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Maika Monroe

Monroe at the Japan premiere of Independence Day: Resurgence, June 2016
Born Dillon Monroe Buckley[1][2]
(1993-05-29) May 29, 1993 (age 23)
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress, kiteboarder
Years active 2012-present

When I was living in the Dominican Republic, the local kids became a part of my family.
Maika Monroe
Acting is such a crazy industry, but kite boarding keeps me grounded.
I've seen so many scripts, and I want to do everything. Like with kiteboarding, you have to be fearless. I'm not scared.
Maika Monroe
With kiting, you have to land a trick, and in that instant you know whether you won or lost – I knew I could become the best in the world if I trained. But with acting, there are different variations; there's not a right or wrong way. It's so hard because it's so out of your hands. I have no idea what's going to happen!
Maika Monroe
My goal is to continue to act and still be a professional kiteboarder.
I'm working on a movie called 'Labor Day' with Kate Winslet while still balancing kite boarding. Being an actress and an athlete is a challenge, but I'm excited to see what happens.
Maika Monroe
I started kite boarding when I was 13. My dad was a kite boarder, and I begged him to teach me until he finally agreed. He made me wait because it can be dangerous.
Maika Monroe