With the looks of 'Cameron Diaz' and the sex appeal of a James Bondgirl, Lana Antonova sauntered into the movie business. Also known asLana Novac, she was born and raised in Kuybyshev, Russia, Soviet Union,which is a town along the mighty Volga River near present-day Saratov. She completed school and soon left home with a traveling urge. Shefound herself in such far-flung places as China, Austrailia, Italy,France, England, the United States and many others.
For the good partof the 1990's and onward, she has enjoyed the traveling life. She gained an incredibly strong work ethic from the influence of herfather and others during her youth. She sets a high standard forherself and is always striving to realize the best of her abilities. She acquired diverse training for her acting craft from: The'Lee Strasberg' Theatre Institute in London, body movement, AlexVarden in Los Angeles, cold reading, 'Jered Barclay' in LosAngeles. Her training in dance includes: 'Tatyana Tarasova' ,private coach, ballet in Russia and University of Brighton, London.
Lana has also danced Latin style professionally. In music, her trainingis from the musical conservatory, Saratov, Russia for Classical Piano. As a singer, Lana is versatile with a vocal range from low 'G' to high'E'. She received additional speech training in Los Angeles. She isable to do many accents from Russian to British to German to Italian.
Her athletic interests include: figure skating and horseback riding, sheenjoys many sports activities. The roles Lana has obtained to date,cover a wide range: from Go-Go dancer in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) to a naiveimmigrant mistaken for a drug courier in The Face of the Serpent (2003) . Life hasn't always been a bed of roses. When Lana was only 20, hermother passed away and the loss affected her deeply. Lana was alsodivorced once in 2000.
At the writing, she has been quietly involvedwith actor/author, 'Christopher Lawford' . The two worked on The World's Fastest Indian (2005) , as well as Slipstream (2007) with 'Anthony Hopkins (I)' . Lana is a person who thrives on excitement, but still likes to keepthings under control. Her personality and integrity is outstanding in avast and challenging field, she's a kind, gentle, soft-spoken, classyand compassionate individual. She is a woman who truly believes inliving life to the fullest.
Growing up, Lana kept busy with many interests and excelled in a varietyfields, including competitive figure skating, horseback riding,classical piano, singing, acting and modeling. At the age of 17, shecompleted school and left home for Melbourne, Australia. After winninga contest to appear on the legendary soap, "Neighbours" (1985) ,Lana moved to Sydney to pursue her acting career, full-time. It wasn'tlong before she landed in Hollywood and began making a name for herselfas one of the brightest talents in the industry. Of course, Lana's journey didn't come without a struggle.
At the age of21, her mother passed away, and Lana's career was put on hold as shereturned to Australia to be with her family. Not long after, she lostboth of her brothers, leaving Lana and her father as the only survivingmembers of the Antonova family. Her father remains a great source ofstrength for Lana, as she continues her pursuits in Hollywood andbeyond. She gained an incredibly strong work ethic from the influence of herfather and others, during her youth. She sets a high standard forherself and is always striving to realize the best of her abilities.
Lana is a person who thrives on excitement, but still likes to keepthings under control. Her personality and integrity is outstanding in avast and challenging field, she's a kind, gentle, soft-spoken, classyand compassionate individual. She is a woman who truly believes inliving life to the fullest. .
|1||Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery||1997||as Go-Go Dancer|
|5||Fire Down Below||1997||as Amber|
|6||Jane Doe: Eye of the Beholder||2008||as Irene Bloome|
|7||Mad City||1997||as Young Woman|
|9||The Face of the Serpent||2003||as Tasha|
|10||Utomlyonnye solntsem 2: Predstoyanie||2010||as Tatyana|
|11||L.A. Heat||1996||as Rachell|
|12||Medical Investigation||2004||as Nicoletta|