunning appearance and great physique. West is very tall; she stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 53 kg (117 lbs). She has seductive body measurements (breast-waist-hips) of 34-22-34 inches and wears a bra of size 38C. In addition, West has blonde hair and blue eyes.