Kristian Bruun was born and raised in Toronto. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania, Queen's University in Ontario and the George Brown Theatre School in Toronto. He has lived and worked in Germany and the UK, and has performed in theatres across Canada. He has also trained extensively with Deb Aquila and Marjorie Ballentine in Stella Adler technique and David Rotenberg at the Professional Actors Lab. Kristian is a citizen of Canada and Finland.