Olga Fonda – Hollywood actress, model
Olga Fonda (real name Olga Chakova or Tchakova) is an American film and TV actress and model.
She was born on October 1, 1982 in Ukhta, USSR.
Olga Tchakova spent her childhood in the USSR. At 14 she moved to Maine, the United States as an exchange student. After studying for a year at the Winthrop High School, Olga returned home. In 17 years, she went to the U.S. again to study at the University of Maine at Augusta.
Olga wanted to be a model and while vacationing in Los Angeles, California, Fonda was scouted to pursue modeling.
The Russian beauty adopted the surname Fonda out of admiration for the Fonda acting dynasty, especially Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda.
The model starred in commercials for «Motorola», «Puma», appeared in European catalogs and on the covers of magazines in Japan, Italy and the United States.
She made her debut in 2006 with a role in the film Nip/Tuck.
Olga has appeared in TV series such as Ugly Betty, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Melrose Place, and Svetlana.
She played a Russian ballerina in the 2009 independent film Love Hurts, Owen Wilson’s girlfriend in a nonspeaking role in Little Fockers.
She was cast in the 2011 romantic-comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love, though her scene did not make the final cut.
In 2010, Fonda was cast in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.
Olga became widely known for the role of Farrah Lemkova in the movie Real Steel (2011), with Hugh Jackman as a Russian Robot owner.
She also starred in the music video of the singer Alexander Kogan.
From 2000 to 2005, Fonda was married to Michael Fundaminski.
2009 The Breakdown
2013 The Iceman
2013 The Vampire Diaries