The etymology is a simple derivation from actor with -ess added. Within the profession, the re-adoption of the neutral term dates to the post-war period of the and '60s, when the contributions of women to cultural life in general were being reviewed. Oscar for best actress. I'm an actor — I can play anything.
Although the family relocated many times, Munn was predominantly raised on Yokota Air Base near Tachikawa in Tokyo , Japan,   where her stepfather was stationed. During this time, she appeared in a number of local theater productions and later became a model in the Japanese fashion industry. She also has a sister named Sara, who is a lawyer. Beginnings[ edit ] Munn signing autographs for Attack of the Show! In , Munn interned at Fox Sports Networks and worked as a sideline reporter for college football and women's basketball. She has gone on to say that she disliked the experience, explaining, "I was trying to be something I wasn't, and that made me really uncomfortable on live TV.