5 things to know about Hellboy actress Milla Jovovich

Milla Jovovich, known for her role in the Resident Evil franchise, plays the sorceress Nimue in the comic-book fantasy Hellboy.
Milla Jovovich, known for her role in the Resident Evil franchise, plays the sorceress Nimue in the comic-book fantasy Hellboy.PHOTO: REUTERS

LOS ANGELES - Known for science-fiction films such as The Fifth Element (1997) and the Resident Evil franchise (2002 to 2016), the 43-year-old actress Milla Jovovich is in cinemas now playing the sorceress Nimue in the comic-book fantasy Hellboy. Here are five things you may not know about the star.

The daughter of a Serbian doctor and a Russian actress, Jovovich was born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1975, when it was still part of the Soviet Union, and speaks fluent Russian and Serbian.

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