Biographic by Steve McGarry for September 09, 2012
BIOGRAPHIC Steve McGarry Milla Jovovich Born in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on December 17, 1975, Milla Jovovich was raised in California, a very successful model before she reached her teens, she made her acting debut in 1988's "Two Moon Junction," the same movie that saw the final screen appearances of Burl Ives and "Fantasy Island" star Herve Villechaize. Three years later, 15-year-old Milla attracted worldwide attention with her starring role in "return to the Blue Lagoon." Following roles in "Kuffs, " "Chaplin" and "Dazed and Confused," she put her movie career on hold to spend time in Europe focusing on her budding music career. She returned to acting to star as the alien Leeloo, opposite Bruce Willis, in the 1997 sci-fi hit "The Fifth Element." She has gone on to enjoy tremendous success in various fields, one of the highest pain models in the world, she launched a fashion line with fellow model Carmen Hawk in 2003, and her music has been featured in a number of movies. Her screen credits include starring roles in "Stone," opposite Robert de Niro and Edward Norton, and "The Three Musketeers" - but she reigns supremem as the queen of sci-fi, thanks to the likes of "ultraviolet," "the Fourth Kind," and her signature role in Alice in the five "Resident Evil" movies to date!