Lana Condor: 9 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About The Rising Star
Lana Condor stars as Lara Jean in Netflix's 'To All The Boys I've Loved Before'. She made her first movie appearance as Jubilee in 2016's 'X-Men: Apocalypse' and now you're going to be seeing her all over the place. The young actress will star in Syfy's 'Deady Class' as Saya, but before then, here is everything you need to know about Lana Condor.
1. How old is Lana Condor?
Lana Condor is a Vietnamese-American actress born May 11, 1997. Lana is 21 years old and was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Lana was born in Vietnam and adopted by Bob and Mary Carol Condor [Photo via Getty/Alberto E. Rodriguez]
2. How tall is Lana Condor?
According to multiple online sources, Lana Condor is 5 feet 2 inches tall. [Photo via Getty/John Sciulli]
3. Lana Condor is also a trained dancer
Lana isn’t just an actress. Before she got her first big film credit, Condor was an accomplished ballet dancer, training with Joffrey Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. In a 2016 interview, Condor also told Just Jared that she used to be a competitive equestrian. [Photo via Getty/Jeff Spicer]
4. Lana Condor’s first big role was as Jubilee in X-Men: Apocalypse
In multiple interviews, Lana has said that on her third audition shortly after deciding to seriously pursue acting, she earned the role as Jubilee in X-Men Apocalypse. In 2015, she told Anthem Magazine “I think X-Men was the third audition out of the box, which I got. It was crazy because I went from having nothing to this crazy reality.“ [Photo via YouTube/Flicks And The City]
5. In 2017, Lana was announced as Lara in Netflix's 'To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before'
In July 2017, it was announced that Lana would play the role of Lara Jean Covey in ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’. The film, which will be available on Netflix August 17, sees Lana act opposite Noah Centineo, Israel Broussard, and Janelle Parish. [Photo via Netflix]
6. Who is Lara Jean in 'To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before'?
When Lara writes letters to her past crushes, she never envisions the notes falling in the hands of the boys they are about. When the objects of her affections do receive the notes, however, Lana is faced with some pretty mortifying and angsty encounters. The Fosters’ Noah Centineo stars as Peter Kavinsky. [Photo via Netflix]
7. Lana plays Saya Kuroki in Syfy’s ‘Deadly Class’
‘Deadly Class’ will hit screens in 2019 and features Lara as skilled fighter Saya Kuroki. In the graphic novels that the series is based on, Saya is a student and a leader of the Kuroki syndicate. [Photo via Syfy]
8. Lana also appeared in the Lifetime television Movie ‘High School Lover’
Lana played Allison, the close friend of a girl who begins dating a successful older man. James Franco, Paulina Singer, and Francois Arnaud also appeared in the film. [Photo via Lifetime/Lionsgate]
9. Lana is set to appear in 3 films in 2018.
‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’, ‘Alita:Battle Angel’, and ‘Summer Night’ are all out this year and feature an appearance by Lana Condor. Next year, Syfy’s ‘Deadly Class’ will premiere as well. Her first big role was as Jubilee in X: Men Apocalypse.[Photo via Getty/Mike Coppola]