Pom Alexandra Klementieff (born 3 May 1986) is a French actress and model. After her father died and her mother was unable to care for her, five year old Pom was raised by relatives. Pom trained at the Cours Florent drama school in Paris and appeared in such French films as The Easy Way (2008) and Sleepless Night (2011), before making her American film debut in Oldboy (2013). She received worldwide recognition for her role as Mantis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019).