Saturday, 8 January 2011

Iglesias Estefania

Popular name        Iglesias Estefania
Birth name             Estefania Iglesias Bravo Mayuli
Nick name             Estefi
Birth date              June 9, 1981
Birth place            Santiago del Estero, Argentina
Height                   5' 9" (1.75 m)
Occupation           Actress and Model

Life and Career
Iglesias Estefania began a career in modeling starting in the south of Argentina, San Carlos de Bariloche.
She modeled in runways, commercials, editorials, catalogs, campaigns, experiencing the life and travel as a model but her true passion lead her to Los Angeles a little over 4 years ago. Immediatelly Estefania began with acting classes,coaching,improving her English and working in the industry. She's done over 40 commercials winning 2 awards, one for best commercial for "Alka Liv" and the other for best acting in a "South West Airlines" commercial. Estefania is successfully advancing her career as an actress landing roles in several films including the lead role of Marta in the movie "Rain of freedom", Amina in "Djinn", Lynda in "The Red Door", Mrs.Rivera in "Por Vida" to name a few. Estefania is hosting the show "Al exito TV" on Spanish channel 22 with her own segment call "Nuestro Hogar" and also the show "Zona 22" on Spanish Channel Telemundo.

Victoria Stagni

Popular name              Victoria Stagni
Birth date                     September 18,  1973
Birth place                   Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Height                         5' 6¼" (1.68 m)

Life and Career
Victoria Stagni grew up in Paris where she studied history in La Sorbonne University, and obtained a bachelor's degree. Then, she went to a business school during two years, and after her diploma, made a specialisation in Communication.  She began her professional acting career in 2003, making her debut playing in severals shorts films. Some of them won different prices in short film festivals. In 2006, she made her television debut, acting in several series as "Etat de Grace", "Tombe du Ciel", or "Jeff et Leo, flics et jumeaux". In 2007, she appears in several series, "Duel en ville", "Interim" and also the film "Une lumière dans la nuit". Victoria speaks fluent  French, Spanish and English.

Julie Gonzalo

Popular name        Julie Gonzalo
Birth date               September 1981
Birth place             Buenos Aires, Argenina
Occupation            Actress and Model
Height                    1.73 m (5' 8")
Awards                  Alma Award 2008

Julie began her career in front of the camera as a successful print model. Extensive studies in acting and dance enabled her to quickly make the transition to television. She is best known for her roles as Parker Lee in Veronica Mars, Shelby in A Cinderella Story and Maggie Dekker in Eli Stone

Friday, 7 January 2011

Florencia Ortiz

Florencia Ortiz

Popular name           Florencia Ortiz           
Birth date                 December 15, 1971
Birth place               Argentina
Height                      5' 8" (1.73 m)
Occupation              Actress
Zodiacal sign            sagittarius

- One of her recent roles was in the movie 'Ci¡mara oscura, La'.

Veronica Diaz

Veronica Diaz

Birth name                Veronica M Milagros Ruiz Diaz
Birth date
Birth place                Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height                       170 cm
Occupation               Actress,Activist,Filmmaker

Life and Career
Veronica became the first Latin actress to ever get an exclusive holding deal with CBS , VP. Casting director for CBS, Ms. Fern Orenstein, called Veronica “a unique talent that can work successfully in a drama or a comedy.”The Hollywood Reporter

Veronica Diaz is a native of Buenos Aires Argentina, a mixed between South American Indian, French, Italian and Spaniard. At an early age she began her career acting with her father in local theaters, while studying ballet at the prestigious Teatro Colon. After competing at The International Festival of Ballet of Brazil, Veronica won a full scholarship to study at Miami Hispanic Ballet. While in Miami she appeared in the play Requiem for Yarini, where she played legendary Cuban mistress Macorina that led to her first award as "Revelation Actress of the Year". She also had a recurring role in Univision's top rated show "Sabado Gigante". Later, Veronica moved to New York to study under full scholarship with Joffrey School and Company and danced with Ballet Hispanico of New York while studying acting with Tony and Maria Greco. After working with legendary George Faison and Bob Fosse's muse Anne Reinking, Veronica was encouraged to move to Los Angeles to pursuit her passion, Acting. Soon after she was offer a holding deal with CBS, worked with John Stamos on Jake in Progress, Emotion, AI3, Nip/Tuck,The Unit. Recently she produced and co-created the soon-to-be-launched Quantum Force and is getting ready to begin filming Horror 88 produced by Hassan Medina and directed by Joaquin F Palma. She is also preparing to work on two other features untitled films that are in pre-production.

Mia Maestro

Mia Maestro

Name:        Mia Maestro
Birth date:  June 19, 1978
Birth place: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Profession:  Actress, dancer and musician

Life and Career
An professional actress and true class act, Mia Maestro is an up and coming actress born stardom bound. Argentine actress Mia Maestro has appeared in many big roles. Mia Maestro is on the right path as she recently score a spot on Burn Notice.

Mía moved to Berlin and trained for 2 years in classical music, with vocal, dance and music classes. When Mía was backed to Argentina in 1998, she got a stage role in “Pandora’s Box” at the San Martin Theater, which won her an Ace Award for Best New Artist of the Year.
It was also in 1998 that Mia Maestro debuted on big screen with the much acclaimed Oscar nominated movie “Tango.”
Mía went on to star in numerous movies, both in Argentina and Hollywood. Some of the movies she starred in received good reviews in film festival like Cannes and Berlin, but Mía failed to mark herself as an international superstar.
In 2004, Mía landed a role in popular TV drama “Alias” as Nadia Santos, sister of leading character Sydney Bristow, played by Jennifer Garner.
Mia Maestro became a more well known name after her role in Alias, but somehow she still lacked the opportunity to boost herself as a superstar.

Elena Roger

Elena Roger
Birth Name               Elena Silvia Roger
Birth date                  October 27, 1974
Birth place                Argentina
Height                       5' 0¼" (1.53 m)
Occupation               Actress

"Parkinson"Episode dated 11 March 2006 (2006)
"The Sharon Osbourne Show"Episode #1.26 (2006)
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2006)
"Hombres de honor" (2005)

Josefina Scaglione

Josefina Scaglione

Josefina Scaglione (born 1987) is an Argentinian musical theatre actress, best known for her performance as Maria in the 2009 Broadway revival of West Side Story, for which she received a Tony nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

Scaglione was raised in Rosario, and became interested in performing as a child. While in high school, she received a scholarship to attend a summer arts program at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Upon graduating from high school, Scaglione moved to Buenos Aires and began working as a musical theatre actress. In Buenos Aires, she performed in Cinderella, and as Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray.

In 2008, director Arthur Laurents, unable to find an actress in the United States appropriate for the part of Maria in a Broadway revival of West Side Story, discovered Scaglione after friends in Buenos Aires directed him to a YouTube clip of her performing Astor Piazzolla's composition Libertango. Laurents flew Scaglione to New York City to audition, where she immediately received the role, despite the fact that she was unknown in the United States. After performing as Maria at the National Theatre in Washington, DC, Scaglione made her Broadway debut in West Side Story at the Palace Theatre on March 19, 2009. As Maria, Scaglione won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical and a Theatre World Award, and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

Ines Rivero

Popular name                Ines Rivero
Birth name                    Maria Ines Rivero
Birth date                      June 1. 1975
Birth place                    Cordoba, Argentina
Height                           180 cm
Hair color                      Brown
Eye color                       Brown
Measurement                 86.5-61-89
Dress size                      34

Life and Career
Ines Rivero made her modeling debut at the age of 14, when she worked in a local fashion show. An agent discovered the now mature and more ladylike stunner at age 16 in her hometown, and one year later, Ines Rivero got another break when she won the preliminary of the Elite Look of the Year contest in Argentina.

She has appeared in many advertisements since the start of her career. The ads Ines Riverohas appeared in include H-I-S Jeans, Mossimo, Romeo Gigli, Saks, Fifth Avenue, Sky, and Vitamina.

Ines Rivero has become an international face, with her cover appearances on magazines like Marie Claire France, Elle Argentina, and Mirabella US. Ines Rivero has also graced the pages of fashion magazines such as Vogue and Glamour.
She joined the bevy of Victoria's Secret babes such as Laetitia Casta, Gisele Bundchen and Carmen Kass, and she is also an "Angel" for the lingerie company. Ines Rivero signed a contract with Cover Girl, sharing the spotlight with Angela Lindvall and Jessica White.