Milauna Jemai Jackson is an American actress, best known for her role as DEA Special Agent Kim Martinez in the British-American action television series Strike Back seasons four & five.
Date of birth
She was born on 8 August 1976.
A native of Chicago, Milauna Jemai Jackson was raised on the South Side by her single mother. To study in a safe environment, she lived half of the time with her mother and the other half with her grandparents.
Education & Early life
Before enrolling in the performing arts program at Marie Sklodowska Curie Metropolitan High School, she was acting in church programs and community theater at a young age. After high school, Milauna Jackson attended several colleges; Howard University & Cal State Fullerton, before enrolling at the University of Illinois at Chicago, or UIC. It was there that she started appearing in commercials, a Twista video, and industrial films. She also did theatre plays. In 2002 she moved to Los Angeles to further her career aspirations.
In 2012 she enrolled in UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and complete her education. During her orientation day she learned that she'd gotten a role on an HBO pilot Da Brick directed by Spike Lee, "and that was the last part of my academic year."
Her love life is not yet publicly known.
Not yet established.
In 2004, Milauna Jackson landed a role in the TV series Cold Case (episode "Volunteers") but her first role on a television program was in 2000 in the court show Arrest & Trial (episode "Nightstalker") where she played herself.
She also appeared in several TV movies, other TV series and films. She was also a regular member of Squad 85, an American comedy series created by Gregory Bonsignore. It was aired on YouTube's YOMYOMF channel and premiered on November 13, 2012.
A few weeks after her audition for the role of DEA SA Kim Martinez on Strike Back, Milauna Jackson found herself in South Africa for the filming of the show. It was in Johannesburg that the military advisor for the show, Paul Hornsby, put her skills and knowledge in hand-to-hand combat, weapons work and other military techniques to the test.
She also had a recurring role on NBC's Aquarius on Saturdays @9p EST starring David Duchovny, as the wife of David's detective partner, Grey Damon.
Milauna starred in American Skin (2019) film as Tayana Jefferson.
|Born||8th August, 1976|
|Home City||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|