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Biography #2

Malin Akerman (born May 12, 1978) is an actress, model and singer. Born in Stockholm, Sweden, her family moved to Canada whe she was two years old. At the age of 17 she won the Ford Supermodel of Canada search. After a career in modeling, she turned to acting and now resides in California, U.S.A.. She has had roles in several films, including Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle (2004). She has made several TV guest appearances and in 2005 she got the role as Juna in the HBO series The Comeback. She also sings in a band named The Petalstones.

Article text released under CC-BY-SA. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Malin Akerman" (14-Dec-2005)

Biography #3 (for The Comeback)

Malin Akerman was born in Stockholm, Sweden. A career opportunity for her father moved the family to Toronto, Canada when Malin was only two years old. Bright and captivating, Malin began modeling and doing television commercials at age five. The separation of her parents a year later would initiate an early independence coupled with sensitivity for the arts.

At seventeen, Malin won the Ford Supermodel of Canada search. Interest from international agents led Malin to spend her summers in Europe modeling until she finished high school. She pursued a successful modeling career for several years but eventually decided to stay in Toronto and focus on acting. She quickly landed a role on a Steven Spielberg television series. Several guest roles followed, and in 2001 Malin was flown to Los Angeles to test for the lead of a Disney feature. She ultimately did land the part but the experience brought her to Los Angeles with her best friend.

Since arriving in LA, Malin has appeared in The Utopian Society, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.

She also has developed an interest in music and is currently the lead singer of her band Ozono.

Bio courtesy HBO for "The Comeback" (14-Dec-2005)