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Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Name :

Militza Jovovich

Birth Date :

December 17, 1975

Birth Place :

Kiev, Ukraine

Spouse :

Shawn Andrews (actor, 2-Oct-92 - 25-Nov-92), Luc Besson (film director, 14-Dec-97 - 12-Jun-99), Paul W. S. Anderson (film director, since 22-Aug-09)

Claim to fame :

As Lilli Hargrave in "Return to the Blue Lagoon" (1991)

Biography


Wonderfully maintained her position as a popular movie star with wide range of roles, Milla Jovovich has really stood out among other fellow models-turned-actresses. A daughter of Serbian pediatrician and Ukrainian actress born Militza Jovovich on December 17, 1975 in Kiev, Ukraine, little Milla spent her early childhood traveling between two countries as her father, Bogdanovitch Jovovic, at that time was still conducting his medical studies in London, England while her mother, Galina Loginova remained in Russia. Sensed that his medical practice could not grow well in the Russian economy, Bogdanovitch thus decided to start a new life in Sacramento, California by the time his daughter turned 5, but in the end he finally took the family to settle in much bigger city of Los Angeles some months later.

Under her mother's encouragement, Milla then took an acting class as well as those of ballet and music throughout the rest of her childhood, but it was modeling that caught her first. At age eleven, she already got included in Revlon's Most Unforgettable Women in the World advertisements, thanks to photographer Richard Avedon, even was featured on the cover of the Italian fashion magazine, Lei, in October 1987. Afterwards underwent a career as a model, this striking brunette also began her venture in acting field, taking parts in "Two Moon Junction" (1988) and in an episode of TV series of "Married... with Children" (1987-1997) in 1989 plus "Parker Lewis Can't Lose" (1990-1993) a year later before earned a major role in "Return to the Blue Lagoon" (1991).

Latest News


Pregnant Milla Jovovich Reveals Baby's Gender

October 30, 2014 21:52:22 GMT

is pregnant with a baby girl. The "Resident Evil" actress reveals the gender of her unborn baby when coming to the amfAR L.A. Inspiration Gala October 29 in Hollywood with her director husband Paul W.S. Anderson. She dressed her baby bump in a red Donna Karan dress.
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Milla Jovovich Says Her Family Was Threatened by Stalker

October 15, 2014 07:39:02 GMT

's fans on Twitter apparently have been missing chatting with the actress, but the "Resident Evil" star has decided not to speak to strangers in social media. Jovovich opened up about the decision in a series of tweets she sent out on Tuesday, October 14, saying that her family was threatened by a stalker.
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Milla Jovovich's Pregnancy Delays 'Resident Evil: The Final Chapter' Production

August 19, 2014 01:35:29 GMT

"" will not hit theaters until next year at least. The last installment of the "Resident Evil" series secretly went into pre-production, which has now been halted due to the main star 's pregnancy.
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'Cymbeline' Starring Ethan Hawke and Milla Jovovich Gets First Trailer

November 29, 2013 04:29:21 GMT

Shakespeare's timeless love tale "" gets a new modern, gritty take a la "" in a feature film of the same name which just released its first trailer. It stars as the main baddie and as the scheming queen.
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E! Didn't Schedule a Kardashian Christmas Special

November 26, 2011 02:40:33 GMT

E! did not scrap a Kardashian Christmas Special as it was recently reported. In fact, the said program never existed. A spokesperson for the network has said the news is "completely false," adding that "this special was never on the schedule."
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Milla Jovovich Hints at Big Fight Sequence in 'Resident Evil 5'

November 26, 2011 02:35:13 GMT

has unveiled more spoilerish details of "". After sharing tons of on-set footage from the video game-adapted film, the Ukrainian actress hinted at the film's big fight scene, which is said to be involving a lot of explosions and zombies.
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Milla Jovovich Blasts Summit for Not Promoting 'Three Musketeers'

October 21, 2011 17:40:05 GMT

is unhappy that there's no bigger buzz for her latest movie, "". The actress is pointing her finger at Summit Entertainment for not promoting the movie as a fun family movie, saying the production company seemed to be weighing more on their "" franchise which is coming out with its latest installment this November.
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Milla Jovovich Teases First Look at Ada Wong in 'Resident Evil 5'

October 19, 2011 07:18:47 GMT

keeps sharing more details about "". After unveiling some plots and posting some set footage of the video game-adapted movie, the Ukrainian actress teased a first look at Ada Wong character, which is played by Li Bingbing.
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'Resident Evil 5' Set Videos: Milla Jovovich in Gun Practicing Session

October 15, 2011 05:08:38 GMT

"" is currently filming in Canada, and lead actress has shared some behind-the-scene videos of the upcoming sci-fi action movie. Coming out via Milla's Twitter account, one of the video shows the Ukrainian actress practicing to shoot with 2 vector guns.
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First Five District Seals in 'The Hunger Games' Unveiled

October 05, 2011 06:28:57 GMT

Official posters for some of the Districts in highly anticipated movie "" have been unveiled. Through an official "District 2 PN" Facebook page, Lionsgate Films has released seal symbols for the first five from the twelve districts in Panem, the dystopian world in the story.
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Milla Jovovich and Orlando Bloom Stun at 'The Three Musketeers' U.K. Premiere

October 05, 2011 04:51:29 GMT

and brought their charm to the red carpet of "" U.K. premiere. Both the "Resident Evil" actress the former "Pirates of Caribbean" actor became the center of attention at the event that took place at west London's Westfield shopping center on Tuesday evening, October 4.
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Artist of the Week: Mindless Behavior

September 19, 2011 06:13:58 GMT

Young and talented, are ready to break into today's evolving music scene. Before releasing their debut album, these four passionate boys have already charmed their way into their fans' heart with single "My Girl". Through the infectious song, they racked up 14 million views on YouTube and got a Viewer's Choice nomination at 2011 BET Awards.
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Milla Jovovich Shares More Details of 'Resident Evil 5'

September 19, 2011 04:59:48 GMT

has unveiled various details of her upcoming sci-fi thriller "". Through a series of spoilerish tweets over the weekend, she revealed what characters are in and out, and plot details of the fifth "Resident Evil" film.
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Pics: Milla Jovovich Suffers Nip-Slip at Gorby 80 Gala

April 01, 2011 04:39:59 GMT

has suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction. The leading lady of the "Resident Evil" series stepped out on the red carpet at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Wednesday, March 30 to attend Mikhail Gorbachev's 80th Birthday Gala Concert, but her sheer black Valentino dress slipped and accidentally flashed her right nipple.
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Milla Jovovich and Sharon Osbourne Win Trip to Haiti at Charity Event

January 18, 2011 02:55:58 GMT

and are set to head to Haiti after bidding $25,000 at a charity auction to visit a school built after the devastating 2010 earthquake. The Artists for Peace and Justice organization, which has , moviemaker Paul Haggis and on the board of directors, has helped raise funds for the nation in the wake of last year's disaster.
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First Look at Orlando Bloom and Christoph Waltz in 'The Three Musketeers'

September 17, 2010 02:43:38 GMT

After and , new set pictures of "" have given the first look at and . They were snapped wearing their full costumes, with the younger actor sporting goatee and glam purple outfit and the older one wearing a wig and a red tunic.
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'Resident Evil: Afterlife' Main Cast Heated Up Tokyo for World Premiere

September 03, 2010 02:35:51 GMT

Some Hollywood stars have invaded Japan when "" had its world premiere in Tokyo on Thursday, September 2. Since early that night, a number of fans had gathered in front of Roppongi Hills to catch a glimpse of the film's stars and they were not made disappointed since the main cast such as , and showed up.
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Milla Jovovich to Quit Hollywood to Have Another Baby

August 30, 2010 09:48:09 GMT

Model-turned-actress is preparing to quit Hollywood to have another baby and be a full-time mother. "The Fifth Element star", who is married to director Paul W.S. Anderson, has been modeling since she was 11 and acting since age 13.
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Courtney Love Moves Into Milla Jovovich's Townhouse

August 10, 2010 08:25:54 GMT

's plan to settle down in New York has moved a step closer to reality - she's leasing a townhouse owned by model/actress . The rocker has lived in Manhattan's luxury Mercer Hotel for the last year but admitted last week she wanted to put down roots in the Big Apple and purchase her own home.
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Kelsey Grammer Dismisses Report He's Not Calling Kids on Father's Day

July 06, 2010 03:16:45 GMT

Just days after announcing that he and former Playboy model wife Camille Donatacci split, has been prompted to address rumor mentioning the separation was caused after he failed to call his kids on Father's Day, June 20. "Some comments have surfaced about Father's Day," the "" actor started.
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Pictures of Milla Jovovich's Costumes for 'The Three Musketeers'

July 06, 2010 02:40:40 GMT

has shared how she will look like when playing in "". On Monday, July 5, the actress had a fitting for her costumes in the movie and subsequently posted pictures of her putting on the "17th century gowns".
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New Preview of 'Sonny with a Chance': Sonny Sings

April 05, 2010 06:47:48 GMT

A new preview of "" is released, Sonny proves that she is more than meets the eye . In "Sonny with a Song", the "So Random" castmembers and Marshall are shocked that Sonny can sing. Unfortunately, Tawni steals the song before Sonny gets to claim that she wrote it.
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Artist of the Week: Nicki Minaj

April 05, 2010 06:15:11 GMT

After a number of duets with , and among others, finally has a debut single "Massive Attack" out for listening pleasure. The song features and is confirmed as the lead single from the female rapper's first studio album which will be released later this year.
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Milla Jovovich Promoting 'Resident Evil 4' at WonderCon, Official Movie Trailer Out

April 05, 2010 05:09:26 GMT

WonderCon has been made use by Screen Gems to promote its upcoming release "". After the 3-D experience trailer was screened at the event on Friday, April 2, female lead attended a panel for the movie at the San Fransisco-located convention on Saturday. Sitting behind the microphone to answer questions from fans, the depicter of Alice was joined by co-star and director Paul W. S. Anderson.
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