Mila Kunis is an American actress who first gained acclaim for her portrayal of Jackie Burkhart on the comedy series, That ’70s Show. Continuing her role as a comedic actress, Kunis then voiced the character Meg in Family Guy and portrayed Rachel Jansen in Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Then, in 2010, she co-starred with Natalie Portman in Black Swan, for which she won the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actress and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her next film to hit the big screen will be Friends with Benefits, in which she co-stars with Justin Timberlake. EDUinReview will now take a look at her education background
Kunis was born on August 14, 1983, in Chernivtsi, Ukranian SSR. Her parents are Elvira and Mark Kunis and she has one older brother, Mark. When she was seven years old, her family moved to Los Angeles, CA, where she enrolled in Rosewood Elementary School. She then attended Hubert Howe Bancroft Middle School. For high school, she was tutored by an on-set tutor while she was filming That ’70s Show. When the show was not in production, Kunis attended Fairfax High School. After high school, Kunis attended both UCLA and Loyola Marymount University for short periods of time but has since put her education on hold in order to pursue her acting career.
Kunis first began acting when she was nine-years old and her father enrolled her in acting school at the Beverly Hills Studios. Her first acting job was in a Barbie commercial, followed by modeling jobs in print-ads and catalogs.
When she was 14-years old, she landed the part of Jackie on That ’70s Show, even though the casting directors wanted all actors on the show to be at least 18-years old. In 2001, she co-starred with Kirsten Dunst in Get Over It. She starred in several other films, but her next major film was Forgetting Sarah Marshall with Jason Segel, which was released in 2008. In 2010, she co-starred in both The Book of Eli and Black Swan.
On a personal note, Kunis dated Macaulay Culkin from 2002 to 2011. She was an avid fan of World of Warcraft for a while and enjoys spending time with her friends.
Friends with Benefits will be released in the USA on July 22, 2011.