She starred as the heroine and martyr in Besson's The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999).In 2002, Jovovich starred in the science fiction horror film Resident Evil, adapted from the video game series of the same name.; born December 17, 1975) is an American actress, model, musician, and fashion designer.She has appeared in numerous science fiction and action films, leading the music channel VH1 to deem her the "reigning queen of kick-butt" in 2006.is an American model, actress, musician, and fashion designer.Over her career, she has appeared in a number of science fiction and action-themed films, for which music channel VH1 has referred to her as the "reigning queen of kick-butt".Jovovich then acted alongside Bruce Willis in the science fiction film The Fifth Element (1997), and later played the title role in The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999).In 2002, she starred in the video game adaptation Resident Evil, which spawned four sequels: Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007), Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) and Resident Evil: Retribution(2012).
The only hope for mankind is the Fifth Element, who comes to Earth every five thousand years to protect the humans with four stones of the four elements: fire, water, Earth and air.
with Children episode and film roles, she gained notoriety with the romance film Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991).
She appeared in 1993's Dazed and Confused, before a short hiatus.
Born in Kiev, Jovovich emigrated with her parents to the United States when she was five.
In 1987, she began modeling at the age of 12 when Herb Ritts photographed her for the cover of the Italian magazine Lei.