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Rhona Mitra

Mitra in January 2009
Born Rhona Natasha Mitra
9 August 1976 (1976-08-09) (age 33)
Paddington, London, England, UK
Occupation Actress, Model, Singer
Years active 1995–present
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Rhona Natasha Mitra (born 9 August 1976) is an English actress, model and singer, sometimes credited as Rona Mitra.

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Early life

Mitra was born in Paddington, London, England, the daughter of Antony Mitra, who is a cosmetic surgeon, and Nora Downey. She has an older brother, Jason Wath Mitra, who is two years her senior, and a younger brother.[1] Her father is of Bengali and English descent, and her mother is Irish.[2][3] In 1984, when Mitra was eight, her parents divorced, and she was sent to boarding school. She spent several years at two different schools, including Roedean, but Mitra claims she was eventually expelled from both of them.

Career

Mitra showed herself to the wider audiences playing romantic interest of Christopher Lambert in Beowulf. Her first main role came as Scott Wolf's illicit love interest on Party of Five. In 2000, Mitra had a small role in the film Hollow Man, as a neighbor assaulted by Kevin Bacon's character. She had a main role in medical drama Gideon's Crossing, as Dr. Alejandra 'Ollie' Klein. Mitra then had roles in Ali G Indahouse; Sweet Home Alabama; Stuck on You, and leading roles in Highwaymen and Spartacus. Mitra appeared in the final season of The Practice as Tara Wilson, and continued that role into its spin-off Boston Legal, but left not long into the second season. In 2005, Mitra played the role of Kit McGraw during Season 3 of Nip/Tuck. Mitra then went on to appear in Skinwalkers, The Number 23 and Shooter. In 2008, Mitra starred in the lead role of the science fiction/action film Doomsday as Major Eden Sinclair, and in 2009 went on to star in Underworld: Rise of the Lycans as Sonja, the daughter of the powerful vampire elder Viktor (played by Bill Nighy).

Mitra in 2007

Mitra appeared as the live action model for Lara Croft, the lead character in Eidos Interactive's Tomb Raider video game series. Mitra was ranked #46 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2001.[4] She stars 2010 in the Anders Anderson thriller film Stolen, on the side from Josh Lucas and Jon Hamm.[5]

Filmography

Discography

Albums

Singles

  • "Getting Naked" (1997)[7]

References

External links

Preceded by
Nathalie Cook
Lara Croft model
1997
Succeeded by
Vanessa Demouy







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