Ivana Miličević

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Ivana Miličević (born April 26, 1974) is a Croatian-American actress. Miličević was born in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia to a Croat family, the daughter of Tonka, a homemaker, and Damir Miličević, a slaughterhouse worker and entrepreneur. She emigrated to the United States at the age of five and was raised in Michigan. She has two younger brothers, Tomo (guitarist for rock band 30 Seconds to Mars) and Fillip. Miličević worked as a model while attending Athens High School in Troy, Michigan. She was also a dancer for the Troy Kids on the Block, a New Kids on the Block tribute group, before leaving Michigan. Miličević began acting after graduation, her first part being in the hit thriller "Enemy of the State", then guest appearances in several television series like Charmed, Seinfeld, Felicity, Nash Bridges, The Nanny, Buzzkill, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Yes, Dear, Chuck, House M.D., Friends and Hawaii Five-0. Her acting career included a regular role on the HBO series The Mind of the Married Man. In 2006, she starred in the CBS series Love Monkey. She played the role of Valenka in the James Bond film Casino Royale. In 2007, she played Lena on Ugly Betty.
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