Say hi there to this rising starlet.
She was born January 17, 1989 and simply turned 32 this yr.
Tran has West Coast roots and hails from San Diego, California.
Earlier than making her massive break, she had quite a few odd jobs together with a meals tour information, assistant and flyer distributor.
In 2011, Tran obtained her begin on display screen with a job in a TV collection titled Vincent Kosmos: The Time-Thief.
The actor’s mother and father are initially from Vietnam.
She turned the primary Asian-American girl to be featured within the Stars Wars franchise after touchdown the function of Rose Tico.
She’s spoken out in opposition to the racist and sexist harassment she acquired on-line and advocates logging off, which she says has been useful for her psychological well being.
Previous to receiving the script for The Final Jedi, she had by no means seen a Star Wars movie in her life.
Tran really auditioned 5 occasions earlier than touchdown her function in Star Wars.
The actor hid the truth that she was taking pictures The Final Jedi from her mother and father and stated she was on set for an indie movie in Canada.
Earlier than her co-star Carrie Fisher handed away in December 2016, she gave Tran some worthwhile recommendation throughout their time collectively on the Star Wars set.
After filming wrapped on Star Wars, she spent the yr touring the globe doing all the pieces from working at an endangered wildlife reserve in South Africa to revisiting her household’s roots in Vietnam.
A few of her different notable roles embody Sorry for Your Loss and The Croods: A New Age.
Tran served as an govt producer on a 2021 documentary known as Lily Topples the World. That is her first producer credit score to date.
She’s a UCLA school grad with a level in communications.
Tran’s mother and father initially questioned her choice to pursue a profession in performing.
She’s been a member of an all-female Asian improv group, Quantity One Son.
She’s an enormous Harry Potter fan and a self-declared Gyriffindor.
Lastly, the starlet has aspirations to turn into a director at some point and we won’t wait to see what she does subsequent!
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