Katia Winter played the role of Katrina Crane. She also played the role of Helena Van Tassel in the episode "Spellcaster". Winter is a Swedish born actress who moved to the UK when she was 18 and currently a US resident. Prior to her casting in Sleepy Hollow, Winter appeared in the 2009 drama Unmade Beds, the 2011 action movie Arena, the seventh season of TV series Dexter, as well as other productions like NCIS.
Winter was born in Stockholm, Sweden and moved to London at an early age. She has appeared on British television series and in films including the 2009 drama Unmade Beds and the 2011 drama Everywhere and Nowhere. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California. After making a move to the U.S. she immediately booked the lead female role in Arena opposite Kellan Lutz and Samuel L. Jackson. Soon after she played the lead role in the 2012 independent film Love Sick Love alongside Matthew Settle and in the independent film Banshee Chapter with Ted Levine. In 2012 she appeared in the NCIS episode "Need To Know". In the same year she also joined the cast of Dexter for the show's seventh season, playing the recurring role of Nadia, a Russian stripper who works in a Miami club. From 2013 to 2015, Winter starred as Katrina Crane on the Fox series Sleepy Hollow. In February 2016, it was revealed that Winter had filed for divorce from musician Jesse Glick, whom she had married in 2013; after being separated since June 2015.