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Kristoffer Polaha

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The Santa Stakeout (Hallmark Channel - 2021) Feat. Kristoffer Polaha

Deck The Hallmark

He's back! Kristoffer Polaha joins the boys to break down the final Hallmark movie of the week - The Santa Stakeout! Synopsis: Two police detectives posing as newlyweds to solve recent holiday party heists are swept up by Christmas while observing the prime suspect.Support our Sponsors:philo.tv/dth - 25% off 2 monthsthirdlove.com/deck - 20% off Uncommongoods.com/deck - 15% off

55mins

28 Oct 2021

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Advice with Kristoffer Polaha

Deck The Hallmark

Kristoffer Polaha joins Bran to give callers some much needed advice.

41mins

17 Sep 2021

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ActorSpeak, Episode 4 - Kristoffer Polaha (Part 2)

ActorSpeak with Austin Basis

On this episode of ActorSpeak, Austin Basis speaks with actor Kristoffer Polaha (Life Unexpected, Wonder Woman 1984, Mad Men, Get Shorty, Mystery 101).  In Part 2, we discuss our chemistry on Life Unexpected, his love of film, watching Colin Firth work, the audition process, Brando vs. Jesus, faith, and a film/TV set as a parable for life.  Kristoffer Polaha is best-known for his starring role in the critically acclaimed TV series Life Unexpected on The CW. Other series credits include Get Shorty with Ray Romano & Chris O’Dowd, Condor opposite William Hurt, and Ringer with Sarah Michelle Gellar. In addition to co-starring with Rainn Wilson in Backstrom, he had a multi-season role on the acclaimed series Mad Men and Castle. He’s also well-known for starring in Hallmark Channel movies such as Dater’s Handbook with Meghan Markle, and the Mystery 101 franchise on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. A native of Reno, NV, Kris received a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in NYC. He first received attention for his portrayal of JFK, Jr. in the TV movie America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story. He has appeared in numerous independent feature films since, including Where Hope Grows, Devil’s Knot with Colin Firth & Reese Witherspoon, and Run the Race. Kris had featured roles opposite Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman 1984 and in Jurassic World: DominionI. In addition to his work as an actor, producer & director, Kris is co-authoring a new book series called “From Kona With Love” with Anna Gomez. Their first book Moments Like This had a very successful release. He's also involved with several charities, including being an ambassador for World Vision, a board member for herARTS in Action, and the founder of The Polaha Family Circus Foundation. He is also the creator of a live show called The Polaha Chautauqua on IGTV. Not only have his talents taken him and his family far and wide to pursue his acting career, but his heart and faith have always kept him grounded, down to earth and close to home. He’s deeply thoughtful, sincere and kind as an actor AND a human- and the best bar-owning TV loft-mate I’ve ever had! He's the Baze to my Math and an actor, a philosopher, a philanthropist, and a great friend.  WE AUDITION is a video-chat community where actors can audition, self-tape, rehearse, and get expert industry advice. USE promo code: ACTORSPEAK to get 25% off when joining at WeAudition.com 

1hr 8mins

25 Jun 2021

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ActorSpeak, Episode 4 - Kristoffer Polaha (Part 1)

ActorSpeak with Austin Basis

On this episode of ActorSpeak, Austin Basis speaks with actor Kristoffer Polaha (Life Unexpected, Wonder Woman 1984, Mad Men, Get Shorty, Mystery 101).  In Part 1, we talk Winnie The Pooh, his rocket fuel moment in A Streetcar Named Desire, his high school teacher Hamish Tyler, Stella Adler technique, "mixing the cement," and the new Wild West.  Kristoffer Polaha is best-known for his starring role in the critically acclaimed TV series Life Unexpected on The CW. Other series credits include Get Shorty with Ray Romano & Chris O’Dowd, Condor opposite William Hurt, and Ringer with Sarah Michelle Gellar. In addition to co-starring with Rainn Wilson in Backstrom, he had a multi-season role on the acclaimed series Mad Men and Castle. He’s also well-known for starring in Hallmark Channel movies such as Dater’s Handbook with Meghan Markle, and the Mystery 101 franchise on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. A native of Reno, NV, Kris received a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in NYC. He first received attention for his portrayal of JFK, Jr. in the TV movie America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story. He has appeared in numerous independent feature films since, including Where Hope Grows, Devil’s Knot with Colin Firth & Reese Witherspoon, and Run the Race. Kris had featured roles opposite Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman 1984 and in Jurassic World: DominionI. In addition to his work as an actor, producer & director, Kris is co-authoring a new book series called “From Kona With Love” with Anna Gomez. Their first book Moments Like This had a very successful release. He's also involved with several charities, including being an ambassador for World Vision, a board member for herARTS in Action, and the founder of The Polaha Family Circus Foundation. He is also the creator of a live show called The Polaha Chautauqua on IGTV. Not only have his talents taken him and his family far and wide to pursue his acting career, but his heart and faith have always kept him grounded, down to earth and close to home. He’s deeply thoughtful, sincere and kind as an actor AND a human- and the best bar-owning TV loft-mate I’ve ever had! He's the Baze to my Math and an actor, a philosopher, a philanthropist, and a great friend.  WE AUDITION is a video-chat community where actors can audition, self-tape, rehearse, and get expert industry advice. USE promo code: ACTORSPEAK to get 25% off when joining at WeAudition.com 

1hr 7mins

25 Jun 2021

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'Engulfed in a Fireball': The Literal Explosion That Transformed 'Jurassic Park' Star Kristoffer Polaha's Life & Faith

The Pure Flix Podcast With Billy Hallowell

Kristoffer Polaha is known for his many movies and TV shows, but the actor — who is a Christian — also has an incredible back story. Listen to the "Wonder Woman" and "Jurassic Park: Dominion" star reflect on the literal explosion that changed everything.

36mins

7 May 2021

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Kristoffer Polaha Interview

Hallmark Channels’ Bubbly Sesh

We always have the best time chatting with Kristoffer Polaha! Join us as we talk about Mystery 101: Killer Timing (and why it's the best Mystery 101 yet), his new book, and what it's like to consistently be referred to as "Handsome Man."Follow Kristoffer PolahaInstagram: @polahahaTwitter: @KrisPolaha https://krispolaha.com/Hallmark Channels' Bubbly SeshInstagram/Twitter: @thebubblyseshHallmarkChannel.com/TheBubblySesh

41mins

18 Mar 2021

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Kristoffer Polaha, Actor and Writer

Why Sports?

We’re proud to be sponsored by Delta wines, our everyday go-to with sustainability built in. Delta wines are vibrant yet balanced, made to be enjoyed on special occasions like Tuesday. And in addition to tasting good, they also help you feel good with eco-friendly packaging, and environmental nonprofit donations from every purchase. Buy online at winesforchange.com. As a Contacts listener, please use the code CONTACTS at checkout for a discount.This episode is brought to you by LMNT! Spelled LMNT. What is LMNT? It’s a delicious, sugar-free electrolyte drink-mix. I tried this recently after hearing about it on another podcast, and since then, I’ve stocked up on boxes and boxes of this and usually use it 1–2 times per day. LMNT is a great alternative to other commercial recovery and performance drinks. As a coach or an athlete you will not find a better product that focuses on the essential electrolyte your body needs during competition. LMNT has become a staple in my own training and something we are excited to offer to our coaches and student-athletes as well. LMNT is used by Military Special Forces teams, Team USA weightlifting, At least 5 NFL teams, and more than half the NBA.You can try it risk free. If you don’t like it, LMNT will give you your money back no questions asked. They have extremely low return rates. LMNT came up with a very special offer for you as a listener to this podcast. For a limited time, you can claim a free LMNT Sample Pack—you only cover the cost of shipping. For US customers, this means you can receive an 8-count sample pack for only $5. Simply go to DrinkLMNT.com/JustinClymo to claim your free 8-count sample pack.It was like one of the first times that someone reached into my life, and just blessed it. And he gave me two things that I've used for the rest of my life. One was, you have to be involved in this community. You've got to be involved. And I don't care what it is, but you have to get involved in something after school, so that you were around other kids, and you were a part of this community. And the other thing that he said to me, which is really beautiful, was I'm going to set goals for your life. And the first one I want you to set is a GPA level that you can attain, and you start reaching to.I didn't know anybody. And all of a sudden, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are coming up after the play. And they're like, "Dude, that was good, you were good." And all of a sudden, I felt like I belonged into something and found my purpose.When I'm physically fit, and when I'm in my body, I'm a better actor.I think a lot of times in life, we have expectations, we have hopes, and we have wants. We want to get something, we want to go somewhere, or we want to be something. And we are rejected. And I think that we have two ways to look at that. We can look at that, like its failure. And it's a personal reflection on who we are and our character and our abilities. And we can start acting are thinking with a failure mindset. We're like, "Man, I'm just a failure." That was a No. That was a no. Or, to me, there's a way to look at things that would otherwise be considered failures, and pivot and make them opportunities where you're like, Okay, that didn't work out. But I did meet this person. And I now have this story. And now I do have this experience, and how can I parlay that into something else? So turning your nos into yeses is something that I've had to do my whole life.I went on 110 auditions in the first year of being a professional actor, and got rejected on 110 job interviews. I did not get a job for a year of my life."Dude, if you can do a marathon, you can do anything."if I have a plan B, that's what I'll end up doing.People are either going to speak blessings into your life, or they're going to speak curses in your life. And if you're around people who are telling you that you can't, and that you won't, and that you're not, those are curses.when you are on a team, even this man, the book that we just wrote, it was a collaboration. So my writer and I, you have to know how to give and take.You got to see what it's like to be on a team.The ability to be leaders, but also know when to follow. So followship is just as important as leadership and knowing what your job is and then do it with excellence and I mean anything you set your mind to If you can keep those things in mind, know your job and know how to do it really well, then you might rise to the top,How do you learn to lead, to follow, to be there for somebody else, rather than putting yourself at the center of every equation?What it means to leave a legacy with your life and to live a purpose led life.Everybody has a story to tell.The three lessons of acting to be a great actor, know what you're saying, know why you're saying it, and then breathe.you're gonna run into everybody on the way up, that you're gonna see on the way down.If you treat everybody like they're the president, you're going to be in good standing.the best idea wins.I see so many people who are greedy for credit. And if you can just let that go. And stop caring about who gets the credit, and just allow the best idea to win, you're gonna have an incredible team, you're gonna have an incredible project, and an incredible life.If you can live your life, that gives people a taste to heaven, whatever that is to you, then you're doing something right, which is basically if you can love people, and encourage people and live with an authenticity that shows people what eternity could be like, you're winning. You're just winning.@KrisPolah on Twitter. @polahaha on Instagram. Website: www.krispolaha.comMoments Like This

34mins

12 Mar 2021

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BONUS: Kristoffer Polaha Chats Upcoming Book & Mystery 101

Deck The Hallmark

52mins

7 Mar 2021

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ANNA GOMEZ & KRISTOFFER POLAHA: Moments like this & The WCCS!

The Writing Community Chat Show

What a special treat it is to be joined by TWO guests today. Autor Anna Gomez aka Christine Brae has joined forces with Kristoffer Polaha! He is an actor and producer now seeking the challenge as an author. He along with Anna are set to create a series of romantic novels with the first being MOMENTS LIKE THIS which was released February 2nd 2021. Kristoffer, who owns Podunk Productions, will be producing these books for film and television! This is awesomely exciting for us and all you romance fans out there. This is a show not to be missed live. Just remember that if you do miss it then you can listen back on our podcast, available on all major podcast services! MOMENTS LIKE THIS: Book One in the From Kona with Love series depicting multicultural romance, love, loss, and redemption woven into a family saga set in the beautiful islands of Hawaii. Though connected, each installment can be read as a standalone. After Andrea "Andie" Matthews chooses her career over a marriage proposal and then loses a promotion she worked so hard for, she jumps at the chance to take a break and help run a friend's coffee shop. Alone in Hawaii, Andie befriends the staff and quickly grows to care for them, making her determined to revive the company. As luck would have it, she meets the mysterious Warren Yates on Christmas Eve. They share a cup of coffee, some conversation, and even a moment, which leads to many more in the coming weeks. But when Andie learns who Warren really is--and what he actually wants--she is torn between her feelings and his deception. Will Warren be able to win her heart back? (Amazon extract) FOLLOW US ► Our website - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com ► Universal link - https://linktr.ee/TheWCCS​ ► Use hashtag #TheWritingCommunityChatShow​​ or #TheWCCS​​ on social media to keep us current. This show will only succeed with your support! ► Support us through #Patreon​​ - https://www.patreon.com/WCCS?fan_landing=true ► Become the sponsor of a show by the BEER TOKEN BOOK PROMOTION - https://www.thewritingcommunitychatshow.com/buy-us-a-beer Todays BEER TOKEN BOOK PROMOTION sponsor is  ► AC MERKEL - Her Name Is Murder. 44 reviews. 4.5/6. Available as Kindle, paperback and audiobook. Please support the authors that support the show.  "I absolutely LOVED this book! HER NAME IS MURDER is a gem of urban and historical fantasy." "Her Name is Murder' is an imaginative, fun, thrilling wild ride. I've never read anything quite like it."

1hr 7mins

26 Feb 2021

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Jingle Bell Bride (Feat. Kristoffer Polaha / Actor, Author, Friend)

Deck The Hallmark

The first new Christmas movie of the year is finally here and our BFF, Kristoffer Polaha, joins the fun!

52mins

26 Oct 2020

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