Megan Fox's Biography

Megan Fox

Born on May 16, 1986, Megan Denise Fox is an American actress and model.

Fox's career in modeling and acting began with her winning several awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. She began her acting with the film Holiday in the Sun (2001), later appearing in the films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Crimes of Fashion, and the TV series The Help (all 2004). She is well known for her roles on the television series Hope & Faith (2004) and in the 2007 film Transformers. .

 

Megan Fox's Early life

Rockwood, Tennessee, and has Irish, French, and Native American ancestry. Her mother is Darlene Tonachio, former Roane, Tennessee Tourism Director. Her father Franklin Foxx dropped the second x in the last name before she was born. She grew up in a "very poor" household and has one older sister.[5] She was offered her first job at elite pictures london where she was given her first opportunity to star in a movie. Fox began her training in drama and dance at the age of 5 in Kingston, Tennessee. She attended a dance class at the community center there, and was involved in Kingston Elementary School's chorus and the Kingston Clippers swim team. At age 10, after moving to Florida, she continued her training and finished her high school education.

 

Megan Fox's Career

By age 13, Fox's talent for dance and modelesque beauty created new opportunities for her in the entertainment world. She began acting and modeling upon winning several awards at the 1999 American Modeling and Talent Convention in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Fox made her film debut in the 2001 film Holiday in the Sun as the spoiled heiress Brianna Wallace and rival of Alex Stewart (Ashley Olsen). She then landed guest appearances on Ocean Ave., What I Like About You, Two and a Half Men and The Help from 2003 to 2004. In 2004, Fox starred in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen alongside Lindsay Lohan. She was subsequently cast in her first recurring role in a television series on Hope & Faith, in which she portrayed Sydney Shanowski from 2004 until 2006. Fox's big break arrived when she acquired the lead female role of Mikaela Banes in the highly-anticipated 2007 live-action film Transformers, based on the toy and cartoon saga of the same name. She played the love interest of Shia LaBeouf's character Sam Witwicky. In June 2007, Fox was cast in How to Lose Friends & Alienate People, starring alongside Jeff Bridges and Kirsten Dunst. Coincidentally, the character Fox will portray is that of a young Hollywood starlet getting her first taste of fame. The film will be relased in late 2008. Fox has appeared in a five page spread for the November 2005 issue of the popular men's magazine FHM. She also posed, in decreasing amounts of lingerie, for the March 2007 issue of FHM, the June 2007 issue of GQ, the July 2007 issue of Maxim, and the September 2007 issue of Arena. She was voted the Sexiest Woman in the World by FHM magazine in 2008, beating out Jessica Biel and Jessica Alba. Fox is represented by The Gersh Agency. Fox has been rumored to star as Cassie in the comic book film adaptation Hack/Slash. In July 2007, Fox said that she was "really interested" in portraying Cassie in the film adaptation.

 

Megan Fox's Personal life

As of 2007, Fox has been engaged to Brian Austin Green, actor of Beverly Hills, 90210 and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Fox has nine tattoos, which she says she gets when she has "a feeling about anything". They include a poem on her ribcage, a symbol for strength on her neck, her boyfriend Brian Austin Green name near her genital region and a picture of Marilyn Monroe's face on her right arm. She also has one on her right shoulder that says "We will all laugh at gilded butterflies," a line from Shakespeare's play King Lear. Fox has stated she has tried illegal drugs, but says "that's how I know I don't like them," additionally saying she is one of few in Hollywood not using them.

 

Megan Fox's Filmography

Holiday in the Sun(2001)
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)
Crimes of Fashion (2004)
Transformers (2007)
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People(2008)