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Born Name: Ellen Hollman
Date of Birth: April 1, 1983
Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 1.7 m
Occupation: Actress & CEO of Visual Impact Now, non-profit organization
Spouse: Stephen Dunlevy (m. 2016)
Parents: Julie Hollman, Hart Hollman
Ellen Hollman is an American actress.
Hollman was born in Detroit, Michigan, the oldest of four siblings. She eventually moved to Troy, Michigan, and was an all-star track runner, holding the Michigan state record in for women's long jump (17.5 ft).
In 2008, Ellen Hollman became the CEO and founder of a non-profit organization Visual Impact Now, and the celebrity hosts for the organization include Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, January Jones and Robert Luketic. Her organization has conducted various eye clinics in Los Angeles, servicing over 6,000 children with eyeglasses.
She made her television debut on an episode of Malcolm in the Middle in 2005, before going on to appear in fourth season of The O.C. as young Kirsten Nichol in a flashback. In 2006, Hollman made her first appearance on film in the movie Road House 2, where she played the role of Beau. Hollman worked on two big-screen projects which debuted in 2008, Fling with Brandon Routh, and Asylum with Sarah Roemer.[needs update] She was cast as a new series regular on Spartacus: Vengeance (premiered in January 2012) as Saxa, a Germanic warrior who is an antagonist to Mira (Katrina Law) and love interest for Gannicus (Dustin Clare) but eventually sides with Spartacus during his slave rebellion, and reprised the role in the fourth and final season of Spartacus (premiered on January 25, 2013). She recently recurred on AMC Into The Badlands as Regent Warrior Zypher.
Hollman has been cast in The Matrix 4 to be released in 2021. Her role is being kept a secret for now.
Hollman is trained in jiu-jitsu and earned her "Women Empowered" Pink belt as well as "Combatives" Blue Belt from the Gracie Academy, where her The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power co-star Eve Torres is also a member. In December 2015, Hollman announced she was engaged to her Spartacus: Vengeance co-star Stephen Dunlevy, and the two married on August 27, 2016.