Mena Suvari

Actress + Fashion Designer + Model
Born Feb 13, 1979
Age 37
Hometown Newport, Rhode Is...
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Nationality American
High School Providence High S...
Other Names Mena Alexandra Su...
Eye Color Blue

Mena Alexandra Suvari is an Estonian-American actress, fashion designer, and model. Shortly after beginning her career as a model, she appeared 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. Her first major film roles were in American Beauty, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Award, and American Pie (both released in 1999).… Read More

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1979 Birth Born on February 13, 1979.


1997 18 Years Old 1 More Event
She gained early notice for her performance as Zoe in Gregg Araki's low-budget drama feature Nowhere, alongside James Duval, Rachel True, Heather Graham and Ryan Phillippe. She had a supporting part in the indie drama film Snide and Prejudice, which opened at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.
1998 19 Years Old She next was cast in a supporting role in the independent dramedy Slums of Beverly Hills, which was released in 1998. … Read More


1999 20 Years Old In 1999, Suvari starred in the Academy Award-winning American Beauty, for which she received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and was nominated for the "Favorite Actress – Newcomer" at the 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. … Read More
2000 21 Years Old Suvari married German-born cinematographer Robert Brinkmann on March 4, 2000. … Read More
2001 22 Years Old 1 More Event
She appeared in the poorly received film The Musketeer, and had an appearance again with Biggs in the music video for the Wheatus song "Teenage Dirtbag" in 2001.
2005 26 Years Old 1 More Event
She and the other Six Feet Under cast members received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2005. … Read More
2007 28 Years Old In 2007, Suvari began dating Italian-Canadian concert promoter Simone Sestito, whom she met at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival. Suvari and Sestito became engaged in July 2008 during a vacation to Jamaica. They were married on June 26, 2010 in a private chapel in Rome. On January 13, 2012, Suvari filed for divorce from Sestito in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences and listing November 1, 2011 as the date of separation. The divorce was finalized in October 2012. … Read More


2012 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Suvari reprised her role of Heather in American Reunion, released on April 6, 2012.
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