Mena Suvari

13 Feb 1979

Actor

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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Filmography (30 titles)

(movie, 2014)
···Opposite Sex
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jane)
(movie, 2013)
···Stalkers
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ivy)
(movie, 2012)
···American Reunion
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Heather)
(movie, 2011)
···Restitution
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Heather)
(movie, 2011)
···You May Not Kiss the Bride
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tonya)
(movie, 2008)
···Day of the Dead
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sarah Bowman)
(movie, 2008)
···The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Phlox Lombardi)
(movie, 2008)
···The Garden of Eden
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Catherine Hill Bourne)
(movie, 2007)
···Stuck
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Brandi Boski)
(movie, 2006)
···Factory Girl
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Richie Berlin)
(movie, 2006)
···The Dog Problem
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jules)
(movie, 2006)
···Caffeine
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Vanessa)
(movie, 2005)
···Rumor Has It...
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Annie Huttinger)
(movie, 2005)
···Domino
Genre: Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Kimmie)
(movie, 2005)
···Edmond
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Whore)
(movie, 2005)
···Beauty Shop
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Joanne)
(movie, 2005)
···Standing Still
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lana)
(movie, 2004)
···Trauma
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Charlotte)
(movie, 2002)
···Sonny
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Carol)
(movie, 2002)
···Spun
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Cookie)
(movie, 2001)
···The Musketeer
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Role: Actor (as Francesca Bonacieux)
(movie, 2001)
···American Pie 2
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Heather)
(movie, 2001)
···Sugar & Spice
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Kansas Hill)
(movie, 2000)
···Loser
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Dora Diamond)
(movie, 1999)
8.8American Beauty
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Angela Hayes)
(movie, 1999)
4.8American Pie
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Heather)
(movie, 1999)
···The Rage: Carrie 2
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lisa Parker)
(movie, 1998)
···Slums of Beverly Hills
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Rachel Hoffman)
(movie, 1997)
···Kiss the Girls
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Coty Pierce)
(movie, 1997)
···Nowhere
Genre: Science Fiction, Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Zoe)