Lana Therese Condor (born Trần Đồng Lan) is an American actress, dancer and YouTuber. She made her acting debut starring as Jubilee in the superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), and gained international recognition for portraying Lara Jean Covey in the romantic comedy To All the Boys film series (2018–2021). She has also portrayed Saya Kuroki in the television series Deadly Class (2019) and Koyomi in the film Alita: Battle Angel (2019). More recently, Condor voiced the titular character in the animated film Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken (2023).
Years active: 2015–present
Born: May 11, 1997, 26 years old and 9 months, Cần Thơ, Vietnam
Sun Sign: Taurus
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 5 ft 3 in – 1.60 m
Body Measurements: 34-24-33 in / 86.36-60.96-83.82 cm
Bra Size: 32B US – 70B EU
She has Vietnamese ancestry.
Condor lived her first months in an orphanage in Cần Thơ under the name Trần Đồng Lan. On October 6, 1997, she was adopted and renamed by American parents Mary Carol Condor (née Haubold) and Robert “Bob” Condor (Foster Father) Journalist and Former Vice President of Yahoo! Sports in Chicago, Illinois. Condor has a brother, Arthur, who is three months older and was adopted from the same orphanage. Condor and her family lived in Whidbey Island, Washington, and New York City.
Condor studied ballet the age of 11 , training with the Whidbey Island Dance Theater, 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. She studied acting 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, she attended the Professional Performing Arts School in New York City, and graduated from Notre Dame Academy in Los Angeles in 2015. In 2016 she was accepted at Loyola Marymount University but chose to postpone it to pursue acting.
Condor made her acting debut as the mutant Jubilation Lee / Jubilee in Bryan Singer‘s 2016 superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse. That year, she also appeared in Peter Berg‘s drama film Patriots Day, which depicted the events and aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. In 2017, Condor co-starred in the Lifetime romantic thriller film High School Lover. The following year, she gained recognition for her lead role as Lara Jean Covey in Netflix‘s romantic drama film To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, directed by title=”Susan Johnson (producer)” href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_Johnson_(producer)”>Susan Johnson and based on Jenny Han‘s young adult novel of the same name. For the role, she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award.
In 2019, Condor portrayed the assassin Saya Kuroki in Syfy‘s action drama series Deadly Class, based on the Rick Remender comic book series of the same name. She also appeared as Koyomi in Robert Rodriguez‘s science fiction film Alita: Battle Angel based on the graphic novel series by Yukito Kishiro. Condor also voiced the character of Kaoru in the Netflix stop-motion animated series Rilakkuma and Kaoru (2019), guest starred as the voice of Casey in the Netflix series BoJack Horseman, and co-starred in the coming-of-age romantic comedy Summer Night (2019), directed by Joseph Cross.
In 2020, Condor reprised her role as Lara Jean Covey in To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, directed by Michael Fimognari, the second installment of the film series. The following year, she starred once again as Lara Jean Covey in To All the Boys: Always and Forever, the third and final installment of the trilogy. Within two months of posting her first video to YouTube in February 2020, Condor’s channel had over 475,000 subscribers and more than 9.8 million views.
In 2022, Condor executive produced and starred in the lead role of high schooler Erika Vu in the Netflix comedy-drama series Boo, Bitch. That same year, she headlined the romantic sci-fi film Moonshot as Sophie Tsukino, alongside Cole Sprouse. She has been cast in the Looney Tunes live action comedy film Coyote vs. Acme, opposite Will Forte and John Cena, prior to its cancellation in November 2023. Condor voiced the title character in the animated film Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken, which also features Forte, for DreamWorks. Her upcoming film projects include the military thriller Valiant One and the action-thriller Ballerina Overdrive.
Condor has been in a relationship with singer and actor Anthony De La Torre since 2015. The couple announced their engagement on January 28, 2022. They live together in Seattle, Washington.
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 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 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.