Milena Govich

Milena Govich

actress, director, producer

Milena Govich was born on Oct 29, 1976 in USA. Milena Govich's big-screen debut came with Rescue Me - Season 2 directed by John Fortenberry in 2005. Milena Govich is known for Finding Carter directed by Scott Speer, Kathryn Prescott stars as Carter Stevens and Cynthia Watros as Elizabeth Wilson. Milena Govich has got 7 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Milena Govich achieved is Christian Film Festival-Menchville Baptist Church. The upcoming new movie Milena Govich plays is The Cleaner which will be released on Oct 12, 2021.

Milena Govich is a director, actor, and musician who has helmed many episodes of TV, including The Equalizer (2021), Chicago Med (2015), FBI: Most Wanted (2020), Chicago Fire (2012), among others. She also served as Co-EP/Producing Director on Dick Wolf's CBS series FBI (2018), and is attached to direct two pilots in development. Milena was one of eight filmmakers selected for AFI's prestigious Directing Workshop for Women, as well as the exclusive Sony Pictures Television Diverse Directors Program. Her short film and TV series proof-of-concept called Unspeakable, starring Laura Vandervoort and Jeff Kober, had its World Premiere at SXSW and won Best Episodic at Seattle International Film Festival and Best Pilot at SoHo International Film Festival. Her short film Temporary (2017) has played all over the country, winning Best Narrative Short at Anthem Film Festival, Best Dark Comedy at Atlanta ShortsFest, and the Director's Choice Award at Sedona International Film Festival.As an actor, Milena has appeared in close to 100 episodes of television. She first gained national attention in CBS's Love Monkey (2006), then as the prostitute/con-artist Candy on three seasons of Rescue Me (2004) (Denis Leary/FX). She also starred in the Dick Wolf series Conviction (2006), which led to her role as the first and only female detective on the Emmy-winning series Law & Order (1990). She has been featured or recurred on numerous other shows: K-Ville (2007) (Fox); The Defenders (2010) (CBS); Make It or Break It (2009) (ABC Family); and as Lori Stevens on the MTV drama Finding Carter (2014). Milena has also appeared in several movies, including Sordid Things (2009); A Novel Romance (2011), starring opposite Steve Guttenberg; Pass the Light (2015); #Lucky Number (2015), starring opposite Method Man; and the features Closure (2018), Be the Light (2020), and The Cleaner (2021).A native of Norman, Oklahoma, Milena was valedictorian of her high school before completing a double major in vocal performance and pre-med, with minors in dance and violin at the University of Central Oklahoma, also graduating valedictorian. Soon after, she capitalized on her classical ballet training to appear on Broadway in the Sam Mendes/Rob Marshall production of 'Cabaret' at Studio 54. She began in the role of Lulu, featuring her singing, dancing, and playing violin, and was the understudy and eventual replacement for the lead role, Sally Bowles. Milena also danced on Broadway in the musical revival of 'The Boys From Syracuse' (choreographed by Tony winner Rob Ashford), and the Beach Boys musical 'Good Vibrations.' She starred as Millie in the first regional production of 'Thoroughly Modern Millie,' and starred in the title role of 'Sweet Charity' at the Lyric Theatre in NYC.Milena resides in Los Angeles and is actively developing TV/film projects with her husband and producing partner, writer David

  • Birthday

    Oct 29, 1976
  • Place of Birth

    Norman, Oklahoma, USA
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7 wins & 2 nominations

Christian Film Festival-Menchville Baptist Church
Be the Light (2020)
Winner - Best Actress Supporting
Be the Light (2020)
Pass the Light (2015)
Winner - Best Cast
SoHo International Film Festival
Best Short Form Series Pilot
Winner - Grand Jury Award
Unspeakable (2018)
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