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Mýa Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979), professionally referred to as Mýa, is an American R&B and pop recording artist, entertainer, philanthropist, and actress. A Washington, D.C. native, as a young child, Harrison took ballet lessons from the age of two and added jazz and tap dancing lessons to her schedule two years later. As she entered ... See full bio »

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Known For

Chicago
Chicago Mona
(2002)
Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge! Soundtrack
(2001)
Cursed
Cursed Jenny
(2005)
Shall We Dance
Shall We Dance Vern's Fiancée
(2004)

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 2017 Get Your Decades Party On! 90's vs 00's vs 10's (TV Special) (performer: "Ghetto Supastar")
 2016 Volki i ovtsy. Beeezumnoe prevrashchenie (performer: "Lady Marmalade")
 2015 Der Lehrer (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jeder hat doch irgendwie 'nen Schaden (2015) ... (performer: "Lady Marmalade" - uncredited)
 2014 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Ghetto Supastar by Pras (2014) ... (performer: "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)")
 2012-2013 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Titans Retrospective: Titans #1-#25 (2013) ... ("Polka Power")
- Battle for Bludhaven #3-4 (2012) ... ("Polka Power")
 2010 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 11 Villain Songs (2010) ... (performer: "Cell Block Tango" (1975) - as Mýa Harrison, uncredited)
 2009 EastEnders (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 22 September 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Lady Marmalade" - uncredited)
 2008 I Love the New Millennium (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2001 (2008) ... (performer: "Lady Marmalade")
 2007 Quelli che... il calcio (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #15.12 (2007) ... (performer: "Cell Block Tango" - as Mýa Harrison)
 2005 NCIS (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Pop Life (2005) ... (performer: "Sophisticated Lady" - as "Samantha 'Jade' King")
 2004 Fat Albert (performer: "Not Gonna Drop")
 2004 Shall We Dance (performer: "Let's Dance" (1983))
 2004 A Cinderella Story (performer: "Fallen" Radio Mix)
 2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (performer: "Do You Only Want to Dance")
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (performer: "Fallen" (Zone 4 Remix))
 2003 The Disco Ball (TV Special) (performer: "Turn the Beat Around", "Last Dance")
 2002 Chicago (performer: "Cell Block Tango" (1975) - as Mýa Harrison)
 2002 Un paso adelante (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Arriba el telón (2002) ... (performer: "Lady Marmalade")
 2002 MTV Unplugged Uncensored (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Case of the Ex" - uncredited)
 1998-2001 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 June 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Lady Marmalade")
- Episode dated 9 February 2001 (2001) ... (performer: "Case of the Ex")
- Episode dated 31 July 1998 (1998) ... (performer: "Ghetto Supastar")
 2001 Legally Blonde (performer: "Sex Machine")
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (performer: "Where the Dream Takes You")
 2001 Moulin Rouge! (performer: "Zidler's Rap (Medley)")
 2001 Un paso adelante. Historia de una serie (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Lady Marmalade")
 1999 'Weird Al' Yankovic Live! (Video) ("Polka Power!")
 1999/I Life (performer: "Why Should I Believe You")
 1998 The Rugrats Movie (performer: "Take Me There")
 1998 The 1998 MOBO Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Ghetto Supastar (Live)")
 1998 Spice Girls: Live in Your Living Room (TV Special) (performer: "Ghetto Superstar")
 1998 Bulworth (performer: "Ghetto Supastar" - as MYA)
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Other Works:

Album: "K.I.S.S. (Keep It Sexy & Simple)". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mya Marie Harrison | Mya Harrison | Mýa Harrison | Mýa

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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[on her mixed racial heritage] There was a time in my life when I wasn't popular and accepted by kids in school. I was made fun of with braces and kinky hair, and being from a multicultural family, etc... And it really hurts when you're that age, but later when you get something of your own or you get involved in activities like a sport, you begin to be accepted for what you do, and your ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a winner of Two MTV Video Music Awards and One Grammy Award. See more »

Nickname:

Ms. Caramel

Star Sign:

Libra

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