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Khrystyne Haje

Khrystyne Haje

Khrystyne Kamil Haje (/krɪˈstn/; born December 21, 1968) is an American television and film actress who is best known for her role as Simone Foster in the television series Head of the Class.


Haje began her career at age 14 as a fashion model. Her acting career started at 17 in the television movie Crime of Innocence. After appearing in several other television roles, including an appearance in Bates Motel, Haje landed her most memorable role in Head of the Class. After the series ended in 1991, she continued acting in both television and films.

That same year, Haje won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program for hosting the special Spaceship Earth: Our Global Environment.[1]

In 1995, Haje voiced the character of Rebecca Fallbrook in an episode of Batman: The Animated Series.

Personal life

Haje was born in Santa Clara, California and has four brothers. Haje is a founding board member of the Earth Communication Office (ECO), which helps to protectecosystems. She appeared on the March 23, 2012 episode of the Rachael Ray Show to have her hair cut as part of National Donate Your Hair Day (April 27) for women with cancer.[2]



Awards and nominations

1992 Daytime Emmy Award: Outstanding Special Class Program, Spaceship Earth: Our Global Environment (shared with Kirk Bergstrom and Kit Thomas)

Young Artist Awards nominations:

  • 1987: Exceptional Performance By a Young Actress in a New Television, Comedy or Drama Series, Head of the Class
  • 1988: Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress in a Television Comedy Series, Head of the Class
  • 1989: Best Young Actress – Starring in a Television Comedy Series, Head of the Class


  1. Jump up^ Khrystyne Haje, Awards
  2. Jump up^ “Three Long-Hair Makeovers”. KWP Studios. Retrieved March 23, 2012.