Hollywood isn’t for everyone, especially those who tried it and chose to opt out. This applies to Kristine Saryan, actor Scott Patterson’s wife of almost a decade and partner for over two decades.
Although she tried her hand at acting for some time, she chose a quiet life away from the spotlight. Here’s what we know about the privacy-loving Kristine Saryan, former actress and current mother and wife.
Kristine Saryan’s Biography
Also known as Kristine Patterson, Saryan was born to a family of Armenian and Native American descent in April 1984 in California. The exact date is unknown since she’d rather keep it under wraps, which is a recurring theme in her life.
She has two older siblings, Diane Saryan, a cosmetologist, and Michael Saryan, a business lawyer.
Kristine met Scott Patterson in 2001 when she was just 17 years old and he was almost 43. Many people speculate it was during the filming of the first season of Gilmore Girls, where Scott got his breakout role as Luke Danes and she played Chrissy, Miss Patty’s dance assistant. However, they actually met during an intermission to a play they were both attending.
They hit it off immediately and soon started dating. Scott and Kristine got married in a private ceremony in 2014, which is the same year they welcomed their son, Nicholas.
Kristine Saryan’s Acting Projects
As an actress, Kristine only has a few credits to her name besides her role as Chrissy in the original run of Gilmore Girls in 2001.
She returned to the sequel miniseries that aired in 2016, Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life. This time around, she played a 38-year-old woman waiting for an interview in the second episode, Spring.
In 2012, she lent her voice to the short film Qualified as herself. Kristine also appeared in the Lifetime movie based on a true story, Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story. She plays Nicole McKinnon, the wife of the detective in charge of the case.
Kristine Saryan’s Current Status
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Kristine Saryan hasn’t had any acting credits since 2016, which is a long time to be away from Hollywood. She’s currently a full-time wife and mother, living with her husband, Scott Patterson, and their son, Nicholas in Los Angeles.
Although her Facebook profile states her occupation as a former SAG-AFTRA actress, she might return to acting in the future. However, it seems her priorities were never fame, but having a stable family life with her partner of 20 years and her 8-year-old son.
Who Is Kristine Saryan’s Husband, Scott Patterson?
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Born on September 11th, 1958, Scott Gordon Patterson is an American actor, musician, and former baseball player. He started out as a musician, forming a band while still in school called The Unknowns.
After graduating from Rutgers University, he spent seven years in the 1980s as a professional pitcher in minor league baseball. In 1988, he formed The Arclight Theater Company, finally pursuing his dream of acting.
Scott had a few minor acting roles in the 1990s, guest-starring on beloved TV shows like Seinfeld, Arliss, and Will & Grace, as well as a few film roles. He booked his breakout role as Luke Danes in Gilmore Girls in 2000, just as he was about to give up on acting.
Ever since, Scott became a household name, thanks to his role in the infamous horror movie franchise, SAW, where he played agent Peter Strahm.
He also played Michael Buchanan in the TV series, The Event, as well as a few guest-starring roles on TV and in movies.
He acted alongside his wife Kristine in two recent projects, the first of which was in 2015, where he starred in the Lifetime movie Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story. He played James DiMaggio, the criminal who kidnapped Hannah and killed her mother and brother.
They returned in 2016, where he reprised his role as Luke Danes in the miniseries Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life. Kristine Saryan also appeared as an extra in the second episode, where she stands in line for an interview.
Scott recently hosted a podcast called I Am All In, where he breaks down episodes from Gilmore Girls with his guests, who include former co-stars Sean Gunn, Yanic Truesdale, Sally Struthers, Keiko Agena, Grant Lee Phillips, and Rose Abdoo.
Kristine Saryan Fact Sheet
Name: Kristine Saryan
Ethnicity: Armenian & Native American
Date of Birth: April, 1984
Height: 5’4” (163 cm)
Spouse: Scott Patterson
Children: Nicholas Patterson
Siblings: Diane Saryan & Michael Saryan
Kristine Saryan and Scott Patterson prove that age is just a number with their 25-year age gap. They’ve been together for over 20 years, and their relationship seems to be going strong.
Kristine left behind Hollywood glamor to pursue a quieter, less publicized life as a wife and mother to her son, Nicholas.