• 1997
  • ┬áCan Tho, Vietnam

Lana Condor

Biography

Lana Condor is a Vietnamese-American actress. She made her film debut in the Twentieth Century Fox film X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), released on May 27, 2016, portraying Jubilation Lee / Jubilee. Originally from Can Tho, Vietnam, Condor was adopted by her parents at four months old (along with her non-biological brother, Arthur) and spent her early years of life in the Chicago area. By six years old, the family had settled in Washington State, where Condor took her very first dance class. Her love of the arts flourished and she went on to dance at the Rock School of Dance Education and Spectrum Dance Theater in Seattle. At 13 years old, Condor and her family moved to New York City and while there, she continued her classical ballet training, dancing at multiple prestigious dance academies including the Joffrey School of Classical Ballet, the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. While living in New York, Condor's parents encouraged her to give acting a chance when the saw a natural ability in their daughter. She took her first acting class during her freshman year of high school and was hooked. Condor and her family moved to Los Angeles her sophomore year of high school, where she auditioned and landed a coveted spot in the Los Angeles Ballet. She was one of their youngest and most accomplished dancers. Although Condor was making a name for herself in the dance community, she was bit with the acting bug and couldn't shake it. She joined the theater department at Notre Dame Academy and also studied at the Yale Summer Conservatory for Actors. During her senior year of high school, she went out on her very first handful of professional auditions and landed her role in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) right out the gate. Condor lives in the Los Angeles area and loves all things involved with the outdoors: hiking, swimming, kayaking, and surfing. She also has a big place in her heart for charity work, and has volunteered at nursing and convalescent homes since eighth grade, and is an avid supporter of the non-profit environmental group Heal The Bay, who work to restore the Santa Monica Bay.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
X-Men: Apocalypse – free full movie download May 27, 2016