Asia Argento is an Italian actress and singer. She started her acting career in the 1980s in Italy. Her first movie was the Italian feature Demons 2. She has since starred in the movies The Church, Close Friends, and Trauma. In the 1990s, she starred in the films Queen Margot, The Stendhal Syndrome, and portrayed Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera. She then starred in Scarlet Diva, which she also wrote and directed. She made her Hollywood debut as the female lead in xXx. She next starred in other Hollywood movies, such as Land of the Dead and Last Days.