MALIN AKERMAN (Ronnie) is fast becoming
one of the industry's busiest
young actresses. She was most
recently seen starring as Laurie
Jupiter, aka Silk Spectre II, in
the Warner Bros. comic-book
adventure Watchmen. Last
year, she starred in the hit
romantic comedy 27 Dresses,
with Katherine Heigl, James
Marsden and Edward Burns,
under the direction of Anne Fletcher. Akerman recently
reunited with Fletcher to star with Sandra Bullock and
Ryan Reynolds in this past summer's hit comedy The
Proposal. In 2007, Akerman starred with Ben Stiller in
the romantic comedy The Heartbreak Kid, directed by
the Farrelly brothers. Her other film credits include
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and The Brothers
Born in Stockholm, Sweden, Akerman moved to
Toronto with her family at the age of two and spent
her youth in both Canada and Sweden. At age five,
she began modeling and acting in television commercials.
When she was 17, she won the Ford Models
Supermodel of the World: Canada search, and began
spending her summers modeling in Europe. While
enjoying success as a model, Akerman ultimately
decided to attend college and focus on her studies.
She continued acting to pay her bills and landed an
audition that brought her to Los Angeles, where she
received offers from agents and managers.
Soon after, Akerman moved to Los Angeles and
began landing roles in independent films, as well as
guest roles in television series. Her breakthrough
came in 2005 in the HBO series The Comeback, starring
Lisa Kudrow. Akerman gained attention from
both critics and audiences for her work on the show in
the series regular role of Juna Millken. In addition,
she recently had a memorable recurring role on the
third season of the hit HBO series Entourage.
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