Name:
Olivia Munn
Birth Date:
1982/7/2
Birth Place:
Oklahoma
Height:
5' 7
Nationality:
American
Famous for:
The host of G4's Attack of the Show!
Profession:
actress, model, TV personality
BIOGRAPHY
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Attack of the Show!

Background:

“I’m really sarcastic. Not Morgan Webb sarcastic. She’s dry, 100%. I'm different from her.” Olivia Munn

TV personality Olivia Munn is popular among TV viewers as the host of G4's “Attack of the Show” program with co-host Kevin Pereira. She also hosted G4's “Formula D” and an online podcast called “Around the Net” (formerly known as “The Daily Nut”).

“I’m a much more chill person now that I know who I am and know my own voice, so I don’t really get nervous with live TV at all.” Olivia Munn

Munn has branched out into acting and had a recurring role on the TV series “Beyond the Break” (2006). She was also cast in the film “The Road to Canyon Lake” (2005) and had a role opposite Rob Schneider in the comedy movie “Big Stan” (2007). She also appeared in the straight-to-video films "Scarecrow Gone Wild" (2004) and "Insanitarium" (2008), and will next be seen alongside Clifton Collins Jr. and Jane Seymour in an upcoming comedy film called "Freeloaders."

This 5' 6" half-Caucasian, half-Chinese beauty is also a successful model and was one of Maxim magazine's “Hot 100 of 2008” list. She has booked campaigns for Nike, Pepsi, Neutrogena, and Hewlett Packard, and appeared in various magazines like Foam, Men's Edge, Complex, Playboy, Men's Health, Esquire, Men's Health Living, and the Italian version of Vanity Fair.

Munn is currently dating actor Bryan Greenberg.

“I am the same on camera as I am off. I can’t imagine being any other way.” Olivia Munn


Lisa Olivia

Childhood and Family:

“I moved around to a lot of different schools growing up and I wasn't always the popular girl so I'm used to hateful comments by people who have no idea who I am.“ Olivia Munn

Born in Oklahoma on July 2, 1982, to half-Caucasian and half-Chinese parents Kim and Sam Munn, Lisa Olivia Munn spent most of her formative years in Tokyo, Japan, after her parents divorced and her mother remarried a man in the Air Force. She has five brothers and sisters.

Olivia is a big fan of anime and surfing. She returned to the United States in 2004 and attended the University of Oklahoma, majoring in journalism and also studying Japanese and dramatic arts. She later settled in Los Angeles, California, to pursue an acting career.

"I've lived in LA for three years now. I love LA! I absolutely love it. Anybody who hates LA, I tell them to f*** off. When people come to LA looking for opportunity and success and then they b**** about it so much, usually they're from the East Coast. It’s like, well get out! I’m on the 405 every day in traffic and it’s packed and I bet there’s a lot of haters out there and I want them to just leave. If you’re here, enjoy it. It’s sunny. It’s beautiful. Yes there’s traffic, there’s shallow people, but that’s everywhere. I’ve moved around a lot and as long as you know who you are and you’re comfortable with it, you don’t have to associate yourself with all those other idiots out there, and people who hate LA can get out of here. Suck it. That’s what I say, suck it."


Beyond the Break

Career:

While living in Japan, Olivia Munn appeared in a number of theater productions and became a model within the Japanese fashion industry. When she moved back to the United States in 2004, she settled in Los Angeles, California.

Munn soon landed an internship at FOX Sports Network, where she did game interviews at courtside for Women's College Basketball and was a sideline reporter for NCAA College Football.

During this time, Munn made her film debut in the straight-to-video horror flick “Scarecrow Gone Wild” (2004). She followed it up with the next year's film “The Road to Canyon Lake,” a comedy helmed by Brandon Kleyla in which she played an Asian mob girl. She was also seen in the music video “Hello Tomorrow” by the punk/rap band “Zebrahead” as the love interest of then lead singer Justin Mauriello.

In April 2006, Munn began hosting G4’s “Attack of the Show” program alongside co-host Kevin Pereira, replacing former co-hosts Sarah Lane and Brendan Moran. About her co-host Kevin Pereira, Munn commented, "Well, Kevin's very heterosexual, but he loves to play Gay Chicken. Do you know what Gay Chicken is? Well, if we were playing Gay Chicken, I would come up and put my hand on your leg and then you would put your hand on my shoulder and then who ever pulls away first loses. Kevin and Wil O’Neal, our gadget expert, they full-on tongued one time. Cause Will’s kinda dirty too. But yeah, somebody made a joke the other day about Kevin and I hooking up, but Kevin’s like a brother to me; it’s disgusting!"

Munn also hosted “Formula D,” a now defunct program about American drift racing, and an online podcast called “Around the Net” (formerly known as “The Daily Nut”), for G4. She was one of G4's personalities to host the network's coverage of the 2006 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). The network devoted the most coverage of any network for E3.

On her typical day around G4, Munn said, "For me, it’s pretty standard although today I had to cancel auditions because my allergies were so bad. But usually I have auditions and meetings for theatrical stuff in the morning then I get in to G4 around one. I come down to my room, go through scripts, emails, business stuff, then I’m in hair and makeup, out by three, then we’re in rehearsal. I shoot the show live from 4-5, from 5-5:15 I do our podcast ‘Around the Net.’ Then I’m out; four to five days a week."

Munn also played the recurring role of Mily Acuna, a teen surfer, on The N teen drama series set in Hawaii, "Beyond the Break" (2006).

In the following years, Munn had an unaccredited appearance as receptionist Maria in the comedy movie "Big Stan" (2007) and played a helpful nurse at an insane asylum in Jeff Buhler's horror thriller "Insanitarium" (2008), opposite Jesse Metcalfe and Peter Stormare.

Also a successful model, Olivia has booked campaigns for such companies as Nike, Pepsi, Neutrogena, and Hewlett Packard. She appeared on the 2006 cover of Foam magazine in September, appeared in Men's Edge magazine in August, and was featured in Complex in November 2006. In February 2007, she appeared as "Babe of the Month" in a non-nude pictorial in Playboy magazine. She then appeared in the July/August issue of Men's Health and ranked in the "Hot Young Hollywood" special issue of Italian Vanity Fair in September 2007.

Recently, Munn was featured in the May 2008 issue of Esquire Magazine's column: “Funny Joke from a Beautiful Woman,” and in the Winter/Spring 2009 issue of Men's Health Living. On screen, Munn played a customer named Samara in Broken Lizard's comedy movie helmed by Kevin Heffernan, "The Slammin' Salmon," which premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival on January 17, 2009. She will soon complete filming "Freeloaders," a comedy directed by Dan Rosen starring Clifton Collins Jr. and Jane Seymour.


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