19 Interesting Things You Should Know About "To All The Boys" Actor Lana Condor

19 Interesting Things You Should Know About "To All The Boys" Actor Lana Condor
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19 Interesting Things You Should Know About "To All The Boys" Actor Lana Condor

Lana is just getting started in her career.

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1. To start, Lana Condor got her big break as Jubilee in 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse. Since then she landed starring roles in the To All the Boys franchise, Deadly Class, and Moonshot.


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2. She celebrates her birthday on May 11 making her a Taurus.


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3. Lana is originally from Vietnam and moved to the US after being adopted when she was a baby.


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4. Before she started acting, she trained with the Joffrey Ballet and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.


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5. She got her high school diploma early, skipping out on major senior year events like prom and graduation day in order to start filming X-Men: Apocalypse.


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6. She's a big supporter of education. Lana developed a scholarship fund through the Asia Foundation to help finance a Vietnam-based student through four years of school covering everything from books to a bicycle for getting back and forth from school.


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7. In January 2020, she announced her partnership with Aerie and served as an Aerie Role Model for the brand.

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8. Lana announced her engagement to longtime boyfriend, Anthony De La Torre, in January 2022 with an adorably sweet IG post. Cue the "awwwws."

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9. The two lovebirds recently collaborated on a track titled "NO ONE CAN" in April 2022.

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10. She often reads thrillers rather than YA books.


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11. When it comes to her beauty routine, she's not afraid to experiment with her look and even rocked pastel pink hair for a moment.

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12. She's a dedicated doggo owner and often posts sweet snapshots with her four-legged friends.

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13. She was previously an avid nail biter and now uses manicures as a way to improve her mental health.

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"Now that I've been working really hard on restoring my nail beds, I feel a lot more confident," she said. "That's why I do really fun colorful [nail-art] designs because it genuinely puts me in a better mood. It helps me feel more positive and bright throughout the day."

14. The actor wants to continue to break boundaries in Hollywood revealing she doesn't "exclusively want to tell one type of story."


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"If I see a script that was not written for someone that looks like me but I know I can do it, then I will absolutely go really intensely hard and try to get cast,” she said. “I think it's so important to challenge Hollywood. For an industry that is incredibly creative, I think sometimes there's not a lot of imagination in the casting rooms, so you got to show them.”

15. She's a pescatarian.


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16. She used to be a competitive equestrian.


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17. Lana's spoken candidly about her experience with having body dysmorphia. She now celebrates her relationship with food by posting the meals she eats on social and noted "you have to stop thinking that a certain body shape is ideal, because it's not."

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18. Hot yoga helps her unwind and relax after a long day.


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19. And finally, Lana wants to inspire "people who look like me that they can do whatever they want to, regardless of what someone might have told them." She was blessed knowing her role as Lara Jean Covey made the Asian community feel represented and seen.


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