Lara Jean Chorostecki, born September 24, 1984, is a Canadian actress known for her role as Fredricka “Freddie” Lounds in the American psychological thriller–horror television series Hannibal, and as Sergeant Krystina Breeland on the critically acclaimed Canadian series X Company.
Chorostecki became interested in acting after seeing Les Misérables when she was eight years old. She performed at the Stratford Festival for a number of years. Chorostecki was the youngest ever person to be accepted into the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre Training in Stratford, Ontario. She earned a Masters in Classical Acting in London, England at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.