Mena Alexandra Suvari is an American actress, fashion designer and model. Shortly after beginning her career as a model, Suvari appeared in guest roles on such 1990s television shows as Boy Meets World and High Incident.
She made her film debut in the drama Nowhere. She achieved international fame for her roles in the 1999 films American Beauty and American Pie. She reprised her role as Heather in American Pie 2 and American Reunion. She also appeared in The Rage: Carrie 2, Loser, Sugar & Spice, Spun, Trauma, and the HBO drama series Six Feet Under.
Suvari is a model for Lancôme cosmetics and print ads for Lancôme Paris Adaptîve and has been featured in several fashion blogs and magazines such as Vogue. She is a long-time supporter and activist for the African relief organization, the African Medical and Research Foundation.