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Lana Therese Condor (born May 11, 1997) is a Vietnamese-American actress and dancer. She made her debut as Jubilation Lee/Jubilee in the 2016 superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse. Condor is set to star as Koyomi K. in the upcoming science fiction film Alita: Battle Angel (2018), and as Lara Jean Covey in the upcoming film adaptation of To All the Boys I've Loved Before.
Condor was born in Cần Thơ, Vietnam and was raised in Chicago, Illinois. She was adopted by American parents, Mary Carol (née Haubold) and Robert "Bob" Condor, on October 6, 1997, alongside her non-biological brother, Arthur. Her father 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. Condor has been accepted 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 has been cast 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. The film is set for release on July 20, 2018.
She is set to portray 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 will be produced by Will Smith. Condor has also been cast as Saya Kuroki in the Syfy television pilot Deadly Class, based on the Rick Remender comic book series of the same name, opposite Benedict Wong.
|2016||X-Men: Apocalypse||Jubilation Lee/Jubilee||Bryan Singer|
|Patriots Day||Li||Peter Berg|
|2018||Alita: Battle Angel||Koyomi K.||Robert Rodriguez||Post-production|
|To All the Boys I've Loved Before||Lara Jean Covey||Susan Johnson||Post-production|
|Summer Night||Lexi||Joseph Cross||Filming|
|2017||High School Lover||Allison||Television film|
|2018||Deadly Class||Saya Kuroki||Upcoming pilot|