Malin Maria Åkerman (born May 12, 1978) is a Swedish–Canadian actress and model born in Stockholm, Sweden.
She moved to Canada at the age of two and as a child appeared in several television commercials before going on to win a modeling contract at age sixteen.
Åkerman subsequent acting career began with her debut on the Canadian television series Earth: Final Conflict in 1997, followed by many small television and film parts, including The Utopian Society.
Åkerman gained her first starring role as Lila in The Heartbreak Kid, opposite Ben Stiller and the following year played a supporting role in the romantic comedy 27 Dresses with Katherine Heigl.
In 2009, Åkerman got her big break when cast as Silk Spectre II in the superhero film Watchmen, for which she received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Other notable films include The Proposal, Couples Retreat, and The Bang Bang Club.
Malin Akerman is a Swedish-born Canadian actress, model and singer who became a Hollywood star starting with modeling and acting jobs in her native Canada.
She experienced years of struggle in pursuing her Hollywood dream, but was able to get a foothold in the industry with roles in films, such as The Utopian Society and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
She gained recognition for the film 'The Brothers Solomon' and became popular among her fans for the films 'The Heartbreak Kid' and '27 Dresses'.
She worked with A-list Hollywood celebrities in the films 'Wanderlust', 'Rock of Ages' and 'Stolen', and received critical acclaim for her role in 'The Final Girls'.