5 Facts You May Not Know About GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Actress Mikaela Hoover

By now you’ve probably seen Guardians of the Galaxy a few times and did you wonder who that lovely woman was standing next to Glenn Close? It was Mikaela Hoover! She’s a talented actress who I believe is on the rise! She’s worked with director James Gunn (who is her bestfriend and they have an incredibly cute friendship) on a few things and she was Nova Prime’s assistant in Guardians of the Galaxy, so now you know! You can also follow her on twitter here.

Below are a few facts about her:

1. She’s the first of 4 siblings.

2. She started taking dance classes at age 2!

3. She’s got a BA in theatre from Loyola Marymount University’s theatre program.

4. She booked her first audition, which was for 2007’s Frank.

5. She’s been on the shows Anger Management, Happy Endings, How I Met Your Mother, Two and a Half Men, Sparky & Mikaela, Casanovas, PG Porn, Humanzee! and some other things which you can check out on her IMDB page here.

Also, she’s part Spanish, Persian and Italian…so awesome! I think she’s really quite an awesome actress and I’m looking forward to seeing her in more things hopefully! Here’s to her being in more of James Gunn’s work! What’s your favorite role of hers? Did you know about her already? Leave your comments in the comments section below!


James Gunn/Mikaela Hoover


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