MILLA JOVOVICH (Nimue/The Blood Queen) has successfully
established herself as a highly regarded,
international actress, model and spokesperson. Jovovich, (pronounced "mee-luh" "yo-vo-vitch")
starred in over 40 films.
Star of the Resident Evil franchise, she was recently seen in the sixth and
final chapter of the franchise.
This billion dollar franchise makes Milla the only actress to recreate the same
character in this
longstanding and much loved series setting box office records around the globe.
In 2019 Milla will be seen in Paradise Hills for director Alice Waddington. The
film premiered at the
Sundance Film Festival.
She has also received International acclaim for her breakthrough performance
as Lee Loo in Luc Besson's
The Fifth Element and has over 40 film credits to date including her work in Sir
Chaplin opposite Robert Downey Jr., Wim Wender's Million Dollar Hotel opposite
Mel Gibson, Stone
opposite Robert De Niro and Edward Norton and Zoolander, opposite Ben Stiller,
Owen Wilson, and Will
Milla Jovovich is perhaps best known in the world of fashion as a muse to
legendary photographer Peter
Lindberg. Over the years, Milla has starred in world wide advertising campaigns
for Chanel, Dior, Versace,
Prada, Armani, Calvin Klein, Tiffany & Co., Jimmy Choo, Blue Marine, Hugo Boss,
Isabel Marant, Anna
Molinari, Alberto Biani, Etro, Marella, Escada, The Gap, Mango, Damiani, El
Corte Ingles, ICB, Sisley, H
and M and multiple Donna Karan lines, including DKNY. She also served as an
ambassador for L'Oreal for
seventeen years, one of the longest standing contracts in cosmetic history and
has appeared several
times in the annual Pirelli calendar, a major coup for any model. Milla also
starred in Japanese
promotional ads for Honda and Canon IXY Camera.
In addition to an eclectic and impressive array of acting roles, Milla is
also an accomplished singer and
songwriter. She released her first EP, "The Divine Comedy," in 1994, and debuted
her original "Electric
Sky" at Life Ball, the AIDS Charity Gala.
Milla was born to a Serbian pediatrician and a renowned Russian actress. Her
family moved to the U.S. in
1981 and she began her remarkable career at age nine when she landed the lead
role in Disney's Night
Train to Katmandu. At age eleven, Herb Ritz catapulted the young Milla into the
lime light by
photographing her for the Cover's of The Face Magazine and Lei Magazine, edited
by the current Vogue
Italia Editor in Chief, Franca Sozzani. By age twelve, legendary photographer
Richard Avedon shot Milla
as one of Revlon's "Most Unforgettable Women in the World." Shortly thereafter,
she appeared on the
cover of Mademosille also shot by Avedon making her the youngest model to ever
appear on the cover a
women's fashion magazine.
n addition to her career as an actress Milla has also worked as a designers
being recognized and
nominated as best new designer in 2006 for her Jovovich-Hawk label by the
Milla is also very active with charity work raising funds and acting as an
ambassadress for amfAR as well
as the Ovarian Cancer Research fund and Love.Org.
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