Birthday: 21-09-1983
Age: 35
Star sign: Libra

Shannon Rutherford’s cosseted whippersnapper character in drama series ‘Lost’ is what made Maggie Grace a favorite with the fans and paved the path for what would turn out to be a burgeoning career in acting. Born in Columbus, Ohio, to Rick Denig and Valinn Denig, on September 21, 1983, Maggie Grace had two siblings and went to Worthington Christian Schools in her childhood where she started acting. She is of German and Irish ancestry. Her parents owned a jewelry business. Maggie’s parents divorced, and she had to move to Los Angeles with her mother.

As a child, Maggie enjoyed reading a lot and had particular adulation for the works of Shakespeare and Jane Austen. She had to drop out of high school and in Los Angeles, she had to face a lot of problems on the financial front. In LA, Maggie found an agent and also started acting classes. Soon she had a number of roles in low and medium budget independent productions and web and Television series. Her first major role was in the 2001 web series, ‘Rachel’s Room’ where she played the protagonist Rachel Reed. After some other roles in ‘Septuplets’ and ‘Oliver Beene,’ she did a movie ‘Murder in Greenwich’ playing ‘Martha Moxley’ which earned her a nomination for the Young Artist Award.

She also featured in ‘Shop Club’ the same year. The next year she played the Gothic character of a teenager in the drama ‘Twelve Mile Road.’ The role that would catapult her to fame was to come in 2004 when she was selected to play Shannon Rutherford in ‘Lost.’ The series was a huge success and transformed her into a star overnight and even earned her a nomination for the Teen Choice Award. She further appeared in the movie ‘The Fog,’ the next year while doing ‘Lost,’ shooting for the both the projects simultaneously. After this, she appeared in ‘Suburban Girl’ and ‘The Jane Austen Book Club,’ before being offered a role in the thriller ‘ Taken’ series where she appeared in the three movies.

She portrayed the lead character in ‘Malice in Wonderland,’ based on the book ‘ Alice in Wonderland’ authored by Lewis Carroll. She played ‘Irina’ in the super hit Twilight Saga movies ‘Breaking Dawn I & II.’ She was a guest on the show Californication. Grace featured at number 27 on Maxim’s Hot 100 list and was ranked 44 on FHM’s Sexiest 100, both in 2005. Also appeared in Variety’s Top Actors worth watching list in 2009. Maggie is engaged to Brunt Bushnell, founder of an entertainment firm named Two-Bit Circus.

Yunjin Kim English Actress

Yunjin Kim

Yunjim Kim is an American theatre film and actress. She was born in Seoul, South Korea, on 7th November 1973. She at the age of 10, she and her family moved to America. Kim earned popularity for her role as Sun on an American television series, LOST, aired in 2004, and in Shiri (South Korean film) as a North Korean Spy, released in 1999, which was also her debut film. Her role as Dr. Karen Kim for the ABC drama series Mistress, aired in 2013, is very famous. Kim along with her family immigrated to the United States in 1980 and resided in Staten Island, New York. She had been a diligent member of her middle school’s drama club when she was in 7th grade, as a result of which she was offered to perform for the of My Fair Lady’s production. Hounding her acting career, Kim moved to the New York City, where she attended high school at the prestigious Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, Manhattan. Kim earned her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree in Drama by enrolling herself in London Academy of performing arts. In the fervour and avidity of becoming a fine actor, Kim studied acting, dancing, martial arts, and also boosted her academics and pronunciation with equal intensity. Kim was able to focus her time and energy on her acting career, only after finishing her academics. She landed various small roles in several minor parts on MTV and also tried her hands and luck in Opera-style dramas on American Broadcasting Company and Broadway Production agency. Kim as a fine actress came into notice when she went back to her native land under the encouragement of various Korean Television Producers. When she reached Korea, she was post-haste cast in the Korean television series, Wedding Dress. Kim worked not only in Korea but also in various other Asian countries as well. Her debut film, Shiri was her first smash hit film, which was the highest-grossing film in Korean history of that time. She was called the ‘Korean Julia Roberts’. Her projects in Asia included Ginko Bed 2, Mr. Iron Palm, Rush, Beautiful Vacation, Yesterday, Diary of June. Her Korean film, Ardor, earned her Blue Dragon Award for the best actress in 2002.The film Ardor not only made her earn the best actress award but for it she was also invited to participate in a Non-competitive section at the Berlin Film Festival 2003. An American agency, William Morris proffered Kim a three- year contract to Kim in 2003 for a hit television series, Lost which ran for six seasons. SAG Award was awardedfor Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. In 2006, Kim was in the 98th position of Maxim’s annual Hot 100 lists and in the very same year, she was also featured on the cover of Stuff magazine. In 2013, Kim was doing a leading and prominent role in the ABC drama series, Mistresses. Kim has won a total of six awards in her acting career. Her popular television series in and outside Asia are, Splendid Holiday (1996), Foreboding (1997), Wedding Dress Drama (1998), Love In Three Colours (1999), Lost (2004-2010), Mistresses(2013-2016). She has received plenty of awards in her acting career, 36TH GRAND BELLS AWARD 1999 and 19TH KOREAN ASSOCIATION OF FILM CRITICS AWARD 1999 for New Best Actress. She was awarded 23RD BLUE DRAGON AWARDS 2002 and 44TH GRAND BELL AWARDS 2007 for best actress. The ASIAN EXCELLENCE AWARDS, 2006 and 12TH SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS, 2006 were awarded to her for Outstanding Television Actress and Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series respectively. In the March of 2010, Kim married her former manager Jeong Hyeok Park on the island of Oahu, Hawaii after shooting her final scenes for Lost.

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Zuleikha Robinson

Zuleikha Robinson is an English Singer and Actress. She is famously known for The Merchant of Venice which released in the year 2004, 2004’s ‘Hidalgo’ and The Namesake of the year 2006. She was also in the main cast of the popular series ‘Lost’ from the year 2009 to 2010. She was a part of the political thriller ‘Homeland’ for the year 2012 and of The Following, the Fox drama in 2015. In the year 2016, she started working in ABC’s period drama series Still Star-Crossed. Zuleikha has lived all across the world. She was born on the 29th of June in the year 1977. She was born in the city of London and grew up in Malaysia and Thailand. She also comes from mixed faiths as her father is English, but her mother is Indian, Burmese and Malay. She also has Scottish and Iranian descent from her successors. She completed her studies in the United States of America. She is an ex-student of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts which is situated in the Hollywood city of Los Angeles. Her brother is a popular British Botanist, Dr. Alastair Robinson. Robinson started working in the year 1999. She joined Hollywood with an experimental debut film in the year 2000 called ‘Timecode’. However, she was noticed by the audience in the year 2001 when she was a part of the series The Lone Gunmen which is a fragment of The X-Files franchise. She played a negative role of a mysterious thief, Yves Adele Harlow. Until the year 2003, Robinson was only doing supporting roles or small cameos. In the year 2004, she got her first break with a lead role in Disney’s most anticipated film, Hidalgo. She played an Arabian princess named Jazira and it was a 19th-century role as it was a period film. The flick was based on a true story and Robinson’s noteworthy performance was lauded by all. Due to her multi-culture background, she can easily fit into type casted religion-based roles. In the year 2006, she acted in the flick The Namesake as a Bengali character named Moushumi Mazumdar. Mira Nair ’s acclaimed film got her a place amongst the actors appreciated by the critics. Zuleikha made her television debut with the HBO series ‘Rome’ in the year 2007. Next year, she worked in the Fox drama New Amsterdam where she played a Detective. Lost and Homeland are two other popular television series which established Robinson as a TV actor. She was then seen in the drama thriller The Boy. In the year 2016, she was cast as Lady Capulet in a new drama series, ‘Still Star-Crossed’.

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