Milena Govich Biography

Milena Govich is an American actress known for her role on the TV series ‘Law & Order’. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements, and fun facts about her.

Milena Govich
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Birthday: October 29, 1976

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses Directors

Age: 42 Years, 42 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Born in: Norman, Oklahoma, United States

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'8" (173 cm), 5'8" Females


Spouse/Ex-: David Cornue (m. 2003)

father: Dr. Bruce Michael Govich

mother: Dr. Marilyn Green Govich

U.S. State: Oklahoma

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education: Southview High School, University of Central Oklahoma

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Milena Govich is an American actress, singer, dancer, musician, and director. She is best known for appearing as Detective Nina Cassady on the TV series ‘Law & Order’. Besides this, she is known for her performances in the drama series ‘Rescue Me’, ‘Finding Carter’ and ‘Conviction’. The actress has also guest-starred in the shows ‘Love Monkey’, ‘K-Ville’, ‘Psych’, ‘The Defenders’, ‘Make It or Break It’ and ‘The Mentalist’. On the silver screen, Govich has acted in a number of films and short films like ‘Pass the Light’, ‘Bad Behavior’, ‘In Love’ and ‘East Side Story’. As a director, she made her first ever official foray with the short film titled ‘Temporary’. This film, which premiered at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival, won multiple awards. Due to this film, Govich was also selected for AFI's prestigious and highly competitive Directing Workshop For Women under the mentorship of actor/ director/ producer Paul Feig. Govich has also guided over a dozen film and television directors.

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Milena Govich
  • In December 2000, Milena Govich appeared in the musical revival of ‘Cabaret’. She played the role of Lulu and showcased her singing, dancing, and music skills onstage. She then performed in the musical revival of ‘The Boys from Syracuse’. After this, she performed in ‘Good Vibrations’ and ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’. Then in 2012, the actress played a lead role in the play ‘Sweet Charity’.
  • Govich has also done several films and short films, including ‘Bad Behavior’, ‘In Love’, ‘Sordid Things’,’ East Side Story’, ‘A Novel Romance’ and ‘Pass the Light’. On television, Govich had a recurring role in the 2005 drama ‘Rescue Me’. After this, she played A.D.A. Jessica Rossi in the series ‘Conviction’ in 2006. The same year, she began playing Detective Nina Cassady in ‘Law & Order’.
  • After this, the actress guest-starred in the TV shows ‘K-Ville’, ‘Psych’, ‘The Defenders’, ‘Body of Proof’, ‘Make It or Break It’ and ‘The Mentalist’. She then had a recurring role in the drama ‘Finding Carter’. As a director, Govich made her directorial debut with the short film ‘Temporary’. This short film won multiple awards on the film festival circuit. Her upcoming short film titled ‘Unspeakable’ is currently in post production.
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Personal Life
  • Milena Govich was born on October 29, 1976 in Norman, Oklahoma, USA. Her father Bruce Michael Govich was a professor of music at University of Oklahoma; he passed away in 1998. Her mother Marilyn Green Govich teaches voice at the University of Central Oklahoma.
  • Milena Govich graduated from the Southview High School in the year 1994. She then went to the University of Central Oklahoma from where she earned a double-degree in performance and pre-medical studies. Talking about the actress’ love life, she has been married to film producer, writer, and composer David Cornue since 2003. They don’t have any kid as of now.

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