Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis was born on August 14,1983 and is an American actress.
65 Facts About Mila Kunis
Mila Kunis gained further critical acclaim and accolades for her performance in the psychological thriller Black Swan, for which she received the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor or Actress, and nominations for the SAG Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Milena Markovna Mila Kunis was born into a Ukrainian Jewish family on August 14,1983, in Chernivtsi, a city in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union.
Mila Kunis has cited antisemitism in the Soviet Union as one of several reasons for her family's move to the United States.
Mila Kunis has stated that her parents "raised [her] Jewish as much as they could", although religion was suppressed in the Soviet Union.
On her second day in Los Angeles, Mila Kunis was enrolled at Rosewood Elementary School, not knowing a word of English.
Mila Kunis used an on-set tutor for most of her high school years while filming That '70s Show.
Mila Kunis briefly attended Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, but when that school proved to be insufficiently flexible about her acting commitments, she transferred to Fairfax High School, graduating in 2001.
Mila Kunis briefly attended University of California, Los Angeles and Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
At age nine, Mila Kunis was enrolled by her father in acting classes after school at the Beverly Hills Studios, where she met Susan Curtis, who would become her manager.
Mila Kunis had a minor role on the television shows 7th Heaven, and Walker, Texas Ranger as well as supporting roles in the films Santa with Muscles, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves, and the Angelina Jolie film Gia, as the young Gia Carangi.
At the age of 10, Mila Kunis unsuccessfully auditioned for the role of a Russian Jewish girl who moves to America in the film Make a Wish, Molly.
In 1998, Mila Kunis was cast as Jackie Burkhart in the Fox sitcom That '70s Show.
All who auditioned were required to be at least 18 years old; Mila Kunis, who was 14 at the time, told the casting directors she would be 18 but did not say when.
Mila Kunis won two consecutive Young Star Awards as Best Young Actress in a Comedy TV Series in 1999 and 2000 for her performances.
In 1999, Mila Kunis replaced Lacey Chabert in the role of Meg Griffin on the animated sitcom Family Guy, created by Seth MacFarlane for Fox.
Mila Kunis won the role after auditions and a slight rewrite of the character, in part due to her performance on That '70s Show.
When Mila Kunis auditioned for the role, she was called back by MacFarlane, who instructed her to speak slower.
Mila Kunis then told her to come back another time and enunciate more.
Mila Kunis was 15 when she started, so you were listening to a 15-year-old.
Mila Kunis had a very natural quality to Meg that really made what we did with that character kind of really work.
Mila Kunis followed that up in 2002, by starring in the straight-to-DVD horror film American Psycho 2 alongside William Shatner, a sequel to the 2000 film American Psycho.
American Psycho 2 was poorly reviewed by critics, and later, Mila Kunis herself expressed embarrassment over the film.
In 2004, Mila Kunis starred in the film adaptation Tony n' Tina's Wedding.
In 2005, Mila Kunis co-starred with Jon Heder in Moving McAllister, which was not released theatrically until 2007.
Mila Kunis starred as Rachel Jansen in the 2008 comedy film, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, co-produced by Judd Apatow.
Mila Kunis's performance was well-received; Joe Morgenstern of The Wall Street Journal praised her "fresh beauty and focused energy", while James Berardinelli wrote that she is "adept with her performance and understands the concept of comic timing".
Also in 2008, Mila Kunis portrayed Mona Sax, an assassin, alongside Mark Wahlberg in the action film Max Payne, based on the video game of the same name.
Mila Kunis underwent training in guns, boxing, and martial arts for her role.
Mila Kunis received another Teen Choice Award nomination for her performance.
Mila Kunis was cast in a minor role in the 2010 comedy film Date Night, starring Tina Fey and Steve Carell.
Mila Kunis was nominated for multiple awards, including her first Golden Globe, for the 2010 film Black Swan.
Mila Kunis played a rival ballet dancer to the main character, played by Natalie Portman.
Mila Kunis underwent a training regimen that included cardiovascular exercise, a 1,200-calorie a day diet, and ballet classes for four hours a day, seven days a week.
Mila Kunis was cast alongside Justin Timberlake in the 2011 romantic comedy Friends with Benefits.
In 2012, Mila Kunis co-starred with Mark Wahlberg in Ted, her most commercially successful film to date.
In 2013, Mila Kunis played Theodora, the youngest of three witches, opposite James Franco, in the Walt Disney Pictures' prequel, Oz the Great and Powerful.
Mila Kunis dedicated her performance in the film to Margaret Hamilton, the original Wicked Witch of the West in the 1939 film.
The film, and Mila Kunis's performance, received mixed reviews from critics.
Also in 2013, Mila Kunis co-starred in the crime thriller Blood Ties with Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, and Marion Cotillard.
Mila Kunis was cast in the comedy The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, alongside Robin Williams and Peter Dinklage.
Mila Kunis's performance was praised by some critics; Deborah Young of The Hollywood Reporter wrote that her role gives her "enormous room to express her talent" and she "gives her story a shot of raw intensity".
Mila Kunis has a first-look deal with ABC Studios, where the company is based.
In 2015, Mila Kunis co-starred with Channing Tatum in the science fiction film Jupiter Ascending, directed by the Wachowskis.
Mila Kunis co-starred with Kristen Bell and Christina Applegate in the comedy Bad Moms, which was released July 29,2016.
Chris Nashawaty from Entertainment Weekly wrote that "Mila Kunis manages to be both sympathetic and funny, and she has crack comedic timing".
In 2018, Mila Kunis co-starred with Kate McKinnon in the comedy The Spy Who Dumped Me.
Mila Kunis co-starred with Glenn Close in the film Four Good Days.
The film received mixed reviews but Mila Kunis was praised for her performance, with Pete Hammond from Deadline Hollywood stating Mila Kunis was "a revelation" in the role, while Richard Roeper of the Chicago Sun-Times concluded her performance "represents the finest work she has done".
In 2022 Mila Kunis produced and starred in a Netflix film adaptation of Luckiest Girl Alive based on the Jessica Knoll novel of the same name.
In 2023 it was announced Mila Kunis is slated to co-star with Michael Keaton in the comedy film Goodrich.
In 2007, Mila Kunis participated in a video for the website Funny or Die appearing alongside James Franco.
In December 2008, Mila Kunis was featured in Gap's "Shine Your Own Star" Christmas campaign.
Mila Kunis was among several female stars photographed by Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams in conjunction with the Calvin Klein Collections for a feature titled American Women 2010, with the proceeds from the photographs donated to the NYC AIDS foundation.
Mila Kunis ranked No 2 on AskMen's list of Top 99 Women for 2013, behind only Jennifer Lawrence.
Mila Kunis appeared wearing Gemfields's Rubies for the world premiere of Jupiter Ascending.
In 2014, Mila Kunis appeared in a range of global advertising for Beam, Inc.
Mila Kunis was included on Time magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.
Also in 2022 Mila Kunis was included with Matthew McConaughey, Quinta Brunson and Jennifer Hudson on People magazine's annual list of the People of the year.
Mila Kunis began dating her former That '70s Show co-star Ashton Kutcher in 2012.
Mila Kunis has heterochromia iridum, a condition in which the irises are different colors.
Mila Kunis's left eye is brown, while her right eye is green.
Mila Kunis had grown up in the condominium from the age of nine, along with her older brother and her parents.
Mila Kunis has received one Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress and two Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations for Best Supporting Actress and Outstanding Performance by a Cast for her performance in Black Swan.
Mila Kunis was nominated for an Annie Award for Best Voice Acting for her work in Family Guy and has garnered two Critics' Choice Awards nominations for Best Supporting Actress in Black Swan and Best Actress in a Comedy in Ted respectively.