|Sandra Miju Oh
|Nepean, Ontario, Canada
|Date of Birth
|July 20, 1971
|$25 million dollars
|Family Name / Cast
Joon so Oh
Young nam oh
|Husband or Wife Name
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Actress Sandra Miju Oh (her middle name means “pretty pearl” in Korean) was born on July 20, 1971. Oh’s father Joon-Soo (John) and mother Young-Nan emigrated from South Korea to study economics and biochemistry, respectively. Sandra Oh and her siblings were raised in a suburb of Nepean (now Ottawa), Canada, where they were active in the tight-knit local Korean community. “Wherever Koreans are, they set up a church,” Oh said of her childhood. “There weren’t many of us, maybe 10 families, so [ours] was like a church in the basement of a church.” Oh’s parents put her in ballet at the age of 4 in hopes of correcting her natural pigeon-toed gait, a move that had the unintended consequences of sparking a love of performing. At age 10, Oh appeared in her first play, The Canada Goose. By the age of 15, the honor student started booking professional gigs in television, theatre and commercials. Her big break came when she beat out more than 1,000 other actress for the title role in The Diary of Evelyn Lau, a television biopic about a tortured, young Chinese poet. “When she came in to the audition, she asked for a moment to focus herself. Then she lay on the floor for five minutes,” director Sturla Gunnarsson said. “I thought it was remarkable that at 19 she had the confidence – and audacity – to do that.” For her debut performance, Oh won a Gemini (Canada’s equivalent of the Emmy Award) nomination and the 1994 Cannes FIPA d’Or for Best Actress. She still considers the film one of the best she’s ever done.
- [on her mother] You just look at her and you say, “Wow, you know what you’re talking about.” That’s true beauty to me, is wisdom.
- on booking her first role as a lead in a feature] I literally walked in prepared for anything. I remember them telling me that all I needed to bring was a head shot and resume, and I had no idea what the hell either of those were.
- I always aim to work with great directors and try to make sure that I’m into the project mainly because its a good script. I never close doors, but at the same time I can’t be naive and grab at whatever’s in front of me just for a sense of security. Where’s the accomplishment in that?
- I’m a total punk rocker at heart. I grew up in a very colorful family and literally remember watching my dad sit in my living room getting his arm tattooed when I was 8. I used to have a nose ring and was devastated when I gave it up for my auditions.
|Feet: 5′ 5″ || Centimeters: 168 CM
|Kilograms: 52 kg || Pounds: 115 Pounds
|Bra Size: 32A || Cup Size: A
|7.5 (US) || 39 (EU)
|Favorite Thins & General Information
|organic food || Haagen-Dazs Peanut Butter Brittle ice cream
|Ballet || Traveling || Listening to music
In 2003, Sarah Oh married director Alexander Payne, who cast her in his upcoming movie, named Sideways. The small, independent film about two male friends touring California’s wine country amidst midlife crisis became a surprise hit, and was nominated for five Academy Awards. Oh won critical acclaim for her supporting performance as a wine pourer who memorably throttles co-star Thomas Haden Church in one classic scene. The real-world marriage between Oh and Payne did not fare so well, though; the two split in 2005 and finalized their divorce in 2007.
Originally posted on September 26, 2017 @ 2:45 pm