Mark, a former mechanical engineer, soon found work as a cab driver, while Elvira, who had taught physics in Ukraine, wound up running a pharmacy. My first sentence of my essay to get into college was like, ‘Imagine being blind and deaf at age 7.’ And that’s kind of what it felt like moving to the States.“I didn’t understand the culture,” Kunis has said about first arriving in the United States. But I got over it pretty fast.” Commercial Success In an effort to help their young daughter meet other kids, Mark and Elvira Kunis enrolled Milena in a children’s acting program at the Beverly Hills Studio.
In 1998, Kunis (who had simplified her first name to Mila) caught her first big break when, at 14, she landed the role of Jackie Burkhart in the new Fox sitcom That ’70s Show.
She was cast as a whiny, self-absorbed rich girl, allowing her to perfect and showcase her comic timing.
Her work on the program soon led her to Fox’s Family Guy cartoon, where she supplied the voice for the character Meg Griffin.
Actress Mila Kunis was born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, in 1983.
At the age of 7 she immigrated with her family to Los Angeles, where she began taking acting lessons.
After appearing in several television commercials, Kunis landed a co-starring role in the Fox sitcom That ’70s Show in 1998.
She also did voice work for the cartoon series Family Guy. She’s co-starred in Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Black Swan (2010), Friends with Benefits (2011) and Ted (2012).
Early Life Mila Kunis was born Milena Kunis in the Ukrainian city of Chernivtsi on August 14, 1983.
At the age of 7, Kunis immigrated to the United States with her parents, Mark and Elvira, as well as her older brother, Michael, and eventually settled in Los Angeles.