The Swedish-born stunner, who was raised in Canada before making it big in Hollywood, got her start in a slew of silly '00s comedies like Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, The Heartbreak Kid and Couples Retreat.
It's really too bad Watchmen never took off.
But she has proven that she is a formidable acting force on the acclaimed Showtime series Billions, where she plays Lara Axelrod, the gorgeous wife of Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis).
As a brilliant but tough-as-nails beauty from a working-class background, Akerman's character has completely flipped the "trophy wife" script. She's every bit as cunning and power-driven as the show's star.
Check out Malin Akerman's hottest shots of all time in the slideshow above, some of which just might be throwback Maxim shots.