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Born: August 16, 1985 Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m) .
Agnes Bruckner biography (bio):
Agnes Bruckner is an American film and television actress. She began acting on television in the late 1990s and has since appeared in several Hollywood films, including 2007's Blood and Chocolate.
Bruckner was born in Hollywood, California to a Hungarian father and a Russian mother who have since divorced; her paternal grandfather was German. Her parents met in Hungary and immigrated to the U.S. in 1984 through a refugee camp in Italy. She has two sisters and a brother.
Bruckner speaks some Russian and is fluent in Hungarian, having grown up speaking the language. She has been involved in dance, ballet, and tap since the age of five and initially wanted to pursue a career as a dancer. At the age of 8, Bruckner worked as a child model at the suggestion of her mother, and also appeared in a beauty pageant. Bruckner grew up in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California and then lived in Portland, Oregon from age five to 10. She returned with her family to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, moving to Burbank, California.
Bruckner began her career at age 11. She appeared in commercials, a few television pilots, and on the daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful in 1999. At the age of 15, Bruckner got her first lead role in the independent film Blue Car (2002), in which she played a high school student involved in an affair with her teacher, played by David Strathairn. Film critic Roger Ebert wrote that Bruckner "negotiates this difficult script with complete conviction." Bruckner received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for "Best Female Lead" for the role.
In the 2000s, other minor roles in television and film followed, including roles in The Glass House (2001), and the thriller Murder by Numbers (2002) starring Sandra Bullock. Bruckner has appeared in episodes of the television series 24 and Alias. She starred in the horror films Venom, which was released to a generally negative reviews in September, 2005, and in The Woods, which received a direct-to-video release in 2006. The same year she appeared in the drama Peaceful Warrior, opposite Scott Mechlowicz and received a ShoWest Female Star of Tomorrow Award.
In 2007, Bruckner appeared in the horror/romance film, Blood and Chocolate, in which she plays a werewolf. She will next appear in Last Resort, a psychological thriller.
As of 2007, Bruckner is single. She enjoys hip hop, R&B and rap music, as well as The Killers and The Fray. Bruckner has stated that she does not participate in "the Hollywood part of Hollywood", and travels or lives at home with her family during her free time. As of 2007, her father lives in Hungary.