Asian-American actress Olivia Munn, 40, is asking help from the public to find the man who recently assaulted Maggie Kayla Cheng‘s mother, 52. Munn and Cheng are friends.
On the afternoon of February 16, 2021, the victim was standing on line outside a bakery in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, United States when a man started arguing with her before pushing her.
The push caused the victim to hit her head against an object and passed out on the pavement. Wearing a green jacket, a red hooded sweatshirt and gray pants, the attacker fled.
The victim was taken to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Queens, where she had 10 stitches in her head, New York Daily News reported. She is Chinese.
If you have information about the attacker, call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.
Munn was born to German-Irish-English-American father Winston Munn and Chinese-Vietnamese mother Kimberly Nguyen Munn in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. Winston and Kimberly divorced when Olivia was 2 years old.
Kimberly remarried to a U.S. Air Force member. Olivia spent her childhood in Tokyo, Japan where her stepfather was stationed.
When Olivia was 16 years old, her mother and her stepfather divorced her stepfather. After the divorce, Olivia and her family moved back to Oklahoma City.
Olivia earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in Japanese and dramatic arts from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. She made her acting debut by playing a bit role in the film “Scarecrow Gone Wild” in 2004.
From 2006 to 2007, Olivia played Milly Acuna in the television series “Beyond the Break.” She went on to star in “Perfect Couples” from 2010 to 2011, “New Girl” from 2012 to 2013, “The Newsroom” from 2012 to 2014, “Miles from Tomorrowland” from 2015 to 2018, “Six” in 2018 and “The Rook” in 2019.
In 2016, Olivia played Psylocke in “X-Men: Apocalypse.” Among her upcoming films are “Violet,” “The Gateway” and “Aleppo.”