‘90s teen idol Larisa Oleynik turned 40 last June 7th. Oleynik began her career as a child actor, first appearing onstage as young Cosette in a national touring production of Les Misérables that ran from 1989 to 1991. She was then cast in the titular role of The Secret World of Alex Mack, which aired for four seasons on Nickelodeon from 1994 to 1998.
Oleynik most recently appeared as Tia in the comedy film We Broke Up, which opened in U.S. theaters last April. On the TV series front, the California native recently starred as Karen Ferris on Netflix’s comedy series The Healing Powers of Dude and recurred as Shawn on the streamer’s teen drama series Trinkets.