Jun. 7th, 1981
Santa Clara County, California, USA
Larisa Oleynik's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Broken Windows
2000 - 100 Girls
1999 - 10 Things I Hate About You
Guest TV Roles
Larisa grew up in San Francisco. Her big break came when she was eight. She had gotten the part of young Cosette in a production of "Les Miserables". Her costar was Rider Strong, playing Gavroche. The two would be reunited when Larisa guested on Rider's serial, "Boy Meets World" (1993). Larisa's most well known roles are Bianca in 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), and Alex in "The Secret World of Alex Mack" (1994).
- Her father is Ukrainian, which explains her Slavic sounding name.
- Her favorite store to shop in is Urban Outfitters.
- (1997) In a survey done by "People" magazine, where viewers vote for who they think is the most beautiful person in the world, Larisa ranked as the highest female on the list.
- Has acted alongside Rider Strong in a theater production of Les Miserables, and on TV on Boy Meets World and Pepper Dennis.
- Her role models are 'Kellie Martin' (qv) 'Claire Danes' (qv) and 'Winona Ryder' (qv) (1995)
- Played a love-interest to Joseph Gordon-Levitt both in 3rd Rock From the Sun and again in 10 Things I Hate About You.
- Father: Roman. Mother: Lorraine.
- She is an only child.