1 October 1982, Russia
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Olga Fonda, born Olga Tchakova is an Russian-born model and actress. The Russian beauty came to America from Uhtka, Russia in 1996 when she was 14 years old.
The 28-year-old beauty has appeared in minor roles on TV series such as Nip/Tuck, Ugly Betty, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Melrose Place, and Svetlana. She has also appeared a movie called Love Hurts (2009).
Olga Fonda will be seen playing uncredited roles in Little Fockers (2010), and Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), with Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Bacon, Julianne Moore, Marisa Tomei, and Steve Carell.
She will also be appearing in Real Steel (2011), with Hugh Jackman as a Russian Robot owner.Early life
Tchakova was born Siberia in what was then the U.S.S.R., and then lived in Ukhta,in the country's Komi Republic. She moved to Maine in the United States for a year at age 14, as an exchange student living with the Auclair family in East Winthrop, Maine, while attending Winthrop High School from 1996 to 1997.She returned to attend the University of Maine at Augusta, majoring in financial management.
Modeling and acting
While vacationing in Los Angeles, California, she was scouted to pursue modeling,her longtime ambition.After acting in TV commercials, she played a Russian ballerina in the 2009 independent film Love Hurts.
Fonda, who has modeled since at least 2007in Japan, Italy and the United States, went on to appear in television series including How I Met Your Mother, Nip/Tuck, Melrose Place, and Entourage,and played Owen Wilson's girlfriend in a nonspeaking role in Little Fockers. She was cast in the 2011 romantic-comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love, though her scene did not make the final cut; she does appear in the film's trailer.
In 2011, Fonda appears in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn and in Real Steel.