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Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis Kutcher (born August 14, 1983) is an American actress, most famous for playing Jackie Burkhart on ''Series/That70sShow'' and voicing Meg Griffin on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.

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Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis Kutcher (born August 14, 1983) 1983 in Chernivtsi, Ukraine) is an American actress, most famous for playing Jackie Burkhart on ''Series/That70sShow'' and voicing Meg Griffin on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.


Milena Markivna "Mila" Kunis Kutcher (born August 14, 1983) is an American actress, most famous for playing Jackie Burkhart on ''Series/That70sShow'' and voicing Meg Griffin on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.

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Milena Markivna Markovna "Mila" Kunis Kutcher (born August 14, 1983) is an American actress, most famous for playing Jackie Burkhart on ''Series/That70sShow'' and voicing Meg Griffin on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''.


In 2015, she appeared in ''Film/JupiterAscending'', a ScienceFiction film directed by the Wachowskis and co-starring Creator/ChanningTatum. In 2016, she starred in the comedy ''Film/BadMoms''. In 2019, she had a voice role in the animated film ''WesternAnimation/WonderPark''.

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In 2015, she appeared in ''Film/JupiterAscending'', a ScienceFiction film directed by the Wachowskis and co-starring Creator/ChanningTatum. In 2016, she starred in the comedy ''Film/BadMoms''. In 2018 she costarred with Creator/KateMcKinnon in ''Film/TheSpyWhoDumpedMe''. In 2019, she had a voice role in the animated film ''WesternAnimation/WonderPark''.


She was born in Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union; her family moved to the U.S. after the fall of communism. In the '90s, she appeared in small roles in TV series (''Series/{{Baywatch}}'', ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger'', ''Series/SeventhHeaven'') and films (''Film/{{Piranha}}'', ''Film/SantaWithMuscles'', ''Film/{{Gia}}''). Her breakout role was of Jackie on ''That '70s Show'', which ran from 1998 to 2006. In 2001 she had a minor role in the romantic-comedy ''Film/GetOverIt''. Kunis is now known as the voice of Meg Griffin on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', [[TheOtherDarrin replacing]] the original voice actress Creator/LaceyChabert.[[note]]While Chabert voiced Meg in the show's first season, some leftover episodes cropped up in season 2, making the change between Chabert and Kunis awkward as the leftover season 1 episodes that were in season 2 aired mixed with the season 2 production line. "Da Boom," the episode in which The Griffins try to survive in a Quahog that has been ravaged by the [[MillenniumBug [=Y2K=]]] disaster, was the first aired episode to have Kunis as Meg.[[/note]]

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She was born in Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union; her Union, to a family of Russian-speaking Jews. Her family moved to the U.S. after the fall of communism. In the '90s, she appeared in small roles in TV series (''Series/{{Baywatch}}'', ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger'', ''Series/SeventhHeaven'') and films (''Film/{{Piranha}}'', ''Film/SantaWithMuscles'', ''Film/{{Gia}}''). Her breakout role was of Jackie on ''That '70s Show'', which ran from 1998 to 2006. In 2001 she had a minor role in the romantic-comedy ''Film/GetOverIt''. Kunis is now known as the voice of Meg Griffin on ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', [[TheOtherDarrin replacing]] the original voice actress Creator/LaceyChabert.[[note]]While Chabert voiced Meg in the show's first season, some leftover episodes cropped up in season 2, making the change between Chabert and Kunis awkward as the leftover season 1 episodes that were in season 2 aired mixed with the season 2 production line. "Da Boom," the episode in which The Griffins try to survive in a Quahog that has been ravaged by the [[MillenniumBug [=Y2K=]]] disaster, was the first aired episode to have Kunis as Meg.[[/note]]


In 2015, she appeared in ''Film/JupiterAscending'', a ScienceFiction film directed by the Wachowskis and co-starring Creator/ChanningTatum. In 2016, she starred in the comedy ''Film/BadMoms''.

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In 2015, she appeared in ''Film/JupiterAscending'', a ScienceFiction film directed by the Wachowskis and co-starring Creator/ChanningTatum. In 2016, she starred in the comedy ''Film/BadMoms''.
''Film/BadMoms''. In 2019, she had a voice role in the animated film ''WesternAnimation/WonderPark''.



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->''"I love playing different characters and I love doing fun things and I love to entertain people, whether that be in a comedy or a drama. If I get you to laugh or I get you to cry I'm super stoked, as morbid as that might sound."''


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* ThoseTwoActors:
** She and Creator/JamesFranco played current or former lovers in four films: ''Film/DateNight'', ''Tar'', ''Film/OzTheGreatAndPowerful'' and ''Third Person''. She also appeared in several of his student films.
** She has also been in three films with Creator/MarkWahlberg: ''Film/MaxPayne'', ''Film/DateNight'' and ''Film/{{Ted}}'' (though they do not have scenes together in ''Date Night''.)
** She did two ''Bad Moms'' films with Kristen Bell, as well as ''Film/ForgettingSarahMarshall''.
* TomHanksSyndrome: She got her start on ''That 70's Show'' and ''Family Guy'', and is more well known for ''Black Swan'' and ''Oz: The Great and Powerful''.


* EnforcedMethodActing: During the filming of ''Film/BlackSwan'', Creator/DarrenAronofsky would pit her and Creator/NataliePortman against each other, telling them that the other was doing a better job. This ultimately didn't work, as the two actresses were already good friends; they'd send congratulatory text messages to each other afterwards.



* HideYourPregnancy: During ''Bad Moms'', she was pregnant with her second child.



* NonSingingVoice: Creator/TaraStrong sings for Meg, because Mila claims she can't sing.



* OneOfUs: She's a fan of ''Franchise/StarTrek'', ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' and ''VideoGame/{{Farmville}}''. Mike Judge said she can quote ''WesternAnimation/{{Rejected}}.''
* TheOtherDarrin: She replaced Creator/LaceyChabert as [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy the voice of Meg]].


* CreatorBacklash: She's hinted that she's embarrassed by ''Film/JupiterAscending''.
* DawsonCasting: Averted early on in her career, as she was a teenager playing teen roles.



* DyeingForYourArt: She spent three months learning ballet for ''Film/BlackSwan''.


* ApprovalOfGod: She apparently ''loves'' when random people say "[[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Shut up, Meg!]]" to her.


* StarMakingRole: While famous for [[Series/That70sShow her two]] [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy TV shows]], she really got a career boost from ''Film/ForgettingSarahMarshall'', which was solidified by her Golden Globe-nominated performance in ''Film/BlackSwan''.



* YouLookFamiliar: She starred on two episodes of ''{{Series/Baywatch}}'' playing different characters.


** She has also been in three films with Creator/MarkWahlberg: ''Film/MaxPayne'',''Film/DateNight'' and ''Film/{{Ted}}'' (though they do not have scenes together in ''Date Night''.)

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** She has also been in three films with Creator/MarkWahlberg: ''Film/MaxPayne'',''Film/DateNight'' ''Film/MaxPayne'', ''Film/DateNight'' and ''Film/{{Ted}}'' (though they do not have scenes together in ''Date Night''.)


** The break-up scene in ''Film/FriendsWithBenefits'' was originally scripted to have both characters naked. Deciding that was "just wrong", they scrapped the idea.* YouDidntAsk: All who auditioned for her role in ''That '70s Show'' [[DawsonCasting were required to be at least 18 years old]]; she was 14 at the time, so she told the casting directors shed be 18 on her birthday, but didn't say which one. Though they eventually figured it out, the producers still thought she was the best fit for the role.

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** The break-up scene in ''Film/FriendsWithBenefits'' was originally scripted to have both characters naked. Deciding that was "just wrong", they scrapped the idea.idea.
* YouDidntAsk: All who auditioned for her role in ''That '70s Show'' [[DawsonCasting were required to be at least 18 years old]]; she was 14 at the time, so she told the casting directors shed be 18 on her birthday, but didn't say which one. Though they eventually figured it out, the producers still thought she was the best fit for the role.

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