Milla Jovovich is an American screenwriter, actress, and singer. She has been ranked number 7 on the prestigious named Hollywood Gross List. Her acting performances in a number of action and sci-fi movies earned her the reputation as the “resonator of cool.” She also wrote and was a producer of several movies.
Milla Jovovich was born in New Jersey. Her childhood was spent living in Poland, where her family was Jewish. After her parents both emigrated to the United States, Milla spent a good deal of her early years in New York City. Her early roles were in Broadway plays and music videos, including appearing in the musical Cats, opposite Christopher Walken, and in a Spy, as a spy played by Barbara Gordon.
She went on to star in the successful adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (which she wrote and directed) and the remake of A Nightmare On Elm Street. Milla Jovovich’s best-known film is the 1997 horror movie resident evil: Aftershocks, in which she plays the original character, Grinch. It is widely considered one of the greatest horror movies of all time, with its distinctive blend of humor and terror. As a fashion designer, Jovovich has designed clothing for such celebrities as Madonna and Mariah Carey.
In 1999, Milla Jovovich was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role; she lost out to Julia Roberts for her performance as Elizabethpool, in the same category. Though not critically acclaimed, Aftershocks was well received by audiences, and it went on to make almost three hundred million dollars in the United States alone. Milla Jovovich returned to the big screen in the following year’s Serotonin, in which she again played a psychotic. Both films were produced by DreamWorks Animation Television.
Milla Jovovich’s most recent major film role was in the science fiction thriller The Fifth Element, in which she plays a robot named Ava. In this film, Ava is an android who works as a translator for the human race. Though her introduction is somewhat disappointing, especially in light of the sci-fi genre, she manages to rise above it, becoming a likable and likeable character in the end. Her work as a fashion designer also earns her an Academy Award nomination.
Regardless, of whether you like Milla Jovovich or not, you are bound to recognize her name among other notable characters from sci-fi, television, or movies. Even if you have never seen a movie with her in it, you have most likely heard her voice. Her distinct husky tones and distinctive accent make her an instantly recognizable character. Her unique style of comedy, which blends the serious with the fantastic, is owed to Milla Jovovich hawk.