Dichen Lachman

 

Biography

The Australian actress Dichen Lachman has enamored many by her looks and talents. She was born on February 22, 1982 in Kathmandu, and is of Australian and Tibetan descent. She lived in Nepal until she was seven years old before her family moved to Adelaide, Australia. While there, she attended Norwood Morialta High School, Annesley College, and the University of Adelaide. Before making her debut on a TV series, Dichen Lachman took part in an advertisement for Wanadoo telecommunications. It was filmed in Australia, but it aired in the United Kingdom. This was how she got her first taste of fame, and enabled her to pursue her career in acting. In 2005, Lachman got her big break. She joined the long-running Australian soap opera Neighbours, playing the nurse known as Katya Kinski. Initially, she auditioned for the part of Elle Robinson, the daughter of the character Paul. However, the casting directors didn’t find her ideal for the part. Since they wanted to keep working with her, the character of Katya was created especially for Lachman. Also that year, she received a small role in the film Safety in Numbers, where she played a news reporter for a publication. The next year, she was cast in the family movie Aquamarine. This enabled her to work alongside Emma Roberts, Joanna ‘JoJo’ Levesque, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman, and Arielle Kebbel. In 2007, Lachman portrayed the character Ayacoatl in Tyrannosaurus Azteca, also known as Aztec Rex. For that, she flew to Hawaii and worked with director Brian Trenchard-Smith. Before that, she finished shooting the role of Aaren in the 2008 film Bled. During that year, she joined the cast of the Fox series Dollhouse, created by the renowned Joss Whedon. She got the role of Sierra in the show, also starring Eliza Dushku, Tahmoh Penikett and Olivia Williams.

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