Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn

Actor
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Life Story

Lisa Olivia Munn was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her mother, Kimberly Schmid, lived in Vietnam, and is of Chinese ancestry, while her father, Winston Barrett Munn, is from a family with deep roots in the American South. Olivia's parents divorced when she was two years old, and she was raised by her mother and stepfather, a member of the United States Air Force. Although the family departed Oklahoma and resided in many locations, she was mainly raised in Tokyo, Japan. During this time, she appeared in a number of local theater productions and later became a model in the Japanese fashion industry. When the family eventually returned to the United States, Olivia moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. After a few small roles, her career took a very promising turn when she landed the role of Mily Acuna on the Hawaii-lensed TV series Beyond the Break (2006) and the role of Rob Schneider's receptionist in Big Stan (2007). She hosts "The Daily Nut" and the "Formula D" Podcasts on G4.

Family

Parents: Kim Munn, Winston Munn
 

Trivia

Is also a successful fashion model. Has booked campaigns for Nike, Pepsi, Neutrogena and Hewlett Packard.
Her grandfather, Luke Eugene Munn, died from cancer, as noted at the end of the December 12, 2006 episode of The Daily Show (1996).
Ranked #99 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2008 list.
Ranked #8 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2010 list.

Personal Quotes 

I'm easy to hate. I get it. When I first came to L.A., I would go to these commercial auditions for Target. I'm 110 pounds now, but I used to be 135. And I would go to these auditions and these girls would be, like, in that effortless L.A. look: T-shirt, jeans and flats. So thin they would just walk with a shuffle. I know what it's like to not think it's fair for someone to look a certain way and also get the dream job. But it's ridiculous to say that a woman can't be funny and also be sexy.

 

 

 

 
Filmography

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