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Mena Suvari

Mena Alexandra Süvari was born in Newport, Rhode Island, to Candice (Thompson), a nurse, and Ando Süvari, a psychiatrist. Her father was Estonian, and her mother is of Greek, English, and German descent. Mena was raised in a Rhode Island home that was built in 1870, and had early aspirations of becoming an archaeologist. She starred in three ... See full bio »

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 2015 South of Hell (TV Series)
Maria Abascal
- Take Life Now (2015) ... Maria Abascal
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Maria Abascal
- I See You (2015) ... Maria Abascal
- The One That Got Away (2015) ... Maria Abascal
- South of the Border (2015) ... Maria Abascal
 2014-2015 Clarence (TV Series)
Belson's Mom / Cynthia / Video Game Voice
- Dust Buddies (2015) ... Cynthia (voice)
- Belson's Sleepover (2014) ... Belson's Mom / Video Game Voice (voice)
- Lizard Day Afternoon (2014) ... Belson's Mom (voice)
 2015 Badge of Honor
Jessica Dawson
 2014 Don't Blink
 2014 Hysteria (TV Series)
Logan Harlen
- Pilot (2014) ... Logan Harlen
 2013 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
- Not Like This (2013) ... Isabella
- Joyriding (2013) ... Isabella
- A Power Move (2013) ... Isabella
 2013 Whisper of Fear (TV Movie)
 2012 The Knot
 2012 Happy Valley (TV Movie)
 2011/I Restitution
 2011/I No Surrender (TV Movie)
Amelia Davis
 2011 The Cape (TV Series)
Tracey Jerrod / Dice
- Dice (2011) ... Tracey Jerrod / Dice
 2010 Children of the Spider (Short)
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Allison Crowley
- Yang 3 in 2D (2010) ... Allison Crowley
 2008 The Garden of Eden
Catherine Hill Bourne
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Aerith Gainsborough (English version, voice)
 2006 Caffeine
 2006 Orpheus (TV Movie)
Sue Ellen
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Aerith Gainsborough (English version, voice)
 2005 Domino
 2005 Edmond
 2005/II Standing Still
 2004 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
- The Black Forest (2004) ... Edie
- Coming and Going (2004) ... Edie
- The Dare (2004) ... Edie
- Can I Come Up Now? (2004) ... Edie
 2004/I Trauma
 2002 Sonny
 2002 Spun
 1999 Atomic Train (TV Movie)
Grace Seger
 1997 413 Hope St. (TV Series)
- Thanksgiving (1997) ... Crystal
 1997 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Ivy Moore
- Sympathy for the Devil (1997) ... Ivy Moore
 1997 Kiss the Girls
Coty Pierce (as Mena A. Suvari)
 1997 Nowhere
 1996-1997 High Incident (TV Series)
Jill Marsh
- Camino High (1997) ... Jill Marsh
- Shake, Rattle & Roll (1996) ... Jill Marsh
- Nobody Walks in El Camino (1996) ... Jill Marsh
- Father Knows Best (1996) ... Jill Marsh
- Till Death Do Us Part (1996) ... Jill Marsh
 1996 ER (TV Series)
Laura-Lee Armitage
- Last Call (1996) ... Laura-Lee Armitage
 1996 Minor Adjustments (TV Series)
- A Fish Story (1996) ... Emily
 1995-1996 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Hilary / Laura
- The Grass Is Always Greener (1996) ... Hilary
- Danger Boy (1995) ... Laura
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5 Interviews | 15 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 48 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Mena A. Suvari


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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A year or so ago I went through all the people in my life and asked myself: does this person inspire me, genuinely love me and support me unconditionally? I wanted nothing but positive influences in my life. See more »


First name "Mena", pronounced "MEE-nah". See more »

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