Bio / Info
Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer who is known for playing the character Lily Adams in a series of AT&T television commercials. Milana was born in Uzbekistan during its occupation by the USSR. She and her family fled Uzbekistan due to religious persecution of her Jewish heritage when Milana was 3 and eventually settled in West Hollywood. There she started acting in Mattel Barbie commercials at the age of five.
Milana briefly attended Beverly Hills High School, but dropped out and took a GED, with which she entered the University of California at San Diego where she earned a degree in communications. Later she received training with the improvisational comedy group Upright Citizens Brigade.
Milana has appeared in many short films and in the web series "Let's Talk About Something More Interesting," co-starring Stevie Nelson. She also starred in the Yahoo! Screen series Other Space. Milana and Stevie Nelson started the YouTube comedy channel "Live Prude Girls," which was featured on NewMediaRockstars' Top 100 Channels countdown, ranked at No. 93. Milana has had small roles in film and television, including Life Happens and episodes of the HBO sitcom Silicon Valley and Netflix's Love. Since November 2013, she has portrayed saleswoman Lily Adams in a series of TV commercials for AT&T.
In January 2016, after visiting Greece and meeting with refugee families fleeing the Syrian Civil War, Milana co-founded a website and social media movement called #CantDoNothing to spotlight the European migrant crisis.