Humanitarian, spokesperson and international actress Maggie Q stars as Nikita. Taught to be an invisible assassin by the ultra-secret government agency Division, Nikita has gone rogue, and vows to destroy the now-corrupt agency that trained her.
Humanitarian, spokesperson and international actress Maggie Q stars as Nikita in the new high-octane drama of the same name. Taught to be an invisible assassin by the ultra-secret government agency Division, Nikita has gone rogue, and vows to destroy the now-corrupt agency that trained her.
Maggie has continuously captivated audiences worldwide by showing her versatility in graceful and seductive roles with immense international appeal, working opposite some of the world's most established actors, including Hugh Jackman in Deception, Bruce Willis in Live Free or Die Hard and Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible III.
Born in Hawaii to an American father and Vietnamese mother, Maggie spent her childhood competing in swimming and track and field events. At the age of 18, she moved to Hong Kong to pursue a career in modeling. She quickly rose to top-model status in many parts of Asia and has appeared on more than 200 magazine covers throughout the world.
Most recently, Maggie appeared in New York, I Love You, directed by Yvan Attal, and the Chinese epic Warrior and the Wolf, directed by award-winning director Zhuangzhuang Tian. Maggie received the Maverick Award for Warrior and the Wolf at the 2009 Hawaiian International Film Festival.
As a humanitarian, Maggie gives much of her time and effort to animal rights. She lends her voice to Animals Asia Foundation's various campaigns, and also works with Human Rights Action Center and Best Friends Animal Society. Her public service announcement (PSA) to rescue China's moon bears is currently airing throughout Asia, and she is also working on another PSA campaign for Best Friends. Additionally, Maggie produced the 2007 documentary Earthlings, which took a startling look at the day-to-day practices of some of the largest industries in the world, which rely entirely on animals for profit.
When not filming on location or traveling the world to speak out for her charitable causes, Maggie resides in Los Angeles, where she lives with several rescue dogs.