Olivia Munn can currently be seen starring VIOLET which premiered at SXSW to rave reviews. Previously, Olivia played a pivotal role in the STARZ series The Rook, a supernatural spy thriller set in London. She also starred in 20th Century Fox’s The Predator opposite Keegan-Michael Key and Sterling K. Brown. Olivia can be seen in the critically acclaimed second season of HISTORY series SIX, where she played “Gina,” a ruthless and smart CIA operative. On the comedy side, Olivia can be seen in the Netflix romantic comedy Love, Wedding, Repeat.
Munn voiced the role of “Koko” in The LEGO Ninjago Movie. In 2016, she starred in Office Christmas Party alongside Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston, in X-Men: Apocalypse as “Psylocke”, and in Universal’s Ride Along 2 with Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. From 2012 – 2014, Munn starred as Sloan Sabbith on Aaron Sorkin’s hit HBO political drama The Newsroom, which followed behind-the-scenes events of the fictional Atlantis Cable News (ACN) channel.
Variety recognized Munn as the “2014 Breakthrough Actress” winner at the Variety Breakthrough of the Year Awards. Her film credits include Mortdecai, Deliver Us From Evil, Magic Mike, and Iron Man 2. She had an arc on FOX’s Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated comedy The New Girl and appeared in the Emmy-winning Showtime environmental documentary series Years of Living Dangerously from James Cameron and Jerry Weintraub. Munn is a spokeswoman and activist on environmental issues, including working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s and DoSomething.org’s “Green Your School Challenge” and Sierra Club.
An Oklahoma native, Munn spent the majority of her childhood in Tokyo, Japan, and speaks fluent Japanese. She attended the University of Oklahoma after moving back to the U.S. and relocated to Los Angeles. In 2006, Munn joined G4 network’s popular Attack of the Show! as co-host. She later joined the Emmy-winning Comedy Central series The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as a correspondent in 2010, becoming one of five female cast members to ever appear on the show. Her first book, “Suck it, Wonder Woman: The Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek” was also released that year and debuted on The New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestsellers lists.