Megan Fox Biyografi
Megan Denise Fox, 16 Mayıs 1986 Memphis doğumlu aktris ve modeldir. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen adlı filmle üne kavuşmuş olan oyuncu Hope & Faith adlı tv programıyla da ününü pekiştirir.
Megan Fox, 5 yaşındayken tiyatro ve dans dersleri almaya başlar. On yaşındayken ailesiyle birlikte Florida’ya taşınır ve orada eğitimine devam eder. On üç yaşındayken oyunculuk ve modellik yapmaya başlar. 1999 yılında Amerika Modellik ve Yetenek yarışmasında çeşitli ödüller alır. Fox, Holiday in the Sun adlı filmle magazin basınında Ashley Olsen’a rakip gösterilir. Onu esas ünlü yapan film Transformers olur. Bu filmle birlikte Fox’un, Angelina Jolie’ye olan benzerliği herkesin dikkatini çeker ve ünü artar.
Megan Denise Fox (born May 16, 1986) is an American actress and model. Fox's career in modeling and acting began with her winning several awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. She began her acting career with the film Holiday in the Sun (2001), later appearing in the films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Crimes of Fashion, and the TV series The Help (all 2004). She is well known for her roles on the television series Hope & Faith (2004) and in the 2007 live-action film Transformers.
Fox has Irish, French and Native American ancestry. She was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Macey Tonachio, former Roane County, Tennessee Tourism Director, and Frank Fox. She grew up in nearby Rockwood, Tennessee. She was born as Megan Denise Foxx, with two X's in the last name, but changed it once she entered show business. She has one older sister. Fox began her training in drama and dance at the age of five in Kingston, Tennessee. She attended a dance class at the community center there, and was involved in Kingston Elementary School's chorus and the Kingston Clippers swim team. At age ten, after moving to St. Petersburg, Florida, she continued her training. She attended Morningside Academy, a private Christian school in Port St. Lucie during her middle school years and finished her high school education at St Lucie West Centennial High School in Port St. Lucie.
By age sixteen, Fox's talent created new opportunities for her in the entertainment world. She began acting and modeling upon winning several awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Fox at Spike TV's 2007 Scream AwardsFox made her film debut in the 2001 film Holiday in the Sun as the spoiled heiress Brianna Wallace and rival of Alex Stewart (Ashley Olsen). She then landed guest appearances on Ocean Ave., What I Like About You, Two and a Half Men and The Help from 2003 to 2004. In 2004, Fox starred in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen alongside Lindsay Lohan. She was subsequently cast in her first recurring role in a television series on Hope & Faith, in which she portrayed Sydney Shanowski from 2004 through 2006.
Fox's big break arrived when she acquired the lead female role of Mikaela Banes in the 2007 live-action film Transformers, based on the toy and cartoon saga of the same name. She played the love interest of Shia LaBeouf's character Sam Witwicky. In June 2007, Fox was cast in How to Lose Friends & Alienate People, starring alongside Jeff Bridges, Simon Pegg and Kirsten Dunst. The character Fox portrayed is that of a young Hollywood starlet getting her first taste of fame. The film premiered in October 2008.
She is also signed on for two more Transformers sequels.
Fox has appeared in a five page spread for the November 2005 issue of the popular men's magazine FHM. She also posed for the March 2007 issue of FHM, the June 2007 issue of GQ, the July 2007 issue of Maxim, and the September 2007 issue of Arena. She was voted the Sexiest Woman in the World by FHM magazine in 2008, beating out Jessica Biel and Jessica Alba. Megan is also on the cover page for the Maxim October 2008 issue and the GQ October 2008 issue. Fox is represented by The Gersh Agency.
Fox will star opposite Amanda Seyfried and Adam Brody in Diablo Cody's second feature film titled Jennifer's Body, which is due to be released in 2009. She was cast in October 2007.While filming the sequel of Transformers, Michael Bay, the movie's director, ordered the actress to gain 10 lbs, stating that he "does not like skinny girls."
Fox has been outspoken in her self-identification as a bisexual. In a frank interview with GQ Magazine, Fox said that she fell in love with a female stripper when she was eighteen and used the experience to illustrate her belief that "...all humans are born with the ability to be attracted to both sexes."
Since 2004, Fox has been involved with actor Brian Austin Green of Beverly Hills, 90210 and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles fame. They are currently engaged to be married.
Fox has seven tattoos, including a poem on her ribcage, a symbol for strength on her neck, Green's name on her hip, a bull's eye on her lower back, a pink flamingo on her upper thigh, and a picture of Marilyn Monroe's face on her right arm. She also has one on her right shoulder that says "We will all laugh at gilded butterflies," a line from Shakespeare's play King Lear.
Year Film Role Other notes
2001 Holiday in the Sun Brianna Wallace Direct-to-video
2004 Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Carla Santini
Crimes of Fashion Candace TV movie
2007 Transformers Mikaela Banes National Movie Award Nomination – Best Performance by a Female
Teen Choice Award Nominations: Choice Movie Actress: Action Adventure, Choice Movie: Breakout Female, Choice Movie: Liplock (with Shia LaBeouf)
Spike TV Scream Award – Sci-Fi Siren. MTV Movie Awards Best Movie
2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Sophie Maes
Whore Lost In post-production
2009 Jennifer's Body Jennifer Check
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Mikaela Banes In production (Filming Began June 2, 2008)
Fathom (comics) Aspen Matthews
Year Film Role Other notes
2002 Ocean Ave Ione Starr
2003 What I Like About You Shannon
2004 Two and a Half Men Prudence, Berta's granddaughter
The Help Cassandra Ridgeway
Crimes of Fashion Candace
Hope & Faith Sydney Shanowski Young Artist Award Nomination – Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Supporting Young Actress
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