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Milana Vayntrub: A Multi-Talented Actress, Writer and Activist

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Milana Vayntrub

Milana Vayntrub is an American actress, writer and stand-up comedian who has appeared in various TV shows, films and commercials. She is best known for her role as Lily Adams, the friendly and helpful saleswoman in AT&T ads since 2013.

She is also a voice actress who has voiced Squirrel Girl in the Marvel Rising franchise and Lúnda in the upcoming video game God of War: Ragnarök. Besides her acting career, she is also an activist who has raised awareness and funds for refugees.

Early Life and Education

Milana Vayntrub
Milana Vayntrub was born on March 8, 1987 in Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR (now Uzbekistan) to Jewish parents. When she was two years old, her family fled the country due to religious persecution and immigrated to the United States as refugees. They settled in West Hollywood, California, where she grew up.

She started acting at the age of five, appearing in Mattel Barbie commercials to help her family financially. She attended Beverly Hills High School but dropped out after her sophomore year and obtained a GED.

She then went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Communication from University of California, San Diego. She also studied improv comedy with the Upright Citizens Brigade.

Career Highlights

Milana Vayntrub
Milana Vayntrub made her acting debut in 1995, appearing in three episodes of the NBC medical drama ER. She then had small roles in various films and TV shows, such as Life Happens, Silicon Valley and CollegeHumor videos.

In 2013, she landed the role of Lily Adams, a cheerful and witty saleswoman in a series of AT&T commercials that made her a household name. She reprised the role in 2020 after a hiatus.3

Milana Vayntrub

In 2015, she starred as Tina Shukshin, a Russian engineer in the Yahoo! Screen sci-fi comedy series Other Space, created by Paul Feig. She also appeared in Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot in 2016 alongside some of her Other Space co-stars.

In 2016 and 2017, she had a recurring role as Sloane Sandburg, a playwright and love interest of Kevin Pearson (Justin Hartley) on the NBC drama This Is Us.

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In 2017, she was cast as Doreen Green / Squirrel Girl, a superheroine with squirrel-like abilities and a positive attitude, in the New Warriors TV pilot for Freeform. However, the show was not picked up by any network. She continued to voice the character in the animated Marvel Rising franchise since 2018.

In 2019, she co-wrote and starred in Mother’s Little Helpers, an indie comedy-drama film about four siblings who reunite to care for their dying mother.

In 2020, she played Leah, an aspiring actress who joins Kevin Hart’s action star school, in Die Hart, a comedy series for Quibi.

Milana Vayntrub

In 2021, she starred as Cecily Moore, a postal worker who tries to survive a werewolf attack with other townsfolk, in Werewolves Within, a horror-comedy film based on the video game of the same name.

She is also set to voice Lúnda, a mysterious character who guides Kratos and Atreus on their journey, in God of War: Ragnarök , a highly anticipated video game for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.

Activism and Philanthropy

Milana Vayntrub
Milana Vayntrub is not only an entertainer but also an activist who uses her platform to advocate for social causes. In 2016, she co-founded Can’t Do Nothing , an organization that aims to inspire people to take action on global issues such as the refugee crisis. She also produced and starred in a documentary series called Milana Vayntrub: Can’t Do Nothing , which followed her visit to refugee camps in Greece and Serbia.

She has also supported other charities and campaigns such as Red Nose Day , Stand Up To Cancer , The Trevor Project , Save The Children , UNICEF , ACLU , Planned Parenthood , Black Lives Matter , Stop AAPI Hate , Everytown for Gun Safety , Time’s

FAQ: The Ultimate Guide to Your Questions

Q: How old is Milana Vayntrub?

A: Milana Vayntrub is 36 years old as of 2021. She was born on March 8, 1987.

Q: What is Milana Vayntrub’s net worth?

A: Milana Vayntrub’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million as of 2021. She earns most of her income from her acting and voice-over work, especially from her AT&T commercials.

Q: What is Milana Vayntrub’s Instagram?

A: Milana Vayntrub’s Instagram handle is @mintmilana. She has over 1.1 million followers as of 2021.

Q: What is Milana Vayntrub’s nationality?

A: Milana Vayntrub is an American citizen. She was born in Uzbekistan but immigrated to the United States with her parents when she was two years old.

Q: What is Milana Vayntrub’s ethnicity?

A: Milana Vayntrub is of Jewish descent. Her parents are from the former Soviet Union and belong to the Bukharan Jewish community

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