Aussie actress Yvonne Strahovski has been professionally active in the entertainment industry since 2003. She is as active on the small screen as she is on the big screen. Some of her noteworthy films include; Killer Elite (2011), I, Frankenstein (2014), The Astronaut Wives Club (2015).
Yvonne is recognized for shows like NBC’s Chuck where she played CIA Agent, Sarah Walker, Dexter, and 24: Live Another Day. She earned her first Emmy nomination for her role as an evil barren wife on Hulu’s hit show The Handmaid’s Tale. Here is everything you need to know about her.
Yvonne Strahovski Bio (Age)
Yvonne Strahovski was born Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski on the 30th of July 1989. She had changed her surname from Strzechowski to the phonetic pronunciation Strahovski when she relocated to America. Strahovski was raised in Werrington Downs, Sydney, New South Wales where she was born to Polish immigrants Piotr Strzechowski, an electronic engineer and Bożena, a laboratory technician. Strahovski speaks fluent Polish.
Yvonne showed passion for acting as a young school girl and by the age of 12, she had begun to take acting lessons. Attending high school at Santa Sabina College, Yvonne once played the part of Viola in a school production of Twelfth Night. Despite her involvement with acting, Yvonne remained an outstanding academic student; she was a straight-A student.
Following high school, she attended the University of Western Sydney’s Theatre Nepean from where she graduated in 2003. She then founded a theater company and kicked off her professional acting career in Australia.
Yvonne Strahovski made her acting debut in a small part in the TV series Double the Fist. After which she played the recurring role of Freya Lewis in Headland. Those two roles were enough to earn her her big screen debut which came in the 2007 British-Australian psychological drama, Gone. Her portrayal of the role of Sondra turned the heads of Hollywood producers and it wasn’t long before she made it to Hollywood.
Strahovski learned of the casting call for NBC’s Chuck and sent a video of herself auditioning for several roles. About a week later, producers rang her up offering her the role of Sarah Walker which propelled her to widespread prominence. For her role in the show which lasted for 5 seasons between 2007 and 2012, Strahovski earned 3 awards including a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV actress.
After her Hollywood break, Strahovski’s parents relocated to the United States to be close to her. A good number of her family members still live in Poland. Yvonne made her Broadway debut in a revival of Clifford Odets’ Golden Boy in December 2012. Her role earned her a Theatre World Award.
Since 2009, Strahovski has been voicing the character of Miranda Lawson in the EA Sports game franchise Mass Effect.
Is She Married, Who Is Her Husband?
Yvonne Strahovski is unlike most Hollywood actress in that she lives an uber private life. However, in recent years, she has become more vocal about what goes on in her romantic life. She is married to actor and producer Tim Loden. The news of Strahovski’s marriage came as a shock to fans as many thought that she and Loden who has been her longtime lover were no longer together.
Strahovski and Loden’s relationship dates back to 2009 when their relationship is said to have begun. The following year, 2010, Loden got his first big break thanks to an appearance on his wife’s hit show, Chuck. About two years after news of their relationship went public, things became very quiet from Strahovski and her beau; they completely vanished from the limelight and paparazzi cameras were not even treated to their occasional outings.
In 2011, rumors went round that they had split, thus when Strahovski appeared at the Emmy 2017 with Loden in hand, fans couldn’t be more shocked. A bigger shocker was when she revealed that she and Tim Loden had tied the knot in the previous summer.
Tim Loden began his acting career in 2007. Apart from his appearance on Chuck, he is best recognized for his recurring role as Vincent in Bloodlines. He had a part in the series, Vantastic and has been striving to build up his filmography.
As many of her fans already know, Yvonne Strahovski is a tall lady; she stands at 1.76 m tall. In comparison to her husband Tim Loden, the couple is quite a perfect match. Loden towers at 6 feet 2 inches just a couple inches above his superstar wife.