Mena Suvari

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Mena Alexandra Suvari (born February 13, 1979) is an American actress, fashion designer, and model. Shortly after beginning her career as a model, she soon transitioned into acting after appearing in guest roles on 1990's television shows such as Boy Meets World and High Incident. She made her film debut in the 1997 drama film Nowhere. She made the transition to major roles with her performances in American Beauty, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Award, and American Pie, both of which earned her wider attention. Since then, she appeared in Loser (2000), with her American Pie co-star, Jason Biggs, and later played the main character in the comedy film Sugar & Spice (2001). She had appearances in the 2002 independent drama Spun, and the 2004 thriller feature Trauma. She also appeared in the HBO's drama series Six Feet Under in 2004, she received a nomination as a member of the Outstanding Cast at the 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2008, she was cast in a string of films, including Day of the Dead, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, and the film adaptation of The Garden of Eden.

Suvari is a model for Lancôme cosmetics and print ads for Lancôme Paris Adaptîve, and has been featured in several fashion blogs and magazines such as Vogue. She is a long-time supporter and activist for the esteemed African relief organization, the African Medical and Research Foundation. She is also active in female empowerment issues, and is involved with charities whose cause is breast cancer, and "End Violence Against Women" campaign.

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Mena Alexandra Suvari (born February 13, 1979) is an American actress, fashion designer, and model. Shortly after beginning her career as a model, she soon transitioned into acting after appearing in guest roles on 1990's television shows such as Boy Meets World and High Incident. She made her film debut in the 1997 drama film Nowhere. She made the transition to major roles with her performances in American Beauty, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Award, and American Pie, both of which earned her wider attention. Since then, she appeared in Loser (2000), with her American Pie co-star, Jason Biggs, and later played the main character in the comedy film Sugar & Spice (2001). She had appearances in the 2002 independent drama Spun, and the 2004 thriller feature Trauma. She also appeared in the HBO's drama series Six Feet Under in 2004, she received a nomination as a member of the Outstanding Cast at the 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2008, she was cast in a string of films, including Day of the Dead, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, and the film adaptation of The Garden of Eden.

Suvari is a model for Lancôme cosmetics and print ads for Lancôme Paris Adaptîve, and has been featured in several fashion blogs and magazines such as Vogue. She is a long-time supporter and activist for the esteemed African relief organization, the African Medical and Research Foundation. She is also active in female empowerment issues, and is involved with charities whose cause is breast cancer, and "End Violence Against Women" campaign.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Mena Suvari, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1979-02-13

Place of Birth Newport - Rhode Island - USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 South of Hell(8 episodes) as Maria Abascal
2015 Badge of Honor as Jessica Dawson
2014 The Opposite Sex as Jane
2014 Don't Blink as Tracy
2013 Stalkers as Ivy
2012 Chicago Fire(7 episodes) as Isabella
2012 The Knot as Sarah
2012 American Reunion as Heather
2011 Restitution as Heather
2011 American Horror Story(2 episodes) as Elizabeth Short
2011 You May Not Kiss the Bride as Tonya
2011 No Surrender
2011 The Cape(11 episodes) as Dice
2008 Sex and Lies in Sin City as Sindy Murphy
2008 Day of the Dead as Sarah Bowman
2008 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh as Phlox Lombardi
2008 The Garden of Eden as Catherine Bourne
2007 Stuck as Brandi Boski
2007 Brooklyn Rules as Ellen
2007 Caffeine as Vanessa
2006 Factory Girl as Richie Berlin
2006 The Dog Problem as Jules
2006 Psych(1 episode) as Allison Crowley
2006 Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party as Herself
2006 Jamie Kennedy's Blowin' Up(1 episode)
2005 Rumor Has It... as Annie Huttinger
2005 Domino as Kimmie
2005 Edmond as Whore
2005 Beauty Shop as Joanne
2005 Standing Still as Lana
2004 Trauma as Charlotte
2003 World Poker Tour(1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 Sonny as Carol
2002 Spun as Cookie
2002 V Graham Norton(1 episode)
2001 The Musketeer as Francesca Bonacieux
2001 American Pie 2 as Heather
2001 Six Feet Under(16 episodes)
2001 Sugar & Spice as Kansas Hill
2000 Loser as Dora Diamond
2000 American Virgin as Katrina
1999 American Beauty as Angela Hayes
1999 American Pie as Heather
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1999 The Rage: Carrie 2 as Lisa Parker
1999 Atomic Train as Grace Seger
1998 Slums of Beverly Hills as Rachel Hoffman
1997 Kiss the Girls as Coty Pierce
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Nowhere as Zoe
1994 ER(1 episode)
1994 Chicago Hope(1 episode)
1993 Boy Meets World(2 episodes)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)

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