Sunday, July 5, 2009


Malin Maria Åkerman (born May 12, 1978) is a Swedish-Canadian actress and model. At the age of seventeen, Åkerman won the Ford Supermodel of Canada search. She appeared in several television commercials, including one for Noxzema skin care. After a career in modeling she turned to acting and moved to California. She has had roles in several films including The Utopian Society (2003) with Sam Doumit and Austin Nichols and Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004) as Freakshow's attractive wife. Akerman has made several TV guest appearances and in 2005 got the role as Juna in the HBO series The Comeback. She has also appeared on The Showbiz Show with David Spade as a correspondent and in the third season of HBO series Entourage in the role of "Tori". Åkerman starred in the 2007 Farrelly Brothers movie The Heartbreak Kid and in the 2008 film 27 Dresses. She played Silk Spectre II in the 2009 film adaptation of Watchmen. By mid-October, 2008, Åkerman has signed on to co-star in Couples Retreat, a comedy chronicling four couples who partake in therapy sessions at a tropical island resort. Vince Vaughn will play her husband. Åkerman sings for the band the Petalstones (formerly known as Ozono).

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