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Mena Suvari

Mena Suvari, May 2007
Born Mena Adrienne Suvari
February 13, 1979 (1979-02-13) (age 29)
Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
Occupation actress, fashion designer

Mena Adrienne Suvari (born February 13, 1979) is an American actress, model, fashion designer and spokeswoman. She is best known for her supporting role in the Academy Award-winning film American Beauty (1999), as well as the successful comedy American Pie (1999) and its sequel American Pie 2 (2001). Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 317 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1170 × 2211 pixel, file size: 1. ... is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Newport, Rhode Island Newport is a city in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States, about 30 miles (48 km) south of Providence. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Brief introduction on the history of fashion design and designers Fashion design is the art dedicated to the creation of wearing apparel and lifestyle. ... The Actor: The Screen Actors Guild Award Statue The Screen Actors Guild Awards are an annual award given by the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) to recognize outstanding performances by members. ... The SAG Award for Best Cast in a Motion Picture is an award given by the Screen Actors Guild to honor the finest acting achievements in film. ... American Beauty is a 1999 drama film that explores themes of romantic and paternal love, freedom, sexuality, beauty, self-liberation, existentialism, the search for happiness, and family against the backdrop of modern American suburbia. ... is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... --76. ... A spokesperson (person could be replaced with the gender of the person), or spokesmodel is a person who speaks on behalf of others, but is understood not to be necessarily part of the others (e. ... The 72nd Academy Awards ceremony (also known as Oscars 2000) took place at Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium, and was Billy Crystals seventh time hosting the Awards. ... American Beauty is a 1999 drama film that explores themes of love, freedom, self-liberation, the search for happiness, and family against the backdrop of modern American suburbia. ... Comedy film is genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humor. ... American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz and written by Adam Herz. ... American Pie 2 is the 2001 sequel to the comedy film American Pie. ...

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Biography

Early life

Suvari was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the daughter of Candice, a Greek American nurse, and Ando Süvari, an Estonian-American psychiatrist.[1][2] She has 3 older brothers, 1 of them in the US army. By the age of twelve, Suvari was modeling; she starred in a Rice-A-Roni commercial by the age of thirteen. Attended Providence High School, in Burbank, California, class of 1997. Newport, Rhode Island Newport is a city in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States, about 30 miles (48 km) south of Providence. ... A Greek-American is a citizen of the United States who has significant Greek heritage. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... For other uses, see Psychiatrist (disambiguation). ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Our Lady of Providence Junior-Senior High School is a coed Catholic high school in Clarksville, Indiana, in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis. ... Burbank is a common place name in English speaking countries. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


The family later relocated to Charleston, South Carolina, where her three older brothers lined up to attend The Citadel. Meanwhile, Mena was entertaining dreams of becoming an archaeologist, astronaut or doctor, when a modeling agency stopped by her all-girls school, Ashley Hall, to offer classes. By the time she started acting, she had been modeling for the New York-based Wilhelmina agency for five years. The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is a state-supported, comprehensive college located in Charleston, South Carolina. ... Ashley Hall is an all girls school in Charleston, South Carolina, founded in 1909 by Mary Vardrine McBee, who headed the institution until 1949. ... Wilhelmina Models is a modeling agency founded in 1967 by the supermodel Wilhelmina (Wilhelmina Cooper) in Manhattan. ...


Career

Mena Suvari, September 2007
Mena Suvari, September 2007

Suvari made appearances in television shows such as Boy Meets World and ER at the age of fifteen and sixteen respectively. In 1999, she starred in the Oscar-winning American Beauty and the popular American Pie. Suvari was nominated for a BAFTA for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, for her role in American Beauty. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the events and everyday life lessons of Cory Matthews, who grows up from a young boy to a married man. ... Current cast of ER ER is a popular NBC serial drama primarily set in a teaching hospitals emergency room, the fictional County General Hospital (based loosely off Cook County General, a real hospital) on Division Street in Chicago, Illinois. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ...


She followed these movies with roles in such movies as Loser (2000), The Musketeer (2001), and Spun (2002). Suvari is the only actress to appear in three consecutive movies that start with the word "American": American Pie (1999), American Beauty (1999), American Virgin (2000). Suvari also became a recurring character in the fourth season of the critically acclaimed HBO serial Six Feet Under in 2004, as lesbian performance poet and artist, Edie. Suvari was nominated for a Blockbuster Entertainment Award for "Favorite Actress - Newcomer (Internet Only)" in 2000 for American Pie. Loser is a 2000 romantic comedy film starring Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari and Greg Kinnear. ... The Musketeer is a Peter Hyams film based on Alexandre Dumas classic novel The Three Musketeers, starring Catherine Deneuve, Tim Roth, Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Nick Moran, Bill Treacher and Justin Chambers. ... For the Florida rock band, see SPÃœN. Spun is a 2002 independent movie directed by Jonas Ã…kerlund and written by Creighton Vero and Will de los Santos. ... American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz and written by Adam Herz. ... American Beauty is a 1999 drama film that explores themes of romantic and paternal love, freedom, sexuality, beauty, self-liberation, existentialism, the search for happiness, and family against the backdrop of modern American suburbia. ... For other uses, see HBO (disambiguation). ... Six Feet Under is an American television drama created by Alan Ball that was originally broadcast from 2001 to 2005. ... This article is about same-sex desire and sexuality among women. ... American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz and written by Adam Herz. ...


In 2006, Suvari performed the voice role of Aerith Gainsborough in the Square Enix/Disney video game Kingdom Hearts II and the English-language version of Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII Advent Children. Aerith Gainsborough )—known as Aeris Gainsborough in the English translations of Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy Tactics—is a female protagonist in SquareSofts (now Square Enix) role-playing game Final Fantasy VII. In Final Fantasy VII, Aeris is a 22-year-old flower girl who joins AVALANCHE. As... SQUARE ENIX (Japanese: スクウェア・エニックス) is a Japanese producer of popular video games and manga. ... Disney may refer to: The Walt Disney Company and its divisions, including Walt Disney Pictures. ... Computer and video games redirects here. ... Kingdom Hearts II ) is an action role-playing game developed by Square Enix and published by Square Enix and Buena Vista Games (now Disney Interactive Studios) in 2005 for the Sony PlayStation 2 video game console. ... Final Fantasy VII Advent Children[1] ) is a 2005 computer-animated film directed by Tetsuya Nomura, co-directed by Takeshi Nozue, written by Kazushige Nojima and based on the highly successful 1997 console role-playing game Final Fantasy VII. The film is set two years after Final Fantasy VII and...


She has lead roles in the remake of the zombie movie Day of the Dead as well as Stuart Gordon's controversial film Stuck. Day of the Dead is a horror film remake of George A. Romeros classic zombie film of the same name, the third in Romeros Dead series. ... // Biography Stuart Gordon (born August 11, 1947) in Chicago, Illinois) is a director, writer and producer of films. ... Stuck is a 2007 horror-thriller directed by Stuart Gordon and starring Mena Suvari and Stephen Rea. ...


Fashion

Suvari is a model for Lancôme cosmetics and print ads for Lancôme Paris Adaptîve. She has been featured in fashion magazines such as Vogue. Lancôme Paris is a leading international manufacturer and marketer of perfume, cosmetic, and skin care products. ... For other meanings, see vogue. ...


Suvari has collaborated with Echo Design to launch a limited-edition three scarf collection. The project features her own nature-inspired photography, digitally screened on silk and silk chiffon as wearable art. The collection depicts trees in three stages of foliage from fall to winter; a portion of the proceeds from sales will go to the Natural Resources Defense Council. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) [1] is a leftist, New York City-based, non-profit, non-partisan environmental advocacy group, with offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and Los Angeles. ...


In June 2007, Suvari shaved her head for her lead role in the forthcoming movie adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's The Garden of Eden; photos appeared on the Internet rapidly.[3] Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 — July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. ... First Scribner trade paperback edition, © 2003 The Garden of Eden is a novel written by Ernest Hemingway. ...


Personal life

Her first name came from an Egyptian godmother. Suvari married German-born cinematographer Robert Brinkmann on March 4, 2000.[4] Brinkmann is about eighteen years older than her. On April 24, 2005, Suvari filed for legal separation, citing irreconcilable differences; the divorce was finalized in May 2005. In the summer of 2005, she dated professional breakdancer Mike "Murda" Carrasco, a member of "Knuckle Head Zoo". They met in Braunschweig, Germany in October 2005. In 2007 Suvari began dating Italian-Canadian dancer, Simone Sestito. Cameraman redirects here. ... is the 63rd day of the year (64th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... is the 114th day of the year (115th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Irreconcilable differences are one possible grounds for a divorce in the United States; often they are used as justification for a no-fault divorce. ... A boy hitting (holding) a pike Breakdance (media coined phrase), also known as breaking, b-girling or b-boying, is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement that originated among African American youths in the South Bronx of New York City during the early... Coordinates: Time zone: CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country: Germany State: Lower Saxony District: Urban district City subdivisions: 20 Boroughs Lord Mayor: Gert Hoffmann (CDU) Governing parties: CDU / FDP Basic Statistics Area: 192. ... Italian-Canadians are Canadians of Italian descent. ... A contemporary dancer rehearsing in a dance studio Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ...


Suvari plays on the World Poker Tour in the Hollywood Home games for the Starlight Children's Foundation. The World Poker Tour (WPT) is a series of poker tournaments featuring most of the worlds professional players. ... The Starlight Childrens Foundation is an international foundation, that is committed to helping sick children and their families with trips and stays to hospitals all over the world. ...


She is also active in female empowerment issues. She is involved with several charities whose cause is breast cancer, the "End Violence Against Women" campaign, and tours high schools as a "Circle Of Friends" spokesperson, encouraging teenagers to quit smoking. Breast cancer is cancer of breast tissue. ...


Filmography

Film

This article is for the film Kiss the Girls. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Nowhere is a 1997 film by director and screenwriter Gregg Araki. ... Slums of Beverly Hills is a 1998 motion picture, written and directed by Tamara Jenkins. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... American Pie is a 1999 teen comedy film directed by Paul Weitz and Chris Weitz and written by Adam Herz. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... American Beauty is a 1999 drama film that explores themes of love, freedom, self-liberation, the search for happiness, and family against the backdrop of modern American suburbia. ... Loser is a 2000 romantic comedy film starring Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari and Greg Kinnear. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... American Virgin is a film directed by Jean-Pierre Marois that follows a young woman, Katrina Bartalotti (Mena Suvari), who is the daughter of an adult film director (Robert Loggia), who agrees to lose her virginity onscreen to spite her father. ... The Musketeer is a Peter Hyams film based on Alexandre Dumas classic novel The Three Musketeers, starring Catherine Deneuve, Tim Roth, Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Nick Moran, Bill Treacher and Justin Chambers. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... American Pie 2 is the 2001 sequel to the comedy film American Pie. ... Sugar & Spice is a 2001 film directed by Francine McDougall. ... For the Florida rock band, see SPÜN. Spun is a 2002 independent movie directed by Jonas Åkerlund and written by Creighton Vero and Will de los Santos. ... Trauma is a 2004 psychological thriller directed by Marc Evans and written by Richard Smith. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edmond is a 2005 drama/thriller film based on the play of the same name (see: Edmond (play)). It was written (play and screenplay) by David Mamet and directed by Stuart Gordon. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rumor Has It is a 2005 comedy film starring Jennifer Aniston and directed by Rob Reiner. ... Domino is a 2005 Action film inspired by the story of Domino Harvey, the English daughter of stage and screen actor Laurence Harvey, who became a bounty hunter working in Los Angeles. ... This article is about Beauty Shop, the movie. ... This article is about the film Factory Girl. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Caffeine is a 2006 comedy starring Mena Suvari, Breckin Meyer, Katherine Heigl, and Mike Vogel. ... The Dog Problem is a 2006 comedy film directed and written by Scott Caan. ... Final Fantasy VII Advent Children[1] ) is a 2005 computer-animated film directed by Tetsuya Nomura, co-directed by Takeshi Nozue, written by Kazushige Nojima and based on the highly successful 1997 console role-playing game Final Fantasy VII. The film is set two years after Final Fantasy VII and... Aerith Gainsborough )—known as Aeris Gainsborough in the English translations of Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy Tactics—is a female protagonist in SquareSofts (now Square Enix) role-playing game Final Fantasy VII. In Final Fantasy VII, Aeris is a 22-year-old flower girl who joins AVALANCHE. As... Brooklyn Rules is a 2007 film starring Alec Baldwin, Scott Caan, Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Stuck is a 2007 horror-thriller directed by Stuart Gordon and starring Mena Suvari and Stephen Rea. ... Day of the Dead is a horror film remake of George A. Romeros classic zombie film of the same name, the third in Romeros Dead series. ... The Mysteries of Pittsburgh is an adaptation of the 1988 best-selling novel The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ...

Television

Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the events and everyday life lessons of Cory Matthews, who grows up from a young boy to a married man. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... High Incident was a police television drama produced by the ABC network. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... ER is an Emmy-winning American serial medical drama created by novelist Michael Crichton and set primarily in the emergency room of fictional County General Hospital in Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. ... Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the events and everyday life lessons of Cory Matthews, who grows up from a young boy to a married man. ... Chicago Hope was a popular CBS drama series created by David E. Kelley that ran from September 18, 1994 to May 4, 2000. ... Atomic Train is a 1999 action movie about an accidental nuclear explosion destroying the city of Denver. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... SNL redirects here. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Six Feet Under is an American television drama created by Alan Ball that was originally broadcast from 2001 to 2005. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 5 DVD Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU) is the first of three spin-offs of Law & Order (the other two being Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Trial by Jury; all series are presented on the NBC... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Other

Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Jason Matthew Biggs (born May 12, 1978) is an American actor who obtained wide fame in 1999 for his role as Jim Levenstein in the American Pie series of teen films. ... Teenage Dirtbag is a single by Wheatus, released in 2000 (see 2000 in music). ... This article is about the band. ... Kingdom Hearts II ) is an action role-playing game developed by Square Enix and published by Square Enix and Buena Vista Games (now Disney Interactive Studios) in 2005 for the Sony PlayStation 2 video game console. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aerith Gainsborough )—known as Aeris Gainsborough in the English translations of Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy Tactics—is a female protagonist in SquareSofts (now Square Enix) role-playing game Final Fantasy VII. In Final Fantasy VII, Aeris is a 22-year-old flower girl who joins AVALANCHE. As... Orange SA IPA: is a mobile network operator and an internet service provider that is a subsidiary of France Télécom. ... For other uses, see Joan of Arc (disambiguation). ...

References

  1. ^ Pie's American Beauty Dabbles in Swordplay. Girl.com.au (Oct 2001). Retrieved on 2007-11-25.
  2. ^ Interview with Mena Suvari at the Hollywood Premiere of "Rumor Has It". Retrieved on 2007-11-25.
  3. ^ Mena Suvari Pulls a Britney. Thirty Mile Zone (2007-08-06). Retrieved on 2007-11-25.
  4. ^ Biography for Mena Suvari. The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved on 2007-12-15.

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External links

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Mena Suvari was born on February 9, 1979, in Newport, Rhode Island to Ando and Candice Suvari.
Mena's middle school years were spent in South Carolina, where she attended an all-girls school in Charleston, but she moved out to California and graduated from high school in Burbank.
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Mena Alexandra Suvari was born on 13 February 1979, in Newport, Rhode Island.
Mena's first name comes from her British Aunt named after the Mena Hotel (at the base of the pyramids in Egypt); her last name is Estonian.
Mena was a natural for movies: she is petite (5' 4"), has blue eyes, and her natural hair color is blonde.
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