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  • Mena Suvari

    Born on February 13, 1979 in Newport, Rhode Island

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American Beauty (1999)

Mena Suvari as "Angela Hayes"

Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a gainfully employed suburban husband and father. Fed up with his boring, stagnant existence, he quits his job and decides to reinvent himself as a pot-smoking, responsibility-shirking teenager. What follows is at once cynical, hysterical, and, eventually, tragically uplifting.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999) Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Mena Suvari in the news

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American Pie Alum Alyson Hannigan Proves That Sometimes, Nerds Finish First

Posted by
on Apr 5th 2012, 7:22AM

Apr 5th 2012, 7:22AM

31 Fates Worse Than Death! (#28: Stuck)

Posted by
William Goss on Oct 4th 2009, 1:03PM

Oct 4th 2009, 1:03PM

Shelf Life: American Beauty

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Sep 9th 2009, 5:02PM

Sep 9th 2009, 5:02PM

Watch This: It's 'Red Dawn' in a Nudist Colony ... with Rob Schneider?

Posted by
Peter Martin on Mar 25th 2009, 11:45AM

Mar 25th 2009, 11:45AM

Casting Bites: Brides, Crazies, and 'Up in the Air'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 12th 2009, 8:03AM

Mar 12th 2009, 8:03AM

Review: Stuck

Posted by
Peter Martin on May 29th 2008, 3:02PM

May 29th 2008, 3:02PM

AFI Dallas Preview: 'Stuck' in the Psyche of a City

Posted by
Peter Martin on Mar 26th 2008, 12:02PM

Mar 26th 2008, 12:02PM

Sundance Review: The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Jan 22nd 2008, 7:02AM

Jan 22nd 2008, 7:02AM

Horror Flick 'Stuck' Gets U.S. Distribution

Posted by
Eric D. Snider on Nov 6th 2007, 12:32PM

Nov 6th 2007, 12:32PM

Isn't Variety Embarrassed to Report Our Six Weeks-Old News?

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on Jun 28th 2007, 7:01AM

Jun 28th 2007, 7:01AM

First Trailer for Mena Suvari's 'Stuck' Online

Posted by
Jennifer DeFilippo on Jun 26th 2007, 6:31AM

Jun 26th 2007, 6:31AM

Junket Report: Brooklyn Rules

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on May 20th 2007, 4:02PM

May 20th 2007, 4:02PM

Review: Brooklyn Rules

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on May 20th 2007, 11:02AM

May 20th 2007, 11:02AM

Mena Suvari Tells Cinematical She's Signed for Ernest Hemingway's 'Garden of Eden'

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on May 11th 2007, 8:31AM

May 11th 2007, 8:31AM

Early Review of 'Day of the Dead' Remake Is Up

Posted by
chris ullrich on May 7th 2007, 4:34PM

May 7th 2007, 4:34PM

Review: Caffeine

Posted by
Ryan Stewart on Mar 16th 2007, 9:02AM

Mar 16th 2007, 9:02AM

A Small Silly Shot of Caffeine

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Feb 21st 2007, 3:03PM

Feb 21st 2007, 3:03PM

Rea and Suvari Get Stuck with Stuart Gordon

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Nov 25th 2006, 4:35AM

Nov 25th 2006, 4:35AM

The Trailer of the Remake of the Day of the Dead

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Oct 24th 2006, 6:35AM

Oct 24th 2006, 6:35AM

More to Pittsburgh

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Aug 21st 2006, 11:08AM

Aug 21st 2006, 11:08AM

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