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Mena Suvari

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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Born:
Feb 13, 1979 In Newport - Rhode Island - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
56
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Movie I'll Be Home for Christmas 2016-11-27
Known For
Poster of South of Hell
Poster of Badge of Honor
Poster of Brooklyn Rules
Poster of Boy Meets World
Filmography
Movie I'll Be Home for Christmas Jackie 2016-11-27
Movie Badge of Honor Jessica Dawson 2015-10-19
Series South of Hell Maria Abascal 2015-11-27
Movie Don't Blink Tracy 2014-09-18
Movie The Opposite Sex Jane 2014-11-08
Movie Stalkers Ivy 2013-04-13
Series Chicago Fire Isabella 2012-10-10
Movie American Reunion Heather 2012-04-04
Movie The Knot Sarah 2012-10-05
Movie No Surrender 2011-03-17
Movie You May Not Kiss the Bride Tonya 2011-04-03
Series The Cape Dice 2011-01-09
Series American Horror Story Elizabeth Short 2011-10-05
Movie Restitution Heather 2011-10-28
Movie The Mysteries of Pittsburgh Phlox Lombardi 2008-01-20
Movie The Garden of Eden Catherine Bourne 2008-01-01
Movie Day of the Dead Sarah Bowman 2008-04-08
Movie Sex and Lies in Sin City Sindy Murphy 2008-10-25
Movie Caffeine Vanessa 2007-03-16
Movie Brooklyn Rules Ellen 2007-04-30
Movie Stuck Brandi Boski 2007-05-21
Movie Stephen Tobolowsky's Birthday Party Herself 2006-05-30
Series Psych Allison Crowley 2006-07-07
Movie The Dog Problem Jules 2006-09-11
Movie Factory Girl Richie Berlin 2006-12-29
Movie Beauty Shop Joanne 2005-06-02
Movie Standing Still Lana 2005-01-02
Movie Edmond Whore 2005-08-31
Movie Domino Kimmie 2005-09-22
Movie Rumor Has It... Annie Huttinger 2005-12-23
Movie Trauma Charlotte 2004-09-17
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series World Poker Tour Unknown 2003-03-30
Movie Spun Cookie 2002-06-01
Movie Sonny Carol 2002-10-26
Movie Sugar & Spice Kansas Hill 2001-01-24
Series Six Feet Under Unknown 2001-06-03
Movie The Musketeer Francesca Bonacieux 2001-09-07
Movie American Pie 2 Heather 2001-08-10
Movie American Virgin Katrina 2000-06-02
Movie Loser Dora Diamond 2000-07-21
Movie The Rage: Carrie 2 Lisa Parker 1999-03-11
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie American Beauty Angela Hayes 1999-09-15
Movie Atomic Train Grace Seger 1999-05-16
Movie American Pie Heather 1999-07-09
Movie Slums of Beverly Hills Rachel Hoffman 1998-08-14
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Nowhere Zoe 1997-05-09
Movie Kiss the Girls Coty Pierce 1997-10-03
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Boy Meets World Unknown 1993-09-24
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18