Lana Condor was born in Vietnam on May 11, 1997. She spent nearly five months in an orphanage before being adopted by an American family. She then moved to the U.S. with her new parents and adoptive brother. Her name was changed from Tran Dong Lan to Lana Therese Condor following her adoption. She subsequently grew up in Washington and New York.
Condor pursued dance and acting as a child. She earned her first role as Jubilee in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse. The actress became a breakout star after taking on the lead in To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, the 2018 Netflix film adaptation of Jenny Han’s young adult novel. She went on to star in the short-lived Syfy drama Deadly Class in 2019 and two sequels in the To All the Boys series.