Ksenia Solo is a Latvian-Canadian actress from Toronto.
Solo was born in Riga, Latvian SSR, and is of Russian heritage. At the age of five, she moved with her family to Canada, where she was raised. She studied ballet until the age of 14, when a back injury forced her to stop; her mother is a former ballerina-turned-actress.
Solo played Zoey Jones on the APTN series renegadepress.com. In both 2005 and 2006, she won the Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series for her work on the show. She went on to appear in other Canadian television series and movies, such as the films Love Thy Neighbor and Mayday, as well as guest-starring on the television series Kojak.
In 2010, Solo played a small role in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan starring Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis. Since 2010, she has starred as Kenzi in the Showcase series Lost Girl; Solo's heritage and fluency in the Russian language were written into the role. She had a recurring role as Natasha "Tasha" Siviac in Life Unexpected. She was cast as Dodge in the pilot episode of Locke & Key (TV pilot), but the series was not picked up by Fox. In 2013, Solo began filming the independent film entitled Another You on location in Charleston, West Virginia.
In 2015, Solo will join the main cast of Turn: Washington's Spies as Peggy Shippen. Ksenia will also join the cast of ORPHAN BLACK, playing the role of "Shay."