The Polish born actress made her American motion picture debut in Coyote Ugly. At age seven she began studying at the Chopin Music School with aspirations of being a professional dancer. After appearing in several Polish films she was discovered at the Polish Ballet Convention by a New York choreographer and moved to the U.S. at the age of 14. She was invited to dance with the School of American Ballet, but after moving back to Poland she rekindled her passion for acting appearing in Lithuania, You're My Motherland. Miko studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute and has worked as model for such photographers as David La Chapelle, Manuella Pavesi and Elen Von Unwerth.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Izabella Miko Facts
|Izabella Anna Mikolajczak
|January 21, 1981 (43)