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Maria Canals-Barrera Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 28 September 1966Miami, Florida, USA
Birth NameMaria Pilar Canals
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Maria Canals-Barrera was born on September 28, 1966 in Miami, Florida, USA as Maria Pilar Canals. She is an actress, known for Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), Justice League (2001) and Camp Rock (2008). She has been married to David Barrera since 1999. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

David Barrera (1999 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

When casting the Hawkgirl character on Justice League (2001), the casting department looked for an actress with an accent, in order to make Hawkgirl sound more unique since she was an alien. Therefore Maria was chosen in part for her Hispanic accent.
In addition to the voice of "Hawkgirl", she also provided the voice of the Brazillian super-heroine, "Fire", on Justice League (2001) Unlimited.
Is of Cuban descent.
Her nephew, Ricky Canals, attended Dade Christian School in Unincorporated Miami Lakes, Florida, but now attends Barbara Goleman Senior High.
Gave birth to her 1st child, a daughter Bridget Barrera, with her husband David Barrera.
Gave birth to her 2nd child, a daughter Madeleine Barrera, with her husband David Barrera.

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