|Birthdate:||January 21, 1981|
Izabella Anna Mikołajczak (born January 21, 1981), better known as Izabella Miko, is a Polish actress, dancer, producer, and environmental activist. While a dance student in Poland, Miko was recruited to study at the New York City Ballet at age fifteen, and later studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute. She made her American film debut in Coyote Ugly (2000), followed by a starring part in the vampire thriller The Forsaken (2001). She has also had recurring roles on the television series Deadwood, The Cape, and Chicago Fire, in addition to roles in dance films such as Save the Last Dance 2 (2006), Make Your Move (2013), and Step Up: All In (2014). She made her debut as a film producer on the British biographical drama Desert Dancer in 2014.