Lana Condor Best Known For Appearing in the superhero role as Jubilee/Jubilation Lee in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). Getting cast as Lara Jean Song Covey alongside actor Noah Centineo in the romantic Netflix film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018).
Born Name Tran Dong Lan
Nick Name Lana Therese Condor
Occupation Actress, Dancer
Years active 2016–present
Born: May 11, 1997, 21 years and 9 months, Cần Thơ, Vietnam
Sun Sign Taurus
Hair Color Black (Natural)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
Body Measurements: 34-24-33 in / 86.36-60.96-83.82 cm
Bra Size: 32B
At the age of 11, Lana studied ballet at Joffrey Ballet School and Alvin Ailey/Professional Performing Arts School in New York.
She further pursued her ballet lessons at The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia and also at Joffrey Ballet and then joined Los Angeles Ballet and attained a certification as a dancer.
Later, she started taking improvisational acting classes at The Groundlings before moving on to New York Film Academy. She then joined the Yale Summer Conservatory for Actors.
In 2014, she graduated as a theatre intellect from California State Summer School for the Arts. Following her success, she joined a Professional Performing Arts School in New York City.
In 2015, Lana completed her studies at the Notre Dame Academy in Los Angeles after which she was selected at Loyola Marymount University but postponed her joining.
Others – Robert “Bob” Condor (Foster Father) (Journalist and Former Vice President of Yahoo! Sports), Mary Carol ‘née Haubold’ (Foster Mother), Arthur Robert (Adopted-Brother)
She has Vietnamese ancestry.
She made her debut as Jubilation Lee / Jubilee in the 2016 superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse and had her first lead role as Lara Jean Covey in the 2018 film adaptation of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. She is set to star as Koyomi K. in the science fiction film Alita: Battle Angel (2019), and portrays Saya Kuroki in the television series Deadly Class.
Condor was born in Cần Thơ, Vietnam and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She was adopted by American parents, Mary Carol (née Haubold) and Bob Condor, on October 6, 1997, alongside her non-biological brother, Arthur. Condor’s name at birth was Tran Dong Lan, but she was baptised Lana Therese Condor after her adoption. Bob Condor is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and the former Vice President of Yahoo! Sports. Condor and her family lived in Whidbey Island, Washington and New York City, before settling in Santa Monica, California when she was 15.
Condor studied ballet as a child, training with the Joffrey Ballet, The Rock School for Dance Education, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She continued dancing with the Los Angeles Ballet, and also trained at The Groundlings in improvisational theatre. Condor took acting classes at the New York Film Academy and Yale Summer Conservatory for Actors, and in 2014, was a theatre scholar at the California State Summer School for the Arts. As a high school freshman, Condor was educated at the Professional Performing Arts School in New York City. In 2015, she graduated from Notre Dame Academy in Los Angeles. In 2016 Condor earned acceptance to Loyola Marymount University.
Condor made her acting debut as the mutant Jubilation Lee / Jubilee in Bryan Singer’s superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse, released on May 27, 2016. She next appeared in Peter Berg’s drama film Patriots Day, depicting the events and aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. The film premiered at AFI Fest and was theatrically released on December 21, 2016. The following year, she co-starred in the romantic thriller television film High School Lover, alongside James Franco and Julia Jones, which premiered on Lifetime on February 4, 2017.
Condor portrayed the lead role of Lara Jean Covey in Susan Johnson’s romantic drama film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, based on Jenny Han’s young adult novel of the same name. The film was released by Netflix on August 17, 2018. In 2019, Condor began portraying the assassin Saya Kuroki in Syfy’s action-drama series Deadly Class, based on the Rick Remender comic book series of the same name, opposite Benedict Wong. She appeared as Koyomi K. in Robert Rodriguez’s science fiction film Alita: Battle Angel, produced by James Cameron and based on the graphic novel series by Yukito Kishiro.
She is set to co-star in the coming-of-age romantic comedy Summer Night, alongside Analeigh Tipton and Justin Chatwin, directed by Joseph Cross and produced by James Ponsoldt. Condor is set to appear in the upcoming sci-fi thriller Warning, opposite Laura Harrier, James D’Arcy and Alex Pettyfer.
She is represented by ICM Partners.
Lana made her debut theatrical film appearance as Jubilee-Jubilation Lee in X-Men: Apocalypse in 2016.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance as herself in Dish Nation in 2016.
Lana does exercises such as dance and hot yoga which helps keep her mind, body, and soul in sync. She also maintains a healthy diet as she believes that what one eats shows on the outside.
Lana Condor Favorite Things
Film Scenes – Lara Jean and Noah Kiss
Lana Condor Facts
Lana was adopted by an American couple named Robert Condor and Mary Carol on October 6, 1997, when she was just 5 months old.
On December 21, 1997, an article about Lana and her brother Arthur’s adoption process was published in the Chicago Tribune by her foster father who worked as a journalist.
She spent most of her early childhood in Chicago.
At the age of 7, she moved to Whidbey Island, Washington with her family where she took her first dance class.
Lana is a certified dancer as well as a competitive horseback performer.
After becoming an actress, if Lana had to study now, she would go for a subject other than acting such as psychology or journalism.
In April 2016, Lana played the role as Li who was cast as the potential girlfriend of an MIT police officer in the film Patriots Day which was based on the Boston Marathon bombing.
In August 2017, in an effort to help the girls of Cần Thơ, Vietnam, Lana collaborated with the Asia Foundation to start a scholarship program to pay schooling fees for 4 years which included fees for their books, uniform, food, and a bicycle.
In 2018, Lana was featured on the cover of LA Times newspaper (on their Sunday edition) alongside co-stars Noah Centineo and Shannon Purser.