Mena Suvari is one of the prettiest faces in Hollywood. Born on February 13, 1979 in Newport, Rhode Island, this Hollywood actress has starred in several successful films. But apart from being a well-known actress, Mena Suvari is also a well-known female celebrity poker player.
Mena Suvari, who was born Mena Adrienne Suvari, was already into modeling before she pursued a career in acting. She was thirteen years old when she did her first commercial, was fifteen years old when she appeared in the television program "Boy Meets World," and was sixteen years old when she was featured in the television program "ER."
It was, however, in the motion picture "American Beauty" that she was recognized by the public, earning a nomination at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for Best Supporting Actress and winning an award from the Screen Actors' Guild. In the same year that "American Beauty" was released in cinemas in the United States, Mena Suvari also starred in the comedy flick titled "American Pie." Other motion pictures that Mena Suvari starred in include "Spun," "The Musketeer," and "Loser."
Aside from appearing in the movies, Mena Suvari has also been continuously doing television appearances. Among the television programs she guested in are "Just Shoot Me," "Chicago Hope," and the television series "Six Feet Under."
Aside from being busy with show business, Mena Suvari also finds time to play her favorite casino game which is poker. This female celebrity poker player got inspired to play poker during the time when she was doing a motion picture with actor Nicholas Cage in New Orleans, Louisiana. From then on, she always tries to find time to visit casinos to play poker.
The first poker game that this female celebrity poker player learned to play was Texas Hold'Em. Later on, this female celebrity poker player learned how to play the Seven Card Stud. All poker players have different styles in playing. With this female celebrity poker player, she uses her beauty to gain advantage over her opponents. She is very competitive when playing poker and has the ability to appear as if she is very knowledgeable about the game.
This female celebrity poker player participates in the World Poker Tour on behalf of the charitable institution known as the Starlight Children's Foundation. She already experienced winning a total of US$10,000 for such foundation. Indeed, this female celebrity poker player does not only play for fun. The reason why she also tries to play well is because she is helping a charity.
Aside from acting and playing poker, this female celebrity poker player is also into hiking, mountain biking, photography, and jewelry making.